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Today's News

  • How and why to spoil (or not spoil) your kids

    If you’ve ever wondered why so many people spoil their children, it’s simple.  They get two big payoffs.

    First, the obvious: it’s easier just to get through the moment by indulging children’s demands, rather than stopping to teach them a lesson. And the more subtle reason is that by living for and through the child, they can avoid all their own feelings, issues and responsibilities. It’s like a drug—a pain-killing escape from reality.

  • Taste of Shelby hits the spot

     

    Too many cooks sure didn't spoil the broth Monday night, with delicious food, sparkling spirits, a great jazz band, door prizes and even cornhole.

    Add to that a thoroughly mellow crowd, and you have the makings a great evening.

  • WICHE: I do like snakeseebut sometimes they’re not welcome

    I keep telling myself that I do like snakes…and really I do, just not in the kitchen.

    Yes, there was a snake in the kitchen one afternoon when I came home from work.  My cat, Parc, helped me wrangle it.

  • EARLIER: A new concept for a City Center

    The desire to build a conference center in Shelby County is about to take on an entirely new visual concept.  

    Leon Mooneyhan, former superintendent of Shelby County Public Schools and chief executive officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC), will present plans Monday for a City Center, which offer significant conference space and a larger community theater in downtown Shelbyville.  

  • WICHE: 2009 tomato trials: Weather wasn’t a blessing

     Well, we can certainly say it was a pleasant summer season, so I am definitely not complaining…but it wasn’t the best year for tomatoes.  Cool and wet is good for some but not for the prized tomato.

  • No charges made in skate-park altercation

    Shelbyville Police said Thursday they were not aware of charges being filed in the investigation of a fight earlier this month at the skate park in Shelbyville.

    SPD Chief Robert Schutte had said Wednesday that the altercation involving several juveniles had been referred to Shelby County Attorney Hart Megibben for evaluation.

    "I don't know anything more than I did the other day," Schutte said.

  • Golf: Rockets close out match season

    The SCHS boys’ golf team battled Collegiate and the rain Tuesday in the team’s final match of the regular season, and the Rockets got the better of both.

    Shelby hammered Collegiate, 150-215, setting the mark for the team’s best match score of the year.

    Josh Griffin led the Rockets again, this time shooting an even-par 36. Behind him were a tightly grouped set of Tayler Adams 37, Turner Mayton 38 and Jared Redmon 39. It was the first time this year the Rockets’ finished a match with all four players in the 30s.

  • Looking Back: July 10, 2009

    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. If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos.

  • Looking Back: Feb. 13, 2009

     

    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.

     

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

  • Looking Back: July 24, 2009

    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.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.