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Today's Features

  • Juanita Green of Shelby Chapter No. 170 Order of the Eastern Star receives a 60-year pin for years of service. Pinning her is the Worthy Matron Sarah Smith. She was also escorted to the east and given grand honors by order of the Worthy Grand Matron Janice Harrison.

  • Just two weeks shy of her first birthday, Jayda Allen was the guest of honor at the Tres Chic event Saturday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

    The group raised nearly $16,000 last year to provide a private room for Shelby Countians at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, and though the final totals are not yet available for this year, attendance was at 175, putting the group's goal of $10,000 firmly within reach.

  • February is Black History Month, when both the historical and contemporary contributions of African-Americans are celebrated and illuminated. Shelby County has had many such contributors, and today we highlight the lives of three who are active in our society, helping others, setting examples and leading forward the next generation of Shelby Countians. Here are their stories.

    KILEN GRAY

    ‘Your ministry must flow out of your heart’

  • Chad Higgins begins his service as the minister of music for the New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Shelbyville.

    He has served in various capacities in music ministry leadership for many churches in this region. He is the music coordinator for the Midwest Region of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses (aka, The Thomas Dorsey Convention).

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Anytime a string ensemble comes together in Shelby County, it's likely that somewhere behind it all is a tie to Susie Saunders.

    Known best for starting the orchestra department at Shelbyville High School more than 50 years ago – and continuing it at Shelby County High after the merger in 1976 – Bettie Jane "Susie" Saunders died Tuesday at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville at the age of 86 after battling an illness.

  • Ann Harris pondered the question she has been asked repeatedly all week.

    “How does it feel to turn 100? Well, I don’t know, I’ve never been 100 years old before,” she said. “Sometimes I feel 100 and some days I feel 16.”

    Harris celebrated her milestone birthday last week with a party at First Baptist Church, where she is a member, surrounded by family and friends.

  • ‘Snow Ball’ at SCCT
    The Shelby Count Community Theatre will present The Snow Ball, directed by David Pilkinton, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and Feb. 18-19 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 20. Tickets are $14 adults, $12 seniors and $10 students For reservations, call 502-633-0242.