Today's News

  • MENUS: March 21=25, 2011


    Hot dog, yogurt and crackers or Bosco stick w/sauce, ketchup, mustard, tater tot, green beans, fresh cut orange smile or pineapple tidbits
    B = Three cheese breakfast round, cereal or corn muffin, fruit or juice, milk
    Sloppy Joes on bun, entree salad or chicken nuggets, vegetable soup, pickle spears, crackers, corn muffin, baked Lays, assorted condiments, choice of assorted fruit, milk

  • News briefs: March 18, 2011

    Shelby’s unemployment rate
    ranked 8th in state for January

    Shelby County recorded one of the 10 lowest jobless rates in Kentucky during January 2011, according to the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Shelby’s rate was 9.7 percent, ranking it eighth in the latest figures and was better than January 2010 (10.2 percent) though up from December  (8.5).

  • Datebook: March 18, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    The Shelbyville Municipal Water Board meeting is 6:30 p.m. every third Monday, at the office, 1059 Washington St. in Shelbyville. Phone 633-2840 to be on the agenda.
    This week
    Eastern Star
    Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. today.
    Women’s Club meeting

  • Church news: March 18, 2011

    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, you are invited to come to RCIA. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

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

  • Looking Back: March 18, 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.

  • Court report: March 18, 2011

  • On campus

    Amon on Caldwell dean's list
    Madeline Amon of Shelbyville was named to Caldwell College dean's list for the fall 2010 semester. In order to achieve this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

    Bjorvik on dean's list
    George Bjorvik of Simpsonville has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2010 academic year at Berklee College of Music. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.4 or above.

  • Black achievers

    Shelby County Public Schools students attended the 32nd annual Black Achievers banquet in February. These students are not only members of the school sponsored Black Achievers club. Charla Jamison (from left), Iesha Winstead, Kelli Harris, Landon Stoner, Asia Trowell, Michaela McKnight, Ebone Ashby, Leigh Anne Ashby and Kendrick Warren attended. Not shown but in attendance were Lauren Davis and Lee Johnson. Faculty advisors are Donna Jones and Karen Henderson, and parent volunteer is Jackie Ellis

  • Shelby students advance in Odyssey competition

    Eleven teams from Shelby County competed in the Central Regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament on March 5, with one of them taking home first place and four advancing to the state-level competition.

    Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition that involves a “long term” performance problem, a spontaneous problem situation and a style category.

  • Spring helps give birth to a new-look offense

    After a 1-year hiatus, spring football returned at Shelby County.

    And the Rockets couldn’t have been happier.

    “Basketball season is basketball season, but this is what I’ve been looking forward to since Oldham County,” said sophomore Zach Shipley, the football team‘s returning quarterback and the basketball team’s starting point guard.

    Shelby County’s 35-19 loss to the Colonels on Oct. 29 ended the Rockets’ rocky 1-9 season.