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Celebrations

  • 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.

  • Sing-a-long

  • I'm one: Parker James Wiley

    Parker James Wiley celebrated his first birthday Feb. 5, 2012.

    He is the son of Timothy and Kayla Wiley of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Gayle and Brenda Wiley, James and Karla Riddle and Uncle Jamie, all of Shelbyville.

  • Engagement: Shields-Harbin

    Junior and Melissa Shields of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Lynn Shields of Shelbyville, to Taylor Bryant Harbin of Simpsonville. He is the son of Art and Carrie Harbin of Louisville.

    The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. April 28, 2012 at Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Eden.

    All friends and family are invited.

  • Engagement: Hill-Comstock

    John and Melva Hill of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Hill, to Kenton Comstock. He is the son of Steven and Sharon Comstock of Marion, Ohio.

    They met while attending Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Both have been on the dean’s list every semester and will graduate on May 5. She will have a bachelor of arts in psychology, and he will have a bachelor of arts in political science.

    Upon graduation Kenton will earn a commission as a lieutenant in the United State Marine Corps.

  • 50th anniversary: Sylvia and Tommy Marshall

    Sylvia and Tommy Marshall have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on March 15, 1962, in Shelbyville by the Rev. Claude E. Taylor

    Both are retirees of GE Appliance Park.

    She is a member of Shelby Congregational Methodist Church, and he is a member of Greater First Baptist of Simpsonville.