• Basic training graduate

    Army Reserve Pvt. Christopher G. Sanders has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Sanders is the son of Heidi Sanders of Shelbyville. He is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Basic combat training graduate

    Army Pvt. Jay L. Snyder has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Snyder is the son of Jackie Snyder of Michigan and Lou Snyder of Shelbyville. He is a 2010 graduate of Northville High School in Michigan.

  • McLeod daughter

    James and Amy McLeod of Brandon, Miss., announce the birth of their child, a daughter, on Sept. 21, 2012, at Women’s Hospital in Flowood, Miss. She has been named Claire Elaine McLeod.

    Grandparents are Denise and Jake Bryan and Jackie Willard, all of Shelbyville; and Larry and Pat McLeod of Brandon, Miss.

  • Shelby resident completing 1,700-plus hours of service

    Rachel Price of Shelbyville is serving on the final project with the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) North Central Region. Price and their team are serving with The Black Hills Works.

    NCCC Members are supervising individuals with disabilities and helping them with a variety of tasks, such as art projects, working in the kitchen, cleaning, putting together medical kits, exercising and playing games.

  • Sorrell family reunion

  • Armed Force News: Sybil M. Jones

    Army National Guard Spec. Sybil M. Jones graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla., as an honor graduate and received a letter of commendation.

    Jones is the daughter of Diane Miesner of Shelbyville. She is married to Mark Jones, the son of Walter Jones of Lowville, N.Y.

    She is a 1995 graduate of Carthage High School in New York. She earned an associate degree in 2006 from Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y., and a bachelor's degree in 2012 from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh.

  • 4 generations: Bradley family

    Four generations of the Bradley family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Don Bradley, great-grandfather; Brandon Bradley, holding his son, Joseph Bradley; and Steve Bradley, grandfather, all of Shelbyville.

  • 40th anniversary: Bill and Phyllis Hedges

    Bill and Phyllis Hedges of Elmburg have been married for 40 years. The couple was married on Oct. 27, 1972.

    She is the former Phyllis Bailey of Elmburg and is a finance manager at Bluegrass Spine Care.

    He is the fourth district Shelby County magistrate and drives for Long Transport.

    They are the parents of David (Anna) Hedges of Cropper and Jessica (Damon) Turner of New Castle. The couple has one grandson and three granddaughters.

  • Birth: Bradly son

    Brandon and Samantha Bradley of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Sept. 24, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He has been named Joseph Dale Bradley.

    Grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Bradley of Shelbyville and Brent and Teri Walters of La Grange.

    Great-grandparents are Don and Sue Bradley of Shelbyville, Tommy and Ruth West of Ashland and Janice McGhee of Columbus, Ohio.

  • Armed Force News: Allan Ritchey

    Army Pvt. Allan Ritchey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    The boot camp was completed in 9 weeks.

    Ritchey is the son of Billy Mitchell of Frankfort and is a 2009 graduate of Shelby County High School.