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Today's Features

  • 1993: 'America's Most Wanted' uses local backdrop

    1993: Boy Scout Brad Stout saves father's life

    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.

  • Monday -- Sloppy Joes on bun or ham and cheese sandwich, salad dressing/mayo/mustard, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk

    B = Cinnamon French toast or uncrustable

    Tuesday -- Cheese or pepperoni pizza or cheese and crackers, corn, broccoli Normandy, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk

    B = Ham and biscuit or grilled cheese

    Wednesday -- Turkey of ribaque, mashed potatoes, green beans, brown gravy, roll w/margarine, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk (Wright has Domino's pizza)

  • Elvis, the bloodhound, has one of the shiniest coats in the county. He ought to, he gets plenty of eggs to eat.

    Elvis' job is guarding a flock of egg layers for his masters, Norma and John Brumley, Shelby County farmers who believe chickens can lay the golden egg and produce profits for themselves and other local farmers. The couple, and their children partners - Patrick and Jenny - are at the center of a network of farmers who are raising eggs for Rebekah Grace, the Holly Hill Inn in Midway and Wild Eggs, a Louisville restaurant that goes through 8,000 eggs a week.

  • Support groups

    April 24 -- Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder meets 7-8:30 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118, Louisville. For additional information, call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    April 28 -- An ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease) support group meets 6 p.m. at Cardinal Hill Rehab Center on Bluegrass Parkway (Bluegrass Industrial Park, I-64 and Hurstbourne Lane) in Louisville. For more information, call 800-406-7702.

    Public can attend

    April 23 -- Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m.

  • If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1998

  • Monday -- Spaghetti w/meat sauce or boneless chicken leg, carrots, broccoli, garlic cheese breadstick, oranges, apple-sauce or fruit cocktail, milk

    B = Sausage biscuit w/jelly or molten space cereal w/asteroids and space dust

    Tuesday -- Hamburger/cheeseburger or chili dog, French fries, ketchup/mustard, lettuce/tomato, onion/pickle, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail (Clear Creek has Little Caesar's Pizza)

    B = Sausage pancake bites or blast off burrito

  • Take a quick look around at the colors of early spring. They are ephemeral at best.

    Even if the cold weather and anticipated freeze of the last couple of days don't do the dirty week, spring blossoms do not have a long shelf life. The pink and purple saucer magnolia blossoms in Grove Hill Cemetery were already littering the ground late last week. The earliest of the daffodil blossoms are already gone. Some of the rest are getting raggedy.

  • Support groups

    April 17 -- Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Ln., #118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    April 24 -- Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder meets 7-8:30 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118, Louisville. For additional information, call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Public can attend

  • Shelby County students were honored at the 2008 Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention.

    The 46th annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society convention, held March 27-29 in Frankfort, gathers student historians from every corner of the commonwealth in grades K-12. These students submit prepared projects in various categories, including historical exhibit, genealogical research, photography, performance, and art.

    Shelby County East Middle School was named Chapter of the Year during the awards ceremony at the Frankfort Convention Center on March 29.

  • If anyone has an old photo that they would like to run with this column bring it and the information into The Sentinel-News office or e-mail it to the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com. We are also looking for mystery photos. If you have a picture you can't identify, send it in and we'll ask our readers for help.

    10 years ago, 1998