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Celebrations

  • Wedding: McClain-Coots

    Amanda McClain of Shelbyville and Mark Coots of Pleasureville were married Sept. 15, 2012, at Chandler Ridge in Bagdad.

    Parents of the bride are Ann Lear and Peewee McClain of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Jeanie McCarty and Joseph Yocum of Shelbyville.

    Morris Lyons officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her dad.

    Maid of honor was Kayla McClain of Shelbyville, the bride’s sister.

    Best man was Darrell Tipton of Shelbyville, the groom’s friend.

  • Reunion: Price

    Those attending the Price Reunion on Sept. 9 were Shirley and Paul Whitehouse; Veronica Stocksdale and daughter; Priscilla Crosier; Janice Durr; Robert and Elizabeth Tipton; Robert and Doris Cissell; Judy Tipton with Suzanne; Owen and Sue Bond; Chrissy Hudson with Isaiah; Nick Tipton; Ben Tipton; Connie and Jerry Coleman with Abby and Kayla Tingle; Peggy and Bo Cook; Lester Price; Troy Price; Francis Ernspiker; Renee Clark; Hollye Thompson with Blythe; Tony Ernspiker; Gary and Cindy Ernspiker; Katie and Walter Turner; and Donald Baxter.

  • Fun (and fundraising) in the sun

    On a sunny first day of fall, the second annual Gallrein Family Fundraiser on Saturday presented all sorts of activities to raise money for Operation Care, A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center, the Shelby County Backpack Project and Open Door of Hope men’s shelter. Participants enjoyed the usual s such as the petting zoo, hay pyramid, hay rides and visits to the pumpkin patch, but they also took their shots with slingshots at their less favorite teams – or maybe a coach for one of them.

  • 1953 Waddy High School reunion

    The Waddy High School Class of 1953 celebrated with a reunion on Aug. 24 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Class members attending were (front row from left) Jean Casey Jesse, Helen Miller Davis, Mary Dean Cook Phifer (in front on floor), Joyce Robinson Brumley, Shirley Watts Temple, Bobby Glass; (second row) Peggy Perry Richardson, Mary Jane Kays Bolin, Edna Mae Perry, Edith Pearl Wilson Webb, Jimmy Rice, Claudine Rogers Catlett, Jimmy Brown, Charles Edward Masters, Wally Jamison and J.W. Watts.

  • 1952 Waddy High School reunion

    The Waddy High School Class of 1952 reunion was held Aug. 11 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Class members attending were (front row from left) Colleen Burke Nelson, Lois Milton Marston, Betty Cook Nethery, Maxine Rucker Shouse and Barbara Derringer Tennill; (back row) Billy Gene Carpenter, Bobby Shouse, Tommy Webb, Mitchell Nethery, Alma Foster Lacefield, Dove Rogers Quire and Donnie Tennill.

  • Engagement: Smith-Popp

    Chris and Cheryl Smith of Taylorsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Marie Smith of Taylorsville, to Joshua Andrew Popp of Shelbyville. He is the son of Don and Debbye Burk of Shelbyville.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Spencer County High School.

    He is 2001 graduate of Shelby County High School.

    The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2012, at the Jackson family farm.

  • Engagement: Glass-Akers

    Larry and Janet Glass of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Leigh, to John “Sam” Akers.

    He is the son of Judith Akers of Shepherdsville and the late Earl Akers, and he is the father of Seth and Evan Akers.

    She is employed with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, fisheries division.

    He is employed with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, engineering division.

    A wedding is planned for next year.

  • Birth: Drawbaugh son

    Sophie and Olivia Drawbaugh announce the birth of their brother, Dathan Robert Drawbaugh, born Aug. 17, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds and was 18 1/2 inches long.

    Parents are Ricky and Jessi Drawbaugh, Pleasureville.

    Grandparents are Clyde and Brenda Sholar of Pleasureville and Ricky and Nancy Drawbaugh of Shelbyville.

    Great-Grandparents are Thomas and Lillian Easley and Freeman and Dorothy Lyons, all of Pleasureville and Homer and Janice Clem of Athens, Alabama.

  • 60th anniversary: Pat and Jim Edwards

    Jim and Pat Edwards of Eminence celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21 at Crescent Place Assisted Living. They have three children, Bruce Edwards of Shelbyville, Beverly Smith of Lexington and Jeff Edwards of Louisville.

  • 7th anniversary: Torrey and Bethany Smith

    Torrey and Bethany Smith of Shelbyville have been married for 7 years. The couple were married Sept. 24, 2005, in Chillicothe, Ohio.

    He is the son of Judy and W.A. Smith of Shelbyville.

    She is the daughter of Jerry and Lyn Komlos of Chillicothe, Ohio.

    They have two children, Presley Lane and Ella Kate.