Today's News

  • 42 years of service

    William “Bill” Jennings retires after 42 years on top of the hill. Jennings started working with the fertilizer plant, Gro-Green in 1969. Before Jennings retired in November from Crop Production Services, the fertilizer plant had changed ownership five times: Gro-Green, 1969-1980; 4th Street, 1981-1984; Cargill, 1985-1998; Miles Farm Center, 1999-2010; and recently, Crop Production Services. Jennings, along with his family, was recognized recently at Claudia Sanders Dinner House for a reception.

  • Looking back: December 16, 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.


  • UPDATED: Henry couple to face 218 counts each in animal abuse

    EMINENCE – U.S. Marshals have arrested a woman suspected of operating a large puppy mill in rural Campbellsburg.

  • What you need to know about your new judicial center

    What will be in the new Shelby County Judicial Center?

  • Top SCATC students for November

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center received the Student of the Month for November, recognizing a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They were Melanie Brown, office technology; Elaina Barnett, office technology; Dalton Jenkins, machine tool; Kurtis Pflaum,  industrial maintenance; Ben Shuck,  information technology.

  • Alike or different?

    Compare and contrast...that was the assignment in a fourth-grade class at Panted Stone Elementary where the children looked at pictures and read text about a dolphin and a porpoise. Emme Harrod noted, “They are both swimming. Their noses are different.”

  • Documenting class comments

    Miranda Rein, a sixth-grader at West Middle School, handles the document reader to write down class comments about cells and organisms that were then projected onto the white board via technology. Science teacher Maria Russ had students presenting their posters, which were specific topics they researched on cells, tissues, organs, organisms and organ systems.

  • ‘Saints Alive’

  • Thanks day

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students celebrate Thanksgiving.

  • On campus: North and Lyons

    North graduates from UofL

    Becky North of Shelbyville graduated cum laude from the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is the daughter of Tom North and Diann North.

    Lyons named to dean's list

    Zachary Lyons of Waddy, was named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2011. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list.