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Today's News

  • On campus: July 22, 2011

    UNOH dean’s list
    Tyler S. Curry of Shelbyville made the dean’s list for the May 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.

    Hewlett graduates Baylor
    Allison Bailey Hewlett of Shelbyville was one of more than 2,000 graduates of Baylor University. in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. She received her master of arts in museum studies.

  • School calendar: July 22, 2011

    District
    Aug. 6 – Second Annual Cornerstone Financial Literacy and Community Resource Fair – Back to School Bash 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. at Clay Street Baptist Church, 1940 Midland Trail. A free family friendly event that promotes a healthy start to the school year by providing a one-stop opportunity for residents to learn about and take advantage of the quality community resources available within Shelby County.  
    Aug. 11 – School Board 7 p.m. Wright Elementary
    Aug. 16 – Opening Day for staff

  • AP scholar and distinction recognition

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically-prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.

    About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 millionstudents worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.

  • Shelby County’s Governor’s Scholars

    The Governor’s Scholars Program is a 5-week, residential summer program for outstanding Kentucky students completing their junior years in high school. Eleven from Shelby County Public Schools were selected. Some responded to a questionnaire to discuss their areas of interest at GSP, school activities and greatest accomplishment.

     

    Shelby County High School representatives:

  • Looking Back: July 22, 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.

     

  • Church news: July 22, 2011

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

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

    Bethel A.M.E.
    The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

  • Sanner ties for low round of the day

    On a day when it was easier to shoot under the temperature than under par, Brandon Sanner proved to be one of the two coolest customers on the golf course.

    Sanner shot a 3-over-par 75 Wednesday, which tied him for the lowest round of the day among all age groups, in the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour’s second-to-last stop of the season at the Shelbyville Country Club.

  • Pearcy wins again

    Daniel Pearcy is a winner again.

    The 13-year-old Shelbyville native posted his second victory of the season in the Ralph Firman Racing Cars Indy Karting Series this past weekend.

    Pearcy took the lead with three laps to go, then won the Junior Supercan race in the 20th annual Lebanon (Ind.) Grand Prix.

    Pearcy's victory — he previously won the Lafayette Square Mall Grand Prix in Indianapolis on June 19 — solidified his points lead and came on the temporary course set up in the parking lot at Lebanon High School.

  • Stone a ‘top sleeper’

    It’s been a big summer for some area basketball players.

    Brian Stone, a rising 6-foot-7 senior at Collins, was recently named one of the “top sleepers” – and was also a second team all-star - at the 32nd Annual High Potential/Blue Chip Camp’s first session (June 26-30) at Georgetown College.

    Then last week Stone helped his 17-year-old AAU team (the BA Hoyas) to a second-place finish in the Eddie Ford HoopFest at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. 

  • SCHS grad trying to make final 5 of KSTV tryout

    Chris Morris spent the early part of this week in the place where "When you wish upon a star" is a popular phrase.

    Meanwhile he’s hoping his own wish comes true.