• Chapter 5: Shaping Kentucky’s different regions

    “Why can’t we enter the contest?” my sister asked in her sweet voice.

    “Because neither of us can drive,” I explained.

    “Why do you need to drive, Woody?” Mom asked. “If it’s too far for you to walk, your Dad or I will drive.”

    “But how can we win the cruisin’ part of the contest if we can’t drive?” I asked.

    “There isn’t a cruisin’ category, son,” Dad answered.

  • Shelby County FFA

    The Shelby County and Collins high schools FFA chapters followed the Shelby leaders group on Ag day. 

  • Clifford recognized at convention

    Amateur photographers from across the region participated in the annual Farm Foto Assignment photography contest held at the National FFA Convention in Louisville.  Megan Clifford, a student in the Henry County FFA chapter, was selected as the grand-prize winner of the second annual contest, presented by McDonald’s®Restaurants of Kentuckiana.  Local McDonald’s owner/operators awarded $1,000 to the Henry County FFA chapter for Clifford’s winning photograph. 

  • On campus: Nov. 14, 2014

    Schneider accepted to Illinois College

  • School menus: Nov. 17 to 21


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Sausage Pancake Bites (15g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: (2) WG Pretzel (28g)w/ Cheese Sauce (3.15g), Popcorn Chicken(13g)W/ WG Roll(24g); Sides: Green Beans(3.86g), Fresh Apple (15g), Orange Smiles(15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g), Citrus Blast Juice (14g); Condiments: Honey Mustard (10g), Ketchup(3g), Promise

  • Local students enroll at Centre

    Area students enrolled this year at Centre College are:

    RobertVogelof Shelbyville is the son of Michelle and Robert Vogel of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Collins High School.

    ZacharyWilsonof Shelbyville is the son of Judy and Scott Wilson of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Collins High School.

  • Firefighters visit Cornerstone

    Shelby County fire and rescue came to meet with the preschool and kindergarten classes and were able to talk with firefighters, check out the fire truck and learn about fire safety.

  • Ritchey works EKU homecoming game
  • School menus: Nov. 10 – 14


    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit (28g) w/Jelly (9g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: Chicken Patty (15g)on WG Bun (20g), Hot Ham& Cheese (1.5g)on WG Bun(20g); Sides: Steamed Broccoli, Baby Carrots w/Ranch (1g), Fresh Apple (15g) or Orange (15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); Condiments: Ketchup(3g), BBQ Sauce (7.5g), Honey Mustard (10g)

  • Chapter 4: Are you the craftiest Kentuckian?

    This is this is the fourth in a series of literacy enhancement articles that will appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.


    “Look Chloe! Section C, Page 1, Column 2 – the Classified section. Read it, please,” I requested as I pointed to the spot. “Read it out loud so everyone can hear it.”

    “Are you, or someone you know, going prematurely gray?” Everyone giggled as I pointed to the correct spot again.