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Celebrations

  • 100th birthday: Wilma (Granny) Gordon

    Friends and family in the community are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of Wilma "Granny" Gordon at 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Simpsonville Community Center (old gym).

    She has lived in Todds Point since 1936. She is known by many people for her having worked at the Gleneyrie School cafeteria, the Todds Point Store and many years as a polling officer.

    She is the oldest member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and was active in the church until recent years.

  • Puckett reunion

    The descendants of Egbert Barnabus and Mary Bondurant Perkins Puckett gathered for a reunion June 30 at Shady Lane Farm on Cropper Road, home of Clifford and Mary Lloyd Puckett Farmer.

    There were 105 people attending from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas and Arizona. There was a representative from every one of the original Puckett children besides Sybil and Emma, who did not marry, and Willena Tillman, who did not have children: Aline Harrold, Margaret Thompson, Martha Riddell, Frank, Jesse, Marshall, James and Powell.

  • 70th anniversary: Janet Burk and Leonard Wilson

    Janet Burk and Leonard Wilson of Shelbyville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on July 4. The couple eloped in 1942, much to their parents’ dismay.

    They are the parents of Leonard B. Wilson, Gail Berry and Jane Carman, all of Shelbyville; and grandparents Hallie Carman.

  • Birth: Hudson son

    Chris and Chrissy Hudson of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on June 5, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He has been named Isaiah Michael Hudson.

    Grandparents are Owen and Sue Bond of Cropper, Lasca Kisslinger of Shelbyville, Betty Hudson of Shelbyville and the late Clarence "Clyde" McClain and John Hudson.

    Great-Grandparents are Robert and Elizabeth Tipton of Waddy and Corine Shouse of Shelbyville.

  • Engagement: Jeffries-Fairfax

    Rickie and Karen Jeffries of Mount Eden announce the wedding of their daughter, Cassie Jeffries, to Ronnie Fairfax. 

    He is the son of Roland and Virginia Fairfax of Louisville. 

    Jeffries is employed at Citizens Union Bank, and Fairfax is employed at Vivid Impact in Louisville.

    The couple will have a beach wedding on Aug. 6, 2012, in Panama City, Fla.

  • Library donation

    Scott Stalker (left), a board member of the Shelby County Conservation District, presents a check to Pam Federspiel, director of The Shelby County Public Library, to purchase conservation books to add to the library’s collection.

  • Reunion: SHS class of 1952

    The Shelbyville High School Class of 1952 celebrated its 60th reunion on May 22-23 at Butler State Park in Carrollton. Among those attending were (front row from left) Peggy Roberts Keel, Esther Jo Morris Long, Joyce Whitaker Thurman, Cecie Lawson Adams, Barbara Kay Coleman, JoAnn Bicksel Lancaster; and (back row) John Cinnamond, Bill Poole, John Long, Bill Catlett, Bob Holland, Harper Davis, Charles Aynes and Bob Baskett.

  • County earns dividend

  • Births

    Hudson son
    Chris and Chrissy Hudson of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on June 5, 2012 at Norton Suburban Hospital. He has been named Isaiah Michael Hudson. He was born at 7:06 p.m. Weighing 8 pounds and three ounces, and was 20 ½ inches long.
    Grandparents are Owen and Sue Bond of Cropper, Lasca Kisslinger of Shelbyville, Betty Hudson of Shelbyville and the late Clarence "Clyde" McClain and John Hudson. Great-Grandparents are Robert and Elizabeth Tipton of Waddy, Corine Shouse of Shelbyville.

  • 50th anniversary: Mary and Frank Figg

    Frank and Mary Figg of Shelbyville were married June 22, 1962, in Bethlehem. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Billy D. Marcum.

    Dr. Figg retired in 2007 after practicing veterinary medicine for 33 years. She is a retired human resources manager.

    They are the parents of Frank (Terresa) Figg of, Tampa Fla., Elizabeth Figg of Shelbyville and Martha (Tom) Galli of Rockwall, Texas. Grandchildren are Naomi Figg, Alannah Figg, Natalia Figg and Ryan Figg, all of Tampa, Fla.

    The couple will celebrate with family and friends at a reception in the fall.