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Celebrations

  • Relay for Life Kickoff to 2015

    The Relay for Life Kickoff to 2015 included a chili cook-off and 2014 Relay wrap up. There were nine pots of chili from the Relay teams, bringing in $1,222.90 for the American Cancer Society event. Judging the event were Jay Eddington, Bagdad Fire Department; Kathy Belcher, DVM, veterinarian from East Shelby Animal Clinic; Rob Rothenburger, county judge executive; Tracy Eddington, junior fire department, Bagdad; and Candi Broughton. Relay committee member Heide Gregg won the judge’s pick.

     

  • 50th anniversary: Ray and Marti McIntosh

    Ray and Marti McIntosh were married on Nov. 28, 1964 in Jackson County, Tenn.

    He retired from Walmart Logistics and she retired from state government.

    They have three children, Teri, Robert and Jamie; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth: Berry son

    Brandon and Ellen Berryof Bagdad announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Aug. 5, 2014, at Baptist East Louisville. He has been named Tucker Rhett Berry.

    He was born at 9:39 a.m. has an older sister, 4-year-old Emma.

    Grandparents are Mike and Phyllis Bailey of Bagdad, Deanie Quire of Shelbyville. Great-Grandparents are Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort.

  • Engagement: McNally-Swisher

    Todd and Joanna McNallyof Indian Land, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey McNally of Louisville, to Beau Swisher of Louisville. He is the son of Eric and Amy Swisher of Shelby County.

    She is a 2010 graduate of Mason High School of Ohio, and a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in English. She is currently working for Statewide Mortgage as a project coordinator.

  • 50th anniversary: Betty and Bobby Carter

    Betty and Bobby Carter of Shelbyville will be married 50 years on Nov. 19, 2014.  The couple was married at Salem Baptist Church by Rev. Dallas Sugg.

    Bobby is retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    Betty is retired from Farm Service Agency.

    They are members of Shelby Christian Church.  Their children are Bradley Carter (Sherry), Brian Carter (Melissa), and Beth Green (Robert Jr.) They have 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

    There will be an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Shelby Christian Church.

  • 60th anniversary: Harold and Louise Goodlett Richardson

    Harold and Louise Goodlett Richardson, of Shelbyville, were married on Nov 18, 1954.

    He was born on May 12, 1936, one of 10 children of the late Orva and Corrinne Eakins Richardson. He was the owner of Harold’s Service Station in downtown Shelbyville, until it’s close in 1987. He is also a retired Shelby County school bus driver.

    She was born on Sept 2, 1938, one of eight children of the late John and Odie Redmon Goodlett.

  • Engagement: Murphy-Randolph

    Pat and Cindy Murphy of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Murphy of Ft. Myers, Fla., to Robert Randolph of Naples, FL. He is the son of John Randolph and Anne Randolph of Naples, Fla.

    She is a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Public Health. She currently works as a Public Health Associate for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

    He is 2012 graduate of the University of Virginia and works with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida.

  • Hays daughter

    Austin and Hannah Hays of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Oct. 24, 2014 Norton Suburban Hospital. She has been named Rosie LeCompte Hays. She weighed 5 pounds and 11 ounces and has an older sister, Tate McKinley

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville and Dennis and Yolanda Long of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparent is Shelby LeCompte from Shelbyville.

  • Fall Arbor day celebration

    Shelbyville Tree Board members and city workers celebrated the planting of a northern red oak tree on Main Street on Oct. 29 to celebrate a fall Arbor Day. David Wentworth (from left), Doug Satterly, Cecilia Piccini, Mayor Tom Hardesty, Jennifer Herrell, Jerry Aldridge, Tom McGinnis and Sara Huffman. The city Tree Board is replacing older trees that have died and ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer.

  • Hance wedding: Carol Lawrence and Jimmy Hance

    Carol Lawrence and Jimmy Hance were married Oct. 11, 2014, at their home in Pleasureville.

    Parents of the bride are Winston and Geneva Gentry of Jemison, Ala.

    The groom is the son of Gail Hance of Bagdad and the late John Roger Hance. 

    Kyle Wiley officiated the double ring ceremony.  Honor attendant was Leslee Bottorff of Louden, Tenn., best friend of the bride. Best man was John David Hance, brother of the groom and Tanner Seth Hance, son of the groom was ring bearer.