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Today's Features

  • This week

    MOPS meeting

    MOPS: Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 6-7:30 p.m. today at Shelbyville First Baptist Church Shelbyville in room 300. Free childcare is provided for the moms attending the meetings. The children are divided into age-appropriate classes. Nursing infants may remain with moms. A family meal is offered in the church fellowship hall from 5 to 5:45 p.m. for $6 per adult and $1 per child. Mothers of Preschoolers is a program designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten.

    NAACP branch meeting

  • Andrew Joseph Edelen and Kelsi Faye Shipley were united in marriage Saturday, July 2.

    The groom is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen from Vine Grove. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Shipley from Shelbyville.

    The wedding took place at the Shelby Hills Farm. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth officiated.

  • This week

    Bagdad Ruritan

    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

    NAACP branch meeting

    The local NAACP branch meets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Stratton Community Center. Membership is $30 per year. For more information contact Janice Harris at 502-321-6896 or E-mail sisterjaniceharris@hotmail.com. The meeting was rescheduled from Sept. 1.

    Retired teachers meeting

  • March 4, 1939

  • As Louisiana fights through the worst floods it’s seen since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, those providing supplies and help to dry the state out are lining up.

    But one group in Shelby County is still helping from the last catastrophic flooding through that region.

    Displaced by Hurricane Katrina when the storm devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, Taffy is still waiting patiently at the Shelby County Humane Society for a new family – her eyes a warm brown, her tail wagging hopefully every time a family walks by her kennel.

  • As Louisiana fights through the worst floods it’s seen since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, those providing supplies and help to dry the state out are lining up.

    But one group in Shelby County is still helping from the last catastrophic flooding through that region.

    Displaced by Hurricane Katrina when the storm devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, Taffy is still waiting patiently at the Shelby County Humane Society for a new family – her eyes a warm brown, her tail wagging hopefully every time a family walks by her kennel.

  • September 26, 1938

    War Seems Inevitable

    And now for a little timely news. Hitler’s attempts to take over Sudeten German part of Czechoslovakia have resulted in European unrest, unequaled since the war. If Hitler is appeased now, he will no doubt want more later. I am sure only memories of the last war have saved Europe from another war at the present time.1938

  • This week

    Library launches app

    The Shelby County Public Library has launched a new mobile app, which is available for free on both apple and Andriod platforms. From any smartphone, users can connect to the library and tap into the resources available – search the catalog, check your account, contact a librarian, find events, place a hold or renew a book, download an e-book and more. Starting this week, show the librarians the downloaded app on your device and users will receive a free stylus and be entered to win a $25 gift card from Amazon.

  • Aug 24, 1938

    Since this has been a typical example of a long but not strenuous day, I shall give a résumé of it.

    0340 Awakened

    0350 Relieved watch as JOOD [Junior Officer of the Deck]

    0750 Relieved from watch after having paced some miles on the quarterdeck.