Today's News

  • Shelby County sweeps Anderson

    The Shelby County High School volleyball team is moving on to the 30th District championship match after edging out Anderson County on Monday night.

    “I was glad we won, and it’s going to take more than that [on Tuesday night],” coach Kristen Kapp said. “I think its really hard to beat a team three times, especially in their home gym, so I was happy with it, but they’re going to have to pick it up [on Tuesday].”

  • Titans handle Bears in straight sets

    The Collins High School volleyball team will advance to the District 30 Championship match after dominating Spencer County on Monday night.

    “I didn’t think we played impressively,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “We got out to a big lead in the first set, and that was detrimental, because my girls kind of shut down at that point.”

    The Titans handled the Bears in all three sets, winning by scores of 25-11, 25-16, and 25-13.

  • Rockets run through Spencer County

    Down 24-14 heading into halftime, the Shelby County football team could have closed shop and took its first district loss.

    Instead, the Rockets (6-2, 3-0 district) came out of the break and pounded Spencer County (6-3, 2-2 district) into submission for the final two quarters of play.

    SCHS put up 48 points over the final 24 minutes of the game to double-up the Bears 62-31, and pick up Shelby’s sixth win of the season.

  • Collins airs out Mustangs, 54-22

    As the old adage goes, records are made to be broken.

    For the third consecutive week, the Collins High School football team has set yet another school record, this time for passing yards in a game.

    Quarterback J.R. Lucas only needed to complete 15 of his 23 attempts to rack up 460 yards passing, adding in five touchdowns and an interception through the air.

    The Titans (5-3) made quick work of the North Oldham Mustangs (0-9) by a score of 54-22.

  • Titans season ends at Simon Kenton

    The Collins High School girls’ soccer team had its season ended with a 10-0 loss to Simon Kenton on Monday night.

    The Titans struggled to get anything going on either side of the ball, as it was dominated in the loss to the Pioneers.

    Head coach Steve Nash could not be reached for comment following the conclusion of the match.

    With the loss, Collins season ends at a record of 6-8-3.

  • Looking backward: Oct. 14, 2016

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.


  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports


    Austin T. Horstman, 23, of 11 Pembroke Road in Louisville was arrested May 21 on Isaac Shelby Drive and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.



    Stephen R. Bartlett, 25, of 6899 N. Maple Grove Road in Bloomington, Ind., was arrested May 28 on I-64 and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), first offense, reckless driving, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • No extension for Kentucky for REAL ID

    Uncertainty hangs in the air over Kentucky after an announcement that the federal government has denied the state's request for a 1-year extension that would have allowed more time to come into compliance with federal security regulations for driver’s licenses and other types of identification.

  • New McDonald’s opens in Simpsonville

    Shelby County’s newest McDonald’s restaurant – the county’s 4th – opened with a bang Thursday in Simpsonville, with lots of promotions and a lot of enthusiasm from employees.

    “We’re very excited; we’re getting everything ready to open first thing in the morning,” said Chef Manager Kenny King Wednesday afternoon.

    The new restaurant, owned by Frank Ward, is located at 1101 Buck Creek Road at the I-64 interchange.

  • Shelby falls to Anderson in district opener

    The Shelby County High School boys’ soccer team attempted to make a comeback against Anderson County on Tuesday night, but could not complete the deed.

    “We were controlling the tempo of the game,” SCHS coach Michael Hornback said. “We had the worst luck you could imagine tonight. That’s what it really boils down to – bad luck – but some great looks.”