• Births: June 27, 2012

    Hays daughter
    Austin and Hannah Hays, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Thursday, May 30, 2012. She has been named Tate McKinley Hays. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce.
    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Dennis and Yolanda Long of Shelbyville. Great-grandparent is Shelby LeCompte from Shelbyville.


  • Engagement: Floyd-Tucker

    Rickie and Kathy Floyd of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Ann Floyd of Bagdad, to James Andrew Tucker of Shelbyville. He is the son of David Tucker of Simpsonville and Glenna Tucker of La Grange.

    Floyd graduated from Morehead State University with a degree in applied science and technology and is employed by Center for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Louisville as a registered radiologic technologist. Tucker is co-owner of Twin J. Farms LLC in Shelbyville and employed by Trumbo Farms in Simpsonville.

  • Wedding: Phillips

    Donald and Missy Browning Phillips were married on June 9, 2012, at the Apple Patch Chapel in Crestwood.

    She works for Apple Patch in Crestwood and is the daughter of Mike and Aline Mounce of Cincinnati and the late D.L. Browning of Perry Park.

    He works for Stockyard Farm and Dairy in Louisville and is the son of Barbara Phillips of Shelbyville and Donald and Marty Phillips of New Castle.

    The double-ring ceremony was presided over by chaplin Bobby King.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair

    Winners in the 18-24-month-old baby show at the Shelby County Fair were Brandon Shannon for the boys and Khloe Croudep for girls; 12-18-month, Jaxon Brewer, boys, and Sadie Reed, girls; 6-12-month, Aiden Roberts, boys, and Maiya Payton, girls. Photos were not available for the 6-12-month category.

  • 60th anniversary: Stewart and Irene Waits

    Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 14. They married June 14, 1952, in Frankfort. They have three daughters, Marilyn (George) Owens of Louisville, Phyllis (Mike) Bailey of Bagdad and Sandy (Ken) Phillips of Shelbyville; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. The couple celebrated with their family.

  • Engagement: Amos-Ninichuck

    Jim and Darlene Amos of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Melodie Brooke Amos, to Steven Anthony Ninichuck. He is the son of Steve and Donna Ninichuck of Ohio. The wedding will take place on June 30 in Louisville.

  • Engagement: Stokes-Davis

    Debbie and Cubb R. Stokes of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Reese Stokes of Fulton, to Terry Lynn Davis II of Shelbyville. He is the son of Kim Nutt and Terry Davis of Shelbyville.

    Stokes is a 2001 graduate of South Fulton High School, South Fulton, Tenn., and earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She is a trade operations specialist with Invesco Advisors, Inc. in Louisville.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair pageant winners

    Pageant winners were announced for the 2012 Shelby County Fair

  • Salvation Army donation

    Madison Stephenson (left) donated $35 to Betty Mattingly from the Salvation Army. Madison wrote and performed a song on YouTube about the Salvation Army and raised the money through family and friends. She is the daughter of Todd and Robin Stephenson.

  • 65th anniversary: Leroy and Agnes Chesher

    Leroy and Agnes Chesher of Shelbyville were married May 29, 1947. He is retired from construction work, and she is a retired bookkeeper.

    They have four children, the late Jerry Chesher, Judy Chesher-Alcorn, Janet Luttrell and John Chesher; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, all of Shelby County.