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Today's News

  • Folsom, Ribenboim named National Merit semifinalists

    Matthew K. Folsom and Erica L. Ribenboim, seniors at Collins High School, were among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

    They have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million that will be offered next spring.

  • Shelby students are part of Centre’s largest enrollment

    Shelby County students are part of Centre College's largest-ever first-year class and largest overall enrollment. Academically, more than half were in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and their average ACT score is nearly 29. Both represent the strongest new-student profile of any Kentucky college or university.

    Those from Shelby County are:

    John Ruble of Bagdad is the son of Wes and Ann Ruble of Bagdad and is a graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Big planner

    Sydnee Pyles shows off the poster she made to predict her future. Sydnee, a third-grader at Heritage Elementary, joined classmates in making BIG Goals after reading “I Got Big Plans.” Her steps to success are: now, read a lot; five years, study hard as a Shelby County Rocket; 10 years, attend nursing school; 20 years, work at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

  • Church news: Sept. 16, 2011

    Bagdad Baptist
    You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.

  • Looking Back: September 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.

     

  • SCHS volleyball team overpowers Franklin County

    The Shelby County volleyball team downed Franklin County, 25-21, 25-17, on Tuesday night at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

    The Rockets were led by sophomore middle blocker Kyndle Pace, who had eight kills, four blocks and two aces; junior middle blocker Shelby Tooke, who finished with 4 kills, 3 blocks; and junior outside hitter Ariana Jones contributed 3 kills, 3 aces, 9 digs. 

    Shelby County (6-6 heading into Thursday night’s match at Anderson County) plays at Collins at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

  • Junior Jones matures into Rockets’ leader

    Shelby County junior outside hitter Ariana (“Air-y” for short) Jones has become the go-to player for the Rockets’ volleyball team (6-6 heading into Thursday night’s match at Anderson County) this season.

    “Ari is my exceptional player,” Shelby County Coach Felicia Pace said. “She’s one the team relies on to be their big gun…just her athleticism pulls the kids together. It makes them aspire to do the things she does.”

  • Big cross-country tests this weekend

    The Collins and Shelby County cross-country teams will face some of the best competition this state, and surrounding states, have to offer Saturday.

    The boys’ teams from both schools are slated to compete in the Trinity Invitational, while the girls’ squads will run in the Valkyrie Invitational. Both meets, which usually draw the best teams in Kentucky as well as some of the top squads from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee, are held together at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

  • Oakey’s shot more than OK

    Goals have been hard to come by so far this season for the Collins boys’ soccer team, so the Titans have had learn to savor each one.

    With that in mind, Jack Oakey’s first-half goal against South Oldham on Tuesday night at Clear Creek Park was especially sweet.

  • 1 team will leave game with 1 W

    Something’s got to give tonight in New Castle.

    That’s when, and where, winless Shelby County plays winless Henry County at 7:30 p.m.

    “They’re kind of like us; they’re struggling a little bit,” Shelby County Coach Todd Shipley said.

    The two teams do seem to have a couple of things in common, in addition to their “0” in the W column.