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Celebrations

  • 92nd birthday

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville will celebrate her 92nd birthday on July 28. She received a very special early birthday gift from her great-grandson, Logan Bailey. Bailey, a pilot who attends Embry Riddle University, took her for here first ever airplane ride. They flew over the city of Frankfort in his Cessna 172 to view the capital and then back to Shelby County over her family’s homes. After landing she told family member “I loved it.”

  • Engagement: Tejeda-Allen

    Mario and Maria Tejeda of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karem Tejeda, 21, of Shelbyville, to Josh Allen, 25, of Shelbyville. He is the son of Edward and Angelina Allen of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m., Aug. 6, 2016 at Shelby Hills Farm.

  • Fishing Derby for children

    The Guist Creek Marina and Campground hosted a Kid’s Fishing Derby for ages 1 to 15 in June and had more than 50 participants in the event. All fishers received a free T-shirt, hot dogs, lemonade, “fish” cookies and bait. A representative from Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife was there to supply poles and assistance where needed,

     

  • Flag Day meeting
  • Emerging artist in ‘Les Miserables’
  • 50th anniversary: Darrell and Linda Aldridge

    Darrell and Linda Aldridge of Bagdad, owners of All the Way Shoppe catering, were married on June 30, 1966.

    They are the parents of Tony Aldridge (Meghan) of Bagdad, Keith Aldridge (Sheila) of Melbourne, Florida, Brian Aldridge (Sara) of Simpsonville; grandparents of Dara Barker (Josh) of Piedmont, South Carolina, Abbey Aldridge, Cooper Aldridge, Ethan Aldridge, Ellen Aldridge, Autumn Aldridge, Arron Aldridge, Alex Aldridge; great grandparents of Tristan Rowlette and Jackson Barker.

  • 60th anniversary: Ronald and Charlotte Haydon

    Ronald and Charlotte Haydon of Shelbyville were married June 15, 1956 in Shelbyville.

    They are the parents of Ronald Haydon Jr. (Jackie) of Shelbyville, Tammy Redmon (Don) of Shelbyville and the late Steven Haydon. Their grandchildren are Nonnie McGee, Amber Cissell, Becky Redmon, Destiny "George" Cook, Ally Haydon and the late Chancey Haydon; great grandchildren, Brennan McGee, Aydon McGee, Cash McGee, Carter Cissell, Reese Cissell, Ty Haydon, Josiah Haydon, Raylan Redmon, Riley Cook, Charlotte Cook, Finn Cook, all of Shelbyville, and the late Hadley Cook.

  • Shelby County Vocational School staff reunion
  • Old shoes hold memories of dad

    Diane Malone took this picture in 2003 on the day she wrote the Father's Day poem. Malone said something came over her when she was looking at the shoes. The shoes have had hen and chickens growing in them for 27-years. She wrote this for her dad, J.B. Yates, who died July 28, 1989. Her mother, Myrtle Yates, lives in Shelbyville.

     

    Of days that so slowly have gone by,

    he walked many, many miles.

    He always carried a warm smile,

    never weary did he seem,

  • Igleheart receives honors

    Ted Igleheart, resident at Crescent Place Assisted Living, was honored with the lifetime achievement award from the Kentucky Assisted Living Facilities Association. On hand for the award were (from left) Dennis McNatt, Ted and Libby Igleheart, Sarah and Joe Jurgensen.