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Today's News

  • Silva is scholarship winner

    America Silva of Bagdad was the winner of the Susanne de Charette Van Stockum scholarship for the outstanding student of the French language at Shelby County High School. She received a copy of Coming to Kentucky from the author, Brig. Gen. Ron Van Stockum. The Van Stockum scholarships are granted through the Community Foundation of Louisville.

  • First day of school at Cornerstone

    Students started the first day of school for the 2015-16 year.

  • Church news: Aug. 28, 2015

     

  • Looking back: Aug. 28, 2015

    1990: Katayama and Ichikoh employees wait outside in heat, factories checked for bomb

    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: Aug. 31 to Sept. 4

    Monday

  • WE CONGRATULATE: A masterful move

    This weekend 14 brilliant and dedicated chess experts and masters descended on Shelbyville for a tournament, and while it didn’t draw the crowds – and they likely wouldn’t want the noise – of a Collins or Shelby County high school football game we were glad to see a less noticeable sport rearing its head in our county.

    While we are all for our usual competition of baseball, softball, basketball, football and the like, we were excited to hear that some are trying to provide new opportunities for our residents.

  • WHAT WE THINK: Where are Sen. McConnell’s less expensive schools?

    Shelby County received a rare treat last week with a visit from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Louisville).

    McConnell has a long history with Shelby County, including having his parents live here later in their lives.

  • Susanne of Allen Dale Farm, Part 4: Villa Fersen on the Isle of Capri

    30 Ans de Diners en Ville

    An incisive appraisal of Susanne, Marquise de Charette appears in a chapter of Gabriel-Louis Pringué’s, 30 Ans de Diners en Ville [Paris] (30 Years of Dining in the City).

    Pringué, an uncle of a Paris schoolmate of the Marquise’s daughter, Susanne, asked me many years ago if I had ever been to “Maxim’s.” Upon receiving a negative answer, he responded immediately “Quelle Vierge!”

    In 30 Ans, Pringué described the Marquise:

  • Collins edges Shelby in volleyball

    The Collins High School volleyball was able to withstand the emotional impact of playing arch rival Shelby County a little better Thursday as the Titans took a 3-1 win over the Rockets.

    It was Collins’ second match of the year after falling to No. 25 Male the night before and the opener for Shelby County.

  • Big play keys Titans past Montgomery

    On a night when it seemed nothing would fall their way the Collins High School football team got the one play they needed at the right time to edge host Montgomery County 7-0 in the Recreation Bowl Saturday.

    After the Titans saw several chances to score go awry in their season opener, sophomore quarterback J.R. Lucas found receiver Dalton Maggard streaking past the Montgomery County defense all alone with a perfectly thrown pass that Maggard hauled in never breaking stride for a 68-yard touchdown pass.