Today's News

  • SOUDER: Putting politics into the proper perspective

    By this time next week the elections will be over, and as a nation we will again have chosen those who will govern us for the next 2 or 4 years. One side will claim a hard-fought victory; the other will be left trying to figure out what went wrong. But regardless of whether the candidates you vote for win or lose, it is important to keep a proper perspective and realize that no matter who is elected, problems will still exist.

  • Business briefcase: Nov. 2, 2012

    PSC says natural gas prices are expected to hit 10-low

  • Ashton ‘gets the job done’

    In his time with the Shelby County football team Devin Ashton has been called many different names by Rockets Coach Todd Shipley.

    From “Justin Bieber” to “a surfer” to “a great technician.”

  • Shipley knows danger of being No. 1 seed

    Shelby County football coach Todd Shipley has been seeded fourth before in the state playoffs.

    And he has beaten a No. 1-seeded team before in the state playoffs.

    Shipley told his team that this week because the top-seeded Rockets (8-2) host fourth-seeded North Hardin (3-7) at 7:30 tonight in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

  • ‘Impressive’ Ellis leads Titans

    If tonight’s Class 4A playoff game between Fairdale and Collins is going to be decided in the proverbial trenches, there is no one Titans Coach Jerry Lucas said he would rather have lead his team in there than Blake Ellis.

  • This matchup is on the line

    The LOS could be the difference between a victory and an L-O-S-S for the Collins football team tonight.

    The line of scrimmage (LOS) should be extremely important – as it always is – when the Titans host Fairdale at 7:30 in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.

  • Tough cross-country regional is Saturday

    The cross-country postseason begins Saturday.

    The Class 2A, Region 3 meet – arguably the toughest in the state – will begin at 10 a.m. at Renaissance Park in Eminence.

  • News briefs: Nov. 2, 2012

    Hornback appointed to

    workforce advisory board

    Outgoing state Senate President David L. Williams recently appointed  Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) to the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board, a 42-member group that serves as an advisory board to the governor on workforce training and development issues.

  • Van Stockum publishes new book on world wars

    Sentinel-News Columnist Gen. Ron Van Stockum has another new book hitting the stands, and he has been invited to sell it at the Kentucky Book Fair, which is Nov. 10 in Frankfort.

    Remembrances of World Warsconsists of the 41 columns he has written about the World Wars of the 20th Century for the Sentinel-News during the past five years.

  • Ag Report: Nov. 2, 2012

    Crop reports show slight increases

    The latest reports released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture show some improving crops in Kentucky, including slight increases for corn, soybeans and burley.

    Corn was forecast for 104.7 bushels, up slightly from September, soybeans at 53.7 bushels, up 14 percent – although 7 percent below last year – and burley at 148 million pounds, up 5 percent from September and 16 percent from last year.

    Hay also was forecast at 4.74 million tons up 17 percent.