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Youth

  • Right about trains

  • Warning, warning

    Elementary children across the county are being warned how to handle strangers. The Stranger Danger assembly programs, for example, chanted with students about “pants up, shoes tied so you can run from strangers.”

  • Shelby Prevention contest winners

    Maria Cozzens, a junior at Collins High School, was the winner of a Shelby Prevention brochure contest. She won a camera and a goody bag. Lindsey Ketcham, a sophomore at Collins, won second place and a goody bag. These brochures will be copied and available for the school’s staff to distribute to students. Judging was done by Elizabeth Pulliam, Shelby Prevention’s director.

  • Collins homecoming court

    Collins High School will crown a basketball homecoming queen on Friday in between the girls and boys basketball games against Oldham County. The games begin at 6 p.m. The senior queen candidates are (left, from front): Tiffany Broughton, Alex Colebank and Nettie Melanson; (right, from front) Jessica Rudolph, Katie Usher and Megan Wiedemann. The homecoming court members are (back row, from left): juniors Kadi Dobbs and Diana Nava; sophomores Nidia Mendez and Ellen Sparrow; and freshmen Lindy Bush and Eli Megibben.

  • On campus: January 20, 2012

    Freeman graduates from EKU
    Jack Charles Freeman graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice. He plans to attend graduate school at EKU. He is currently lives and works in Lexington. He was a graduate of Shelby County High School and is the son of Julie and Ken Freeman of Shelbyville.

     

  • Scholl to present vocal recital

    Olivia Nicole Scholl, Shelby County High School senior, will present a senior voice recital at 6 p.m. Sunday at Highland Baptist Church in Shelbyville. The public is invited to attend.  The program will consist of selections by Felix Mendelssohn, Claude Debussy and Leonard Bernstein as well as several pieces from Broadway musicals.

    Scholl, a soprano, is a member of Shelby Singers, Blast and Sequins Show Choir, Treble and Chamber Singers under the direction of  Courtney Richardson, and she studies voice and piano with Lynne McReynolds Chenault. 

  • Woody: Jan. 20, 2012

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

     

    Chloe convinced me not to dial 911. "Our computer, television and furniture are all here," Chloe pointed out. "Remember what Mom said about not jumping to conclusions before gathering all the facts."

  • Mathematics award winner

    Madison Todd was recognized by the United State Achievement Academy as a national mathematics award winner. She was nominated by her seventh-grade teacher at East Middle School, Suzanne Guelda. The eighth-grader has been a member of T.A.G. since fifth grade, played basketball since the seventh grade and is a honor roll student. She is the daughter of Kiva and Mark Todd of Shelbyville and granddaughter of Mary Todd of Simpsonville.

  • Reading Recovery programs

  • Creating some electricity