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Today's Features

  • The candidates for the District 20 state Senate seat each picked up a key endorsement this week.

    The National Federation of Independent Business has endorsed Republican Paul Hornback, and the Kentucky Education Political Action Committee is backing Democrat David Eaton in the race to replace retiring Sen. Gary Tapp (R-Shelbyville).

    NFIB/Kentucky cited Hornback’s background in agriculture his positions and records on small business issues.  

  • In recalling some of the “characters” with whom I served during my 30-year career (1937-67) as an officer in the regular U.S. Marine Corps, Rear Admiral Thomas B. Brittain comes to mind.

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  • The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games kicked off its 16-day run at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday night, and members of Shelby County’s equine community were prominently on display in the opening ceremonies.

    The kickoff event, which lasted more than three hours, attracted a crowd of more than 20,000 and appearances from such Kentucky-related personalities as Muhammad Ali, University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari, actor William Shatner and singer Wynonna Judd, among many oth

  • As the Church of the Annunciation celebrates it's 150th anniversary this weekend, members will no doubt tell stories from the church's past.

    "To make one hundred and fifty years... that's really something special," Rev. Bill Bowling said.

  • 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.

  • What do Catholics, politicians and strong black coffee have in common?

    They were all present Wednesday night at a very amicable candidate forum held by the Church of the Annunciation’s Service Committee.

  •  While active on the campaign trail, Shelby County’s next crop of elected officials has learned to be good at one thing, raising money.

  • There was standing room only at the Stratton Center in Shelbyville on Thursday night as Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul shared his views in front of members of the Shelby County Republican Party.

    Paul, an ophthalmologist in Bowling Green, the son of U.S. Congressman Ron Paul of Texas, the Libertarian candidate for president in 2008, is leading in polls over Secretary of State Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Jim Bunning.

  • Shelbyville will hold on the District 20 State Senate seat for a few more years.

    When Gary Tapp (R-Shelbyville) steps down in November after 20 years in state government, he will usher in a new face from his hometown, but we'll have to wait and see if it's fellow Republican Paul Hornback, who Tapp has endorsed for his seat, or Democrat David Eaton.

    Hornback, a newcomer to the political scene, trumped fellow first-timer David Glauber with 62.3 percent of the vote and carried Shelby, Spencer and Bullitt counties.