• College presentation

    A student at the Education Center @ Cropper looked over information as part of a classroom presentation by Sullivan University. The event was planned by David Benders so that the career and college readiness “aspect of education is achieved by walking students through the college admissions process, which will build their self-esteem and support their personal career ambitions.”

  • Shelby students among Green scholarship winners

    Eighteen students from Shelby County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for their outstanding academic performance in high school.

    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade-point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    Local students who earned this prestigious designation from the graduating classes of 2012 are:

  • Shelby students in orientation at Purdue

    Andrew Koroluck and Michael Goebel, both of Simpsonville, joined the Boilermakers community by participating in the annual Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus. The mission of Boiler Gold Rush is to orient new students and their families during their transition to Purdue by creating a fun and stimulating environment, providing access to opportunities on  campus and in the Lafayette/West Lafayette community and by offering meaningful activities and leadership opportunities to encourage student success.

  • On campus: UL graduates

  • Cincinnati grad

    Sara Redfield of Shelbyville was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Master of Science in college of education, criminal justice and human services.

  • Shelby students honored at UL

    Shelby County students were named to the dean’s scholar list at the University of Louisville. Generally, a student who is a dean's scholar has a 4.0 grade-point average and a student named to the dean's list has a 3.5 grade-point average. Shelby County students listed on the dean’s scholar list were Devon Nicole Gaines, Mary H. Harrod, Jessica Rene' Hettenbach, Katy Newlin, Kayla Kathleen Pilcher, Kaitlin Keely Spellman, Chelsea Taylor Sutton, Leah Gail Todd; and Janae Elizabeth Lewis of Simpsonville.

  • UK graduate: Shemo

    Elizabeth Shemo graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree in integrated strategic communications. She graduated in May summa cum laude with 4.0 grade-point average. She is the daughter of Ron and Mary Ann Shemo of Shelbyville.

  • Chapter 1: A surprising visit to the doctor

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


    “Well, Woody, it looks as if all your numbers are higher than last year,” the doctor said as he went over my test results.

    “That’s awesome!” I exclaimed, puffing out my chest.

  • Corpus Christi Academy calendar

    Sept. 28: Crazy hat day

    Oct. 3: Parent/teacher conferences, noon dismissal

    Oct. 19: End of first quarter

    Oct. 25: Crazy accessory day

    Oct. 31: All Saints’ Day program

  • Conservation writing, art contests under way

    With a new school year now under way, the search for Kentucky’s finest youth writers and artists also begins.

    Students in grades first through 12th are encouraged to submit creative writing and artistic entries for the annual conservation writing and art contests sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.