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Celebrations

  • Crazy witches

    Workers in the Shelby County Farm Bureau’s office on Mount Eden Road dressed up for Halloween as crazy witches. They were (back row from left) Mary Jo Newton, Audrey Whitacre, Lona Broughton, Mary Jo Lyvers; (second row) Kala Turner, Michelle Nethery, Abby Cottongim; (front row) Norma Bailey, Melissa Welman and Debbie Brooks.

  • SCHS class of ‘71

  • 54th anniversary: Sam and Joyce Medley

    Sam and Joyce Medley of Finchville have been married for 54 years. They were married on Nov. 9, 1957 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Todds Point.

    They are parents of Michael D. Medley and Cynthia Medley Hance, both of Louisville, and Kevin D. Medley of Finchville. Grandchildren are Sarah Hance Gonzales and Samantha Hance, both of Lexington, Suzanna Hance of Louisville, Justin Medley, Kelly Hundley and Lisa Phillips, all of Shelbyville. They have five great-grandchildren.

  • Reunions: TiptonBramblett/Watson

    Tipton/Bramblett reunion

  • 65th anniversary: Lisby

    Kenneth and Mary Casey Lisby of Waddy have been married for 65 years. The couple were married on Nov. 1, 1946, in Middlesboro by the Rev. Orvin Sauder.

    They are the parents of Douglas Lisby. They celebrated with the family

  • Armed force news: Smith promotion

    Matthew Smith of Bagdad was promoted to captain in the United States Marine Corps. Smith recently returned from a 7-month deployment to the Middle East and is the Scout Sniper Platoon Commander for Battalion Landing Team 1/1. He lives in Orange County in California with his wife, Marci.

    Smith is a 2003 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is the son of Greg and Mary Ann Smith of Bagdad.

  • Backpack project

    SCHS head coach Todd Shipley and Rocket football players pack food bags for the Shelby County Backpack Project. The Shelby County Backpack Project feeds hundreds of Shelby County students each week. To make donations drop off items at the Shelby County Board of Education, 1155 West Main Street. Items include a weekly menu of Vienna sausage, soup or Chef Boyardee, Pop-Tart, cereal bowl, cereal bar, fruit cup, snacks (peanut-butter crackers, chips, rice-crispy treat, pudding).

  • SCCT Fall Fantasy

    Shelby County Community Theatre presented The Fall Fantasy, its annual fundraiser, on Saturday night at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. All proceeds from the dinner/dance and auction go to benefit the theater.

  • French picnic and auction

  • McGuire grandsons

    Four grandsons of the late Charles Edward McGuire, who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, gathered to the plant and raise a flag in his honor. McGuire was wounded during a battle in the Pacific. J. Clay Cull (from left), former Marine Cpl. Robert Riggs II, First Sgt. Abraham M. Blessinger and Charles Joshua Cull were on hand. Mark A. Blessinger and LaMar Edward Hundley II were unable to attend. Blessinger recently returned from a tour in Afghanistan.