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Celebrations

  • Kentucky Sheriffs’ boys and girls ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ boys and girls ranch marks its 36th year of reaching Kentucky’s youth this year. The 2011 camping season will run for eight weeks, serving both boys and girls through the end of July. The camp is free thanks to the dedication and support of sheriffs, members and contributors covering the well over $300 per week per child costs. Shelby County boys in attendance were (front row, from left) Christian Hull and Nathaniel Adams. Also pictured are Shelby County Sheriff Mike Armstrong, Audrey Armstrong and ranch head counselor Kelly Buck.

  • Wedding: Bohannon

    Amy Michelle Lee and Christopher Glenn Bohannon were married May 27, 2011 in New Castle.

    Parents of the bride are James and Dana Lee of Bethlehem. The groom is the son of Timothy and Cheryl Bohannon of Elmburg.

    John Logan Brent officiated the ceremony.

  • Engagement: Stillwell-VanDyke

    Ronald and Sandra French announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather LorAnn Stillwell of Lexington, to Tyler Ray VanDyke of Lexington. She is also the daughter of the late Jake Stillwell. He is the son of Bruce VanDyke and Cindy VanDyke of Lexington.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate from Georgetown College in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in sociology. She recently completed her master's in special education in 2011 from Georgetown College. She is currently a special education teacher in Fayette County. She is employed at Wellington Elementary.

  • 90th birthday: Agnes Bolin Robinson

    Agnes Bolin Robinson celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at her home in Shelbyville.

    She was born May 24, 1921 to the late John and Susie Bolin of Shelby County. She was a homemaker and retired from General Electric.

  • Engagement: Brown-Pernell

    Beth and Jeff Brown of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Brown of Shelbyville, to Jonathan Pernell of Simpsonville. He is the son of David and Shirley Moore of Simpsonville.

    Brown and Pernell are graduates of Shelby County High School and students at the University of Kentucky.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. July 23, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Engagement: Goodlett-Gallagher

    Donna Goodlett of Shelbyville and Ralph Gallagher of Mount Eden announce their engagement.

    Goodlett is the daughter of Rose Barnes of Shelbyville and the late Ernest Goodlett. Gallagher is the son of Mary and Ralph Gallagher Sr. of Mount Eden. They are both Shelby County High School graduates.

    The wedding will take place 4 p.m. July 16, 2011, at Cross Keys Worship Center. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Engagement: Roberts-Bohannon

    Larry and Debbie Suter of Hatton announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie Roberts of Bagdad, to Brian Thompson Bohannon of Bagdad. He is the son of Judy Bohannon of Bagdad and the late Johnny Bohannon.

    Roberts and Bohannon are both 2001 graduates of Shelby County High School.

    The wedding will take place at July 2, 2011. Invitations will be sent.

  • Wedding: Nation

    Joyce Elainia King and Kenneth Wayne Nation were married May 21, 2011, at Pleasureville Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are General and Darlene Morgan of Frankfort. The groom is the son William and Roselee Nation of Shelbyville.

    Jerry Anderson officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Honor attendant was Brittany Herrell of Frankfort, daughter of the bride.

    Best men were Wayne and Austin Nation of Shelbyville, sons of the groom.

  • Shelbyville street party winners

    The winner of the 2011 Downtown Planter contest was Shelbyville Antique Market. During the street party concert on Saturday, winners of gift certificates in a drawing were  Martha Rodgers, first place, Nancy Cook, second place, and Ron Wilson, third place.

  • 50th anniversary: Wayne and Betty Cheak

    Wayne and Betty Cheak were married on June 9, 1961. The Rev. Jimmy Smith performed the ceremony at Waddy Baptist Church, where they are members.

    They have two sons, Jeffery Wayne Cheak of Appleton, Wis.,  and Andrew Scott Cheak of Stafford, Va.; six grandchildren, Alexandria Cheak of Tucson, Ariz., Victoria and Addison Cheak, both of Appleton, Wis., Madison, Jonna and Noah Cheak, all of Stafford, Va.

    They will celebrate with a reception at Waddy Baptist Church 2-5 p.m. on June 11. Everyone is invited to stop by and visit. The Cheaks request no gifts.