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Today's Features

  • Blue ribbons once again are up for grabs, and several Shelby County residents will be chasing them at the 106th Kentucky State Fair, which got off to its 11-day run Thursday.

    Although the exact number of Shelby County entrants is unknown because fair officials don’t track and publish such data, a survey of past participants and club leaders suggests Shelby County once again will have a strong presence in many classes.

  •  Katie Hisle of Shelbyville has been cast in the leading role of Bluegirl in upcoming performances of Levisa’s Fury, a play written by her grandfather, Mike Smith of Shelbyville.

  • Levisa’s Fury, written by Mike Smith of Shelbyville, is a musical about a girl who is a fan of University of Kentucky basketball who becomes embroiled in a school bus crash and an abduction. It will conclude Friay and Saturday at the A. L. Birch Amphitheater in Clear Creek Park. It stars Smith’s granddaughter, Katie Hisle, and is directed Kathi E. B. Ellis. Veteran Shelbyville thespian Lynne McReynolds Chenault of Shelbyville is the musical director.

  • One day in early 1918, Florence, while serving with the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) at Fowlmere, Cambrideshire, England, cycled out to nearby Duxford Air Field, then being used by the American Expeditionary Force.

    Here she came across Sergeant Anton W. Van Stockum, a native of Holland, also cycling, who, after emigrating to the United States, had volunteered for the U. S. Army Air Corps.

  •  What do the words “Life Singers” mean to longtime Shelby Countians?

    “A ton of happy memories,” to businessman John Shannon.

    “An awesome experience,” to restaurateur Bobby Andriot.

    “A fun thing to do,” to Judge John David Myles.

  • 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.

  • The economy may not be booming, but if the enthusiasm for this  year's Horse Show Jubilee is any indication, people in Shelby County are still just as interested in having a good time as they ever were.

    The Jubilee, in its 14th year, began Thursday with a successful Kick off Breakfast as Undulata Farm hosted 326 guests. And the events continued throughout Saturday with some downtown events featuring fun for all.

  • 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.