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Today's News

  • Titan swimming sets eyes on state meet bid

    Collins swimming returns several athletes from both its boys and girls teams this season, and will look to use its depth to make a run to the KHSAA State Swim Meet later this winter.

    The Titans boast 35 swimmers from both sets of teams, including having its entire boys team return from last year.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Water and sewer charges revised

    On Thursday, Shelbyville City Council members approved a revised schedule of charges for the use of the consolidated municipal waterworks and sewer system of the Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission.

    Tom Doyle, manager of the Shelbyville Municipal Water and Sewer Commission, said the rate adjustment is 7.5 percent for water only and would help pay the debt service on a new loan.

  • Pipeline construction to begin soon

    Friday’s wet, overcast weather was appropriate for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new pipeline to be built for Shelby County.

    Officials with both Shelby and Jefferson counties called it a “long term water solution” for the county.

    “It’s a true testament to what you can do when you’re looking out for the future of the customers and the city and you develop a solution that benefits everybody,” said Spencer Bruce, president and CEO of the Louisville Water Company.

  • A Wakefield Christmas

     With the spooky décor just getting packed away it may seem a little premature to dust off the boxes of Christmas decorations, but the folks at Wakefield-Scearce Galleries have actually been hard at work preparing for the winter holiday season for quite some time now.

    Lisa Curry, Christmas coordinator and floral designer, said they have been working on this year’s decorations since this time last year in preparation for their annual Christmas Open House, which kicks off Wednesday at the gallery at 525 Washington Street in Shelbyville.

  • Company celebrating 50 years

    A Shelbyville company that can trace its roots back to the early days of the nation will Tuesday celebrate 50 years at its local location.

    “The plant, in 1967, was part of Revere Copper and Brass, which was actually founded by Paul Revere,” said John Wherry, a former CEO who is a board member of Revere Packaging.

  • Looking backward: Nov. 3, 2017

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

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at jblair@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

     

    10 years ago, 2007

  • Church news: Nov. 3, 2017

    All Saints Catholic

    Mass is at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    The Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Friday and 3-8 p.m. Saturday. Clothes are available at no cost. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.

  • Shelby travels to take on Taylor County

    As Shelby County tries to leave its two-game losing streak behind, the Rockets will travel to Campbellsville to take on a strong running Taylor County team.

    The Cardinals (7-3) are much like Shelby, electing to keep the ball on the ground for a majority of its plays.

    Taylor, as a unit, has run for 226 yards per game this season, led by halfback Wes Oliver.

    The freshman has been a standout for the Cards, rushing for 95 yards per game and a whopping 18 touchdowns in the run-heavy scheme.

  • Titans welcome West Jessamine in playoff opener

    Collins will open its quest for a 4A State Championship tonight, when it welcomes West Jessamine to Shelbyville beginning at 7:30 p.m.

    Behind a stout running game, the Colts (6-4) opened the season strong at 5-2 before coming up short in recent weeks and finishing its season 1-2 in the final three games.

    Dual-threat quarterback Jacob Humes, who has rushed for 435 yards this season along with a team-leading six scores on the ground, leads West’s offense.

  • Clark helps lead team to Holmes Cup win

    Although the high school golf season wrapped up a month ago, Shelby County freshman Grace Clark is staying busy on the links.

    Most recently, Clark helped Team Kentucky in its quest for the J.B. Holmes Cup in a match play event held in Campbellsville over the weekend.

    “I feel like I played pretty good, [at the Holmes Cup],” she said. “It was a fun event, and we went out to show the other team what we’re made of.”

    Clark and Team Kentucky competed against Team J.B. Holmes, made up of golfers from the Campbellsville area.