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Today's Features

  • The Lois Jennings family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (back row from left) Jeff Hulker, grandson, of Lawrenceburg; Louise Jennings Brown, daughter, of Louisville. Leah Hulker Barnes (front row), great-granddaughter holding Asher Barnes, great-great grandson, and Lois Jennings, all of Shelbyville.

  • Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger presents Mary Jo Newton of the Shelby County Professional Women's Club with a proclamation he signed declaring Friday as "Wear Red Day for Women." Women across Shelby County are encouraged to wear red to raise awareness of heart disease. Citizens Union Bank, Commonwealth Bank, Collins and Shelby County high schools and Jefferson Community & Technical College, Shelby Campus, also are part of the event. Posters are in the downtown shops, and a free luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shelby Fit For Life.

  • 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
    Pasture appraisal/recovery program

  • "We just sing and have a good time," Frances Fonza said.

    But you get the feeling there is much more to it than that.

    Throughout a practice Monday with the Shelby County Treble choir, an invitation and tryout group at Shelby County High School, Fonza is focused on the music.

    "I'm going to stop you eight thousand times, so be ready,” she said. “We're going to get this right."

  • "We just sing and have a good time," Frances Fonza said.

    But you get the feeling there is much more to it than that.

    Throughout a practice Monday with the Shelby County Treble choir, an invitation and tryout group at Shelby County High School, Fonza is focused on the music.

    "I'm going to stop you eight thousand times, so be ready,” she said. “We're going to get this right."

  • 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.

  • He may be a former Army sergeant and commercial truck driver who enjoys reading history and epic fantasy, but when David Frankel decided to write a book, he penned a romance novel.
    But that makes some sense when you realize that Frankel, a resident of Shelbyville, is the romantic sort: After meeting his now-wife in an online dating site, their first date resulted in a proposal of marriage.
    That turned out OK. He is celebrating his fifth year of marriage with Jackie Peterson, formerly of Eminence.

  • He may be a former Army sergeant and commercial truck driver who enjoys reading history and epic fantasy, but when David Frankel decided to write a book, he penned a romance novel.
    But that makes some sense when you realize that Frankel, a resident of Shelbyville, is the romantic sort: After meeting his now-wife in an online dating site, their first date resulted in a proposal of marriage.
    That turned out OK. He is celebrating his fifth year of marriage with Jackie Peterson, formerly of Eminence.

  • 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.

    Bagdad Baptist
    There will be a Rook tournament and family game night with a chili supper on Saturday. You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.

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    Officials at three local non-profit organizations in Shelby County are excited about some additional funding they received recently from Metro United Way.

    The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Operation Care’s Mercy Medical Clinic and Centro Latino received $41,000 among them.