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Today's Features

  • Whether you’re into science fiction, do-it-yourself projects around the house, or biographies of famous people, a book sale at the public library this week offers all these topics and many, many more, all at a discounted cost.

  • Jacob Brewer was all wet on Saturday, but that was fine with him.

    His wish to spend his 21st birthday water skiing at Guist Creek Lake came off without a hitch, to the delight of his family, who accompanied him from Columbus, Ohio, where Jacob Brewer lives, and Metro Louisville on his special day.

    That day was even more special for Brewer than it is for most people.

  • 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.

  • Noble and Frances Maxson Roberts have been married for 60 years. The couple was married on Sept. 1, 1951 by the Rev. Minor Cole in Dumas, Ark.

    Frances Roberts began her professional career as high school English teacher and for 21 years was assistant professor of English at Campbellsville College, now university.

    Noble Roberts’ professional life included high school teacher, coach and principal. He served as chairman of the biology department and professor of biology at Campbellsville College.

  • Derrick Sanford, a senior at Eastern Kentucky University and a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School, will have a violin recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the choir room at First Baptist Church Shelbyville. Sanford, a former student of Susie Saunders in Shelbyville, will be accompanied on the piano by Betty Jean Chatham.

  • Class of 1956 Bagdad High School met recently for its 55-year reunion. Eighteen members of the class attended. They were (front row from left) Kay Roberts Way, Mable Peyton Peak, Joyce Perry Radcliff, Betsy James Allen, Bo Black, Betty Hanna Montfort, Linda Graves Minch and David Floyd; (back row) Jeanie Ramsey Willard, Shirley LeCompte Gill, Frank Figg, Emogene Shouse Shelburne, Bonnie Rodgers Early, Betty Sanford Casey, Margaret Smith Redmon, Carl Cays, Julian Bohannon and Kenneth Brooks.

  • Public meetings
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court  meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall.

  • 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.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.

  • An unofficial landmark left Shelbyville on Thursday when the old caboose on U.S. 60 just east of the city was carted off.

    The caboose was purchased nearly a year ago by Scott Nash, a retired teacher in Louisville, who hired Adkins Export Packing and Machinery Movers to cart the caboose to his home in Fern Creek.