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Today's Features

  • 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. 

  • Paul and Dr. Sandra Hollensead of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Celeste Michelle Hollensead of Louisville, to Andrew Edward Knabel of Louisville. He is the son of Edward and Linda Knabel of Louisville.

    Hollensead graduated from the University of Louisville with a bachelor's degree in biology and is currently a first-year student at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

    Knabel is a graduate of the University of Louisville and received a bachelor's degree in sports administration.

  • Paul and Dr. Sandra Hollensead of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Celeste Michelle Hollensead of Louisville, to Andrew Edward Knabel of Louisville. He is the son of Edward and Linda Knabel of Louisville.

    Hollensead graduated from the University of Louisville with a bachelor's degree in biology and is currently a first-year student at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

    Knabel is a graduate of the University of Louisville and received a bachelor's degree in sports administration.

  • J. Guthrie and Jennifer True of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurel Whitney True, to Philip Coleman Lawson. He is the son of W. Henry and Susan C. Lawson of Pineville.

    True is a graduate of Western Hill High School and Transylvania University. She is in her third year at Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She is the granddaughter of Laurel and Alice True of Peytona and the great-granddaughter of the late Guthrie and Mary Alice Stivers.

  • Austin Poore celebrated his first birthday March 13, 2011.

    He is the son of Colby and Deana Poore of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Debbie and Eddie Williams and Cheryl and Ron Poore, all of Shelbyville. Great-grandparents are Randy and Judy Williams of Simpsonville, John and Loretta Quire and Carlyn Fisher, all of Shelbyville.

  • Sabra Nicole Richardson celebrated her first birthday March 12, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Jennifer L. Richardson and Mark Anthony Roberts, both of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Kathy and Bill Baker of Shelbyville and James Ritchey of Clay Village.