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Today's Features

  • Lewis Burwell Puller, at 5 feet 8 inches and 144 pounds, was a little below average size of his time, but he stood out among his contemporaries because of his barrel chest.

    Even so, I still have difficulty referring to him by his nickname, “Chesty,” because when I first met him in 1937, he was called “Lewie,” although not by us second lieutenants, who were careful to address him quite formally as “Captain Puller!”

  • Tornado sirens blasted away at 10:07 a.m. Tuesday, and students at Southside Elementary and all over Kentucky took place in a statewide tornado drill.

    The drill is held each spring, marking March as Severe Storms Awareness Month.

    Southside Principal Susanne Burkhardt complimented the young students on their orderly behavior.

    “They did very well; they were very well behaved and I am very proud of them,” she said.

  • Everybody knows that dogs are man’s best friends, and if you’ve ever met a Labrador, you know that they want to please their owners probably more than any other dog.

    But what happens when you flip that around? Is man really a dog’s best friend, too?

    Well, in the case of Cathy Pike and Bob Corey, there’s no denying that twist on the old adage.

  • Annunciation
    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic Church, you are invited to come to RCIA. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • 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.

  • State Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) welcomes Olivia  McCants to Frankfort, where she served as his legislative page on Feb. 16. Olivia is the daughter of Jay and Heather McCants. Liam Baker-Stanton served as a page for state Rep. Brad Montell in the Kentucky House of Representatives on Feb. 17.  Liam is a sophomore at Collins High School.   

  • Public meetings
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the new Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
    This week
    Extension District meeting
    The Extension District Board meeting will be 11:30 a.m. today at the extension office. Lunch will be served.

  • Katelynn and Loryn want to announce the birth of there brother, Boden Timothy Kendall. He was born Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 1.5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Parents are Jody and Amy Kendall of Shelbyville. Grandparents are Joe and Connie Kendall of Shelbyville, and Chuck and Annette Lochow of Russell. Great-Grandparents are Clarence Patterson of Finchville, Bernette and Duane Neva of Kensal North Dakota and the late Ida Belle Patterson.

  • Katelynn and Loryn want to announce the birth of there brother, Boden Timothy Kendall. He was born Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 1.5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Parents are Jody and Amy Kendall of Shelbyville. Grandparents are Joe and Connie Kendall of Shelbyville, and Chuck and Annette Lochow of Russell. Great-Grandparents are Clarence Patterson of Finchville, Bernette and Duane Neva of Kensal North Dakota and the late Ida Belle Patterson.