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Celebrations

  • Birth: Burgin son

    Caytie and Matthew Scott Burgin, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their second child, a son, on March 4, 2015, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He has been named Bennett James Burgin.

    Grandparents are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville, Michelle and Jack Samples of Bagdad, and the late Jeffery Scott Burgin. Great-Grandparents are Jim Conti of Louisville, Alvin and Janet Burgin of Mount Eden.

  • Birth: Miner son

    Christy and Joshua Miner, of Finchville, announce the birth of their third child, a son, on April 19, 2015. He has been named Easton James Miner. Easton was born at home in a planned home birth.

    Grandparents are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville and Dale and Marylou Miner, of Freeport Ill. Great-Grandparent is Jim Conti of Louisville

  • 60th anniversary: Jesse Baxter and Daisy Inghram

    Jesse Baxter and Daisy Inghram were married on June 23, 1955 at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Baxter Sr. on Washington Street by Rev. Jack Cury, pastor of Fisherville Church of Christ.

    He is the chaplain of the Masonic Home Shelbyville.

    The couple have four children, Vicky Hill, of Voorhees, N.J.; Kay Rucker, of Shelbyville; Johnny Baxter, of Waddy; and Kathy Cook, of Atpos, Calif.; six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

  • Interact club advisors

    The Shelby County Rotary Club incoming president Lance Minnis and incoming president elect Wendy Graney present the Interact Club banner to Shelby County High School advisor and students. Students were (from left) Interact Club Advisor Jacinta Newsome, Vice President Rachael Ashby, Shane Helton, Treasurer Kristina Hutchins, President Karla Villa, Abby Betts, Public Relations Officer Katie Butler, Lance Minnis, Gerald Tegarden, Barby Womack, Secretary Katelyn Davis, Dallas Tucker, and Wendy Graney.

  • Engagement: Woodrow-Young

    Becky and Brian Woodrow of Mt. Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Woodrow of Mt. Washington to Spencer Young of Ft. Campbell. He is the son of Robin and David Young of Bagdad.

    She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Louisville and is a teacher in the Clarksville, Tenn. school system.

    He is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and 2013 graduate of U.S.A.F. T.A.C.P. program, Special Forces. He is an airman for the United States Air Force.

    The wedding will be June 13, 2015 at Highview Baptist Church.

  • 65th anniversary: Edwin and Nina Orem

    Edwin and Nina Orem of Shelbyville have been married for 65 years. The couple was married on June 10, 1950, in the front yard of the bride’s home.

  • Hall graduates basic combat training

    Army Spc. Jeremy H. Hall graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Poole daughter

    Heather Douthitt and Steven Poole of Shelbyville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, on day, May 18, 2015, at Baptist Health of Louisville. She has been named Kayzlee Dawn Poole.

    Siblings are Kaleb Norton, Keagan Poole, Rheagan Poole, and the late Hope Norton.

    Grandparents are Terry and Donna Douthitt of Shelbyville, and Steve Poole of Pleasureville.

    Great-grandparents Brenda Dorman of Louisville, Harvey Lenhart of Florida, the late Jack Douthitt and the late Florence Lenhart.

     

     

  • Cornerstone prom

    Cornerstone Christian Academy had its senior prom on May 9.

  • 2015 Relay for Life pageant

    The fourth annual Shelby County Relay for Life Pageant hosted by Peggy's Posse was Saturday at Shelby Christian Church. The net amount raised after the $250 scholarship to the Miss Relay winner was $2,399.76 for the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life event will be held June 13 from noon to midnight at Shelby County High School.