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Today's News

  • Datebook - May 30, 2018

    This Week

    Vet Center Outreach event

  • Rockets outlast Titans for district title

    Since transferring in to Shelby County High School as a sophomore in 2016, Brandon Moore has seen his team eliminated from contention for the 30th District title by rival Collins for the last two years.

    But the Rockets were able to exact some measure of revenge against its crosstown rivals on Wednesday night, as Moore pitched SCHS to a district championship in a 3-2 win.

  • Oldham leads Collins to championship

    For the second straight game in this postseason, senior pitcher Paige Oldham was ready to answer the call on the mound when the Collins softball team needed her.

    “I knew this was the third time [Shelby] had seen me [on the mound], so I was working on my spin. And I knew [Shelby] liked balls outside, so I kept it inside when I usually don’t,” Oldham said after the game. “I was trying to keep them off balance a little bit.”

  • Wiley is Female 30th District Athlete of the Year

    Putting a cap on a high school career as effective as Faith Wiley’s could be a tough one, but being named one of the top athletes in the region is a start.

    The 8th Region Athletic Association selected the senior as the 30th District’s Female Athlete of the Year as chosen on May 20.

    “It’s an honor to be named district athlete of the year,” Wiley said. “It feels like all my hard work I have put in on and off the course has actually been recognized by many people in the whole district.

  • Church News - May 25, 2018

    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

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services begin with a meal at 6 p.m., followed by children and youth activities at 6:30 p.m. and adult Bible study at 6:45 p.m.

     

  • 1943: Warrant sent for soldier in bigamy charge

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

  • It just might save your life

    A couple years ago, George Cottrell Sr. went to the Men’s Health Fair at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. It may have saved his life.

    “In 2016, after my PSA exam [which is primarily used to test for prostate cancer], it was very high, so I went to my primary care physician and it was even higher, so I was recommended to see a urologist,” Cottrell said. “He found out that I had prostate cancer.”

  • Shelbyville Anytime Fitness adds healthy meal program

     Melissa Padgett, owner and manager of Anytime Fitness, sees a problem in the community.

    “There’s really not very many healthy [eating] options here,” she said. “When people are leaving the gym, I know that a lot of them are hungry. They would love to grab something healthy and go.”

  • Jacobs, Rawlins earn state titles

    Collins’ Nathan Jacobs and T.J. Rawlins made the 2A State Track and Field meet one to remember on Saturday afternoon, as the two each earned state championships in field events to end the 2018 track season.

    Jacobs’ victory was smooth sailing, as the reigning 2A state champion in the discus defended his title with relative ease, ending with a distance of 161 feet, 4 inches, as his final throw nearly ended up nine feet ahead of the next closest competitor.

  • Collins demolishes Spencer County

    The Collins softball team appears to be clicking at the optimal time behind the bat and arm of senior Paige Oldham.

    Oldham did everything one could ask for in the 11-0 run-rule victory over Spencer County on Monday night in the opening round of the 30th District softball tournament.

    On the mound, the pitcher tossed a gem of a game and never let the Bears get comfortable, allowing just one hit and no earned runs while striking out four in a winning effort.