Today's News

  • Collins, SC dominate at Titan Classic

    Both Collins and Shelby County high schools posted top individual and team finishes at the 2016 Titan Cross Country Classic on Saturday.

    For the boys, Shelby’s Matthew Paverd and David Jacobs finished 1-2, respectively, to help the Rockets take first place in the competition.

    Paverd took the top spot with a time of 16:37.57, while Jacobs was just behind his teammate, posting a finish of 16:48.79.

  • Jury duty scam rampant again

    The long running jury duty scam is back and Shelby County Circuit Clerk Lowry Miller says several people have expressed concern.

    He wants to reassure them that if anyone receives a phone call saying they are in trouble for missing jury duty is in trouble, the call is not legitimate.

    “If you are not already selected and on jury duty, we would not call you,” he said.

    "If we don't contact you by regular mail, it is not us. From that letter,

    you would be instructed to go to orientation, and from there we would

  • Wieland is Chamber’s new director

    The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce has a new face at the helm for the first time in more than a decade.

    John Wieland began as the new executive director on Monday, replacing longtime director Shelley Goodwin, who stepped down in mid-August after 14 years to take a new role as workforce development coordinator.

  • Rockets take 2nd place at state

    The Shelby County High School girls’ golf team is bringing home hardware.

    The Rockets posted its best team performance in school history, finishing in second place behind Sacred Heart to earn the runner-up trophy at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Tournament in Bowling Green Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Shelby ended the state tournament with a 670 as a team, 42 strokes back of first-place Sacred Heart, and seven shots ahead of third place Green County.

  • Collins sweeps Shelby, 3-0

    The Collins High School volleyball team swept Shelby County for the second time this season on Wednesday night, snapping the Rockets’ five-game winning streak.

    The opening set was a close one, with Shelby and Collins trading points back and forth, until the Titans took grabbed a hold for a 25-19 win.

  • Titans upend Rockets, 6-1

    The goals came early and often for Collins High School in a 6-1 defeat of county rival Shelby County.

    Kevin Lanham’s hat trick paced the Titans, lifting Collins to its fifth win on the season, and it’s first this year over Shelby.

    “We started finishing against Shelby and ended up with the win,” Collins coach Jamil Shalash said. “We showed great control in the win. It was a matter of bringing the ball into the attack area with diagonal runs, and we finished those opportunities.”

  • Rockets back in action against North Oldham

    With a week off to heal up, the Shelby County High School football team will ease back into play against a winless North Oldham (0-7) team at Robert Doyle Stadium tonight.

    “[The bye week] was really nice,” SCHS coach Todd Shipley said. “We hope to be close to having everyone healthy. It’s always good to focus on the basics.”

    Although the Mustangs may be winless this season, Shipley is keeping his players focused by reminding them of the loss to Bullitt East earlier this year.

  • Titans face a potent Central Hardin

    With the first district win of the season under its belt, the Collins High School football team will turn its sights to a visiting 6A Central Hardin (3-3) tonight.

    “It was good to get a win in the district.  We are now playing a 6A school in Central Hardin, so we are stepping out of district against another good football team,” Collins coach Jerry Lucas said. “We are excited about the opportunity.  It’s a good opportunity for us to go against another good Wing-T offense.”

  • Looking Backward: Oct. 7, 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.


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