Today's Features

  • Heather Richardson and her husband, Billy, were at the Shelby County Courthouse to offer their support and celebrate a few adoptions that were taking place there Tuesday. It was easy to spot them, if you just looked for the adults under the mass of kids.

    No, Heather wasn’t in court to adopt a child Tuesday. She already has nine – five adopted and four other foster kids with adoption pending, not to mention her own grown son.

  • It started as a little known play about an elderly white woman and her black chauffer and ended as blockbuster that garnered a Pulitzer Prize and the Best Film of 1990. And now, a new drama from the playwright who authored Driving Miss Daisy is coming to Shelby County.

  • The Shelby County Community Theatre (SCCT) is taking a one-act play to the Kentucky Theatre Association’s Community Theatre Festival – one of only four community theaters competing for Best Play at the festival.

  • Actors from Shelby County Community Theatre took first runner-up for Best Play at the Kentucky Theatre Association’s Community Theatre Festival on Saturday – one of three prizes overall – and earned a trip next spring to the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC), the region’s largest theater event.


    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.

  • Just a few tiles here and a couple appliances there, and what is quite possibly Shelby County's first passive/active solar building will be complete.

    This spacious building is the office for Earth's Promise Farm, owned by Jason Tucker and Sandee Corlett, and represents a sort of environmental entrepreneurship, a farm that lives off itself right down to its building.

  • Community Datebook



    Pool fun

    The Clear Creek Family Activity Center will have the 8-foot tall inflatable slide and 6-foot tall inflatable beach ball in the swimming pool from noon-4 p.m. today and Friday this week.

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  •  “He was involved in a number of difficulties by locating land for other men and giving bonds to make titles to the same losing the land by better claims he had but little satisfaction and peace in his later days but moved from place to place.”

    -- Daniel Boone Bryan (1758-1845) of Lexington, Squire Boone’s nephew, in a letter to historian Lyman Draper in 1843 about his uncle Squire.