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Today's News

  • Arts bulletin board: Sept. 21, 2012

    Christmas show auditions this week
    Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by Rick Reinle, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at the theater.
    Roles are available for boys and girls ages 8-13 and men and women ages 35-60. Auditioners should be prepared to do cold readings from the script. Performance dates are Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and Dec. 7-9. For more information, call 502-633-0222.

  • News briefs: Sept. 21, 2012

    Owe back taxes to state? On Oct. 1 you get a break

     

    Kentucky is launching a tax amnesty program allowing people or businesses who owe back taxes to the state to pay with no fees or penalties. The threat of prosecution will be waived, and only half the interest owed will be due.

  • Church news: Sept. 21, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. For more information, contact Diana at 647-3499. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

  • Up, up and away

    Miranda Maier, Marysa Maier and Blake Ellis were putting together an air foil in the aerospace engineering class at Collins High School. The propeller should spin and lift the object off the table. Blake attached a chain to gears and removed a link because there was too much slack. A finished product will demonstrate fluid dynamics.

  • Grandparents galore

    Quentin Simmons sits quietly as he works on reading a book with Jeanie Tinsley as part of Grandparents Week at Clear Creek Elementary. Every elementary school had some type of event – breakfast, lunch or reading – on Sept. 9 in recognition of Grandparents Day. Hundreds of visitors were in the schools.

  • College presentation

    A student at the Education Center @ Cropper looked over information as part of a classroom presentation by Sullivan University. The event was planned by David Benders so that the career and college readiness “aspect of education is achieved by walking students through the college admissions process, which will build their self-esteem and support their personal career ambitions.”

  • Looking Back: Sept. 21, 2012

    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.

  • Shelby students among Green scholarship winners

    Eighteen students from Shelby County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for their outstanding academic performance in high school.

    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade-point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    Local students who earned this prestigious designation from the graduating classes of 2012 are:

  • Shelby students in orientation at Purdue

    Andrew Koroluck and Michael Goebel, both of Simpsonville, joined the Boilermakers community by participating in the annual Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus. The mission of Boiler Gold Rush is to orient new students and their families during their transition to Purdue by creating a fun and stimulating environment, providing access to opportunities on  campus and in the Lafayette/West Lafayette community and by offering meaningful activities and leadership opportunities to encourage student success.

  • On campus: UL graduates