• Flowers donated to fountain

    Bill and Randy Gallrein of Gallrein Farms donated flowers that were planted at The Shelbyville Fountain.

  • Smither wedding

    Stephanie Peach and John Smither were married Sept. 26, 2015 at Mulberry Orchard in Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Linda Sue Smith of Shelbyville and Robert Chandler of Summerville, SC. The groom is the son of Johnna Kaye and Joey Griffith of Cropper, and Eddie and Marsha Smither of Frankfort.

    Rev. Dan Taylorofficiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by Chucky Heath, brother of the bride and family.

    Maid of honor was Tanya Miller of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • 75th birthday

    Sherman Temple of Graefenburg will celebrate his 75th birthday on Monday.

    Celebrating with him will be his wife, Ann Temple; children, Donna Maness (Rick) of Lawrenceburg, Doris Cook (Mike) of Mount Eden, and David Temple (Lisa) of Frankfort; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    They are members of Graefenburg Baptist Church in Graefenburg.

  • Car Club at Gallreins
  • Behind every stone, there’s a story

    Meet heroes and legends at 4 p.m. on Saturday during Grove Hill Cemetery’s Stories Behind the Stones event. Meeting at the historic chapel off Third Street in Shelbyville, you will then stroll through the cemetery to meet the bank cashier shot by Frank James, and the WWII heroine who was on the battlefront with American soldiers to mention just two of the people along your walk.

  • Donovan received Silver Bell award

    Jean Donovan was awarded the prestigious 6th annual Silver Bell Award at the 83rd annual Kentucky Branch Convention of the International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons on Oct. 3. The Silver Bell Award is presented to a member that exemplifies the leadership traits of Miss Jennie C. Benedict and the traits of the founding members of IOKDS. Pictured with Jean Donovan is Maria Newill (right), president of the Jennie C. Benedict Circle, and her husband, Bob Newill, member of the JCB Circle.

  • Troop 164 celebrates Court of Honor

    Boy Scout Troop 164 celebrated a Court of Honor on Sept. 29 at the 1st Presbyterian Church. The scouts received their new ranks as well as merit badges earned this summer. Their Scoutmaster is Bob Green. Members of the troop were (front row from left) Brandon Johnson, Carter Stivers, Wesley Cottingim, Charlie Muncy, Billy Cook, Geo Cook, Samuel Muncy; (back row) Bobby Shaver, Robert Sherrod and Matthew Munsterman.

  • Open Door chili cook-off

    The 2015 class of Leadership Shelby held a chili cook-off fundraiser during Open Door of Hope’s “Homeless for a Night” event. Participating teams were Shelby County EMS, Shelbyville Fire Department, Collins High School, MetroSafe 911 and Simpsonville Fire Department. Decorated wooden spoons for the winners were made by Bethany Tucker.

  • See You at the Pole

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students participated in “See You at the Pole,” a national school student prayer event.

  • Engagement: Jackson-Harley

    Darrell and Kristen Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylan Jackson to Eric Harley, all of Brownsburg, Ind. He is the son of Mike and Kim Grilley, and Jeff Harley, all of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2015 at Princess Hall – Sleep Inn and Suites, Indianapolis, Ind.

    She is a 2012 graduate of Brownsburg High School and 2014 graduate from Sullivan University with a degree in baking and pastry and is currently a teacher at Beginning Steps Ministry