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Today's Features

  • "I'm so happy, I just can't tell you!" Viki Pidgeon exclaimed, pausing as she diced carrots and potatoes in her kitchen.

    "As soon as I found out, I told my husband, 'Barney, I'm getting an IPPY!' and he said, 'What's that?'"

    An "IPPY" is an Independent Publisher Book Award. The international book contest, which is in its 24th year, recognizes authors who are self-publishing. Entries average about 3,000 each year. Winners are chosen from several different categories. Pidgeon received her award in the cookbook category.

  • Public can attend

    Aug. 7 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.

    Aug. 12 -- Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks Board meets at 7 p.m. at the Waldridge Center.

    Aug. 12 - Shelby County Democratic Women's Club meets 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

    Aug. 12 -- Historic District Commission meets at 5:30 p.m., 627 Main St.

    Community meetings

    Aug. 7 - Simpsonville Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Simpsonville Community Center.

    Aug. 7 -- Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 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

  • The University of Kentucky has released the dean's list for the spring 2008 semester.

  • Support groups

    Aug. 4 -- 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 31 -- Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

    Aug. 2 -- 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.

  • Shelby County 4-H horse show results for the Horse-N-Around club were:

    Lexas Perry: First Place Show Pleasure Racking

    Lexas Perry: Second Place Style Pleasure Racking

    Brandon Radcliff: Eight Place Contest Showmanship Division I

    Jordan Franklin: Second Place Barrel Racing Division II

    Destry Aldridge: Seventh Place Bareback equitation

    Jordan Smitha: Sixth Bareback Equitation

    Nick Truax: Seventh Place Poles Division II

    David Lea: Eighth Flag Race Place Division ll

    Emma Harris: Seventh Pony Flags

    Drill Team Fourth Place:

  • 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

  • Support groups

    July 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.

    July 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.

  • Sixth grade

  • 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