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Today's Features

  • Put together a frosty Saturday morning, a placid lake with the sun glinting off the water, a dozen canoes and dozens of “morning people,” and what do you have?

    A crew of exuberant volunteers all set to clean up Lake Shelby by canoe, of course.

    The volunteers, consisting of Collins Army ROTC members, Clear Creek Trailblazer volunteers, and some individuals, braved a chilly morning, rain gorged waterways and muddy creek banks to participate in the annual Clear Creek Cleanup, which also included a cleanup by Boy Scouts who policed along the banks.

  • Shelby Countians must be doing something right, judging by the county’s steadily rise as one of the healthiest counties in the state.

    Shelby County is up to third this year, according to the 2013 County Health Rankings of all states, complied annually by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • Gilbert and Ruth Humphrey of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Sept. 5, 1964 in Louisville.

    They are members of Catholic Church of the Annunciation. She is the former Ruth Cambron of Springfield, retired from Motor Coach Industry and is now a CASA volunteer. He is retired from Ford Motor Company.

    They have three children, Lisa Kaiser of Shelbyville, Rebecca Cook of Shelbyville and Karen Walker of Spencer County; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Rev. Billy Lee and Dr. Jane C. Kimbrel of Fort Valley, Ga. announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Lee Kimbrel to Marc Christopher Bond. He is the son of Jerry and Kathleen Bond.

    She is the granddaughter of Gwin Carver and Waunelle Kimbrel, both of Douglas, Ga. and the late Bruce Carver and Billy L. Kimbrel Sr. She graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising and is currently enrolled in the Master’s program at the University of Kentucky.

  • This week
    Homemakers book club
    The Homemakers book club, meets at noon today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.
    Mount Eden Ruritan
    Mount Eden Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • The Waddy High School Class of 1953 held their reunion at Claudia Sanders Dinner House on August 22, 2014. Class members were (front row, from left) Donnie Bohannon, Jimmy Rice, Joyce Robinson Brumley, Shirley Watts Temple, Edith Wilson Webb; (second row) Gayle Marston, Helen Davis Miller, Peggy Perry Richardson, Edna Mae Perry, Mary Jane Kays Bolin, Wallace Jamison.

  • Lieutenant Colonel Anthony P. Griffin was appointed as the commander of the 4th Battalion, 413 Regiment, Forger Battalion at Fort Knox.

    He graduated from Shelby County High School in 1988 and received his bachelor science degree from the University of Kentucky, and his masters degree from University of Louisville. Griffin is the son of Bob and Katie Griffin of Todd’s Point.

  • Debbie and Robert Armstrong of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Adria Kristian Armstrong to Antonio Zeppa Jr. He is the son of Dawn and Antonio Zeppa of Prospect.

    She is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Nursing and is currently employed by Norton Suburban hospital in Louisville.

    He is a graduate of Indiana University, has a business marketing degree and is self-employed as the co-owner of Zeppa’s Lawn Service in Prospect.

    The wedding will be Oct. 10, 2014 in Louisville.

  • Diana Baker of Shelbyville announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Baker to William Thomas, both of Elizabethtown. She is the daughter of the late Scott Baker. He is the son of Keith and Terri Thomas of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.