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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.

  • 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.

  • Tony and Laura Ann Long announce the engagement of their daughter Deidre Long of Waddy to Justin Hampton of Shelbyville.

    He is the son of Regena Whitaker and Ronald Hampton. The wedding will be at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2014 at the Reynolds Farm located on Elmburg Road in Shelbyville.
     

  • This week
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group meets at 10:30 a.m. today at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike in Shelbyville. For more information, call the church at 633-3345.
    Learning Disabilities

  • Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville (right) with her brother, Nelson Jones, celebrated her 90th birthday with a picnic in Owen County on the farm where she grew up. The photo is at the front gate of the farm. Family and friends from three states came to honor her. She has three children, Wanda Bailey, Nancy Metts, Mike Chowning; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Matthews book reading

  • William and Linda Jennings have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on July 19, 1964 in Salem Baptist Church by Rev. Sugg.

    He worked as the Fertilizer Plant Manager beginning with Gro-Green in 1960 and retired with Crop Production Services in 2011 after 42 years. She worked as a Market Recorder for the tobacco market in Shelbyville and continues to work part-time with the Shelby County Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency.