Sunday, August 22, 2021

Tennis Buddies Step-sisters Emma Pearson, 15, a sophomore at Waldron High School, and Kate Linville, 16, junior at Shelbyville High School, take a break from tennis on a warm evening. | JACK BOYCE PHOTO Remembering Gene Sexton Dear readers, Longtime local Shelbyville resident Gene Sexton died last week. Most of you probably knew him when he was the principal of Shelbyville Jr. High School. When I read that he had passed away, my mind instantly took me back to the 1976-77 school year. I’ll ask Mr. Peabody’s boy Sherman to set the Wayback Machine for the fall of 1976 in just a minute, but first, let’s answer this week’s mail.

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