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Celebrations

  • 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

  • Birth: Walker daughter

    Stephen Walker and Brittany Hardin announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Oct. 19, 2010. She has been named Maleyah Heavyn Walker.

    Grandparents are Rita Rodgers, Phil King, Karen Hardin and Greg Hardin, all of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Jay and Marty Perry and the late Verlie Ann Baker. Great-great grandparents are Irene Gains and the late Lora Mae Martin.

  • Birth: Hardy son

    Paige and Tripp Hardy of New York City, N.Y., announce the birth of their fifth child, a son, on Jan. 20, 2011 at Lenox Hill Hospital. He has been named Byron Whitman Hardy. Grandparents are Donnie and Mary Faye Ethington of Shelbyville, J.B. and Virginia Hardy of Atlanta.

  • Engagement: Biagi-Warncke

    Shelley Diane Biagi of Freehold, N.J., daughter of Robert and Marcia Biagi of Shelbyville, is engaged to be married to David Isaac Warncke, son of Richard and Karen Warncke of Freehold.

    Shelley and David met at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va., where both attended engineering school. Biagi is an aerospace engineer with NAVAIR in Lakehurst, N.J., and Warncke is a mechanical engineer with ITT Corporation in Clifton, N.J. 

    The wedding will be June 4, 2011, at Hurstbourne Country Club in Louisville

  • Engagement: Travis-Schedler

    Roger and Alisa Travis of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Travis of Lexington, to Matt Schedler of Jeffersonville, Ind. He is the son of Jim and Debbie Schedler of New Brunswick, Canada.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. July 23, 2011, at Anchor Baptist Church in Lexington. A reception will be held following the ceremony at Keeneland. Invitations will be mailed.