Today's Features

  • Boy Scout Troop 270 helped stock the Bagdad Food Pantry during their annual food drive. Troop 270's charter organization is Bagdad Baptist Church.

  • This week
    MOPS meeting

  • In September 1995 my son Reggie took his mother Susanne, then 80, on a trip to France, including a visit to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, near the border between France and Spain.

    She had first visited the shrine with her father in 1926 when she was eleven. Susanne described her impressions:

    I touched Reggie’s cheek and he touched my cheek. And there was an atmosphere of prayer, no giggling, no laughing or anything. Just a very comfortable place to be because everybody else was doing the same thing. And it was very emotional.

  • This week
    ALS support group
    An ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. today at Cardinal Hill Rehab Center on Bluegrass Parkway in Louisville. For more information, call 800-406-7702.
    Amateur radio meeting

  • During our several trips to France, while we always visited our good friends Jean-Michel and Guillemette Dunoyer de Segonzac in Brittany, we did not neglect beautiful Paris.

    We stayed at small reasonably priced hotels, and dined at inexpensive restaurants frequented by Parisians.

    Such informal trips would have been impossible without the entrée provided by Susanne’s family background, warm personality and capability to shift in mid-sentence between French and English, in easy conversations with patricians and functionaries alike.

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted two Guatemalan exchange students for 10 weeks before Christmas break. Marco Guay, ninth grade, and Ernesto Castellanos, tenth grade, stayed with two of our families and attended classes at Cornerstone during their visit to the United States.

  • Todd and Michelle Shipley of Shelbyvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsi Faye Shipley of Shelbyville, to Andrew Edelen of Vine Grove. He is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen of Vine Grove.

    They are both graduates of Western Kentucky University. She is teaching and coaching in Spencer County. He is completing his masters of music at Ohio University.

    The wedding will take place 6:30 p.m. on July 2, 2016 at Shelby Hills Farm.

  • This week
    Public Works discarding live Christmas trees

  • This week
    Free computer classes at JCTC


    The Sentinel-News, since 2008, has honored at year’s end five Shelby Countians we think have had a significant impact on our community during the year. We sought your nominations on our Facebook page, and we believe each person – or team – selected for what we call Shelby County’s Fabulous 5, has in his or her own way left an imprint that merits our honoring and emulating, represents a broad spectrum of a diverse society and truly is one of the best of our best.



    Sam Eyle