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Celebrations

  • Engagement: Cox-Shaw

    Darrell and Carol Cox of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Cox, to Zachary Shaw, the son of Rick and Tammy Shaw of Cropper.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Shelby County High School and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and her master’s in school counseling from the University of the Cumberlands. She is employed as a counselor in Shelby County.

    He is a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed with the City of Shelbyville Water Company.

  • Wedding: Shephard

    Meredith Ellis and Ryan Shephard were married June 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are Glenn and Elizabeth Ellis of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Ronnie and Lori Shephard of Shelbyville.

    Rev. Andy McDonaldofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maid of Honor was Justina Ellis of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • Collins’ Homecoming court

    Collins High School will crown its Homecoming queen at halftime of the Titans’ game against North Oldham on Friday at Titans Stadium. The senior queen candidates are Kaylee Logue (from left, front row), Ellen Sparrow, Abby Borders, Taylor Craig, Maggie Garrett and Tiandra Taylor. The members of the court are juniors Lindsay Smith and Christen Stewart, sophomore Brenna Meyer, freshmen Krysta Ethington and Madison Maddox and sophomore Madison Walters.

  • SCHS Homecoming court

    Shelby County High School will crown its Homecoming queen Friday at halftime of the Rockets’ game against Bullitt East at Robert Doyle Stadium. The senior queen candidates are Shaniqua Evans (from left, seated) Sandy Jordan, Rachel McClain, Kate Schaefer, Suzanna Stewart and Kristyna Garrett (not pictured). The members of the court are freshmen Caitlin Armstrong (from left, standing) and Barby Womack, sophomores Makayla Marr and Hailey Poe and juniors Kelli Armstrong and Claire Schaefer.

  • Who is she?

    This old photograph was found in a book donated for Bookfest, the Friends of the Library’s annual sale of used books at the Stratton Center. This is a vintage, colorized, matte photograph, and the newspaper would like to return what would seem an important family heirloom to its rightful owner. To claim the photo, call The Sentinel-News at 633-2526 or E-mail sharonw@sentinelnews.com.

  • Kalmey’s classmate visits

    John Kalmey of Shelbyville recently joined his good friend and classmate Steve Wilkerson of Washington state at the 71st reunion of the Class of 1942 of Valley High School in Jefferson County. They found that a beautiful new facility has been built around the original high school, which had been opened in 1936. There were 90 in the graduating class of 1942, but only five attended the reunion this year. Wilkerson (left) and Kalmey (right) also visited with Ron Van Stockum at Allen Dale Farm.

  • SCHS Class of 1978

    The Shelby County High School Class of 1978 gathered July 21 at Gallrein Farm for its 35th reunion. There were an estimated 50 members from the classes of 1977 and 1979 who attended. Approximately 25 to 30 classmates arrived after this photo was taken.

  • I'm one: Michael Botkins

    Masyn Dennis Michael Botkins celebrated his first birthday Oct. 2, 2013.

    He is the son of Danielle and Jeremy Botkins of Bagdad.

    Grandparents are Rhonda and Dennis Hudspeth of Bagdad, Jennifer and Michael Harrod of Bagdad and Keith and Melissa Botkins of Graefenburg.

    Great-grandparents are Jeanie Harmon of Frankfort, Ray and Nan Smith of Frankfort, Judy Harrod of Frankfort and the late Brenda Thomas and Bridget Ruble.

    Great-great-grandparent is Lula Robinson of Frankfort.

  • Engagement: Meador-Booher

    Stephen and Donna Meador of Shelbyvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Dawn Meador, to William Allen Booher, both of Atlanta. He is the son of John and Audrey Booher of Lexington.

    She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2009 and is employed by the American Cancer Society as a director of strategic communications planning.

  • 50th anniversary: Virgil and Peggy Tichenor

    Virgil and Peggy Tichenor have been married for 50 years. The couple was married surrounded by family and friends the afternoon of Oct. 24, 1963, at the home of Lucinda Phillips, Peggy’s aunt. The wedding was officiated by the late Rev. W.H. Howard of the Consolidated Baptist Church.

    Peggy Ann Burton and Virgil Tichenor Jr. originally met at the Paul L. Dunbar High School in Lexington, where Virgil played football.