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Celebrations

  • 50th anniversary: Wanda L. Crisp Slone and Crandell L. Slone Sr.

    Wanda L. Crisp Slone and Crandell L. Slone Sr. of Shelbyville, formerly of Allen, celebrated their golden anniversary on Dec. 2, 2011, with a barbecue buffet at the Stratton Community Center, drawing family and friends from Woodbridge, Va., Raleigh N.C., Eastern Kentucky, Northern Kentucky and surrounding counties.

    Crandell Slone retired from his duties as a Kentucky State Police trooper in April 1991 after more than 23 years and in November 2001 from his duties as a KSP civilian-certified license examiner in Louisville.

  • 65th anniversary: Gene and Virginia Yeager

    Gene and Virginia Yeager celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 7, 2011.

    They were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at the home of the Rev. Jack Curry in Louisville.

    The Yeagers are long-time Shelby County residents, having lived in and around Shelby County for their entire marriage. He was a dairy and tobacco farmer and an employee of Southern of States. In addition to raising three children, she worked as a store and restaurant clerk in several Shelby County locations.

  • 65th anniversary: Gene and Virginia Yeager

    Gene and Virginia Yeager celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 7, 2011.

    They were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at the home of the Rev. Jack Curry in Louisville.

    The Yeagers are long-time Shelby County residents, having lived in and around Shelby County for their entire marriage. He was a dairy and tobacco farmer and an employee of Southern of States. In addition to raising three children, she worked as a store and restaurant clerk in several Shelby County locations.

  • Christmas dinner and awards night at the park

    The Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks & Recreation held its annual board Christmas dinner and awards night on Dec. 13.

  • 50th anniversary: Lillie and Edwin Shelburne

    Edwin and Lillie (Edwards) Shelburne will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7 with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 115 W. Main St. in Taylorsville.

    The Shelburnes were married on Dec. 21, 1961, at Shawnee Christian Church in Louisville by Rev. Ivan Shelburne Jr.

  • 70th anniversary: Gilbert and Catharine Ellis

    Gilbert M. Ellis were married Catharine Hays Owen on Dec. 16, 1941, by the Rev. Tom Giltner, pastor of the First Christian Church, using the Episcopal wedding service. They were married at Catharine's home, 601 Brown Ave. in Shelbyville.

    Gilbert Ellis graduated from Shelbyville School in 1937. Catharine attended Science Hill School for girls and graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1938.

  • I'm one: Kendra Bowman

    Kendra Faye Bowman celebrated her first birthday on Dec. 15, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Deidre and John Bowman of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Harry and Donna Monroe of Shelbyville and Jay and Debbie Bowman of Eminence.

    Great-grandparent is Ann Adcock of Shelbyville.

  • Wedding: Ballard

    Stevie Young and Jason Ballard were married Dec. 14, 2011, at the new Shelby County Judicial Center.

    Parents of the bride are Terri and Dennis Scrogham of Waddy and David and Stephanie Young of Louisville. The groom is the son of Janet Henry of Shelbyville, Joe Henry of Garrard County and the late Marvin Ballard Sr.

    District Judge Linda Armstrong officiated the double-ring ceremony. They were the first couple to get married in the new center.

    The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Terri Scrogham.

  • Dictionaries for kids

    Members of the Shelbyville Rotary Club and the Shelbyville Kiwanis Club hand out dictionaries to East Middle School sixth-graders at an assembly on Thursday. The dictionary program, co-sponsored by the Shelbyville Rotary, Shelbyville Kiwanis and The Sentinel-News,provides a dictionary to every sixth- and third-grader in Shelby County to aid each student’s growth in literacy.

  • Cleaning up for cancer

    Cancer survivor and Shelbyville native Ellen Jacobs talks to some of the attendees Friday night at the Cleaning For Cancer fundraiser she organized at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.