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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Wolf-Feole

    Walter and Sarah Wolf of Center, N.D., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Wolf, to Ian Feole, both of Grand Forks, N.D. He is the son of John and Merrie Feole of Shelbyville.

    They are both graduates of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.

    The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m. June 23, 2012, at St. Peter in Hannover, N.D.

  • Engagement: Liles-Kees

    Roch and Marlene Liles of South Portsmouth announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Liles, to Jack Kees of Shelbyville. He is the son of Frank and Judy Kees of Shelbyville.

    She will graduate in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree from Murray State University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in communication, journalism and business from Morehead State University.

    A June wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Birth: Gaston daughter

    Scooter and Tia Gastonof Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on March 17, 2012 at Norton Suburban in Louisville. She has been named Avery Madilynn Gaston. She was born at 10:32 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has an older sister, 4-year-old Allie Madison.

    Grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Bradley of Shelbyville, Patti Gaston of Shelbyville, Don and Wanda Gaston of Ashland, Ala.

    Great-grandparents Don and Sue Bradley of Shelbyville.

  • Wedding: Orellana

    Natalya Hobbs of Shelbyville and Brian Orellana of Hawaii were married March 3 at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.

    Parents of the bride are Jim and Lynn Hobbs. The groom is the son of Jorge and Mayra Orellana of Texas.

    John Vaughan officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maids of honor were Anna and Rebecca Hobbs of Shelbyville, sisters of the bride.

  • Wedding: Orellana

    Natalya Hobbs of Shelbyville and Brian Orellana of Hawaii were married March 3 at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.

    Parents of the bride are Jim and Lynn Hobbs. The groom is the son of Jorge and Mayra Orellana of Texas.

    John Vaughanofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maids of honor were Anna and Rebecca Hobbs of Shelbyville, sisters of the bride.

  • March Madness at the library

    The Shelby County Public Library staff celebrates March Madness on Friday. They are (from left) Nancy Kovach, Debby Magan, Tola Stevens, Pam Federspiel, Joyce Lancaster, Shana Schack and Alice Ritchey.

  • Birth: Cook son

    Amy Nicolle and Charles Thomas Cook of Millersville, Mo. announce the birth of their second child, a son, on March 15, 2012 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He has been named Braxton Diesel Cook, born at 2:05 p.m. weighing seven pounds and 19.75 inches in length. He has an older sister.

    Grandparents are Roy and Robin White of Jackson, Mo., Chuck and Chrissy Cook of Shelbyville, Sharon Cook of Taylorsville.

  • Engagement: Brown-Steele

    J. Daron Brown of Covington and M. Charlene Brown of Erlanger announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura C. Brown of Erlanger, to Joel S. Steele of Shelbyville. He is the son of John Steele of Shelbyville and Kim Steele of Cincinnati. The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m., June 9, 2012, in Erlanger.

  • 100th birthday: Ruth Clemmons

    Ruth Marshall Clemmons will celebrate her 100th birthday on April 7, 2012. 

    Ruth. Born April 9, 1912, she worked in the Shelby County election polls for many years.  She is also known for wallpapering many houses and businesses in the Shelbyville area.

    Her wallpapering was halted at the age of 90, when her family took away her ladder, much to her dismay. She now resides at Crestview in Shelbyville.

  • 90th birthday: Thornton Ware

    Thornton Ware will celebrate his 90th birthday at 3-5 p.m. April 1 at the Bagdad Ruritan Club.

    He was a long-time mechanic at Zinc Auto Part and is a member of Beechridge Baptist Church. His children are June (Paul) Gilbert and Lois (Bobby) Tindall, both of Shelbyville; Donnetta (Jerold) Garland of Romulus, Mich.; and Rick (Faye) Ware of Lawrenceburg. All family and friends are invited. No presents please.