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Today's Features

  • Shelby Chapter No. 170, Order of the Eastern Star "Honor Masons Program" included Arthur Kile (front row from left) PGM; William C. Hinton, PGM; Richard Moffett; Ed Fegenbush; (back row) Hubert Huffman, Robert Woodward, Kenneth Terrell and James Probst. After a meal, a short program honored Masons and Eastern Star ties to them.

  • Leon and Cynthia Garrett of White Plains announce the engagement of their daughter, Maeghan Garrett of Curdsville, to Ryan Adams of Owensboro. He is the son of Mike and Kathy Adams of Shelbyville.

    Garrett is a 2008 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College and works at First Baptist Church in Owensboro.

    Adams is a 2007 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College and works at Books Are Fun in Owensboro.

    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 30, 2011, in Graham.

    All friends and family are invited.

  • Public meetings
    Simpsonville City Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. today at city hall.
    The West Shelby Water Board meeting is 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the office, 7101 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. Phone 722-8944.
    The Shelby County Board of Education will have a special called meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m., at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyviflle.

  • A lesson never can be learned too late.

    "It's been a real awakening for me," George Cottrell said. "I knew I dealt with a lot kids with school and coaching, but I never realized how many adults were around that I came in contact with.

    "You always teach kids that you never know who's watching and to make sure you leave a good first impression. I've had people contacting me from all aspects of my life.

    “I've always tried to leave people with a positive impression, and this has kind of been confirming that."

  • Suzanne Casper Scott and Gregory Lee Rutledge were married on March 7, 2011, in the bride's hometown, Lexington. The couple share three children, Mathew Gregory Rutledge, Melinda Ann Claypool and Eleanor Anna Rose Scott. The couple and children reside in Shelbyville.

  • 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.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court  meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.

  • “There was a live wire on the ground, and he just jumped a mile right over it and ran right into the burning building and got that mare out of the stall and took her out.”

    Those are the words of a very grateful Linda Bennett of Alliance Stud as she described the efforts of reluctant hero who saved a mare she owns from potential disaster and then drove off anonymously into the sunset Wednesday.

  • William Taylor White  was a lifelong farmer and a World War II veteran from Shelby County, but his life was anything but ordinary.
    White, known far and wide by his initials, W.T., died Wednesday at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, where he had lived since September. He was 89.
    His family shared memories of a beloved father and husband that painted a picture of a devoted family man with more than a little touch of an adventurous spirit.