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Today's Features

  • Dicky Moore, who gained notoriety for a career in country music but was known more for being the country-thick-voiced appliance man from the Bagdad area, died Saturday. He was 76.

    Moore played the guitar and performed country songs, some of his own creation, with some legendary stars and in many a well-known venue. He was admired for his ability to entertain.

  • 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.

  • Tomorrow’s Health and Fitness Fun Day at Clear Creek Park presents an opportunity for families to focus on one of the most important quality of life indicators – their health.

  • It can’t be a coincidence that at its beginning KY 55 intersects with U.S. 127.

    Now in its second year, the KY 55 yard sale aspires to one day attain the lofty status of the Highway 127 yard sale.

    With a Web site and Facebook page, 127 promotes its 654-mile sale with state-of-the-art videos and a countdown (112 days, 7 hours, 34 minutes and 55, 54, 53 seconds...), but the 55 sale just works its 147 miles behind the effort of Annie Eades and a few others involved with the Finchville Ruritan Club.

  • “Here's the church, and there are the people. The doors are open, but where's the steeple?'

    A version of that old adage was probably on the minds of everyone who stood last week, craning their necks to witness the new steeple being lifted by crane to its position atop First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Nicholas Meriwether’s dispute with Daniel M'Cleland's about legal proceedings and land dealings in Shelby County did not end with Meriwether’s lengthy letter to the Kentucky Gazette.

    About two weeks later, M’Cleland got in his response.

    He wrote:

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    The Slaughter memorial site just west of Simpsonville has received a $1,000 grant from the Louisville Civil War Roundtable to place memorials to each of the 22 members in Company E of the 5th U.S. Colored Calvary who died at that site on Jan. 25, 1865.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Internationally known mystery writer, Sue Grafton will speak at the Shelby County Public Library at 6 p.m. Thursday as part of the nationwide One Book, One Community program.

    Friends of the Library in Shelbyville have purchased 250 copies of J is for Judgment by Grafton to be distributed free to the community. They can be obtained by contacting the library, but only a few remain.