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Celebrations

  • Myles competes basic training

    Pvt. John T. Myles II completed a 13-week United States Marine Corps basic training course on Jan. 24 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.

    Myles was a member of the First Recruit Training Battalion, Alpha Company, Platoon 1005.

    A 2013 graduate of Anderson County High School, he is the son of Robert W. Myles and Charlene T. Myles and grandson of World War II Veteran and distinguished Flying Cross recipient Edmund N. Myles.

  • Royalty at Crescent Place

    John Miranda and Rosemary Barry were crowned king and queen at Crescent Place Assisted Living. He has five children, and she has three.

  • I'm one: Isaiah Drawbaugh

    Isaiah Drawbaugh celebrated his first birthday Feb. 12, 2014.

    He is the son of Stephen and Amanda Drawbaugh of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Nancy Drawbaugh and Debbie Humphrey, all of Shelbyville, and David Bohannon of Finchville.

  • Engagement: Cole-Wilz

    Timothy and Janice Cole and Michele and Brad Schampers of Appleton, Wis., and Randy and Tonya Van Groll of Freedom, Wis.,announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Grace Cole and Kyle Peter Wilz of Appleton, Wis.

    She is the granddaughter of Jennie B. Cole of Shelbyville and a special education teacher at Lakeland School in Elkorn, Wis.

    He is an account executive at Zywave in Milwaukee, Wis.

    They attended Appleton North High School in Appletonand University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

  • Donkey basketball
  • Cropper Ruritan joins convention
  • Dogs at Crescent Place

    Crescent Place Assisted Living, a pet friendly community, hosted its first Dog Show on Jan. 28. Dogs from the community and the residents participated for Best Dressed, Best Personality and Best Trick.

  • I'm one: Emerson Barger

    Emerson Grace Barger will celebrate her first birthday Feb. 12, 2014.

    She is the daughter of Shelley and Alan Barger of Tampa, Fla.

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Gail and George Barger of Richmond.

    Great-grandparent is Leon Fritz of Bybee.

  • Shelby County grad promoted to colonel

    Lt. Col. Mike Yocum was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army during a ceremony Jan. 10 at Fort Belvoir, Va.

    A 1997 graduate of Shelby County High School, he is the son of Jim and Shelby Yocum of Harrodsburg and the nephew of Betty Ritter of Shelbyville.

  • Girl Scouts kickoff celebration

    The Girl Scouts cookie sale kickoff rally was Jan. 19 at the Family Activity Center. More than 200 scouts and adults from Shelby, Oldham and Henry counties gathered to launch a 3-month effort that supports local troops and funds troop service projects, field trips and program projects and the local council as it provides eight camps throughout Kentucky. It also subsidizes special programs for the girls, such as the popular Festival of the Arts, held every November in Louisville.