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Today's Features

  • 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

  • The Shelby County Optimist Club held an essay contest entitled Today's Choices Shape My Future. John Blair won first place in the competition, and Thomas Solinger placed second.

    Also participating were Stephen Price, third place; Travis Adams and Mara Judd. Blair advanced to the Kentucky-West Virginia level.

    Following is Blair's winning essay.

  • Support groups

    July 7 -- Bridges Center at Rural Communities Hospice, (for adults grieving the death of a loved one) will meet 6-7:30 p.m. To pre-register for classes or for more information about support groups, call (502) 456-5451 or 1-888-345-8197.

    Public can attend

    July 3 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.

    July 5 -- The Cooperative Extension Service is sponsoring a short walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Family Activity Center. Participants will receive a free pass to the Family Activity Center.

  • The Kentucky Center is bringing over two hundred eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth to the heart of the Bluegrass, as The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts (GSA) arrives at Lexington's Transylvania University, June 22 to July 12.

  • 1983: Lt. Gov. Martha Layne Collins received national 4-H awards

    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.

    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

  • Wild horses couldn't keep the crowd away from Walnut Way farm's Equine Extravaganza on Saturday.

    The event, attended by about 100 people, was hosted by Marilyn Macfarlane, owner of Walnut Way.

    The crowd enjoyed a wide assortment of riders who treated the audience to everything from a horse and rider in full Arabian costume, to a tiny five-year-old who handled her horse like Annie Oakley.

  • Support groups

    June 26 -- 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

    June 25 -- Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m.

    June 25 - The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.

  • Kyra Riley won the girls' youth oratorical contest sponsored by the Shelby County Optimist Club, held April 22 at the Stratton Center. This is a copy of her winning speech.

    Why me? Why not? I believe this is a question everyone asks in life's journey. It usually is asked when we come face to face with challenges. If we are positive, then we realize that we need to go through difficulties to get somewhere higher. When my Administrator first mentioned this topic, I pondered on it, like my fellow orators. I wanted to establish its meaning and make a personal connection with the theme.

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Shemo was crowned Miss Shelby County Fair 2008 by Danielle Morris, the 2007 fair queen.

    Anna Cullen won the title of Miss Shelby County Teen 2008. She was crowned by Amye Drury, the 2007 pageant winner.

    Emily Marie Goins won the Miss Shelby County Pre-Teen Contest last Saturday. Krystyn Patricia Cole, right, was the runner up.

    Hunter Walford and Rikayla Fallen were named the winners of the Little Mister and Miss Shelby County Fair Monday.