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Today's Features

  • "The challenge of history is to recover the past and introduce it to the present." David Thelen

    Themed "This Place Matters," The National Trust for Historic Preservation is sponsoring the fourth annual National Preservation Month - a celebration that encourages every city around the country to appreciate its unique heritage and preserve its history.

    As this photo collage shows, a tour of Shelbyville offers plenty of history to appreciate.

    In Shelbyville, the following activities are available throughout May:

  • Support groups

    May 15 -- Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Ln., #118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Public can attend

    May 8 -- Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. at 403 Washington St.

    May 13 -- Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks Board meets at 7 p.m. at the Waldridge Center.

    May 13 - Shelby County Democratic Women's Club meets 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

  • The Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship will be Tuesday and Wednesday, May 6-7, at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena. The championship event is open to the public from 1- 8 p.m. May 6.

  • Monday

    Southwest pizza slice or taco and chips, tossed salad, sour cream/salsa, corn, Mexican rice, banana, pineapple or peaches, milk

    B = Pizza strip or cinnamon pancakes

    Tuesday

    Turkey sandwich or ham sandwich with or without cheese, salad dressing/ mustard, lettuce/tomato, vegetable medley, baked cheetos, pineapple, banana or peaches, milk

    B = Chicken biscuit or breakfast bun

    Wednesday

  • Support groups

    May 5 -- 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

    May 1 -- Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 315 Washington St.

    May 3 -- 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.

  • 1993: 'America's Most Wanted' uses local backdrop

    1993: Boy Scout Brad Stout saves father's life

    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.

  • Monday -- Sloppy Joes on bun or ham and cheese sandwich, salad dressing/mayo/mustard, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk

    B = Cinnamon French toast or uncrustable

    Tuesday -- Cheese or pepperoni pizza or cheese and crackers, corn, broccoli Normandy, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk

    B = Ham and biscuit or grilled cheese

    Wednesday -- Turkey of ribaque, mashed potatoes, green beans, brown gravy, roll w/margarine, apple, mandarin oranges or pears, milk (Wright has Domino's pizza)

  • Elvis, the bloodhound, has one of the shiniest coats in the county. He ought to, he gets plenty of eggs to eat.

    Elvis' job is guarding a flock of egg layers for his masters, Norma and John Brumley, Shelby County farmers who believe chickens can lay the golden egg and produce profits for themselves and other local farmers. The couple, and their children partners - Patrick and Jenny - are at the center of a network of farmers who are raising eggs for Rebekah Grace, the Holly Hill Inn in Midway and Wild Eggs, a Louisville restaurant that goes through 8,000 eggs a week.

  • Support groups

    April 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.

    April 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.

    Public can attend

    April 23 -- Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting 3:30 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