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Today's News

  • Tough time for teeth

  • CPA group offers scholarships

    The Kentucky Society of CPAs is accepting through Jan. 31 applications for its educational foundation scholarships .

    Students studying accounting at Kentucky colleges and universities are eligible to apply. Becker CPA Review Course grants also are available. For more information or an online application visit www.cpa2be.orgor call 502-266-5272 or 800-292-1754.

  • January 2012 calendar

    District-wide

    Tuesday – School resumes from winter break 

    Jan. 12 – School board 7 p.m. Central Office

    Jan. 13 – No school for students  – professional day for staff 

    Jan. 16 – No school  – Martin Luther King Jr. day

    Jan. 19 – AP English Language and AP English Literature mock exams in the SCHS cafeteria 3:30-7 p.m. All AP English students are expected to take this exam. A makeup date will be provided for those with legitimate schedule conflicts.

  • Looking Back: December 30, 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.

     

  • Collins rifle team on mark in first competition

    The Collins JROTC Rifle team made its first competition a memorable one.

    The Titans not only participated in an event at Henderson County on Dec. 17, but they won first place in their division.

    The team consisted of Cadets Gatlin Miller, Tory Clark, Michael Williams, Sophia Sanchez and Daniel Helstern. Additionally Miller took the title of top shooter in the LET I New Shooter category.

  • Rockets fall early and late

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team’s struggles continued in the Henry County Invitational Tournament.

    The Rockets, who lost their first game of the tourney Tuesday, dropped a pair of games Wednesday then lost their final game Thursday.

    Shelby County fell to Mercer County, 58-50, Wednesday morning, before losing to host Henry County, 87-66, Wednesday evening. Then the Rockets were grounded by Louisville Holy Cross, 84-59, Thursday.

     

    Mercer County 58, SCHS 50

  • Titans double pleasure behind Cardwell, Wells

    Leeara Cardwell and Aaliyah Wells, the Collins girls’ basketball team’s dynamic duo, combined to clobber Simon Kenton on Wednesday night.

    Cardwell, a senior guard, and Wells, a junior forward, combined for 44 points in the Titans’ 60-41 victory over the 8th Region rival Pioneers in their first game in the round-robin Oldham County Christmas Tournament.

    Wells finished with a double-double, adding 15 rebounds, and a near triple-double. She also finished with six assists. 

  • Titans stretch rebound streak to 4

    Christmas break has gotten better for the Collins boys’ basketball team.

    The Titans, who lost three of their first five games after dismissing for the yuletide holidays, won back-to-back games Tuesday and Wednesday in the Nelson County Classic.

    Collins beat Elizabethtown, 64-58, Tuesday night, then clobbered the host Cardinals, 66-30, Wednesday night heading into Thursday night’s game against Spencer County, its final one of the round-robin tournament.  

     

    Collins 64, Elizabethtown 58

  • 2011 Business review: The economy is trending up in Shelby

    Even though a few businesses have closed in 2011,  Shelby County’s economy as a whole seems to be improving as the calendar flips over.

    Downtown staple Weeds 'N Things departed the retail market, and one time locally owned Boarders Unlimited packed up and moved to Cleveland.

    But with additions in downtown Shelbyville such as The Polka Dotted Pineapple and several factories expanding and opening new lines, Shelby County has continued to grow.

  • Shelby County Public Schools : 6 teachers earn board certification

    Shelby County Public Schools announced Wednesday that six new teachers had earned their National Board Certification, brining the district's total to 54.

    The district's press release showed Shelby County High School and Painted Stone Elementary each with two teachers  earning the national recognition this year: Karin Ceralde and Julia Webb and Molly Davie and Heather Fallen, respectively.

    Also earning their certification were Amy Vest from Southside Elementary and Kimberly Lewis from Wright Elementary.