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Today's Features

  • Despite a drizzly, rainy and grim morning, the skies cleared up and the weather heated up enough for community members to enjoy fireworks, snow cones and cotton candy for the annual Independence Day celebration at Lake Shelby on Monday night. The crowd was small when the gates opened, but as the evening went on and the shadows got longer, more and more people arrived to see what everyone wants to see on the Fourth of July — fireworks. They also enjoyed dancing and listening to the musical numbers of Leo Knight and the Moonlighters as they enjoyed the night’s festivities.

  • Despite a drizzly, rainy and grim morning, the skies cleared up and the weather heated up enough for community members to enjoy fireworks, snow cones and cotton candy for the annual Independence Day celebration at Lake Shelby on Monday night. The crowd was small when the gates opened, but as the evening went on and the shadows got longer, more and more people arrived to see what everyone wants to see on the Fourth of July — fireworks. They also enjoyed dancing and listening to the musical numbers of Leo Knight and the Moonlighters as they enjoyed the night’s festivities.

  • 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.

     

  • Bill and Dolores Gallrein of Shelbyville have been married for 60 years. The couple were married July 7, 1951.

    They will celebrate Saturday with friends and family.

    Bill Gillrein Jr., Michelle Block, both of Shelbyville, Laura Nelson of Brandenburg, and Gayle Butterman of Palm Coast, Fla., and eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

  • You can lead a horse to a parade, and he will drink of his free will when he gets to the end of Mount Eden’s Fourth of July parade, which again is set for 10 a.m. Monday.

    The parade route will be 8 miles long, stretching across three communities, from Harrisonville in the Waddy area, across KY 395 into Mount Eden and Southville.

    “It’s a heck of a parade,” said Magistrate Tony Carriss, who lives in Mount Eden and has ridden in the parade for the past 22 years.

    He’s especially excited about participating this year.