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Today's News

  • SHS class of 1965 reunion
  • Wedding: Rachel and Spencer Young

    Rachel and Spencer Young were married on June 13, 2015 at Highview Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are Brian and Becky Woodrow of Mt. Washington. The groom is the son of David and Robin Young of Bagdad.

    Wedding music was provided by Geoffrey McGillen of Shelbyville.

    Rev. Andy Schmitz officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    The maid of honor was Katie Woodrow of Mt. Washington, sister of the bride.

  • Datebook: Aug. 26, 2015

    This week
    Homemakers book club
    The Homemakers book club, meets at noon today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.
    MAPP meeting

  • Forster’s Tern finds homes near Kentucky’s lakes

    The Forster’s Tern migrates through Kentucky and has been seen as early as March 7 and as late as June 10 in the spring. It has even been seen on June 25 and June 29 in the summer with a late autumn date of Dec. 20.

  • Collins volleyball falls to Male

    Opponents may want to take a closer look at the Collins volleyball team this year after the Titans pushed No. 25 Male to the limit Wednesday, falling to the Bulldogs in three tough games.

    “We are not going to back down from anybody,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “We knew Male would be a very tough game, but the girls really stepped up and went at them. We let some opportunities get away from us, but that’s to be expected with a young team.”

  • Shelby to face off with Garrard

    In what they hope will be the start of a banner season in 4A, the Shelby County High School football season is jumping right into the fray facing off with one of the states’ top 3A programs at Garrard County in the Hall of Fame Bowl at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    “They are a good football team,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “They were good last year and have a lot of guys back.”

  • Collins will take on Montgomery County

    Two teams looking to get back to their normal winning ways in football will square off in the 68th Recreation Bowl in Mt. Sterling at 8 p.m. Saturday.

    Collins High School, 4-7 last year and Montgomery County, 2-8, will play in the second game of the state’s oldest bowl game immediately after Class 1A powers Paris and Frankfort play in a 6 p.m. kickoff.

    Like Collins, Montgomery County is looking to bounce back in a big way this season.

  • On campus: Aug. 21, 2015

    Area students have been named to the dean's list for the spring term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average. Local students were

    Michaela Manleyis the daughter of Michael and Shannon Manley of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Carrying on a family tradition and making history

    Holt Tripp, of Shelbyville, comes from a long line of Oklahoma State University alumni and yet, at the same time, he is making history. While Holt’s father Phil Tripp, Uncle Mike Tripp, Aunt Eva and Uncle Pat Edmonds all earned their DVM degrees from OSU, on May 8, Holt will be the first dual degree graduate in the college’s history to earn both his DVM and MBA degrees on the same day.

  • Looking back: Aug. 21, 2015

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