• Help for the Dempseys

    Crystal and Daniel Dempsey, with Harley, Nathaniel and baby Daryn, were the benefactors of a fundraiser event held Saturday night at Cropper Baptist Church. Daniel Dempsey, a resident of Finchville, received a lacerated liver, several broken ribs, and two fractured vertebrae and now has developed partial kidney failure as the result of an ATV accident. While recovering, he lost his job. The family’s friends arranged for food, a silent auction and a raffle, and the band Silver Wings donated its time for the event.

  • Engagement: Lawrence-Bordelon

    Robert Lawrence of Florida and Carol Gentry Lawrence of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jen Lawrence, to James Bordelon, both of Nebraska. He is the son of Dale and Tina McDonald of Mississippi.

    The wedding will take place at 7 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2012 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

  • Cornerstone first day of school

    Cornerstone Christian Academy started the 29th school year on Aug. 13.

  • CHS dance team

    The Collins High School dance team attended camp at Miami University in Ohio recently. Members received several superior ribbons and a bid to nationals in Florida, and five team members made the all-American team.

  • Birth: Reed son

    Jason and Rebecca Reed of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on July 24, 2012 at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville. He has been named Jackson Tyler Reed.

    He was born at 8:40 p.m., weighing 5 pounds and 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He has a big brother, 2-year-old Joey.

    Grandparents are William and Carol Jackson of Smithfield, Glenn and Roxanne Reed of Louisville.

    Great-grandparent is Lela Jackson of Louisville.

  • Birth: Dempsey son

    Crystal and Daniel Dempsey of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on May 14, 2012, at Tri County Baptist Hospital. He has been named Daryn Jagger Dempsey.

    Grandparents are Danny Joe Dempsey of Shelbyville and Marty and Ellis Shouse of Frankfort.

    Great-grandparents are Betty Sue Shouse of Frankfort and James Bailey of Midway.

  • Locks of hair

  • I'm one: Gaetano Gray Geraci

    Gaetano Gray Geraci celebrated his first birthday Aug. 1, 2012.

    He is the son of Jenny (Gray) and Joseph Geraci of Louisville.

    Grandparents are Pam Gray and Bobby Gray, both of Shelbyville,  and Alfia Geraci of Harrodsburg and the late Gaetano  Geraci.

  • Engagement: Hedges-Flood

    Robert and Kim Arrington of Shelbyville and James Hedges of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, announce the engagementof their daughter, Ashley Hedges of Chicago, to Jon Flood of Chicago. He is the son of Jan Flood of Lake Zurich, Ill.

    She is a graduate of DePauw University and is a business development manager at Google. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University and a senior sales consultant at ITXchange in Chicago.

    The wedding will take place at Eminence Christian Church on Oct. 6, 2012.

  • Engagement: Ferrell-Finke

    Kenneth and Martha Ferrell of Waddy announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerri Ferrel,l to Matt Finke. He is the son of Mike and Sue Finke of Edgewood.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Shelby County High School, a 2004 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital as a donor relations officer in special events.