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Celebrations

  • 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.

  • Chesser wedding

    Suebeth and Tyler Chesser were married Sept. 3, 2011, at Pleasant Hill Christian Church.

    Parents of the bride are Tommy and Sue Newton of Waddy. The groom is the son of Darvin Chesser of Taylorsville and Carolyn Reynolds of Versailles.

    Rev. Roy Temple Jr. officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maid of honor was the sister of the bride, Tammy Brewer of Hebron.

    Bridesmaids were the bride’s sisters, Heaven Newton and Brittany Newton, and sister-in-law Lani Newton, all of Waddy.

  • Christmas with the Monarchs

    Corpus Christi Academy will host its fifth annual Spirit of Christmas Dance, featuring the Monarchs, on Saturday at the Shelbyville Country Club lodge. Doors will open at 8:15 p.m., and dancing will be 9 p.m. to midnight. A full cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available. Tickets are $50 per couple or $30 for singles. Seating is limited. Call 722-8090 for reservations. The Monarchs keep the crowd of 146 entertained and on the dance floor during the Spirit of Christmas Dance at the Shelbyville Country Club in 2009.

  • AARP Driver Safety Program