Today's News

  • Church news: November 25, 2011

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


    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, please call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, you are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.


  • Holiday datebook: November 25, 2011

    Chocolate Stroll through Shelbyville
    SMART is sponsoring a Chocolate Stroll through the shops of downtown Shelbyville at 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, which is known as “Small Business Saturday.” You can participate by visiting any downtown shop to pick up a validation card and get your first of many free chocolates. Then visit the rest of the shops to see what they have to offer. With a full card, you can go to CJ’s Candies, where you will be registered to win a gift basket. The entire process is free.

  • Shelby Chef wins Silver Ladle Award

    Shelby County High School senior Nathan Myatt won the prestigious Silver Ladle Award at the Church of Annunciation Chili Cook-Off. Nathan, a culinary arts student at SCHS, used some of the principles and techniques he has learned in class to develop his own “secret” chili recipe. Nathan’s chili beat out 20 competitors. Nathan’s culinary arts teacher, Kelli Cauley, described his efforts as brilliant, stating “this student has a way of blending spices together to make a masterpiece.”

  • Scrubbing away germs

    Angela Roberts with the American Red Cross and her friend, "Scrubby Bear," educate the kindergarten classes at Clear Creek Elementary about ways to keep from spreading germs in the classroom and at home. Scrubby is always a welcome guest, according to Teresa Roberson, Family Resource Center coordinator.

  • Sleepy Hollow

    SCHS Theatre presented The Legend of Sleepy Hollowat on Nov. 4 and 5. On Nov. 12 the cast and crew traveled to Madisonville to perform at the Glema Mahr Fine Arts Center for the Kentucky Theatre Association High School Play Festival. The cast received a Judges Discretionary Award for Most Innovative Play. Paige Campbell was named to the All-Star cast.

  • Say cheese

    The Smile KY program visited several public elementary schools in October. All students received dental education and a goodie bag. At Southside Elementary, 101 were screened, including these children showing off their smiles (from left) Derek Evans, Stone Smith, Alyse Miller, Abigail Vincente and Analyssa Wooten.

  • Honor rolls: Heritage Elementary

    First Term

    Third grade

    Cole Atkinson, Erin Bannister, Kristen Blakeman, Kayle Bowman, Mackenzie Burgin, Jayda Cardwell, Natalie Clark, Gunner Clay, Andrew Conley, Ella Corley, James Coursey, Lucy Craig, Connor Grissom, Clay Harris, Kristin King, Pariz Klemz, Brayden Lafollette, David Marlin, Trayton Mckinley, Cameron Miller, Mallory Moses, Hunter Nalley, Bradlee Pentecost, Sydnee Pyles, Leah Rome, Danny Satterley, Zachary Tabor, Katie Tapia, Calob Wolfe, Valerie Wright.

  • On campus: Emily Rodgers

    Emily Rodgers, a 2010 graduate of SCHS made the dean’s list at Sullivan College of Technology and Design for the summer quarter of 2011. She has satisfactorily completed requirements leading to a quarterly grade-point average between 3.5 or above. She is the daughter of Bob and Paula Bryant of Waddy.

  • Chapter 5: Trying to understand the states our out nation

    "Problem with hiring me?" I repeated, hoping I didn't sound as shaky as I felt.

    "Unfortunately, yes," Mrs. Grant responded. "In order for you to be employed and paid by the library, we must enter your information in our system. The same is true for Chloe. When we entered your information Woody, we noticed you owed $1.14 in overdue book fees."

    "Oh, no! It must have been when I kept those Inspector Gadget books too long. Mrs. Grant, if I pay the fee today, can I still get the job?"

  • Looking Back: November 25, 2011

    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.