Army Pvt. Ronnie R. Payton-Sewell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Payton-Sewell earned distinction as an honor graduate and recently was promoted to the rank of private first class.
He is the son of April V. Sewell of Shelbyville and Ronnie L. Payton of Frankfort. His wife, Shelly E. Sewell, is the daughter of Angela May of Frankfort.
The private first class is a 2011 graduate of Franklin County High School.