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Today's Features

  • Shelby County Magistrate Hubert Pollett (second from left) serves on a panel of magistrates that discussed statewide issues at the Kentucky Magistrates & Commissioners Association Spring Conference earlier this month at the Galt House in Louisville. With Pollett are (from left) Morgan County Magistrate Frankie Spencer, Clinton County Magistrate Charlotte Bernard, Jessamine County Magistrate George Dean and KMCA Executive Director Richard Tanner.

  • Isaiah Len Belcher celebrated his first birthday April 13, 2011.

    He is the son of Jacob Belcher of Fort Campbell and Kristen Quire of Bagdad.

    Grandparents are Cliff and Julie Belcher of Waddy, Lori and David Mason of Clayvillage, Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad and Diane Clemmons of Hopkinsville.

  • Ella Hays Barger celebrated her first birthday April 26, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Shelley and Alan Barger of Tampa, Florida.

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, Gail and George Barger of Richmond.

  • Olivia Clara Kane will celebrate her first birthday on April 27, 2011.

    She is the daughter Rebecca and Patrick Kane of Buckner.

    Grandparents are Sharon Warner of Louisville, Bruce Warner of Louisville; and Eleanor and Stuart Kane of Prospect. Great-grandparents are J.D. Warner of Louisville, Clarence Patterson of Finchville and the late Dorothy Jean Warner and Ida Belle Patterson.

  • Mother Nature might have slowed him down, but she couldn't stop the Easter bunny on Saturday.

    As rain continued to drown the region this weekend, many egg hunts were canceled or moved inside.

    But it didn't stop the Finchville Ruritan Club from having its annual egg hunt around the old Finchville school.

    "My kids love it," Jeanine Barrett said. "They think it's more fun in the rain."

  • Mother Nature might have slowed him down, but she couldn't stop the Easter bunny on Saturday.

    As rain continued to drown the region this weekend, many egg hunts were canceled or moved inside.

    But it didn't stop the Finchville Ruritan Club from having its annual egg hunt around the old Finchville school.

    "My kids love it," Jeanine Barrett said. "They think it's more fun in the rain."

  • 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.

     

  • Getting to spend the summer in New York City would be a big draw for most college freshmen, but that won't even be the highlight for Adam Knecht.

    Knecht, a Shelby County High School graduate and freshman in the University of Louisville's Speed School, will head to New York to be an intern Corporate Operations Engineer for Google.

    "The shock hasn't quite worn off yet," he said. "They typically don't hire freshmen, and then at 18 to make through the interview process..."

  • Inclement weather put a damper on what was to have been a very busy weekend of activities around Shelby County, raining out some of them and causing a poor turnout at others.
     

    The Mounted Games, set for Red Orchard Park on Saturday, were rescheduled for May 14, and the Highway 55 Yard Sale had very scattered attendance because of occasional rain and cold weather.

  • Officials of Commonwealth Bank & Trust, sponsor and contributor to the Shelby County Public Library Summer Reading Program 2011, presents a check to Pamela Federspiel, director (right), and Sherry Bogard, children's librarian (second from left). Making the presentation are Cathy Weigand (from left), branch manager CB&T, and Belinda Nichols, CB&T's Shelby Market president.