Today's News

  • County revisits 2017

    Shelby County's new leadership took time to reflect on a successful 2017 during the first fiscal court meeting of 2018 Tuesday.

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison and Deputy Judge-Executive Janet Cuthrell related some of the county's major accomplishments during the first year of their administration, all without increasing the county's expenditures from the previous year.

    One area they mentioned was in road improvements.

  • Mercy pounds Titans in Wednesday matchup

    The ability to break down Mercy’s full-court defense eluded Collins girls’ basketball on Wednesday night, as the Titans turned the ball over a whopping 30 times in a 81-51 home loss to the Jaguars.

    “[Mercy] is an awesome basketball team,” Titans coach Sean Pigman said after the game. “Their [Mercy’s] record doesn’t reflect how good of a team they are. We reached out and scheduled them because we want to play good teams, and that’s how you get better.”

  • Trinity wallops Collins, 72-49

    Collins boys’ basketball faced another tough test on Tuesday night in the form of Trinity, and took a lopsided 72-49 loss at the hands of the Shamrocks.

    Trinity (12-1) had dropped just one game in 13 contests this season, and was the best teams in the state of Kentucky coming into this game.

    “Trinity has a great team and is the top ranked team in the state,” Titans coach Chris Gaither said. “We have teams like them on our schedule because our goal is to win championships.”

  • 2017 High School Sports Review

    With another year of high school sports in the books, let’s take a look back at the banner moments for both Shelby County and Collins high schools.

    There were so many top finishes and exciting contests for both schools, so for the sake of time, this list has been boiled down to the top-five moments of the year in no particular order.

    Collins boys’ basketball’s semifinal run

  • More development coming to Midland

    Development in the Midland Shopping Center is back on trac. 

    Following the lead of Planet Fitness and 4th Quarter, a new sports bar and grill, Feeder’s Supply is ready to open its 21st store, and first in the Shelby County market.

    Gale Gentry, director of human resources for the Louisville-based brand, said they look to open in the first weeks of February.

  • OLB bringing Barrel Room to Shelbyville

    Temperatures may be plummeting across the commonwealth, but development on Main Street in Shelbyville continues to heat.

    Wade Mattingly, who established Old Louisville Brewery with his brother Ken in July 2016, said they are ready to expand to a second location, this time in Shelbyville.

    With an anticipated opening in March, the Barrel Room will bring the craft beer atmosphere to Shelby County.

  • Church News - January 5, 2018

    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

    Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.


    Bagdad Baptist

  • 1973: Shelby’s first railroad depot closes

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. Gas prices courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy. You can reach the writer at gjennings@sentinelnews.com.


  • Rockets can’t maintain hot starts at Nelson

    Shelby County’s early season struggles continued over the weekend in a pair of games as a part of the Nelson County Classic tournament on Thursday and Friday.

    The Rockets (2-11) fell in consecutive days in games against Caverna and Marion County to close out 2017.

    “Once again we played well in certain areas of all three games,” Rockets coach Ken Cates said. “We just haven’t been able to put together a complete game and finish it out with a win.

  • Collins goes 1-2 at Berea tourney

    Collins girls’ basketball is still struggling to get all of its players healthy, and this was the case over the weekend at the Berea Holiday Classic.

    The Titans (6-8) went 1-2 in games against Magoffin County, East Carter and East Jessamine.