Today's News

  • Credit card changes in place

    Despite a big push to have new credit card swiping technology in place by the first of October, many storeowners in Shelby have not made that transition.

    The concern for the storeowners is the where liability will fall on data breaches as processing companies – like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover – switch to a new, more secure card with a smartchip than those that solely feature a magnetic strip on the back of the cards.

  • Jets enjoy reunion

    The tales probably got a little taller and the athletic exploits a little grander but when the Shelbyville Jets fastpitch softball team got together last weekend for a reunion, the sense of friendship and family that always personified the team stayed at the forefront.

    The reunion had 17 former team members and more than 50 family members of players show up to reminisce and renew old friendships.

  • Shelby girls take second golf regional

    Battling the weather and the competition the Shelby County High School girls’ team took second in the Region V tournament Tuesday at Weissinger Hills and is headed back to the state tourney in Bowling Green.

    The Rockets posted a team score of 341 behind champion Sacred Heart with a 317. Manual was third with a score of 359 followed by Collins with a score of 365.

  • Church news: Oct. 2, 2015


  • Graefenburg UMC celebrates 180 years

    Graefenburg United Methodist Church, 46 Graefenburg Road in Frankfort, will celebrate its 180th year serving the Graefenburg and surrounding communities, the church was established in 1835.

    The Rev. Glenn Walker, M.Ed., and his wife Sister Teresa Walker from Alabama, will be introduced as the new pastor and wife during the celebration. Walker has been the pastor at the Uniontown, Centerville, and Mt. Pisgah charges.

  • Student/citizens of the month at Shelby County Area Technology Center

    The following Shelby County Area Technology Center students were awarded the Student of the Month for January: Chris Rogers, business technology; Courtney Najjar, health science informatics; Janelle Hynes, health science; Austin Egbert, automotive; Madison Cheak, information technology; Brent Abild, machine tool; Madelyn Weeks, math/English.

  • Holbrook signs contract with talent agency

    Kara Hollbrook has signed a 1-year contract with Heyman Talent in Louisville.

    During her contract, she will audition for local TV commercials, TV shows and movies that are based on the east coast as well as a chance to model for commercial print.

    She is a senior at Shelby County High School and is the daughter of Mark and Julia Holbrook.

  • Chapter 2: Learning how to Disco

    “What should I do, Chloe? I’m one hundred, forty eight dollars short,” I said, my heart pounding.

    “And fifty cents,” said the cashier.

    “Excuse me?” I asked, confused.

    “You’re one hundred, forty eight dollars and fifty cents short,” she repeated.

  • Looking back: Oct. 2, 2015

    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.

  • School menus: Oct. 5 to 9


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