• 50th anniversary: Tom and Fay Yadon McClurkin

    Tom and Fay Yadon McClurkin were married Nov. 7, 1965, in Louisville. 

    He Served in Vietnam Nam with the U.S. Navy, Retired from AT&T after 38.5 years. 

    She has been a hairdresser for 50 years.

    They have 2 children, Robert (Angela), Kathy McClurkin; five grandchildren, Holly, Spencer, Jamie, Lucy and Kayla.

    They will celebrate at Claudia Sanders Dinner House with family and friends.

  • 55th birthday: Darryl Sanders

    The family of Darryl Sanders (top row, second from left) traveled from North and South Carolina, and all over Kentucky to celebrate his birthday on July 4.

  • 85th birthday: Garnett "Newt" Newton

    Garnett “Newt” Newton (front row, left) turned 85 years old on Sept. 5. Helping “The Mayor of Bagdad” celebrate his birthday were his wife Betty; and children (back row, from left) Danny “Kac” Newton, Rusty Newton and Camilla Newton.

  • 50th anniversary: Carlene Nethery and Charles Cook Jr.

    Carlene Nethery and Charles Cook Jr. were married Sept. 10, 1965, at Briar Ridge Christian Church.

    He is retired from the Department of Transportation and GE, and she is retired from Spencer County Public Schools. They continue to reside in their home in Taylorsville.

    They have two children, Shawn and Phillip Shannon Cook, both of Mount Eden; three grandchildren, Dalton Cook, Lily Cook, and Matthew Cook.

  • Engagement: Malan-O’Malley

    Jamee Malan and Mark O'Malley of Indianapolis, Ind., announce their engagement to be married.

    She is the daughter of Swuiheng Ma and Xinfeng Zhou of Henan China, and Sandee and Robert Redman of Wadesville, Ind.

    He is the son of Sue and Jim O'Malley of Mount Eden.

    A fall wedding is planned in Shelbyville.

  • Meet and greet

    Mattie Roach, Miss Shelby County Fair 2015, attended a Meet and Greet with Gov. Steve Beashear during the opening day ceremonies and opening reception last month at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Summer gardening

    Jim Calhoun and Loren Wilmshelped take care of the summer gardening at Crescent Place Assisted Living.

  • Engagement: Quire-Langley

    Christine Quire of Bagdad announces the engagement of her daughter, Karol Quire of Bagdad, to Bruce Langley. He is the son of Doug and Robin Langley of Shelbyville.

    She is the daughter of the late Rick Quire. She is a graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College with a degree in business administration, and is employed with Shelby County Public Schools. 

    He is a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University and is a self-employed farmer and business owner.

    A May 2016 wedding is planned. Formal invitations will be sent.

  • SHS class of 1975 reunion
  • Waddy 1953 reunion

    The Waddy High School Class of 1953 met for a reunion at Claudia Sanders' Dinner house on Aug. 21. Present were (first row from left) Joyce Robinson Brumley, Helen Miller Davis, Shirley Watts Temple, Edith Wilson Webb, Bobby Glass; (second row) Jimmy Brown, Gayle Marston, Betty S. Franklin, Mary Jane Kays Bolin, Peggy Perry Richardson, Claudine Rogers Catlett, Edna Mae Perry, Wally Jamison, Charles Masters. Not pictured was Donnie Bohannon.