• Donkey basketball
  • Cropper Ruritan joins convention
  • Dogs at Crescent Place

    Crescent Place Assisted Living, a pet friendly community, hosted its first Dog Show on Jan. 28. Dogs from the community and the residents participated for Best Dressed, Best Personality and Best Trick.

  • I'm one: Emerson Barger

    Emerson Grace Barger will celebrate her first birthday Feb. 12, 2014.

    She is the daughter of Shelley and Alan Barger of Tampa, Fla.

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Gail and George Barger of Richmond.

    Great-grandparent is Leon Fritz of Bybee.

  • Shelby County grad promoted to colonel

    Lt. Col. Mike Yocum was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army during a ceremony Jan. 10 at Fort Belvoir, Va.

    A 1997 graduate of Shelby County High School, he is the son of Jim and Shelby Yocum of Harrodsburg and the nephew of Betty Ritter of Shelbyville.

  • Girl Scouts kickoff celebration

    The Girl Scouts cookie sale kickoff rally was Jan. 19 at the Family Activity Center. More than 200 scouts and adults from Shelby, Oldham and Henry counties gathered to launch a 3-month effort that supports local troops and funds troop service projects, field trips and program projects and the local council as it provides eight camps throughout Kentucky. It also subsidizes special programs for the girls, such as the popular Festival of the Arts, held every November in Louisville.

  • I'm one: Noah Robert Smith

    Noah Robert Smith celebrated his first birthday Jan. 6, 2014.

    He is the son of Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Wedding: Cole

    Bethany Christine Nolan and Adam Bryant Cole were married on Sept. 28, 2013, at the Medina Wedding Chapel in Appleton, Wis.

    Nolan is the daughter of Libby King of Austin, Texas. Cole is the son of Timothy and Janice Cole of Appleton and the grandson of Jennie Bryant Cole of Shelbyville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her grandfather, Norm Smith.

    The bridal attendants were Danielle Murphy, Erin Kuehl, Jennifer Cole and Eric Smith.

    The grooms’ attendants were Ryan McMurtrie, Jon Sewall, Danny Cole and Andy Jaloszynski.

  • Woodward complete basic training

    Private Joshua Woodward completed Marine basic training at Parris Island, S.C., and will go on to infantry training in California.

    Woodward, a 2013 Cornerstone Christian Academy, graduate is the son of Andy and Michelle Woodward of Taylorsville. He is one of five siblings, three attending Cornerstone.

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