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Celebrations

  • Wedding: Rutledge

    Suzanne Casper Scott and Gregory Lee Rutledge were married on March 7, 2011, in the bride's hometown, Lexington. The couple share three children, Mathew Gregory Rutledge, Melinda Ann Claypool and Eleanor Anna Rose Scott. The couple and children reside in Shelbyville.

  • 25th Annniversary: Laddy and Lorie Haggard

    Laddy and Lorie Haggard have been married for 25 years. The couple were married April 19. She is the former Lorie Crenshaw.

    They have two children, Ashley Haggard Gordon and Josh Haggard, both of Shelby County. They have four grandchildren, Kaiden, Daegan, Jaelinn and Kinleigh.

    A shower will be 3-5 p.m. Saturday at their home. All friends and relatives are invited.

  • 50th anniversary: Carl and Shirley Cays

    Carl and Shirley Cays of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple were married April 12, 1961, in Shelbyville.

    She is the former Shirley Samples. They are both retired and are members of Victory Baptist.

    Children include Eric Cays and Carla Husband, both of Shelbyville, Kathy Turner of Waddy and Alan Cays of Longview, W.Va.

  • Birth: Moore daughter

    Rodney and Tiffanie Moore of Waddy announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Feb. 28, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East. She has been named Leah Madison Moore.

    Grandparents are Donna Bruner of Waddy and the late Lloyd Bruner, George and Mary Moore of Pleasureville.

  • Birth: Smith son

    Nick and Mandy Smith of Fairdale announce the birth of their first child, a son, on March 22, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He has been named Kingston Lee Smith. 

    Grandparents are Frank and Debbie Simpson of Shelbyville and Sonny and Sherry Smith of Louisville. His great-grandparents are Lloyd and Doris Cockeril, Ottilia Wilson of Louisville and the late Jerry Wilson.

  • Engagement: Balentine-Biagi

    Nathaniel and Melanie Balentine of Pine Bluff, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, DeeDee Balentine, to Marty Biagi of Shelbyville. He is the son of Stephen and Marie Biagi of Shelbyville.

    Balentine is a 2006 graduate of Watson Chapel High School and is finishing up her senior year at the University of Arkansas with a degree in animal science. She is currently an assistant manager at Pier 1 Imports.

  • 75th birthday

    All friends and family are invited to Cot Thompson’s 75th birthday bash at 7 p.m. April 16 at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club Building.

    For more information, call Barbara at 502-839-6083.

  • Easter services: April 13, 2011

    Bagdad Baptist
    Easter Sunday services will be 8:30 Early Service, 9 Breakfast, 10: Sunday School, 10:45 Easter Service. The Youth will have a fundraiser Dinner Theater 6-8 p.m. on April 30 performing a play, “Virgil’s First Easter,” while serving dinner.  The youth are accepting donations and selling tickets. For tickets, call (502) 747-8933.  
    Beechridge

  • Birth: Myers son

    Paul Dean Myers II and Lynn Sherrall Farris of Shelbyville announce the birth of their fifth child, a son, on March 15, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Quincey Exavier Myers. He was born at 11:23 a.m. weighing 6 pounds and 8 ounces, 191/2 inches long. His siblings are Jayson G. Myers, 10; Lyndashia Farris, 6; Jaslyn Hatton, 5; and Bobby Joe Hatton, 4.

    Grandparents are Diana Farris of Shelbyville, and Cindy and Ron Harris of Bagdad. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Farris of Shelbyville and Patricia and George Reitzel of Florida.

  • 4 generations of Cox family

    4 generations of Cox family

    4 generations of the Cox family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Elijah Thomas Cox, 9-months; his father, Aaron Thomas Cox, Aaron's dad, Ricky Thomas Cox; Ricky's father, Paul Thomas Cox.