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Today's News

  • SCHS academic team

    Shelby County High School’s academic team won the district competition and will compete in the regional competition. Members are (from left) Claire Kelley, Katie Brown, Jeremy McNutt, Matthew Perry, Tyler Chambers, Steven Loudermilk, Logan Dewitt, Ethan Russell, Patrick Casper, Haley White and Alex Franklin, who wore his good luck hat.

  • Church news: March 2, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    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, come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • Looking Back: March 2, 2012

    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.

  • Young leaders

  • Fine 4th quarter advances Titans

    NEW CASTLE – A rock-solid fourth quarter and Brian Stone's perfect shooting night propelled the Collins boys’ basketball team into the 8th Region Tournament semifinals.

    The Titans, who trailed South Oldham by one point entering the final period of their first round 8th Region Tournament game Wednesday night, outscored the Dragons, 21-14, during the last eight minutes – to go along with a 12-for-12 shooting performance from Stone – on their way to a 69-63 victory at the Henry County High School Gym.

  • Running star Karas to sign with Xavier

    Collins senior runner Caterina Karas, a 3-time state champion, will sign to continue her running career with Xavier University at 4 p.m. Monday in the high school’s library.

    Karas captured the girls’ Class 2A state cross-country title in the fall of 2010, then won the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs at last spring’s state track & field meet. She finished second to her younger sister, Gabby, at the 2011 state cross-country meet and figures to make a run at more state titles this spring.

  • Readiness measures show students not quite

    Shelby County Public Schools came away with mixed results in the 2011-12 EXPLORE and PLAN test results released by the state on Tuesday.

    EXPLORE tests are given to eighth-grade students and PLAN to sophomores, and the results are used to help gauge college and career readiness. The tests are put together by ACT, Inc., the same company that administers the ACT test, which is used as an entrance measure for college.

  • Collins’ engineering program now certified

    Collins High School's Project Lead The Way program received national certification last week.

    The PLTW Pathway to Engineering program started in 2010 at Collins, and four different courses are offered to students starting in eighth grade.

    Project Lead The Way is a nonprofit organization, which provides science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs along with a rigorous curriculum.

  • Ag Report: March 2, 2012

    2 Shelby beef farms listed

    on angus association registry
    Dutch Creek Beef of Pleasureville and Heritage Farm of Shelbyville have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association.

    Dutch Creek had six registered Angus cows included in the Association's 2012 Pathfinder Report, and Heritage Farm had two.

  • NEW BUSINESS: Evans House & Structural Leveling, LLC

    Photo submitted

    Raymond J. Evans Jr. in front of the home of Paul David and Georgia Heightchew, which was raised, leveled and repaired after it had split into.

     

    Address: 3244 Taylorsville Road, Shelbyville.