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Neighbors

  • Scholarship deadline approaching

    McDonalds Restaurants of Kentuckiana will award 10, $1,000 scholarships as a part of their Black History Makers of Tomorrow program.

    The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, academic achievement and community service. All applications must be postmarked no later than Jan. 12, 2008.

    Applications are available from high school guidance counselors or online at McState.com. Click on your state and select a city for a restaurant nearest you to download a BHMOT application.

  • 1983: New motel? Financing and time will tell

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1998

  • Community datebook

    Non-denominational meeting

    The Women's Prayer Connection meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at the Stratton Center.

    Compassionate Friends

    Compassionate Friends, a support group for anyone who has lost a child, meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Franklin County Health Department. For information, call Sue Newton, 738-5022.

    Tumble Time

  • Looking Back - 1992: Woman trains Alaskan huskies on farm on Rockbridge Road

    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.

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1997

  • Community datebook

    Note: Because of holiday scheduling, these regularly scheduled meeting dates may have been changed. Call ahead, or check the Sentinel-News' news briefs for information.

    Non-denominational meeting

    The Women's Prayer Connection meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at the Stratton Center.

    Library holiday schedule

    The Shelby County Public Library will be closed Monday, Dec. 31, and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

    Compassionate Friends

  • 1982: Bids on sewage treatment plant construction total $3.78 million

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1997

  • Local Optimist Club to sponsor essay contest for students

    The Shelby County Optimist Club is encouraging area students to expound on the phrase "Today's Choices Shape My Future" as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2008.

  • Community datebook

    Note: Because of holiday scheduling, many meeting dates have been changed. Call ahead, or check the Sentinel-News'news briefs for information.

    Support groups

    Dec. 20 -- Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Ln., #118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

  • 1992: Living Waters upset defending state champs

    If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1997

  • SCHS students help community

    Many Shelby County High School students, teachers, and school organizations are actively involved in creating a happy holiday season for the residents of Shelby County.

    "This community involvement shows the compassion and caring of SCHS," said Assistant Principal Cathy Redmon.

    Examples of past and current programs sponsored at SCHS to assist those in need are:

    Junior Home Builders built a playground during the Thanksgiving season for a family.