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Celebrations

  • 60th anniversary: Gene and Betty Moore

    Gene and Betty Moore of Louisville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married on Dec. 14, 1951, at Pleasureville Baptist Church.

    During their married life, they have resided in Pleasureville, Anchorage and Louisville.

  • Esarey wedding

    Emily Carol and Kirk Joseph Esarey were married June 25, 2011, at Garden Court in Louisville.

    Parents of the bride are Max and Deana Doyle of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Bill and Fay Esarey of Louisville.

    Wedding music was provided by Lisa Gilmore, harpist during the wedding, and the reception music was by Leo and the Moonlighters.

    Rev. Steve Boyd officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Festival of Trees

    Amber Oaks in Shelbyville held its annual Festival of Trees Christmas party on Thursday evening, when the front lobby and adjoining rooms were full of food, music and holiday decorations. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the spirit of Christmas in the front lobby.

  • Highway poster winner

  • Holiday gifts

    The Shelby County Car Club presented on Friday more than 50 new coats to the children at the Dorman Preschool Center at Clear Creek Park. Members also delivered 53 large gift bags to Colonial Hall Manor on Clay Street, which included personal items for each resident, and supplies to the soup kitchen. All proceeds for these donations – along with $1,000 to the Open Door of Hope men’s homeless shelter on 8th Street – are derived  from the car cruises the club holds throughout warm-weather months.

  • Toys for Tots collection

    Shelby County High School’s Marine Corps JROTC Program held a Toys For Tots drive Dec. 3 at Walmart in Shelbyville. For its first “Stuff the Truck” event, SCHS MCJROTC unit was allowed to park a military truck in front of the store, where it was “stuffed” full in 10 hours with approximately 800 toys.  All of these toys were donated to the local Angel Tree Foundation for the underprivileged children of Shelby County.

  • Madrid student visits through Skype

  • Christmas at the library

    Children visited the Shelby County Public Library on Saturday to work with crafts and have their photos taken with Santa. Other events were entertainment, refreshments and face-painting, and each child chose three items to decorate.

  • 45th anniversary: Waldridge

    Glenn and Voncile Waldridge celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24. They were married on this date in Harrisonville in 1966.

    He is retired from General Electric with 37 years of service. She is a homemaker.

    They have three children, Henry Waldridge of Louisville, Brenda Bland of Shelbyville and Amy Scott of Louisville, and eight grandchildren.

  • Christmas in Mount Eden

    The Mount Eden Ruritan club was filled with cheer and good tidings on Friday during the annual Christmas in Mount Eden celebration. Folks lined tables to feast on chili, hot dogs and decadent homemade desserts, and others browsed the expanded craft and gift area in the adjacent building.