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Today's Features

  • Sharon and David Ganote of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on March 5, 1966in Highview, Louisville.

    He is a retired building contractor.

    She is a receptionist at city hall in Frankfort

  • This week
    Laughter yoga at the library

  • Note: Throughout this series, actual journal entries will appear in regular type, with my explanations or amplifications in bold and enclosed in brackets.

    Aug 20, 1937

    First week of regular instruction is now over. We are working every minute of the day, doing in three weeks, four weeks work. We are thus catching up with the boys who were commissioned earlier and who are now firing on the range at Cape May [New Jersey].

  • When artistic inspiration hit Travis Adams, he didn’t blow off the urge.

    Instead, he ran with it.

    Adams, newly graduated and working in Nashville with a degree in financial economics, came back to Kentucky to pursue his lifelong dream – blowing glass. And now he is preparing for his very first show to display his creations.

  • When artistic inspiration hit Travis Adams, he didn’t blow off the urge.

    Instead, he ran with it.

    Adams, newly graduated and working in Nashville with a degree in financial economics, came back to Kentucky to pursue his lifelong dream – blowing glass. And now he is preparing for his very first show to display his creations.

  • 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

  • This week
    Lunch and listen

    Join for a free Lunch and Listen today to learn more about how hearing aids can work. Hearing aids will be programmed for use during this event. To reserve a spot, call 502-548-0589. Limited to the first 12 qualified people.  
    Cornerstone open house

  • This week
    Squire Boone meeting
    A Squire Boone society meeting will be 7 p.m. today at the Birch House at the Shelbyville-Shelby County Park. This will be an important meeting, all members are asked to attend. The public is invited. The Squire Boone Statue will be discussed.
    Jennie C. Benedict Circle

  • Introduction

    Nine years ago, at age 90, suggesting that I might run out of years before running out of columns, I arranged with Walt Reichert, then editor of the Sentinel-News, to write a newspaper column. My first column, under the heading “History Researched and Recalled” was published on April 27, 2007.

  • Valentine’s Day is Sunday, and lovers all over the globe are gearing up in many different ways – some traditional, and some not so much.

    Preparing for a perfect Valentine’s Day means something different to everyone, but a common theme in Shelbyville seems to be anything to do with food.

    “I’m hoping we can go to the Bell House for dinner,” said Mary Jo Netherton. “I will plant that suggestion in my husband’s head.”