• 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.

  • A Place to Sleep celebrates work, donations

    On October 25, more than 125 volunteers converged on First Presbyterian Church to sort through donations, count blankets, pillows and sheet sets, and eventually deliver beds and bedding to 40 children in Shelby County.

  • Kennedy on homecoming court at Georgetown
  • Walking to fight cancer

    The Cochran Family of Shelbyville organized the "Walk A Short Distance For Cancer," a cancer walk to honor loved ones in our community who lost their battle to cancer, specifically their son/brother Justin "Short" Cochran who passed away from cancer in 2003. Walkers gathered at Daniel Field and walked in a large group up washington street. The head coordinator of the event was Josh Cochran.

  • SCRTA collect school supplies




  • 80th birthday: Mary Marshall

    Mary Marshall of Shelbyville, a native of New Castle, celebrated her 80th birthday on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. She will gather with her family and close friends Saturday for a dinner celebration.

  • Crescent Place in the pink

    Dressing in pink at Crescent Place for Breast Cancer awareness were (standing from left) Ray Quire, Sarah Jurgensen, Jennifer Hambrick, Jackie Stucker, Sharon Kimmel, Mattie Jeffs; (seated) Martha Quire, Peggy Catlett, Betty Shaw and Ann Harmon.

  • Prewitt’s celebrate 70th

    James T. and Eileen M. Prewitt, Shelbyville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Pillars Assisted Living Community of the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in Shelbyville.

    The couple was married at the historic Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, West Virginia on Nov. 4, 1944.

    They have one son, Charles Prewitt, married to Patricia Trumbo Prewitt; and two granddaughters, Lee and Elizabeth.

  • Leadership Shelby Ag Day

    The class of 2015 Leadership Shelby were provided an educational overview of agricultural resources, products, opportunities, and challenges in Shelby County, visiting several farm operations – tobacco and grain, dairy, Huacaya alpacas, an Orchard, cattle and cutting horse and finally a tree and shrub farm.

    By Leadership Shelby class member Dr. Kim Critchlow