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Celebrations

  • Celebrates 96th

    John Clinton (center) at Masonic Home in Shelbyville celebrated his 96th birthday on April 5 and received two special visitors from the Kentucky National Guard in Frankfort. Clinton was in the Army from 1940 to 1945 and served in WWII. He traveled to Germany, France and England during that stint. Staff Sgt. Adam Rients and Staff Sgt. Christy Rients brought Clinton a token of gratitude to celebrate his legacy of service. His desire was to have a flag presented to him by fellow individuals in the military.

  • 60th anniversary: Rice

    Irene and Logan R. Rice celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 17, 2013, at the Finchville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. More than 100 were present for the occasion.

    The couple was married on Feb. 14, 1953, by the late C.W. Elsey of the First Baptist Church. They have two children, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

  • Wedding: Mathis-Lafferty

    Leslie Faye Mathis and Samuel Davis Lafferty were married Sept. 8, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church.

    Parents of the bride are Eddie and Brenda Mathis of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Meme Lafferty and Davis Lafferty of Shelbyville.

    Rev. Billy Betts and Rev. Jay Hodge officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    Matron of honor was Margaret Osowicz of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • Birth: Willoughby son

    Kayla Marie Baker and KalanJo Thomas Willoughbyof Lawrenceburgannounce the birth of their son, on March 19, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He has been named BraxtonWade Marten Willoughby. He was born at 7:52 p.m.

    Grandparents are Missy and Jeff Trent of Lawrenceburg, Angela Ann Peffer Willoughby of Booneville, Perry and Kara Willoughby of Georgetown.

    Great-grandparents are Betty and Cletus Moss of Dinuba, Calif. and Betty J. McGaughey of Booneville.

  • Easter egging

    Masonic Home of Shelbyville hosted an Easter egg hunt for employees and their families, neighbors and volunteers. More than 100 children searched for more than 700 eggs, packed with coins and goodies by Masonic Home residents. Masonic Home Executive Debra Finneran (in bunny ears) served refreshments to guests.

  • Birth: Perry son

    Aimee and Jamie Perry of Eminence, announce the birth of their third child, a son, on Jan. 25, 2013, at Norton Hospital Louisville. He has been named Eligh David Perry.

    He was born at 10:18 a.m., weighing 6 pounds and 5 ounces, and 18.5 inches long. He has two old siblings, 7-year-old Ryan and 4-year-old Nickolas.

    Grandparents are Nikki and Denny Bailey of Shelbyville, Martha and G.W. Perry of Eminence.

    Great-grandparents are Mary "Nick" Smith of Shelbyville, Charlotte Bailey of Magnolia.

  • Bingo at Crescent Place

    Crescent Place Assisted Living hosted a breakfast bingo to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Together the clients and guests raised more than $1,200 for the cause. Howard (left) and Marcella Abbott checked their card for a  winner.

  • A cool morning walk
  • Birth: Drawbaugh son

    Stephen and Amanda Drawbaugh of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Suburban Hospital, Louisville. He has been named Isaiah Luke Drawbaugh.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Nancy Drawbaugh, Debbie Humphrey, all of Shelbyville and David Bohannon of Finchville.

    Great-grandparents are Freeman and Dorothy Lyons of Pleasureville, Homer and Janice Clem of Athens, Ala., Hallie Bohannon of Finchville and Simon and Margaret Humphrey of Shelbyville.

  • I'm one: Brax Westin Berry

    Brax Westin Berry celebrated his first birthday on Jan. 27, 2013.

    He is the son of Jessica and Buddy Berry of Eminence.

    Grandparents are Dale and Vickie Wesley of Bagdad and Skip and Joyce Berry of Eminence. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Orvilyne Gumm of Somerset, Ben Wesley of Somerset and Claude and Spencer Berry of Eminence.