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Today's Features

  • Speakers included city and county officials and others who talked about Tapp’s commitment to his community, his dedication and some of the many projects he has helped bring to fruition.

    Marshall Long, former Shelbyville mayor, state representative and state senator, spoke of Tapp’s fairness in Frankfort.

  • Don Harris was a small-town-Indiana guy who had learned a bit about showing and training horses when he arrived in Simpsonville in 1969.
    When he left, the world had changed for him and the horses he touched – and for Shelby County.
    Harris, who now lives and works in Cox’s Creek, was honored Saturday night by the United States Equestrian Federation with its Lifetime Achievement Award, the organization’s highest honor, which once also was won by Harris’ former across-the-road neighbor, Helen Crabtree.

  • Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way from the little girl who was raised in Louisville and enjoyed summers at a camp facility her family owns in Shelby County.

    At the tender age of 20, Lawrence was nominated Tuesday for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Winter’s Bone, which also was named a finalist for Best Picture.

    Lawrence’s competition? Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Annette Bening and Michelle Williams.

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  • Public meetings
    Simpsonville City Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. today at Simpsonville City Hall.
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    The West Shelby Water Board meeting is 8:30 a.m. every third Thursday at the office, 7101 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. Phone 722-8944.
    This week
    Lunch for Sen. Hornback

  • Nathaniel G. Higgs, a retired director of the Southern Union Public Affairs and Religious Liberty association, will be at the Seventh-day Adventist Church Saturday during the 11 a.m. worship hour.

    His sermon, titled "God Bless America," will kick of the church's annual Religious Liberty campaign, which runs through February.

  • 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.

     

    Bagdad Baptist

  • 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.

  • Quintin Biagi was a man with a vision, and to witness that, all you have to do is glance around Shelby County.

    Those who best knew Biagi, a well-known architect, who passed away Tuesday at age 83, remember his gentle, humble nature and his love for his family.

    But even those who did not know him personally have seen his contributions to the community.