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Today's Features

  • This week
    Uniquely U painting

  • CASA’s Christmas in the courtyard

  • Roanna Lynn Bolin of Louisville announces the birth of her second child, a daughter, on Nov. 2, 2015 at Baptist East Hospital. She has been named Laila Lynn Pierce. Her older sister is Laci Lynn, 7. She was born at 9:02 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 5 ounces and 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Edwin Rodriguez of Louisville and the late Dorothy Rodriguez.

  • Boy Scout Troop 164, sponsored by the 1st Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville, participated in the 2015 national Scouting for Food drive. The troop, led by Robert Green and assisted by adult leaders Keith Johnson and Lee Muncy, collected 210 items for the church's food pantry. Participating were (from left) Samuel Muncy, Billy Cook, Geo Cook, Wesley Cottingim, Charlie Muncy, Josh Johnson and Branden Johnson.

  • Candice Wiley and Daniel Iceman were married Oct. 3, 2015, at Shelby Christian Church in Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Susan and James Ray Wiley of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Lisa and Dan Iceman of Louisville.

    Rev. Kyle Wiley officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    Maid of honor was Alexandria Iceman of Shelbyville, sister of the groom. Bridesmaids were Lina Azarova of Louisville, Ginger Smith of Louisville, Leslie Lintleman of Louisville, Kayla Wiley, cousin of bride, from Shelbyville.

  • This week
    Homemakers book club
    The Homemakers book club, meets at noon today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.
    MAPP meeting

  • One day in February 1961, while serving on the staff of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, I received an urgent summons from Maj. Gen. Phil Berkeley, the Division Commander. I wondered what I had done wrong this time!

    It turned out that the general’s growing dissatisfaction with his chief of staff’s performance had dramatically overcome his tolerance. He had abruptly ordered him to clear out his desk and get out.

    Suddenly the Chief of Staff

  • This week
    Chamber annual meeting, awards luncheon

  • AUTHOR’S NOTE: In the Friday, Nov. 6, issue I republished the first of my two-part series about Maj. General J. Franklin Bell that appeared in The Sentinel-News in 2008. Winner of the Medal of Honor in the “Philippine Insurrection,” he was Shelby County’s greatest hero and highest ranked military officer. It seems timely on Veterans Day to republish the second part.