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  • Church News - June 1, 2018

    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

  • 1983: County’s first female minister starts

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at gjennings@sentinelnews.com.

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  • Associated Industries continues to build local workforce

    Shelby County Associated Industries is continuing to make the community’s workforce a little stronger.

    Ten participants from local industries recently completed a two-day Shelby County Associated Industries Project Management Workshop and thirteen participants completed the Supervisors Intensive Training Program, both sponsored by SCAI.

    Shelley Goodwin, Workforce Development Coordinator with the Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation, said they have completed three classes this year and the program is continuing to prove successful.

  • Stolen dog returned safely to owner

    What could have been a nightmare for one Shelby pet owner has ended on a positive note.  But officials with the Shelby County Animal Control and Shelter want the community to be on alert to avoid a repeat situation.

    “We are very aware about a man in a red pickup truck stealing dogs,” a post on the Animal Control’s Facebook Page stated Wednesday.  “Unfortunately an incident happened today where a puppy was stolen at Clear Creek Park, later to be dumped elsewhere in the county.”

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 27 (concluded): The Brute and I

    In my new assignment as Commanding General (Forward) and Deputy Commander, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, I may have carried an impressive title, but it was less significant than appeared. I was Lt. Gen. Victor H. (Brute) Krulak’s man at the Okinawa Marine Logistics Base, which supported the Vietnam War.

    My task was to coordinate this support and trouble-shoot logistic problems under his supervision from his headquarters, over 4,500 miles away in Honolulu.

  • 8th Region baseball: Rockets slide past Henry, 1-0

    Greg Woods/Landmark News Service

    Shelby County and Henry County turned in a classic 8th Region pitchers dual Monday in the opening round of the region tournament, but it was a wild play and a Henry County error that led to a Rockets 1-0 win.

    Shelby’s Caleb Collins remained hot on the mound, allowing just one hit an two base runners in seven innings, but Henry County’s Jaydon Berry was nearly as good. The Wildcat hurler scattered six hits over seven innings, and allowed just one unearned run.

  • 8th Region softball: Oldham rallies past Rockets

    By Sam Draut/Landmark News Service

    Oldham County softball defeated Shelby County 1-0 in extra innings in the first round of the Eighth Region tournament at Henry County High School Monday.

    Oldham County’s Kalee Rose and Shelby County’s Lauren Heckel matched each other pitch-for-pitch as both teams were held scoreless for the first seven innings. Rose allowed five hits and struck out five in eight scoreless innings of work while Heckel shut out the Lady Colonels into the eighth inning.

  • 8th Region softball: Collins routs South, 14-0

    Titans advance to second round of region tourney

    The Collins softball team needed little game time to run opponent South Oldham off the diamond in Monday’s opening contest of the 8th Region tournament, using a huge second frame to pick up a win in just five innings of work.

    The Titans completely outclassed the Dragons from the outset, racking up 12 of its 14 total runs in the second inning and moving on to face Walton-Verona in the region tourney semifinals Tuesday. The results of that contest were not available by press time.

  • 8th Region baseball: Titans upset Simon Kenton at region

    The Titans baseball program accomplished two major feats in the opening round of the 8th Region tournament on Monday, defeating last season’s state runner-up in Simon Kenton and avenging last season’s region tournament loss to the Pioneers.

    Collins was able to open the contest on a high note, scoring all seven of its runs in the opening frame and holding off SK by a final score of 7-4.

  • From seniors to alumni

     Saturday was filled with smiles, hugs and tears as nearly 550 students across Shelby County took their ceremonial walk across the stage, venturing from seniors to alumni.

    Collins kicked-off the day of commencement celebrations by recognizing that the class of 2018 has the highest college and career readiness score in the school’s history.

    The events started with the presentation of the Silver Sword awards to Courtney Miller and Kristin Howell.