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Today's Features

  • Jenna Faye Clemons and James Bradley Calvert both of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son, on Feb. 25, 2011 at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named James Lucas Calvert. He was born at 1:25 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches tall.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Joyce Singer of Shelbyville, Donald Osborne of Carrollton, Danny and Chris Calvert of Simpsonville, Bill and Michele Clements of Shelbyville, Sue and Tommy Newton of Waddy and the late Virgil Clemons.

  • Andrew Daniel and Alena Guagenti of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son on Jan. 22, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Gabriel Theodore Guagenti. He was born at 5:11 p.m., weighing 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches talll. He has an older sister, Eden who is 1-year-old and 3-year-old brother Isaac.

    Grandparents are Theodore J. and Ana Stransky of Newburgh, Ind., Andrew V. and Nancy Guagenti of Bardstown. Great-Grandparents are Andrew and Charmenz Guagenti of Newburgh, Ind.

  • David Thor Melanson III celebrated his first birthday March 2, 2011. He is the son of Hanna Kathleen Warford and David Thor Melanson Jr. of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Karen Warford of Shelbyville and David and Jan Melanson of Shelbyville. Great-grandparents are John and Anna Ruth Dutton, Don and Kathleen Riley, Bill Warford of Shelbyville and Marjorie M. Melanson of Glouchester Mass., the late Richard C. Melanson, Theresa Reed of Goffstown, N.H.,  and the late George Reed.

  • Robert Lee Wood III celebrated his first birthday March 21, 2011.

    He is the son of Robbie and Lea Ann Wood of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Bobby and Shirley Wood of Shelbyville and Danny "Kac" and Beverly Newton of Bagdad. Great-grandparents are Garnett and Betty Newton of Bagdad, Sarah Stamper of Shelbyville, the late Arvin "Shorty" and Catherine Wood, and Sam and Rose Bryant.

  • Wil Johnson, Will Hundley and Steven Zehnder served as floor pages for State Representative Brad Montell in the Kentucky House of Representatives on Feb. 18. Wil, Will and Steven are sophomores at Collins High School.

  • When four former mayors of Shelbyville get together to talk about their heydays, there's bound to be some reminiscing, some joking and even some well-deserved boasting.

    There was all of that and more when Marshall Long, Neil Hackworth, Donald Cubert Sr. and David Eaton – men who bridged two decades at the helm of Shelby County’s  seat – gathered Thursday night as the “featured speakers” for a meeting of the Shelby County Historical Society.

  • When four former mayors of Shelbyville get together to talk about their heydays, there's bound to be some reminiscing, some joking and even some well-deserved boasting.

    There was all of that and more when Marshall Long, Neil Hackworth, Donald Cubert Sr. and David Eaton – men who bridged two decades at the helm of Shelby County’s  seat – gathered Thursday night as the “featured speakers” for a meeting of the Shelby County Historical Society.

  • 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 Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    The Shelbyville Municipal Water Board meeting is 6:30 p.m. every third Monday, at the office, 1059 Washington St. in Shelbyville. Phone 633-2840 to be on the agenda.
    This week
    Eastern Star
    Shelby Chapter 170 Order of the Eastern Star meets at Solomon Lodge at 7:30 p.m. today.
    Women’s Club meeting

  • McKinley’s employees are gearing up for their second annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration Thursday, which will include Irish food, music and prizes. “We’re the only Irish restaurant in town, so we want to have fun, and we want our customers to also,” said Teresa McKinley (middle). Joining her are (from left) Barbara Rogers, Skip McKinley, Susan Everage and Tracy Gibson. Customers wearing green will earn a chance for a free Irish treat.