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Today's News

  • Post 37 picks up 2 more wins

    Shelbyville Post 37 defeated a visiting Pleasure Ridge Park on Wednesday night by a score of 6-2.

    Will McDonald picked up the victory on the bump for Shelby, turning in seven quality innings, striking out seven batters while allowing just three hits and two earned runs.

    PRP jumped on Post 37 early, scoring two runs in the top of the first. From there, McDonald shut down the Panthers’ offense for the rest of the contest and the Post 37 offense got rolling.

  • Cable earns spot in Ky. Prep Hall

    After 24 years of leading the Shelby County High School softball team, head coach Kelly Cable was named to the Kentucky Prep Softball Hall of Fame on June 18.

    “It was a huge honor to be named to the hall of fame,” Cable said. “It is very humbling to be honored like this.”

    The SCHS coach credited the people around her for her coaching success over nearly two-and-a-half decades of coaching.

  • Golfer is Long on talent

    Over the course of this summer, Shelbyville’s Michael Long has been busy out on the links.

    He just finished competing in the 72nd Junior Falls City Championship, and although he fell short in earning a title, Long’s decision to play up in age will help him down the road.

    “I played pretty well the first day,” the 11-year-old said. “The second day I got beat on the final hole. I just have to get better everyday.”

  • SCHS dates for students/parents

    Shelby County High School has set important dates for students and parents.

    •Senior Service Day is Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    •Junior Service Day is Aug. 1 from noon to 3 p.m.

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    Kentucky high school students and 2016 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Local students receive honors at Campbellsville

    Jana Leigh Kortas, a senior of Simpsonville, was named to the academic honors' dean's list for the spring 2016 semester at Campbellsville University.

    The following local students have been named to Campbellsville University's dean's list for spring 2016:

    Jesse Madison Harp, of Shelbyville, junior

  • On campus: July 22, 2016

    Local students graduates from Centre

    Nicole Pottinger of Simpsonville graduated from Centre College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics in May. She is the daughter of Tamara and Ronald Pottinger of Simpsonville and is a graduate of Collins High School.

  • EKU recognizes local students

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,909 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies in May.

    Local students graduating were:

    Heather Nicole Amosof Shelbyville, music;

  • 1st Presbyterian will host Lascito Coro concert

    There will be a choral concert at 1st Presbyterian Church, 629 Main Street in Shelbyville, at 3 p.m. on July 31. The concert will be presented by the Lascito Coro, a choir composed of the alumni of Sacred Heart Academy and The Louisville Youth Choir.  This choir is the only classic, all-female adult choir in the metro area.  They not only fill an unmet artistic need, but also utilize the choral art form to continue to demonstrate throughout Kentuckiana the Sacred Heart core values.

  • Looking back: July 22, 2016

    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.