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Today's News

  • 50th anniversary: Lillie and Edwin Shelburne

    Edwin and Lillie (Edwards) Shelburne will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7 with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 115 W. Main St. in Taylorsville.

    The Shelburnes were married on Dec. 21, 1961, at Shawnee Christian Church in Louisville by Rev. Ivan Shelburne Jr.

  • 70th anniversary: Gilbert and Catharine Ellis

    Gilbert M. Ellis were married Catharine Hays Owen on Dec. 16, 1941, by the Rev. Tom Giltner, pastor of the First Christian Church, using the Episcopal wedding service. They were married at Catharine's home, 601 Brown Ave. in Shelbyville.

    Gilbert Ellis graduated from Shelbyville School in 1937. Catharine attended Science Hill School for girls and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1938.

  • I'm one: Kendra Bowman

    Kendra Faye Bowman celebrated her first birthday on Dec. 15, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Deidre and John Bowman of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Harry and Donna Monroe of Shelbyville and Jay and Debbie Bowman of Eminence.

    Great-grandparent is Ann Adcock of Shelbyville.

  • Wedding: Ballard

    Stevie Young and Jason Ballard were married Dec. 14, 2011, at the new Shelby County Judicial Center.

    Parents of the bride are Terri and Dennis Scrogham of Waddy and David and Stephanie Young of Louisville. The groom is the son of Janet Henry of Shelbyville, Joe Henry of Garrard County and the late Marvin Ballard Sr.

    District Judge Linda Armstrong officiated the double-ring ceremony. They were the first couple to get married in the new center.

    The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Terri Scrogham.

  • Dictionaries for kids

    Members of the Shelbyville Rotary Club and the Shelbyville Kiwanis Club hand out dictionaries to East Middle School sixth-graders at an assembly on Thursday. The dictionary program, co-sponsored by the Shelbyville Rotary, Shelbyville Kiwanis and The Sentinel-News,provides a dictionary to every sixth- and third-grader in Shelby County to aid each student’s growth in literacy.

  • Cleaning up for cancer

    Cancer survivor and Shelbyville native Ellen Jacobs talks to some of the attendees Friday night at the Cleaning For Cancer fundraiser she organized at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Celebrating Finchville style

    The Finchville Ruritan Club held its annual Christmas party Saturday night at the community center on KY 55.  Dinner was served at 5 p.m. in the basement of the center, courtesy of the Ruritan Club. The gym was packed with people enjoying Christmas music.

  • Holiday Datebook: December 21, 2011

    Candlelight service at Elmburg
    Elmburg Baptist will host a community candlelight Christmas service at 6:30 p.m. today.
    Living Nativity in Bethlehem
    The living Nativity scene in Bethlehem in Henry County will be on display from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Christmas Day.
    Kiwanis Club holiday gathering

  • Collins, SCHS swimmers sparkle at Woodford

    A pair of local swimmers won events this past Saturday at the 10th annual Woodford County Invitational at the Falling Springs Arts & Rec Center in Versailles.

    Collins sophomore Michael Troutman won the boys’ 50-yard freestyle race in 23.03 seconds, and Shelby County junior Logan Kessinger captured the girls’ 100 breaststroke in 1:10.05 in one of the biggest invitationals both teams will swim in this season.

  • Thriller 2: Titans take it to the bank

    The last-second heroics carried over for the Collins girls’ basketball team from Friday night to Saturday evening.

    The Titans, who beat Bullitt East on Leeara Cardwell’s last-second shot Friday, used another buzzer-beating 3-pointer – this one by Bailey Rankin – to send Saturday’s game against Knott County Central into overtime.

    From there, Collins, which rallied back from a double-digit deficit in regulation, pummeled the Patriots, 71-58, in the Dairy Queen Classic at Mercer County.