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Today's Features

  • Zona Houchens of Louisville and Clarence Patterson of Finchville announce their engagement.

    They are both members of Faith Separate Baptist Church in Louisville. She is the mother of Mitchell Houchens of Louisville.

    Patterson, a native of London, retired from the Ford plant in 1992. He is the father of Sharon Warner of Louisville, Clayton Patterson of Ghent Connie Kendall of Cropper, Mary Jane "M.J." Patterson of Finchville, Clifford Patterson of Carrollton, Arlene Self of Shelbyville, Phillip Patterson of Bowling Green and the late Georgia Patterson.

  • The Shelby County Humane Society's Runway & Rescue fundraiser Saturday night at the Henry Clay Building in downtown Louisville drew a packed house of animal and fashion lovers for a successful evening.  The amount raised has been announced.

  • 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
    Shelby County High School’s SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

  • Picture a dark, theater-like room, loud rock music blaring, with huge video screens flashing bright images on the stage, and each one of the crowd of 700 young people wearing a headset glowing florescent green in the dark.
    Sound like a new take on an ultra modern 3-D movie?
    Try a high-tech version of  a birds and bees discussion with the emphasis on sexual abstinence targeted toward teens and young adults. 

  • I believe the No. 1 killer of mental and relational health is the refusal to go through the learning experience of emotional pain. And if the most costly discomfort we refuse is withdrawal pains from toxic chemicals, habits and relationships, I believe the next biggest mental health buzz kill is the ever so common refusal to forgive others and oneself.
    I just have to take a stab here at trying to reduce just a little bit this colossal waste of serenity.
    Forgiveness is a private act. It may never include an “I forgive you” talk.

  • Jenna Faye Clemons and James Bradley Calvert both of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son, on Feb. 25, 2011 at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named James Lucas Calvert. He was born at 1:25 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches tall.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Joyce Singer of Shelbyville, Donald Osborne of Carrollton, Danny and Chris Calvert of Simpsonville, Bill and Michele Clements of Shelbyville, Sue and Tommy Newton of Waddy and the late Virgil Clemons.

  • Andrew Daniel and Alena Guagenti of Shelbyville announce the birth of their son on Jan. 22, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Gabriel Theodore Guagenti. He was born at 5:11 p.m., weighing 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches talll. He has an older sister, Eden who is 1-year-old and 3-year-old brother Isaac.

    Grandparents are Theodore J. and Ana Stransky of Newburgh, Ind., Andrew V. and Nancy Guagenti of Bardstown. Great-Grandparents are Andrew and Charmenz Guagenti of Newburgh, Ind.

  • David Thor Melanson III celebrated his first birthday March 2, 2011. He is the son of Hanna Kathleen Warford and David Thor Melanson Jr. of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Karen Warford of Shelbyville and David and Jan Melanson of Shelbyville. Great-grandparents are John and Anna Ruth Dutton, Don and Kathleen Riley, Bill Warford of Shelbyville and Marjorie M. Melanson of Glouchester Mass., the late Richard C. Melanson, Theresa Reed of Goffstown, N.H.,  and the late George Reed.

  • Robert Lee Wood III celebrated his first birthday March 21, 2011.

    He is the son of Robbie and Lea Ann Wood of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Bobby and Shirley Wood of Shelbyville and Danny "Kac" and Beverly Newton of Bagdad. Great-grandparents are Garnett and Betty Newton of Bagdad, Sarah Stamper of Shelbyville, the late Arvin "Shorty" and Catherine Wood, and Sam and Rose Bryant.