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Today's News

  • Titans fend off Pulaski County

    A strong defensive performance mixed with some miserable weather conditions led to an ideal performance from Collins on Friday night, as the Titans defeated the visiting Pulaski County 17-6.

    The Titans (8-2), along with a driving rain, limited the usually high-volume passing attack of the Maroons (4-6), as Collins held Pulaski quarterback Matt Hendricks to just 34 yards on 17 attempts and picked off Hendricks twice to give itself short fields offensively.

  • South Oldham shuts out Shelby County

    Shelby County football took a rough loss at the hands of South Oldham in Crestwood on Friday night, with the Dragons coming away with the 42-0 win.

    SCHS (6-4) committed four turnovers in the loss, which were turned into scores at the other end by the Dragons (9-1).

    Shelby struggled to shut down running back Keaton Martin of South, as the sophomore compiled 266 yards on 20 touches – 13.3 yards per carry – and four touchdowns to defeat the Rockets.

  • Collins boys take 2nd at region XC meet

    It was a day of top performances at the Region 3 Class AA cross-country meet Saturday at North Oldham High School, as Collins and Shelby each turned in strong outings in team competition.

    In the boys’ competition, it was the Titans coming in as runner-ups as a team, finishing just behind North Oldham.

    Collins’ runners Cole Lyles, Jeremy Yocum and Nolan Thomas each slotted in at ninth, 10th and 11th respectively in the individual standings and helping lead the Titans boys to its top finish.

  • Officer in shooting named

    Kentucky State Police has released the name of the Shelbyville Police Officer involved in a fatal shooting on Monday.
    Shelbyville Police Officer Frank Fallis, age 46, is the officer involved in the shooting. Fallis has been a law enforcement officer for 25 years and is a graduate of the Department Of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) in Richmond Kentucky.
    Fallis has been placed on paid administrative leave in accordance to the policy of the Shelbyville Police Department.

     

  • Paving the way to success

    Bobby Hudson, president and CEO of the Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation, still has another year to go before he retires next December, but he plans to spend 2018 grooming his replacement to take his place.

  • Falling into fun

    Simpsonville Baptist Church will take on a new theme for this year’s fall festival, setting the focus on Cajun traditions – especially the food.

    To make it even more authentic, organizers of the event say they are even going to feature a Cajun petting zoo with a live alligator.

  • Governors Square festival Saturday features 5K run, fun

    Businesses in Governors Square are coming together to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Foundation Saturday at the Community Fall Festival and 5K run/walk.

    "We are sponsoring the 5K [run] and we're grilling out Boston butts, there will be something for everybody," said Dr. Jamie Coleman, chair of the event and owner of Coleman Whimsett Dentistry.

  • Church news: Oct. 27, 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.

     

    Bagdad Baptist

  • Gouge is new Shelby Baptist director of missions

    The Rev. Dr. D. Steven Gouge has been named the new associational director of missions for the Shelby Baptist Association.

    The decision to call Gouge to the position was approved by messengers (church delegates) following a motion from the Director of Missions Search Team during the association’s Annual Meeting Sept. 17 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Gouge began his new role Oct. 1.

  • Looking backward: Oct. 27, 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