Today's Features

  • Patty and Randy Meers of Cropper announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Riddell of Waddy, to Todd Burchfield of Waddy. He is the son of Helen and Mike Burchfield.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed at The Sentinel-News.

    He is 1995 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed by RPS Barge Company.

    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. on May 25, 2015 at Red Orchard Park in Shelbyville.

  • This week
    Lexington dancers

  • Allen Dale Farm, established in 1795, is one of the oldest farms in Shelby County. It is perhaps unique, for I am not aware of any other farms in the county, which have been continuously owned by members of the same family for 220 years.

    Shortly after the death of Major John Allen in Frederick County, Virginia, in 1794, his widow Ann Pollock (Polk) Allen, and her ten children moved to Shelby County. Ann, whose parents were born in County Armagh, Ireland, shared common ancestry with President James K. Polk

  • In observance of Earth Day 2015, Boy Scouts of Troop 164 (sponsored by the 1st Presbyterian Church) picked up trash along a section of the Old Mount Eden road. Bob Green is the Scoutmaster of Troop 164. Scouts participating were (front row, from left) Charlie Muncy and Marcus Harper; (second row) Brandon Johnson, Wesley Cottongim, Carter Stivers and Billy Cook; (third row) Samuel Muncy, Geo Cook, Matthew Munsterman and Robert Sherrod.

  • Brenda and Charles Higgins of Shelbyville have been married for 35 years. The couple was married on May 10, 1980 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

    Both are graduates of the Shelby County High School Class of 1973. Charles Higgins Sr. is a retired First Sergeant who served 23 years in the Army, and is the son of the late Sarah Webb Bland and James E. Higgins. Brenda is the Associate Minister of the Bethesda Church of God. She is the daughter of Frances Beach and the late William Harrison Beach.

  • This week
    MOPS meeting

  • Crescent Place Assisted Living hosted their annual Derby Tea Party. Clients and friends gathered to enjoy tea and desserts.



  • Dan and Myra Hardesty have been married for 50 years and will celebrate on Friday with a special family dinner.

    They have one daughter, Danielle Crowe and son-n-law Coy Crowe; and two grandsons, Shawn and Austin Crowe.

    We are so grateful for their love and their example over the years and look forward to many happy memories to come.