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Today's Features

  • 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.

     

  • The city of Shelbyville has done studies to plan for controlled growth and ways to beautify the East End of town and he 7th Street corridor.

    But instead of waiting for a city study, Carolyne Slaton-Knox is trying to use good ol’ civic pride.

    Slaton-Knox has lived on the 800 block of 10th Street for six years, and she’s trying to get the area organized for a beautification project.

  • Bagdad Baptist
    Easter Sunday services will be: 8:30, early service; 9, breakfast; 10, Sunday school; 10:45, Easter service. The youth will have a fundraiser dinner theater 6-8 p.m. on April 30 performing the play Virgil’s First Easter while serving dinner.  The youth are accepting donations and selling tickets. For tickets, call 502- 747-8933.  
    Beechridge

  • Paul Dean Myers II and Lynn Sherrall Farris of Shelbyville announce the birth of their fifth child, a son, on March 15, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Quincey Exavier Myers. He was born at 11:23 a.m. weighing 6 pounds and 8 ounces, 191/2 inches long. His siblings are Jayson G. Myers, 10; Lyndashia Farris, 6; Jaslyn Hatton, 5; and Bobby Joe Hatton, 4.

    Grandparents are Diana Farris of Shelbyville, and Cindy and Ron Harris of Bagdad. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Farris of Shelbyville and Patricia and George Reitzel of Florida.

  • Richard Luebbert pauses as he considers how to describe his first book, just off the presses and already in a second printing:

    “Well, it’s about Jesus,” he says simply.

    The book is called, a little less simply, Jesus for the 21st Century, The Unified Gospel, which Luebbert describes as a “new look at the old, old story.”

    The book, which he will display at a signing April 21 at the Shelby County Public Library, is the combined gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John arranged in a new way

  • Richard Luebbert pauses as he considers how to describe his first book, just off the presses and already in a second printing:

    “Well, it’s about Jesus,” he says simply.

    The book is called, a little less simply, Jesus for the 21st Century, The Unified Gospel, which Luebbert describes as a “new look at the old, old story.”

    The book, which he will display at a signing April 21 at the Shelby County Public Library, is the combined gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John arranged in a new way

  • Public meetings
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
    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.

  • 4 generations of Cox family

    4 generations of the Cox family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Elijah Thomas Cox, 9-months; his father, Aaron Thomas Cox, Aaron's dad, Ricky Thomas Cox; Ricky's father, Paul Thomas Cox.

  • Ellcessor graduates

    Army Pfc. Andrew L. Ellcessor has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. Ellcessor is the son of Gary Ellcessor of Frankfort Road. The private graduated in the year 2000 from Franklin County High School in Frankfort.

  • Air Force Airman Joshua T. Lee graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    He completed an intensive, 8-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    He is the son of Douglas and Deborah Lee of Old Briar Ridge Road in Mount Eden.

    Lee graduated in 2010 from Spencer County High School in Taylorsville.