Today's News

  • Datebook: May 20, 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.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

    This week
    Line dancing lessons

  • Students participate in alcohol prevention programs

  • Cornerstone students chosen as Governor’s Scholars

    Stephen Price and Tara Watkins, juniors at Cornerstone Christian Academy, were chosen for the 2011 Governor’s Scholar program. They submitted applications and have been selected for this distinguished program. For more information about the Governor’s Scholar Program visit www.gsp.ky.gov.

  • ‘A Salute to Motown’

    The Shelby County High School Choral Department presents a 2011 pops concert, “A Salute to Motown,” 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shelby County High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 with reserved seats $10. A portion of the proceeds will benefit George Cottrell, recently diagnosed with ALS. Call 633-2344, ext. 11, for tickets.

  • Campus: Rodgers on Sullivan dean’s list

    Emily Rodgers has made the dean’s list at Sullivan College of Technology and Design in Louisville. She completed requirements leading to a grade-point average of 3.5 or above for the winter quarter of 2011. She is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and is studying graphics arts and Web design at Sullivan. Emily is the granddaughter of Bob and Paula Bryant of Waddy and is a third generation graduating from Shelby County.

  • Page makes dean’s list

    Stacey Anne Page was named to the dean's list for the fall semester of 2010 at Georgetown College. The dean's list is composed of students who have earned a term grade-point average if 3.7 or above in at least 12 graded credit hour classes at Georgetown College. She is the daughter of Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville.

  • Campus: Hambrick named Phi Theta Kappa Chapter officer

  • Looking Back: May 20, 2011

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News andThe Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.


  • Church news: March 20, 2011


    If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.


    Bagdad Baptist

    Family cookout night is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Families are asked to bring two side dishes. Fifth Sunday evening service for area churches is May 29 at Bagdad Baptist. You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.


  • Karas nudges her way to 3 titles

    Neither rain, nor cold, nor a little nudge, or two, could derail Caterina Karas on Tuesday night.

    Karas, a junior at Collins High School, won three events – the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs ­– in the Class 2A, Region 3 meet at Christian Academy of Louisville under cool, rainy conditions.

    "I just came out here wanting to put myself in position to triple, and I did it, so I’m pretty excited about it," said Karas, who beat two defending state champions to do that.