Today's News

  • First day facts

    All hands were raised to affirm they understood “Level 0” voices as Clear Creek Elementary teacher Eric Miracle prepared his children to go to music class on the first day of school. They toured various areas of the building where they hallway procedures were taught like walking on the right side, holding a bubble of air in your mouth, and keeping arms crossed in front, or in back like a ducktail.

  • Sign language instructions

  • Cornerstone year-book signing

    Cornerstone students of all ages had a 2010-2011 yearbook signing party.

  • On campus: Holt Tripp and Calla Roberts

    Tripp accepted at OSU Veterinary College
    Holt Tripp of Shelbyville was among 83 students accepted into the incoming class of 2015 at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Tripp is the son of Beth and Phil Tripp of Shelbyville, a graduate from Shelby County High School and earned a BS degree in Agriculture with a minor in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University. Tripp received the Totusek All-Around Freshman Award and the Senior Award of Merit from OSU’s Department of Animal Science. 


  • First day of school emotions

  • Church news: Sept. 2, 2011

    Annunciation’s and St John’s Parish Festival will be Sept. 9-10 and will include a yard sale. You can rent a space for $25 with all the proceeds of your sale items going to you. There will be 24-hour security. Call Bill Reidy at 633-7899 for additional information and to reserve your space.

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

  • Looking Back: September 2, 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.

  • Collins wins pair of volleyball matches

    The Collins volleyball team won a pair of matches this week, defeating Franklin County on Tuesday night and Eminence on Wednesday.

    The host Titans beat the Flyers, 25-21, 20-25, 25-18. Collins, led by its seniors, won the decisive set after dropping the second. Senior outside hitter Allison Henshaw finished with four aces, 15 digs and one block, while classmate middle blocker Ashley Williams added 8 kills and 16 digs.

  • Shelby County Invitational tomorrow

    Saturday’s Shelby County cross country invitational could be a preview of the Class 2A, Region 3 meet, in more ways than one.

    Several of the top teams, and individuals, who’ll run at the Rockets’ course tomorrow morning will likely be back at the same site for the regional meet Nov. 5. The girls’ varsity race is set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday with the boys’ varsity race to follow at 9:45 a.m.

  • Rockets want to take care of the ball – and everything else

    There were three major points of emphasis in Shelby County football practices this week.

    “Hold onto the football, one, hurry up and get out of the huddle on offense, two, and stay low on the offensive and defensive lines,” Rockets Coach Todd Shipley said.

    All three were key in Shelby County’s season-opening loss last Friday and should be again beginning at 7:30 p.m. tonight, when the Rockets play at old rival Anderson County.