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Celebrations

  • Have A Heart campaign

  • 50th anniversary: Quickert

    Morton and Rose Suter Quickert of Shelbyville were married Feb. 18, 1961, in New Castle.

    Anna Carol Downey and Josephine McAllister, sisters of the groom, were attendants.

    The couple has two children, Lana Jo Quickert (deceased) and Paula (Larry) Pilcher, and one grandchild, Kayla Pilcher, all of Shelbyville.

    The couple will celebrate privately with family.

  • Basic training graduate

    Army National Guard Pvt. Jordan J. Elmore has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Go Red for Women

    Janet Robertson was the winner of the Best Red Accessory prize from the Go Red for Women Luncheon held Feb 4. Shelby Fit For Life celebrates National Heart Month during February from start to finish and community events have raised more than $400 so far for American Heart Association.

  • 60th anniversary: Pinkston

    William (Billy) and Doris Jean Cheek Pinkston were married Jan. 12, 1951, at the home of Dr. C.W. Elsey in Shelbyville, who performed the ceremony. The late Bill Darland and Ruth Jean Darland were the attendants.

    They have two daughters, Carolyn Rose Cox of Shelbyville and Terry Ann Henry of Finchville; four grandchildren, Eric Scott Catlett, William Tyler Henry, Krystal Masha Hardin and Aaron Thomas Cox; six great-grandchildren, Landon, Andrew and Caden Hardin and Jacob, Kayleigh and Eli Cox.

  • Armed Forces: Beach

    First Sergeant Jacqueline A. Beach of Frankfort was chosen as the first female 1st Sergeant of the 2nd-397th battalion in Lexington in October 2010. She is currently on orders for deployment with the 804th Medical Brigade, Ft. Devens, Mass., and will be going to Baghdad, Iraq. She had recently returned from mobilization with the 194th Armored Brigade in Fort Knox for 6 years. She has 19 years of service in the United States Army Reserves. She is the daughter of Deborah (Cherpie) Beach of Frankfort and the late William Beach.

  • Birth: Armstrong son

    Anthony Armstrong and Shawna Montes of Taylorsville announce the birth of a son, on Jan. 4, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Charles Waylon Armstrong. The weight was 7 pounds, 10.6 ounces; 20 inches tall. Siblings are Corey, age 17; Talia, age 16; Whitney, age 15; Kenzie, age 8; AJ, age 5.

    Grandparents are Carolyn Grubb of Taylorsville, Carl and Deana Couch of Pleasureville, Teresa Breeding of Mount Eden; Charles and Betty Armstrong of Taylorsville.

  • Birth: Berry daughter

    Brandon and Ellen Berry of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Nov. 4, 2010 at Baptist East Louisville, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. She has been named Emma Rae Berry.

    Grandparents are Mike and Phyllis Bailey of Bagdad, Deannie Quire of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort, Paul Bland of Shelbyville.

  • Eastern Star

    Juanita Green of Shelby Chapter No. 170 Order of the Eastern Star receives a 60-year pin for years of service. Pinning her is the Worthy Matron Sarah Smith. She was also escorted to the east and given grand honors by order of the Worthy Grand Matron Janice Harrison.

  • Wright celebrates diversity