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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Cromer-Bolton

    Lee Cromer Cordesannounces the engagement of her daughter, Alex Cromer, to Roscoe Bolton of Shelbyville. He is the son of Lee and Joy Bolton of Shelbyville. Cromer and her mother both live in South Carolina.

    She is a graduate of West Ashley High School and the University of South Carolina.

    He is graduate of Shelby County High School and the University of South Carolina.

    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. June 16, 2012, in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The couple will live in Charleston.

  • Engagement: Bruner-Barnes

    Mark W. Bruner and Mary Ann Bruner of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Ann Bruner, to Jonathan Miller Barnes of Shelbyville. He is the son of Merion Miller Barnes Jr. and Sue Ann Barnes of Campbellsburg.

    The wedding will take place at 3 p.m. July 21, 2012 at Beechridge Baptist Church in Bagdad.

  • SCHS presents ‘Carnival’

    Shelby County High School will present the Broadway musical Carnivalat 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Olivia Scholl (center) stars as Lili, and playing puppeteers are Ramsay Randeel (left) as Paul and Shane Allen as Jacquot. The production is directed by Jack Wann. The musical director is Courtney Richardson, and the choreographer is Cyndi Skellie. Assistant to the director is Elizabeth Slucher, and the rehearsal accompanist is Lynn Chenault.

  • Simpsonville alumni

    The Simpsonville High School alumni banquet was April 28 at Simpsonville gym to honor the Class of 1952. Attending were (front row from left) Glenna Peyton Adkins, Joyce Griffith Cottrell, Helen Chadwell Stratton, Pat Taylor Vogel; (back row) Marshall Phillips, Jimmy Bennett, Nancy Hundley Davis, Phillip Vogel, Ruth Jean Reed Darland and Carl Smith.

  • Birth: Carson daughter

    Brittany M.L. Marble and Zachary S. Carson of Lemoor, Calif., announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, born on April 12, 2012, at Central Valley General Hospital. She has been named Serenity Rylee Jade Carson.

    Grandparents are Lynn Royster, Anita Ridge, Douglas Woods, all of Lemoore, Calif., and Michael Carson of North Carolina.

    Great grandparents are Judith and Joseph Marble of Lemoore, Calif., and Margarita and James Arbuckle of Hanford, Calif.

  • Garden Eden

  • Collins’ military ball

    The second annual Collins High School Military Ball was held in the school’s cafeteria Saturday night with 125 in attendance. Parent volunteers organized the dinner, program and dance and served as chaperones. Former Gov. Martha Layne Collins spoke on leadership and encouraged those in attendance to "think big." The program was followed by a dance.

  • ‘One Step Ahead of Hitler’

    One Step Ahead of Hitler, written by Fred Gross, is his story of survival told in his words and in photographs of a journey beginning in Antwerp and ending with Gross’ family’s freedom in America. Gross presented his program at the Shelby County Public Library. Katherine Cleveland (left) pauses for a photo with Fred Gross as he autographs a book for her. Fred Gross (far left, back row) takes a moment from his program to have his photo taken with a Shelby County High School history class.

  • I'm one: Lucas Smith

    Lucas James Smith celebrated his first birthday April 3, 2012.

    He is the son of Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Arbor day trees

    City of Shelbyville’s public works employees plant trees in honor of Arbor Day. They were (from left) Jennifer Herrell, city engineer; Tom McGinnis, tree board chairman; Cecilia Piccini, tree board secretary; Alyssa and Jessica Brown; and Peter Barber, urban forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry.