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Celebrations

  • Shelby family’s granddaughter top teacher
  • Birth: Miner daughter

    Christy and Joshua Miner of Finchville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Aug. 24, 2013, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She has been named Page MaryAnne Grace Miner.

    Grandparents are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville and Dale and Marylou Miner of Freeport, Ill.

  • Engagement: Rivera-Curry

    Gary and Lisa Curry of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their son, Brenton Tyler Curry, to Alayna Rivera, both of Orlando, Fla. She is the daughter of Karyn Rivera of Orlando, Fla.

    She is graduate of the University of Central Florida and works in public relation at Florida Sun Pass. He is a graduate of Shelby County High School and Georgetown College and is a manager of a Porter Paint store.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2013, at Maitland Art Center in Maitland, Fla.

  • A Place To Sleep Workday

    Teenager Jessica Collins created A Place To Sleep to raise money to buy beds for children in Shelby County who don't have beds.

    She was inspired by the movie The Blind Side.

    A work day in Shelbyville on Saturday was successful.

  • NAACP Shelby County banquet

    University of Kentucky professor Gerald L. Smith was guest speaker Saturday night at the NAACP Freedom Fund banquet at the Shelbyville Country Club. About 60 people attended and heard  Smith speak  on the topic "We Can't Turn Back Now."

    Smith noted  some of the reasons throughout  history that African-Americans could look back and see how far they've progressed and challenged those in attendance to keep pressing forward and working to make the nation a better place for everyone.   
     

  • 50th anniversary: Joseph and Cecilia Piccini

    Joseph and Cecilia Piccini of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Oct. 26, 1963, in Newark, N.J.

    They have four children and eight grandchildren.

  • Engagement: Cox-Shaw

    Darrell and Carol Cox of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Cox, to Zachary Shaw, the son of Rick and Tammy Shaw of Cropper.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Shelby County High School and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and her master’s in school counseling from the University of the Cumberlands. She is employed as a counselor in Shelby County.

    He is a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed with the City of Shelbyville Water Company.

  • Wedding: Shephard

    Meredith Ellis and Ryan Shephard were married June 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are Glenn and Elizabeth Ellis of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Ronnie and Lori Shephard of Shelbyville.

    Rev. Andy McDonaldofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maid of Honor was Justina Ellis of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • Collins’ Homecoming court

    Collins High School will crown its Homecoming queen at halftime of the Titans’ game against North Oldham on Friday at Titans Stadium. The senior queen candidates are Kaylee Logue (from left, front row), Ellen Sparrow, Abby Borders, Taylor Craig, Maggie Garrett and Tiandra Taylor. The members of the court are juniors Lindsay Smith and Christen Stewart, sophomore Brenna Meyer, freshmen Krysta Ethington and Madison Maddox and sophomore Madison Walters.

  • SCHS Homecoming court

    Shelby County High School will crown its Homecoming queen Friday at halftime of the Rockets’ game against Bullitt East at Robert Doyle Stadium. The senior queen candidates are Shaniqua Evans (from left, seated) Sandy Jordan, Rachel McClain, Kate Schaefer, Suzanna Stewart and Kristyna Garrett (not pictured). The members of the court are freshmen Caitlin Armstrong (from left, standing) and Barby Womack, sophomores Makayla Marr and Hailey Poe and juniors Kelli Armstrong and Claire Schaefer.