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Celebrations

  • 65th anniversary: Harry and Cora Mae Shely

    Harry and Cora Mae Shely will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014.

    The couple was married Dec. 10, 1949, in Jeffersonville, Ind., witnessed by his sister, Thelma, and her husband, Charles McGuire.

    He is retired from Bluegrass Mercury in Louisville after 26 years of service. She retired in 2000 from Shelby County Public Schools’ Wright Elementary School.

    The couple has two daughters, Janet Clifton of Carrollton and Regina Athey of Shelbyville. They have seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth: Lafferty son

    Sam and Leslie Lafferty of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Nov. 25, 2014 at Baptist Health East. His name is William Davis Lafferty.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Brenda Mathis, Meme Lafferty, and Davis Lafferty, all of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Simon and Margaret Humphrey of Shelbyville.

  • Birth: Fussenegger son

    Joe and Katie Fussenegger of Simpsonville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Sept. 15, 2014, at Baptist East Louisville. He has been named Dominic Joseph Fussenegger.

    Grandparents are Dale and Sharon Kramer of Simpsonville, Oscar and Patty Fussenegger of Union. Great-grandparents are Charles and Diana Kramer of Simpsonville, John and Teresa Franklin of Louisville and Anne Atkins of Hopkinsville.

  • Engagement: Hulker-Killen

    Carl and Cynthia Hulker of Graefenburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Kacey Hulker of Graefenburg, to Brandon Killen of Fort Thomas. He is the son of David and Jacqueline Killen of Graefenburg.

    Both will be 2015 graduates of EKU, she with a Bachelor of Science in communication disorders and he with a Bachelor of Science in paramedic/science.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. on June 27, 2015 in Frankfort.

  • Scouting for Food

    Cub Scout Pack 270, sponsored by First Christian Church, participated in the national Scouting for Food drive. The 12 Cub Scouts and adults collected 450 food items and dropped them off at Shelby County’s Serenity Center.

  • Bohannon wedding

    Jessica Pennington and Nathan Bohannon were married on July 19, 2014 at Beechmont Baptist in Louisville.

    Parents of the bride are Ronald and Diana Pennington of Bardstown. The groom is the son of Debbie Humphrey of Shelbyville and David Bohannon of Finchville.

    J. Derek Yelton of Beechmont Baptist Church officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Ronald Pennington.

    Matron of honor was Heather Smith of Bardstown, sister.

  • Everly wedding

    Tammy Bounds and Conrad Everly, both of Shelbyville, were married at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 at Grove Hill Cemetery Chapel with a candlelight ceremony.

    Dana Jeffries of Goshen was maid of honor and Embray Herrick of Shelbyville was best man.

    Reception followed at Horseshoe Casino Indiana.

    The newlyweds honeymooned two nights in Los Angeles, followed by eight nights pm of Bora Bora in the French Polynesian.

    The couple resides in Shelbyville.

  • Relay for Life Kickoff to 2015

    The Relay for Life Kickoff to 2015 included a chili cook-off and 2014 Relay wrap up. There were nine pots of chili from the Relay teams, bringing in $1,222.90 for the American Cancer Society event. Judging the event were Jay Eddington, Bagdad Fire Department; Kathy Belcher, DVM, veterinarian from East Shelby Animal Clinic; Rob Rothenburger, county judge executive; Tracy Eddington, junior fire department, Bagdad; and Candi Broughton. Relay committee member Heide Gregg won the judge’s pick.

     

  • 50th anniversary: Ray and Marti McIntosh

    Ray and Marti McIntosh were married on Nov. 28, 1964 in Jackson County, Tenn.

    He retired from Walmart Logistics and she retired from state government.

    They have three children, Teri, Robert and Jamie; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth: Berry son

    Brandon and Ellen Berryof Bagdad announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Aug. 5, 2014, at Baptist East Louisville. He has been named Tucker Rhett Berry.

    He was born at 9:39 a.m. has an older sister, 4-year-old Emma.

    Grandparents are Mike and Phyllis Bailey of Bagdad, Deanie Quire of Shelbyville. Great-Grandparents are Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort.