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Today's Features

  • Albert and Lillie Duncan were joined in marriage on Sept. 9, 1961. Peggy Hedges McCray and William Bernice Hedges stood together with them as they began this journey in their lives. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a simple get together given by her son and daughter.

    Albert Duncan is retired from Process Paint Company. and Lillie is a homemaker. He bowls and spends time with his family, and she quilts and crochets. They are members of Simpsonville Baptist Church.

  • Craig Q. Timberlake, a graduate of Oldham County High School class of 1977, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps on Sept. 2.

  • Public meetings
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning will have a public hearing on a request by Rural King at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.

  • The cool temperatures and rainy weather matched the weekend's official turn to fall, but they didn't stop the community from turning out for the Finchville Fall Festival. The annual event brought hundreds to its epicenter at the Finchville Ruritan Club where a big yard sale enticed buyers, and plenty of fun surrounded the booths.

    Fresh vegetables and gourds were available, and everything from an antique tractor show to a dunking booth and games were available to help ignore the wet weather.

  • The cool temperatures and rainy weather matched the weekend's official turn to fall, but they didn't stop the community from turning out for the Finchville Fall Festival. The annual event brought hundreds to its epicenter at the Finchville Ruritan Club where a big yard sale enticed buyers, and plenty of fun surrounded the booths.

    Fresh vegetables and gourds were available, and everything from an antique tractor show to a dunking booth and games were available to help ignore the wet weather.

  • 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
    The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.

  • Visitors to the Shelbyville Welcome Center on Main Street on Thursday probably felt like they had passed through a time warp.

    In addition to other historical exhibits already on display, the center, which houses the Shelbyville Historic District Commission’s office, featured a new exhibit that had just opened.

    The World War II era certainly should bring back a lot of memories for many people who come to see this exhibit, said Sharon Hackworth, co-chair of the Shelby County Historical Society.

  • Leon and Joyce Creech celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2011, at their home with family and friends. They were married Sept. 16, 1961, at David’s Fork Baptist Church in Lexington. They have three children, Cheryl Kersey, Scott Creech and Sarah Embry. They also have two grandchildren, Kyle Kersey and Chris Embry.

  • Four generations of the John Cline family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) William Cline, David Cook, holding Logan Cooke, and Lauri Cline (Cooke).