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Today's News

  • Honor rolls: Heritage Elementary

    First Term

    Third grade

    Cole Atkinson, Erin Bannister, Kristen Blakeman, Kayle Bowman, Mackenzie Burgin, Jayda Cardwell, Natalie Clark, Gunner Clay, Andrew Conley, Ella Corley, James Coursey, Lucy Craig, Connor Grissom, Clay Harris, Kristin King, Pariz Klemz, Brayden Lafollette, David Marlin, Trayton Mckinley, Cameron Miller, Mallory Moses, Hunter Nalley, Bradlee Pentecost, Sydnee Pyles, Leah Rome, Danny Satterley, Zachary Tabor, Katie Tapia, Calob Wolfe, Valerie Wright.

  • On campus: Emily Rodgers

    Emily Rodgers, a 2010 graduate of SCHS made the dean’s list at Sullivan College of Technology and Design for the summer quarter of 2011. She has satisfactorily completed requirements leading to a quarterly grade-point average between 3.5 or above. She is the daughter of Bob and Paula Bryant of Waddy.

  • Chapter 5: Trying to understand the states our out nation

    "Problem with hiring me?" I repeated, hoping I didn't sound as shaky as I felt.

    "Unfortunately, yes," Mrs. Grant responded. "In order for you to be employed and paid by the library, we must enter your information in our system. The same is true for Chloe. When we entered your information Woody, we noticed you owed $1.14 in overdue book fees."

    "Oh, no! It must have been when I kept those Inspector Gadget books too long. Mrs. Grant, if I pay the fee today, can I still get the job?"

  • Looking Back: November 25, 2011

    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.

     

  • Small, inexperienced Rockets hope to grow

    Year Two of the Rick Parsons’ Project (a.k.a. Rebuilding the Rockets) has begun.

    And if the second-year Shelby County boys’ basketball coach proved any of his axioms true in his first campaign, in which the Rockets went 4-24, it’s that “it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon.”

    “It's a long way to March; we just want to get better every day,” Parsons said.

  • SCHS rifle team wins conference again

    The Shelby County rifle team won its conference tournament for the 12th consecutive year this past weekend at the University of Kentucky.

    The Rifle Rockets finished with a combined score of 2,328 points. New Albany (Ind.) placed second with 2,275, and Fern Creek finished third and Seneca fourth.

    Individually for Shelby County, Connor Davis led the way with 597 points, and Heather Kirby scored 588, Keri Marlin 575 and Miquel Batz 568.

     

    SWIMMING: SCHS boys 2nd

  • Titans face strong Wildcats' squad in semis

    Football is as much of a Thanksgiving staple as mashed potatoes, and one of the goals of the Collins football team this season was to practice on turkey day.

    The Titans got their wish this week, taking to the practice field for an hour Thanksgiving morning – just one day before they play in the Class 4A state semifinals. Collins (11-2), coming off its first regional championship, plays at Franklin-Simpson (12-1) at 7 EST tonight.

  • Michael Brooks is Collins’ ‘Superman’

    Countless times this season the post-game handshake line has turned into Michael Brooks’ own personal receiving line.

    Brooks, Collins’ senior linebacker-running back, has taken more pats on the back, and received more kind words, than a groom on his wedding day.

    “They just say I’m a talented player and to keep up the hard work,” Brooks said. “They say I’m doing great, and tell me not to let my head wander.”

  • ‘Homecoming’ director is no stage rookie

  • Ag Report: Nov. 25, 2011

    NAILE champions sale

    breaks $100,000 plateau

    The Sale of Champions at the North American International Livestock Exposition broke the $100,000 plateau for the first time in its history.  

    Gross sales for six animals this year is $103,500, breaking the previous record of $98,900 set in 2009.  Six animals, three Grand Champions and three Reserve Champions, are sold each year.