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Celebrations

  • Birth: Monroe daughter

    Aaron and Diana Monroe of Waddy announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on May 25, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East. She has been named Kendall Michelle Monroe.

    Born at 4:23 p.m. she weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 21 ½inches long. She has a 2-year-old sister, Aubrey Monroe. Grandparents are Lewis and Darlene Daniels of Graefenburg; Nathan and Beth Monroe of Waddy.  Great-grandparents are Harold & Glenna Monroe of Shelbyville, Clyde Daniels of Frankfort, Grace Wrenn of Lancaster, Christine Burgin of Harrisonville, Allan Murphy of Waddy.

  • Vows renewed: Burgin-Crombie

    Surrounded by friends and family, Tamryn Royce Burgin, 51, and Barry Lee Crombie, 52, renewed their vows July 15 at Simpsonville Baptist Church.

    She is the daughter of Wilson Burgin of Alexandria and the late Betty Horton Burgin. She graduated from Shelby County High School in 1979 and Cincinnati Technical College in 1991 with a degree in managerial accounting.

    He is the son of Adriel “Sonny” and Emma Lou Crombie of Simpsonville and graduated from Shelby County High School in 1978.

  • Wedding: Ellis wedding

    Randi Marsh and Derek Ellis were married July 28 at their home in Frankfort.

    She is the daughter of Frank Morris of Frankfort. He is the son of Marty McClain of Frankfort and Kevin Ellis of Lexington.

  • 50th anniversary: Sam and Nancy Kovach

    Sam and Nancy Kovach will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3, 2012.

    They were married on that date in 1962 at the First Presbyterian Church in Shawneetown, Ill. Both attended the University of Kentucky and graduated from Morehead State University.

    They have one son, Sam, who is married to Sherri, and two grandchildren, Simon and Shelbi, all of Shelbyville.

  • Blankets for children

    Crescent Place Assisted Living teams up with Becky Jew, project manager of Project Linus, to make blankets for Shelby County children. Displaying one of the blankets were (back row from left) Goldie Strong, Ann McAnear, Margaret Wilborn, Bobbye McCarthy; and (front row) Mary Jane Smith and Carolyn Warner.

  • Engagement: Fleming-Tindle

    Judy Fleming of Shelbyville and Randall Fleming of Mims, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ashley Fleming, to Darrell Ray Tindle Jr. He is the son of Darrell Tindle of Shelbyville and the late Lori Tindle.

    She is employed by the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative in Shelbyville, and he is employed by Dana Corporation in Louisville.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2012, on a private farm.

    The couple will reside in Shelbyville.

  • 5 generations: Wilson

    Five generations of the Wilson family gathered recently for a photograph. Jenny Mae Wilson (front row) of Louisville, the great-great grandmother, is 100 years old, and with her are (back row, from left) Frieda Bohannon, grandmother, Elizabeth Williams, great grandmother, and Chandra Roberts, holding her son, James “Mekhi” Allen, all of Shelbyville.

  • Birth: Higgins daughter

    Amber Green and Edward Higgins Jr. of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on June 22, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. She has been named Kylee Marie Higgins.

    Grandparents are Robert and Beth Green and Edward and Florenia Higgins, all of Shelbyville. Great-grandparents are Robert and Betty Carter and Robert and Joyce Green, all of Shelbyville, the late Arite May and Lee White and Sarah Higgins and James Higgins.

  • Armed forces

    Army Reserve Pvt. Caleb G. Nevarez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. The training encompassed 9 weeks.

    Nevarez is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Wedding: Floyd-Wilson

    Sarah Elizabeth Floyd of Bagdad and Thomas Dwain Wilson of Camp Lejeune, N.C., were married July 3, 2012.

    Parents of the bride are Rickie and Kathy Floyd of Bagdad. The groom is the son of Kelly and Neva Wilson of La Grange.

    Buddy Berry officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    Maid of honor was Holly Floyd of Finchville, sister of the bride.

    Bridesmaid was Amanda Wilson, sister of the groom.

    Best man was Nathan Jackson, of Camp Lejeune, N.C., friend of the groom.