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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Hopper-Burgin

    Tachelle Banfield Hopper announces her engagement to Tommy Burgin.

    She is a 1987 graduate of Sullivan University with a degree in Paralegal Studies, and is the mother of Augustus and McMillan Ludwick.

    He is a 1995 graduate of Oldham County High School, is employed in Shelbyville, and the father of PJ, Jessie and TT Burgin.

    The couple will marry at 7 p.m. on Aug. 2 in Louisville. Invitations have been mailed.

  • I'm one: Daryn Jagger Dempsey

    Daryn Jagger Dempsey celebrated his first birthday on May 14, 2013.

    He is the son of Crystal and Daniel Dempsey of Shelby County.

    Grandparents are Marty and Ellis Shouse of Frankfort, and Danny Jo and Maxellet Dempsey of Shelbyville. Great-grandparent is Betty Sue Shouse of Frankfort.

  • 50th anniversary: Kay and Ron Waldridge

    Kay and Ron Waldridge of Shelbyville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. The couple was married in 1963 at Williamson W.Va., at the Baptist church.

    He is retired from his medical practice but continues to serve as medical director of Crestview and Masonic Home Shelbyville.

    She is the former Kay Varney and retired from teaching school.

    They are the parents of four sons, Ron Waldridge II (Lea), Jeff Waldridge (Beth), Chris Waldridge (Danni) and Chauncy Johnson (Amber). They have nine grandchildren.

  • Wedding: Trish and Glenn Simpson

    Trish and Glenn Simpson were married June 13, 2013, in Tennessee.

    Parents of the bride are Anthony Reynolds of Shelbyville and Patty Adams of Eminence. The groom is the son of Charles and Charolette Simpson of Eminence.

    Maid of honor was Paula Long of Shelbyville, the bride’s best friend.

    Bridesmaids were Maranda Medlin, Paige Peterson, both daughters of the bride.

    Best man was Leo Mason of Eminence.

    Groomsmen were Charles Simpson and Jared Simpson, the groom’s dad and son.

  • Birth: Poole son

    Heather Douthitt-Norton and Steven Poole of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on June 3, 2013, at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Keagan LeeMichael Poole.

    He has an older brother, Kaleb and sister, Rheagan. Grandparents are Donna and Terry Douthitt of Shelbyville, and Michael and Darlene Murray of Bagdad, and Steve Poole of Pleasureville.

  • 50th anniversary: Charles Roe and Mary Ann Early

    Charles Roe and Mary Ann Early of Graefenburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

    The couple was married in 1963 by Rev. Grady Nutt at the Graefenburg Baptist Church parsonage.

    Charles Roe is retired from General Electric Louisville Appliance Park. She was the former Mary Ann Pullium and is retired from Shelby County Public School System Foodservice. 

  • 4-H chicken show winner

    16-year-old Katlynne Greer and her 12-week-old Banty Mille Fleur rooster, Apollo, took home two blue ribbons at the 2013 Shelby County Fair. This was her first show.

  • I'm one: Isaiah Michael Hudson

    Isaiah Michael Hudson celebrated his first birthday on June 5, 2013.

    He is the son of Chrissy and Chris Hudson of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Owen and Sue Bond of Cropper, Betty Hudson of Shelbyville and Lasca Kisslinger of Shelbyville, the late John “Tony” Hudson and the late Clarence "Clyde" McClain.

    Great-grandparents are Robert and Elizabeth Tipton of Waddy and Corine Shouse of Shelbyville.

  • Waddy High School class of 1958

    The Waddy High School’s Class of 1958 celebrates its 55th reunion. Class members were (front row from left) Martha Brooks Wilson, Joann Cook Bain; (second row) Dora Cook Spencer, Mary Jo Smith Brooks, Rebecca Phillips Tinsley, Alma Faye Temple Bentley, Glenna White Stivers, Evelyn Adams Smith, Ruby Pulliam Ruble, Judy Rice Vest, Delores Rucker Proffitt, Vivian Jennings Landers; (back row) Bob Spencer, John Miller, Bobby Hill, Don McAllister, Doug Witt, Stanley Greenwell, Don Searcy, Jim and Jane Rice, Joe Robertson, Bobby Hundley and Rodger Brown.

  • Kentucky sheriffs’ boys’ and girls’ ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ boys and girls ranch camp is free thanks to the dedication and support of sheriffs, members and contributors. Shelby County girls in attendance were (front row, from left) Hannah Edmonson and Gabryel Likes. Also pictured are Shelby County Sheriff Mike Armstrong, Audrey Armstrong and Johnny Lewis, ranch head counselor.