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Celebrations

  • Birth: Standafer daughter

    Ashley and Brandon Standafer announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:01 a.m. She has been named Kynlee Elizabeth.

    Sibling is big brother, Brennen Lee.

    Grandparents are Donna and Benny Gibbs of Simpsonville, Karen and Steve Standafer of Shelbyville.

  • National commander visit local post
  • World War II Veterans
  • 65th anniversary: Clarence and Barbara Sue Doyle

    Clarence and Barbara Sue Doyle celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 22.

    Barbara Sue Smith and Clarence Doyle Jr. were married by the Rev. Reno Tacoma, pastor of a Methodist Church in Jeffersonville, Ind., on May 22, 1951.

    They have spent all 65 years in either Simpsonville or Shelbyville, he as a farmer, employee of Kroger and Ford and landscaper, she in retail and as an agent/administrative assistant with the Tygrett and Armstrong insurance agencies.

  • 60th anniversary: Rev. William “Bill” and Lou George

    Rev. William “Bill” and Lou George will celebrate 60 years of marriage on May 25, 2016.

    He is a retired minister, having served in Henderson, Hyden, Stanton, London, and 23 years at Highland Baptist Church in Shelbyville, during his ministry. He enjoys spending time outdoors, raising and training beagles.

    She is a retired teacher, having taught in Jefferson, Leslie, Powell, Laurel and Shelby counties. She enjoys reading and crafts.

  • 40th anniversary: Hugh and Paula Miles Breeden

    Hugh and Paula Miles Breeden have been married 40 years. The couple was married May 22, 1976 at Tates Creek Christian Church in Lexington. 

    He had a 20-year career with Winn-Dixie Inc., and recently retired from F. B. Purnell Sausage Company with 27 years in sales. At his retirement, he was National Retail Sales Manager.

  • Engagement: Edinger-Cadena

    Major Art and Jean Edingerof Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie L. Edinger of Plano, Ill (formerly of Shelbyville), to Fred E. Cadena of Plano, Ill. He is the son of Fred M. Cadena and Francis Samame of El Paso, TX.

    She is senior public programs manager at DuPage Children's Museum.

    He is senior manager at Accenture Technology.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan, WI.

  • 50th anniversary: William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers

    William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of Graefenburg Christian Church, given by their son, Mark Stivers (Cindy) and daughter Lisa Smith (Brooke) and their grandchildren, Abby and Elise Stivers, Ethan and Adam Smith.

    They were married May 20, 1966 at Graefenburg Christian Church by the brides’ uncle, Robert Watson.

  • 2016 Michael Long charity golf event
  • Cropper Rah, Rah, Rah after victory

    Mike Grimes is in the process of putting a book together about Cropper and submitted this photo of the 1919 Cropper High School girls’ basketball team, courtesy of Kay Way, owner and operator of Our Best Restaurant in Smithfield. Her mother, Thelma Hundley Roberts, is on the far left. A young boy was “photo bombing” in the background.