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Today's News

  • News Digest: April 17, 2013

    Shelby County schools receive  $15,000 in 2 PLTW grants

    Shelby County Public Schools has received a $15,000 grant to continue the biomedical sciences program at Shelby County High School, through Project Lead The Way. A $50,000 grant was also awarded to fund a new biomedical sciences program for PLTW at Collins High School.

  • Datebook: April 22, 2013

    This week
    Optimist speech contest

  • Birth: Sanders son

    Chris and Ashley Sanders of Taylorsville announce the birth of their third child, a son, on April 4, 2013, at Norton Suburban in Louisville. He has been named Zachary Chase Sanders. He has two older siblings, Brianna and Cameron and was born at 7:29 a.m. weighing 6 pounds and 2 ounces.

    Grandparents are Martin and Teresa Bruce of Waddy, David and Janice Cox of Shelbyville Chris Sanders Sr. of Cincinnati, Ohio and Wilson and Donna Cox of Slade City.

  • Celebrates 96th

    John Clinton (center) at Masonic Home in Shelbyville celebrated his 96th birthday on April 5 and received two special visitors from the Kentucky National Guard in Frankfort. Clinton was in the Army from 1940 to 1945 and served in WWII. He traveled to Germany, France and England during that stint. Staff Sgt. Adam Rients and Staff Sgt. Christy Rients brought Clinton a token of gratitude to celebrate his legacy of service. His desire was to have a flag presented to him by fellow individuals in the military.

  • 60th anniversary: Rice

    Irene and Logan R. Rice celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 17, 2013, at the Finchville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. More than 100 were present for the occasion.

    The couple was married on Feb. 14, 1953, by the late C.W. Elsey of the First Baptist Church. They have two children, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

  • Looking back: April 12, 2013

    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.

  • Well-hidden Brown Creeper has song ‘soft as the wind’

    The Brown Creeper is certainly one of the most inconspicuous birds in the bird kingdom.

    For any of you that have forested habitat, this 5-1/4 inch long bird with a 7-3/4 inch wide wingspan, probably is hanging out with many of your small flocks of chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, and woodpeckers, especially in the winter months.

    You just are not seeing them because of their coloration and feeding habits.

  • SCHS choir wins

    The Shelby County High School choir memberswere first-place winners at the Lexington Catholic's third annual "Voices in Harmony" competition. 

  • ‘Daniel Boone’ visits Wright
  • School menus: April 15 through 19

    Monday

    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Mini Pancakes(30g) WG Blueberry Muffin(27g); entrées: WG Pretzel(14g) w/Cheese Sauce (2g) WG Mini Corn Dogs(33g) Uncrustable(34g) & Cheese Stick(1g); sides: Carrots (6.5g) Green Beans(4.54g) Orange Smiles(9g) Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); condiments: Ketchup,(2g)Mustard(0)