• Birth: Drawbaugh son

    Stephen and Amanda Drawbaugh of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Suburban Hospital, Louisville. He has been named Isaiah Luke Drawbaugh.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Nancy Drawbaugh, Debbie Humphrey, all of Shelbyville and David Bohannon of Finchville.

    Great-grandparents are Freeman and Dorothy Lyons of Pleasureville, Homer and Janice Clem of Athens, Ala., Hallie Bohannon of Finchville and Simon and Margaret Humphrey of Shelbyville.

  • I'm one: Brax Westin Berry

    Brax Westin Berry celebrated his first birthday on Jan. 27, 2013.

    He is the son of Jessica and Buddy Berry of Eminence.

    Grandparents are Dale and Vickie Wesley of Bagdad and Skip and Joyce Berry of Eminence. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Orvilyne Gumm of Somerset, Ben Wesley of Somerset and Claude and Spencer Berry of Eminence.

  • Colonial gathering

    Heritage Elementary hosted a Colonial Family Night, when students showcased what they had learned in class about that era.

  • Engagement: Ellis-Skoczenski

    Gilda and John W. Ellis of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Elizabeth Ellis to Marine Corps Capt. Eric Joffre Skoczenski Esq. He is the son of Robert and Parise Skoczenski of Saco, Maine.

    Ellis is a 2002 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2005 graduate of Gettysburg (Pa.) College. She is a special agent with the Department of Defense.

  • Jones graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Timothy M. Jones has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    Jones is the son of Charles Lee Davis of Narrow Gage Pike in Eminence and the grandson of Linda Murphy and Charles Davis, both of Shelbyville. He is a 2011 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Crescent Place royalty

    Crescent Place Assisted Living had its annual valentine’s party on Feb. 14 and crowned the king and queen and the valentine couple. The 2013 king (from left) was Dudley Scearce, queen was Bobbye McCarthy and the Valentine couple was Martha and Ray Quire.

  • I'm one: Nolan Payton

    Nolan Payton celebrated his first birthday on March 1, 2012.

    He is the son of Todd Payton and Jennifer Thomas of Eminence.

    Grandparents are Debbie Thomas of Pleasureville and Betty Evans of New Castle. Great-grandparents are Maurice Payton of New Castle and the late Minnie Payton.

  • Engagement: Bohannon-Mitchell

    Dana McAllister of Simpsonville and Pete Bohannon of Southville announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Jean Bohannon, to Michael Paul Mitchell, both of Simpsonville. He is the son of Ruth Cook of Shelbyville and Paul Mitchell of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Shelby County High School and is the activities director for Crestview Nursing Home.

    He is a 1997 graduate of Shelby County High School and works in maintenance at Pilot Travel Center.

  • 98th birthday: Ruth Duncan

    Ruth Duncan celebrated her 98th birthday with family and friends on Feb. 18 at Crescent Place Assisted Living. Duncan was a World War II veteran as well as a teacher at Bagdad school for years. She has one son, Jim Duncan of Frankfort.


  • Engagement: Clark-Blythe

    Eddie and Ann Doyle of Finchville announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Ray Clark, to Cameron Scott Blythe.

    He is son of Scott and Lesa Blythe of Russellville.

    She is the granddaughter of Ray Moss and the late Sallye Tucker and Clarence and Barbara Sue Doyle. He is the grandson of JoAnn Brooks of Lewisburg and the late William Brooks, Judy Murphy, Jesse and Roberta Blythe, all of Russellville, and the late Starling Murphy.