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Today's Features

  • Brandon and Ellen Berryof Bagdad announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Aug. 5, 2014, at Baptist East Louisville. He has been named Tucker Rhett Berry.

    He was born at 9:39 a.m. has an older sister, 4-year-old Emma.

    Grandparents are Mike and Phyllis Bailey of Bagdad, Deanie Quire of Shelbyville. Great-Grandparents are Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort.

  • Todd and Joanna McNallyof Indian Land, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey McNally of Louisville, to Beau Swisher of Louisville. He is the son of Eric and Amy Swisher of Shelby County.

    She is a 2010 graduate of Mason High School of Ohio, and a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in English. She is currently working for Statewide Mortgage as a project coordinator.

  • 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.
    Shelby Development

  • Library hours
    The Shelby County Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays on Thursday and Friday. The library will be closed Nov. 29 for library floor maintenance. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Dec. 1.
    Christmas in the Courtyard

  • 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

  • Christmas in Harrisonville
    Christmas in Harrisonville will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at Harrisonville Pentecostal Church. There will be a chili and soup supper, baked goods, a Christmas store, vendor booths, children’s games, face painting, live music and the auction begins at 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church. For more information, call Randall or Lana Burgin at 502-643-7586 or 643-7588.
    Burks Branch Baptist event

  • A year after losing their gallery on Main Street, Shelby Artists on Main has a new focus and will soon have a new name for their group, as well.

    And the group wants to share its vision with the community.

  • Betty and Bobby Carter of Shelbyville will be married 50 years on Nov. 19, 2014.  The couple was married at Salem Baptist Church by Rev. Dallas Sugg.

    Bobby is retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    Betty is retired from Farm Service Agency.

    They are members of Shelby Christian Church.  Their children are Bradley Carter (Sherry), Brian Carter (Melissa), and Beth Green (Robert Jr.) They have 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

    There will be an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Shelby Christian Church.

  • Harold and Louise Goodlett Richardson, of Shelbyville, were married on Nov 18, 1954.

    He was born on May 12, 1936, one of 10 children of the late Orva and Corrinne Eakins Richardson. He was the owner of Harold’s Service Station in downtown Shelbyville, until it’s close in 1987. He is also a retired Shelby County school bus driver.

    She was born on Sept 2, 1938, one of eight children of the late John and Odie Redmon Goodlett.

  • Pat and Cindy Murphy of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Murphy of Ft. Myers, Fla., to Robert Randolph of Naples, FL. He is the son of John Randolph and Anne Randolph of Naples, Fla.

    She is a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Public Health. She currently works as a Public Health Associate for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

    He is 2012 graduate of the University of Virginia and works with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida.