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Today's Features

  • This week
    Silver Ring Thing
    A Silver Ring Thing event for teens and young adults will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, hosted by ALC Pregnancy Resource Center, at Shelby Christian Church. For information and tickets, visit www.silverringthing.com.
    Homemakers book club

  • If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then Cherry Settle must have a claim on her husband Tommy’s heart for the next millennium.

    The couple’s beautiful 144-year-old antebellum-style home on Shelbyville Road, where they have resided for the past four decades and raised their two children, Jennifer and Tommy Jr., was the former residence of Col. Harland Sanders and his wife, Claudia.

    And while changes occur over forty years, the Settles could never change one thing that helped launch an American icon.

  • If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then Cherry Settle must have a claim on her husband Tommy’s heart for the next millennium.

    The couple’s beautiful 144-year-old antebellum-style home on Shelbyville Road, where they have resided for the past four decades and raised their two children, Jennifer and Tommy Jr., was the former residence of Col. Harland Sanders and his wife, Claudia.

    And while changes occur over forty years, the Settles could never change one thing that helped launch an American icon.

  • Bagdad Bagdad services

  • Shelby Chapter #170, Order of the Eastern Star, welcomed Rob Rothenburger, Shelby County Judge Executive, to the February meeting. He briefly shared information pertaining to the Low-Income Heating Assistance Program. Ruth Ann Moffett, past matron (right) and Merlee Kile, worthy matron, present a check from the Shelby Chapter to assist with the heating program to Rothenburger.

  • This week
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group meets at 10:30 a.m. today at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike in Shelbyville. For more information, call the church at 633-3345.
    Fondue cooking class

  • The third annual Shelby County Relay for Life Pageant hosted by Team Fit for Life (Peggy's Posse) was Saturday at Shelby Christian Church. The net amount raised after the $250 scholarship to the Miss Relay winner was $4,135.58 for the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life event will be held May 16-17 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the front lawn at Jefferson Community and Technical College.

  • This week
    An evening with Bobbie Smith Bryant

  • As a result of the defeat of the forces of Pope Pius IX in the battle of Castelfidardo on Sept. 18, 1860, and its aftermath, the Papal States were reduced significantly in size and in influence. Lost to the Piedmontese were Papal territories to the East of Rome, including the Adriatic seaport of Ancona. It was a bloody battle in which the Pope’s forces, totaling 9,000, faced 60,000 Piedmontese.