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Today's News

  • Boys’ basketball: Subs spark Collins to 2nd-half romp over Henry County

    EW CASTLE – Collins boys’ basketball coach Chris Gaither was upset with his team’s defense and focus in its two first halves since beating Bullitt East.

    So Tuesday night he decided to send his team a message. Gaither started five substitutes to begin the second half against host Henry County.

    The message appeared to be well received. The Titans’ starters returned to the court early in the third quarter and sparked a 68-52 victory.

  • COOK: SCHS shooter enjoys Germany

    Shelby County High School senior shooter Connor Davis did well in his first international air rifle competition last week in Germany.
    “It was very fun and a good learning experience,” Davis said.
    He was in 11th place after the first day of competition with a score of 591 (out of 600) and was 27th the second day with a 585.
    In addition to the competition, Davis did some sightseeing, including a tour of a pair of gun factories.
    Davis will next complete in a match Feb. 25-28 at Camp Perry, Ohio, in the second leg of the U.S. Olympic Trials.

  • Ag report: Feb. 3, 2012

    Shelby County farm

    joins angus association

    3M Farm of Shelby County is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

    The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on nearly 19 million registered Angus.

  • WICHE: Skunk season is upon us

    I suppose every day is potentially skunk season, but right about now things start to heat up.  Mating season is upon us, so skunks are on the move a bit more than usual.

    I have been reminded as such by a faint funk in the garage every morning this past week.

    I learned a serious lesson several years back when the dog got a direct shot to the face, and we had a lingering stench that was other worldly.

  • News briefs: Feb. 3, 2012

    Guthrie to host forum

    on manufacturing issues

     

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green, whose district includes Shelby County, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee, on Monday will chair a forum on issues affecting manufacturing.

  • Church news: Feb. 3, 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: February 3, 2012

    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.

  • Chapter 10: A rousing finish to Civil War story

    This is this is the 10th and final in a series of literacy enhancement articles that appear biweekly in The Sentinel-News.

     

    The weather was perfect for the Civil War reenactment. The Barkstreet Band was introduced, and we took the stage. I played drums, Bark played lead guitar, Brutus played bass, and Otis played acoustic. Five weeks ago we thought we'd have to disband when Bark came to the house and said our lead singer had developed kennel cough, but thanks to Chloe, the show would go on.

  • February events

    District-wide

    Tuesday – Shelby County Parent Training Groups give practical and helpful advice to help strengthen parents. Opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers who want the best for their children! Free childcare (all ages), free dinner, free door prizes.  All families are welcome 6-7:30 p.m. ‘Avoiding Power Struggles’ at location: The Dorman Center, 719 Burks Branch Road, (Next to FAC)

    Thursday – School Board 7 p.m. West Middle

    Feb. 16 – Special School Board 7:30 p.m. Central Office

  • On campus: February 3, 2012

    Anderson on president’s list

    Austen Anderson of Bagdad was named to the president’s list for the 2011 fall semester at the University of the Cumberlands. To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 4.00.

     

    Shelby students on Bellarmine dean's list