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Celebrations

  • Waddy class of 1953 reunion

    The Waddy High School Class of 1953 held their reunion at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on August 22, 2014. Class members were (front row, from left) Donnie Bohannon, Jimmy Rice, Joyce Robinson Brumley, Shirley Watts Temple, Edith Wilson Webb; (second row) Gayle Marston, Helen Davis Miller, Peggy Perry Richardson, Edna Mae Perry, Mary Jane Kays Bolin, Wallace Jamison.

  • Armed Forces: Griffin appointed commander

    Lieutenant Colonel Anthony P. Griffin was appointed as the commander of the 4th Battalion, 413 Regiment, Forger Battalion at Fort Knox.

    He graduated from Shelby County High School in 1988 and received his bachelor science degree from the University of Kentucky, and his masters degree from University of Louisville. Griffin is the son of Bob and Katie Griffin of Todd’s Point.

  • Kentucky wounded heroes
  • Engagement: Armstrong-Zeppa

    Debbie and Robert Armstrong of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Adria Kristian Armstrong to Antonio Zeppa Jr. He is the son of Dawn and Antonio Zeppa of Prospect.

    She is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Nursing and is currently employed by Norton Suburban hospital in Louisville.

    He is a graduate of Indiana University, has a business marketing degree and is self-employed as the co-owner of Zeppa’s Lawn Service in Prospect.

    The wedding will be Oct. 10, 2014 in Louisville.

  • Engagement: Baker-Thomas

    Diana Baker of Shelbyville announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Baker to William Thomas, both of Elizabethtown. She is the daughter of the late Scott Baker. He is the son of Keith and Terri Thomas of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.

  • Engagement: Long-Hampton

    Tony and Laura Ann Long announce the engagement of their daughter Deidre Long of Waddy to Justin Hampton of Shelbyville.

    He is the son of Regena Whitaker and Ronald Hampton. The wedding will be at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2014 at the Reynolds Farm located on Elmburg Road in Shelbyville.
     

  • 90th birthday: Bessie Chowning

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville (right) with her brother, Nelson Jones, celebrated her 90th birthday with a picnic in Owen County on the farm where she grew up. The photo is at the front gate of the farm. Family and friends from three states came to honor her. She has three children, Wanda Bailey, Nancy Metts, Mike Chowning; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • 50th Anniversary: William and Linda Jennings

    William and Linda Jennings have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on July 19, 1964 in Salem Baptist Church by Rev. Sugg.

    He worked as the Fertilizer Plant Manager beginning with Gro-Green in 1960 and retired with Crop Production Services in 2011 after 42 years. She worked as a Market Recorder for the tobacco market in Shelbyville and continues to work part-time with the Shelby County Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency.

  • Engagement: Yates-Curtsinger

    Joey and Kim Yates of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Yates of Bagdad, to Travis Curtsinger of Shelbyville. He is the son of Mark Curtsinger and Tracy Curtsinger, both of Bagdad.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Reynolds Farm on Elmburg Road in Bagdad.

  • Wedding: Kristen Suzann Holloway and Casey Martin Page

    Kristen Suzann Holloway and Casey Martin Page were married May 24, 2014, at Highland Baptist Church, with Pastor Jay Tigner, officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Danea Holloway of Finchville, and the groom is the son of Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville. Grandparents of the bride are David and Henrida Holloway and Janice Hightower. Grandparents of the groom are Jim Conti and Merilynn Page, and Harold and Dolores May Page, all of Louisville, and the late Mary Catherine Conti.