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Today's Features

  • Much like the movement to explore the wilderness west, the Squire Boone Statue is gaining steam.

    Joseph Ruble's idea that hit the public last month of putting up a statue of the founder of Shelby County has caught the collective eye of the community.

  • The first Dorman Center Carnival brought hundreds of folks out to Daniel Field on Saturday to celebrate and support the early intervention center.

    The carnival raised more than $6,000 for Dorman Center, which provides help to more than 100 children ages 18-months to 5-years old that have been diagnosed with a disability, show signs of developmental delay, are at risk in their environment or have been determined to be in need of the program. The center starts with First Step early intervention and provides half and full day preschool classes.

  • 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.

     

  • Public meetings
    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 Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.

  • ‘Night Mother,a powerful play that won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, will be performed this weekend in the Upstairs at 801 series produced at the Shelby County Community Theatre.

    Cheryl Van Stockum and Erin Block star in this dramatic story of the final hour in the life of a young woman who has decided that life is no longer worth living.

    ‘Night Mother waswritten by Marsha Norman and is being directed locally by Rick Reinle.

  • If you spend any time at all talking with Al Brown, you will have no trouble understanding why he helped found the annual Fall Hunting Kickoff and Wild Game Feast, which is scheduled for Saturday night at Floral Hall on the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Brown, who is a fervent hunting enthusiast, is also passionate about helping the youth ministry of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Shelbyville, which is the beneficiary of the charity auction and eating event.

  • Last fall I got hurt in an accident, and for two months, I couldn't drive, write or keyboard. I was so overwhelmed by the many helpful things our family and friends thought to do and the joy they seemed to take in doing it that I began to wonder if there's something about a small town that develops some people's character such that they enjoy the right thing.

  • Frances and John Joseph Moran Jr. have been married for 70 years. The couple was married on Oct. 25, 1941, at St. Brigid's Church by William Griesbaum.

    He retired in 1982 after 46 years of service as an electrician.

    She, the former Frances Griesbaum, is a homemaker.

    They are members of St. Michael Parish

  • Randy and Marti Brown of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Brown, to Anthony Leibig. He is the son of Gloria Leibig of Jenkintown, Pa., and Ralph and Millie Leibig of Harveys Lake, Pa.

    She will graduate in December with her master’s in health science from the physician assistant program at Drexel University in Philadelphia and is a lieutenant and will practice medicine for the Air Force following graduation.

  • Charles and Penny DeMastes of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Cindy DeMastes, to Kevin Crabtree Jr. He is the son of Kevin and Dr. Cindy Crabtree of Louisville.

    She is a graduate of Georgetown College and Pikeville School of Medicine and is a U of L resident physician at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

    He graduated from the University of Louisville and works at Humana in Louisville.

    The couple will be married in Louisville on Dec. 31.