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Today's News

  • Movin’ on up

  • Welker graduates from Lee University

    Daniel Benjamin Welker has graduated magna cum laude from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology and minors in Asian studies, Spanish and religion. He will travel to Xinzheng, China, in August, where he has been awarded a 1-year scholarship to Sias International University to continue his study of Mandarin. He is the son of Vance and Trina Welker and a 2007 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy.

  • Looking Back: June 1, 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.

  • Commencements commence Saturday

    Although Saturday will be filled with graduation parties, gifts and cards, there won’t be any graduation ceremonies that day.

    Because Shelby County Public Schools still has one more day of school left on Monday, this weekend will be commencement ceremony weekend instead of graduation weekend. Diplomas will have to wait until after Monday.

    However, the schools are still abuzz with activity, commencement practices are filling afternoons Thursday and today, and hotels are booked.

  • Election 2012: Shelbyville election results to remain

    The Shelbyville City Council primary election results from May 22 will stand as is.

    On the night of the election, Democrat candidate Suzanne White said she was likely to ask for a recount after missing out on making the General Election by 11 votes. Incumbent Shane Suttor topped White, 465 to 454, for the final spot for the Democrats in the General Election. The entire election was very close, with only 99 votes separating White from the top vote-getter, Donna Eaton.

  • Collins seniors go out on a high note

    As the school year winds to an end, Collins High School took time on Wednesday to celebrate its seniors and their accomplishments as they move toward the next chapter in their lives.

    The class earned more than 80 scholarships and $1.5 million toward college, with even more expected to roll in.

  • New Business: Maggie Bland’s Gifts

    Address: 604 Main St.,  Shelbyville

    Who we are:  New at Tracy’s Home Furnishings….A shop within a shop!  Named after Tracy’s founders Margaret and Jeptha Bland Tracy, who established Tracy’s 62 years ago, and owned by Mike and Patty Tracy.

  • Old Stone Inn gets new stability

    The Old Stone Inn, an historic landmark in Simpsonville for more than 200 years, bringing in patrons from all over to view its architecture and maybe a bite or two to eat, is getting a tune-up of sorts.

    The restaurant, built in the 1700s, at first an inn and then since the 1920s a restaurant, is going through some long-overdue repairs that its proprietor said shouldn’t affect customers.

  • Jewish opens new women’s health practice in Shelbyville

    If you could design a medical practice that was first and foremost patient-centered and patient friendly, what features would you include?

  • Hatfields and McCoys series is family affair

    A miniseries about Kentucky’s infamous Hatfields and McCoy feud isn’t just theater to one Shelby County couple.

    The series, which has attracted about 17 million viewers since its debut on the History Channel on Memorial Day, has been of peculiar interest to Shelbyville’s Boyd and Susie Phillips, who are both are descendants of the McCoy family.