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Today's News

  • News Briefs: March 25, 2011

    Kentucky’s jobless rate
    unchanged from January

    Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate remained at 10.4 percent from January 2011 to February 2011, according to the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    The preliminary February 2011 jobless rate is .5 percentage point lower than the 10.9 percent rate recorded in February 2010. The 10.4 percent rate recorded in February 2011 is the highest rate since May 2010 when it was 10.4 percent.

  • Datebook: March 25, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelby County High School’s SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

  • Church news: March 25, 2011

    Annunciation
    A fish fry is 4:30-7:30 p.m. today, Friday, April 8 and 15. Good food at a good price. All proceeds will go to scholarships and the building fund. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic Church, you are invited to come to RCIA. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • Looking Back: March 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.

     

  • KDCO state competition

    Collins High School dance team took part in the KDCO state competition, finishing sixth in state on Hip Hop and Open Categories. Taylor Scroggin (back row from left), Patrice Peterman, Sydney Catlett, Jill Stella, Katie Usher and Morgan Isenberg; (front row) co-captain Chelsea Stewart, coach Hilary Crucet and co-captain Hannah Murphy.

  • Life science

    Sara Barbour's seventh-grade Life Science class at Cornerstone Christian Academy dissected baby sharks in science lab.

  • Engineering skills

    E-Night at Martha Layne Collins High School on March 1 was all about engineering and the problem-solving skills under way in the Project Lead The Way class. Teacher Terri Henry had students create skills stations where visitors tested their own thought processes to meet the challenge.

  • Shelby student meets Hammond

  • Math competitors

    The East Middle MathCounts team competed at Frankfort Christian Academy in February. The team members are (from left) Brandon Hobbs, Luke Hedges, Jeron Russell, Nolan Hughes, Abby Betts and Emma Saarinen. Emma placed sixth and Nolan placed 10th (out of 80 participants). Emma will compete at the state level in March.

  • Music students honored

    The following students participated in the Kentucky Music Educators' Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on March 5.

    Proficient Soloists: Delaney Boone - Soprano Solo, freshman; Matthew Folsom - Bass Solo, junior

    Distinguished Soloists: Jackie Hobbs - Soprano Solo, sophomore; Taylor Royse - Soprano Solo, sophomore; Katie Vogel - Soprano Solo, freshman.