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Today's News

  • Shelby tech center gets high marks from state

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  • What we think: Seniors’ work is what matters

    The report card overall this past week for Shelby County Public Schools was pretty good: A solid B, we would offer.

    That’s not to say the slightly improved test scores on the elementary and middle school levels were all that significant. We aren’t convinced the standardized testing really matters in measuring education quite as much as we sometimes would be led to believe.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 24, 2010

     Shelby’s unemployment

  • Simpsonville woman killed in crash

    A Simpsonville woman was killed in a single-vehicle car crash Saturday morning after running off the road and hitting a tree, police say. Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rick Meadows said that Elizeth Delaluz, 21, of Simpsonville, who was alone in her car, was traveling westbound on Shelbyville Road when she ran off the road on the 4900 block, just east of Fields Lane.  “She ran off the right side of the road, then over-corrected [crossing to the other si

  • Property owners to city: Sidewalks not our problem

    Several residents came to Thursday’s Shelbyville City Council meeting looking for answers on the city’s mandated sidewalk repair letters that were mailed recently.

    Some came asking the city for more time and help with the repairs, but most were questioning its legality.

  • Shelby's ACT scores up but below benchmarks

    The Shelby County school district saw a considerable increase in ACT scores this year, but students continue to perform below benchmarks for college success.

    Kentucky requires every student to take the ACT in the fall of his or her junior year, and Shelby County saw an increase of .7 to a composite score of 18.7 in 2010.

    Assistant Superintendent for Student Achievement Kerry Fannin said the district was impressed by the growth.

    "An increase of point two to point three is considered significant growth," he said.

  • Regional golf: SCHS girls are 2nd

     

    The Shelby County High School girls golf team will be returning to the State Tournament.

    SCHS was the runner-up Monday at the 5th Regional Tournament at Midland Trail in Middletown.

  • Looking Back: September 24, 2010

    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.

     

  • SCHS falters in homecoming matchup

                The Shelby County Football team returned to Robert Doyle Stadium to celebrate Homecoming Friday night after a two-point loss to Bullitt East last week, however the Rockets (0-6, 0-4) were unable to handle North Bullitt (3-2, 1-0), as they lost, 40-18.

                The Eagles’ defense held senior Quinten Cottrell to 10 yards rushing on nine carries, which forced Head Coach Todd Shipley to go with the backup, Chase Manica, who rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown.

  • A junk store junkie

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