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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Newlin-Olafson

    Dr. Eric and Suzan Ribenboim of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katy Newlin of Simpsonville, to Jon Olafson of Louisville.

    He is the son of Roger and Nancy Olafson of Louisville.

    She graduates from the University of Louisville's Speed School of Engineering with a chemical engineering degree and will be starting her doctorate in chemical engineering at the University of Houston in the fall.

  • 5 generations gather

    Five generations of the Kramer/Fussenegger families gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (front row from left) Katie Kramer Fussenegger holding daughter, Sophie; Nola Kramer, great-great-grandmother; (top row) Dale Kramer, grandfather and Charles Kramer, great-grandfather.

  • Partying in the streets

    The Downtown Shelbyville Street Party concert series opened Friday night and continued Saturday with Better Daze performing near the fountain at 5th and Main streets. The crowd browsed for food and brought their chairs to listen to the music. It was an event for families. Elias Blake (left) and Kambra Reynolds enjoy a special treat, and one young fan joins Shelby County Magistrate Hubert Pollett (left) and Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty on stage to draw prizewinners from among those who attended.

  • Walking for a cause

    The 2012 Relay for Life took to the track at Shelby County High School track from noon Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, with 30 teams bringing in more than $47,754.27 for the American Cancer Society.

    The event began, as it does each year, with the survivor walk.

  • Michael Long golf event

    Golfers participated in the 17th annual Michael Long Golf Scramble at the Shelbyville Country Club to generate donations for the Shelby Community Charities. Special guests for this year's event were six soldiers from Fort Knox that Kindred Healthcare brought to the event.

  • Changes in store for Shelby County Relay

    2012 Relay of Life
    What:
    Walkathon to rains money for the American Cancer Society fundraiser
    When:
    noon Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday
    Where:
    Shelby County High School
    Who:
    Teams from organizations that walk to raise money
    More information:
    www.relayforlife.org/relay/survivors.
     

     

  • Kindle winner at Library

    Kasia Tallman (center) was the winner of a Kindle that the Shelby County Public Library gave away during National Library Week. Also pictured are her mother Melinda Tallman (left) and Shana Schack, Bookmobile librarian.

  • I'm one: Byron Whitman Hardy

    Byron Whitman Hardy celebrated his first birthday Jan. 20, 2012.

    He is the son of Tripp and Paige Hardy of New York.

    Grandparents are Donnie and Mary Faye Ethington of Shelbyville and John and Virginia Hardy of Roswell, Ga.

  • Engagement: Johnson-Lisby

    Todd and Kathleen Johnsonof Owensboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Johnson of Owensboro, to Matthew Michael Ray Lisby of Finchville. He is the son of Don and Karen Lisby of Finchville, and Leigh Ann Geralds of St. Petersburg, Fla.

    The wedding will take place 6:30 p.m. June 23, 2012, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro.

  • Birth: Wannemacher son

    Kevin and Kimberly Wannemacher of Wichita Falls, Texas, announce the birth of their third child, a son, on April 5, 2012. He has been named Lucas Andrew.

    Grandparents are Keith and Rita Hall of Shelbyville, Lori Janusko of Louisville and Denny and Pat Wannemacher of Troy Ohio.

    Great-grandparents are Robert and Joyce Green and Carla and Kathleen Hall, all of Shelbyville.