Today's Features

  • This week
    Senior services and program
    A senior services and program will be today at the Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 207 Washington Street. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Lunch is served at 11:30 each day with various activities scheduled throughout the day for 60 years of age and above to enjoy. To make a reservation, one week in advance, call 502-633-2218.
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  • In 1851, James Williamson Henning, Sr. (1813-1886), a surveyor and civil engineer who had made one of the early maps of Louisville, formed a partnership with his brother-in-law, Joshua Fry Speed (1814-1882). Speed, who had previously been Abraham Lincoln’s law partner in Springfield, Ill., was Lincoln’s best friend. After he became president, Lincoln asked both Speed and Henning to serve in his cabinet, an honor they both declined.

  • The Shelby County Rotary Club incoming president Lance Minnis and incoming president elect Wendy Graney present the Interact Club banner to Shelby County High School advisor and students. Students were (from left) Interact Club Advisor Jacinta Newsome, Vice President Rachael Ashby, Shane Helton, Treasurer Kristina Hutchins, President Karla Villa, Abby Betts, Public Relations Officer Katie Butler, Lance Minnis, Gerald Tegarden, Barby Womack, Secretary Katelyn Davis, Dallas Tucker, and Wendy Graney.

  • Becky and Brian Woodrow of Mt. Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Woodrow of Mt. Washington to Spencer Young of Ft. Campbell. He is the son of Robin and David Young of Bagdad.

    She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Louisville and is a teacher in the Clarksville, Tenn. school system.

    He is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and 2013 graduate of U.S.A.F. T.A.C.P. program, Special Forces. He is an airman for the United States Air Force.

    The wedding will be June 13, 2015 at Highview Baptist Church.

  • Edwin and Nina Orem of Shelbyville have been married for 65 years. The couple was married on June 10, 1950, in the front yard of the bride’s home.

  • This week
    Shelby Shape-Ups
    A new six-week series of Shelby Shape Ups meets at 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through July 10 at the Shelby County Extension Office. This arthritis foundation approved exercise class helps participants increase strength, improve balance and become more flexible. The class is only $25 for the 18 sessions, and free for Healthways Silver Sneakers participants. For more information, call 633-4593.

  • Army Spc. Jeremy H. Hall 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.

  • Heather Douthitt and Steven Poole of Shelbyville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, on day, May 18, 2015, at Baptist Health of Louisville. She has been named Kayzlee Dawn Poole.

    Siblings are Kaleb Norton, Keagan Poole, Rheagan Poole, and the late Hope Norton.

    Grandparents are Terry and Donna Douthitt of Shelbyville, and Steve Poole of Pleasureville.

    Great-grandparents Brenda Dorman of Louisville, Harvey Lenhart of Florida, the late Jack Douthitt and the late Florence Lenhart.



  • Cornerstone Christian Academy had its senior prom on May 9.

  • This week
    MAPP meeting
    Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) meeting will be from noon to 1 p.m. today to discuss improving our community through teamwork at the North Central District Health Department on 1020 Henry Clay Street. For more information, E-mail JamiL.McLemore@ky.gov
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