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Today's Features

  • Josiah Le’Andre Thomas celebrated his first birthday Sept. 10, 2011.

    He is the son of Rochellia Thomas of Shelbyville and Juan Angles Martinez of Mexico.

    Grandparents are Patricia Thomas of Shelbyville, Pauline Martinez of Mexico and the late Robert Evans. Great-grandparents are the late Eva Thomas and the late Edna Evans.

  • Stephen and Patsy Grigsby announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Marie Grigsby of Shelbyville, to Michael Chad Cox of Scottsburg, Ind. He is the son of Tom and Judy Cox of Scottsburg, Ind.

    She attended Shelby County High School and now works at Clark Memorial Hospital.

    He attended Scottsburg High School and now works at LHP Software in Columbus, Ind.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 17, 2011, at Jeff Reynolds residence.

    The couple will honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico.

  • Donna and Ralph Gallagher were married Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Cross Keys Worship Center.

    Parents of the bride are Rose Barnes of Shelbyville and the late Ernest Goodlett. The groom is the son of Ralph and Mary Gallagher of Shelbyville.

    Wedding music was provided by Aaron Blakeman. Kristy Shanks and Elvie Gallagher sang "You had Me From Hello."

    Pastor George Blakeman officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by Danny Goodlett.

  • He only has one eye and goes by the name of “Chicken,” and not only has he stolen the hearts of all those at an animal rescue facility in Shelby County but also that of a woman 3,000 miles away.

    “He’s just the most amazing little guy you ever saw, and this woman is driving all the way out here from California to pick him up,” said Ashley Shelburne, founder of Tyson’s Chance, an animal rescue organization.

  • “I have known her all my life, and everyone loved her. You would be hard pressed to find anyone in this town who does not feel that way.”

    John Shannon’s sentiments about Doris Jean Sutherland Ruble, who passed away Saturday at the age of 80, are shared by many in Shelbyville, who consider Ruble’s kind, loving nature to be her legacy to her family and her community.

    Ruble, a retired LPN, worked at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville for 57 years, stretching back to the days when the facility was known as King’s Daughter’s hospital.

  • Tickets on sale for
    ‘Mulan Jr.’ at SCCT

    Mulan Jr. opens Friday night at Shelby County Community Theatre, and a seventh performance has been added.
    Tickets went on sale last week for this Disney musical, directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie, which features more than 50 actors between the ages of 7 and 14.
    Because of demand a show was added for 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 22.
    Shows now will be Sept. 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 18 and 25 at 2:30 p.m.

  • If you’re looking for something to do, Shelby County has a full lineup of activities in what is the busiest weekend of the fall.

    From historical re-enactments and lectures to parades and festivals to celebrating pets and commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9-11, there are three days of activities all over the county.

    The annual commemoration of the Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat, presented by the Painted Stone Settlers already began for students today and continues through Sunday at Red Orchard Park.

  • If you’re looking for something to do, Shelby County has a full lineup of activities in what is the busiest weekend of the fall.

    From historical re-enactments and lectures to parades and festivals to celebrating pets and commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9-11, there are three days of activities all over the county.

    The annual commemoration of the Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat, presented by the Painted Stone Settlers already began for students today and continues through Sunday at Red Orchard Park.

  • 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-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 Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.