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Today's Features

  • The tremendous and sustained artillery bombardment that had commenced on June 24 culminated in a crescendo during the hour preceding the attack. Its purposes were to create gaps in enemy barbed wire for use by advancing troops, and to kill enemy troops or keep them in their trenches or dugouts until they could be overrun in a bayonet charge.

  • Reynolds “Buddy” and Marie Stewart Chappell have been married for 55 years. The couple was married on Feb. 19, 1960 at Simpsonville Baptist Church.

    He retired from Ford Motor Company after 31 years and she is a retired homemaker.

    They are the parents of Lorie Chappell and Alan Chappell of Shelby County and have one grandson, Clay Chappell of Bowling Green.

  • John and Lesley Shannon of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Cathryn Shannon of Simpsonville to Paul Wesley Penick of Louisville.

    He is the son of Paul and Tonya Penick of Louisville.

    She is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2014 graduate of Campbellsville University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She is currently employed by Monnington Farm in Simpsonville.

  • Bethany Tipton and Bradley Andrew Childs were married Oct. 11, 2014 at the Olde Stone clubhouse in Bowling Green.

    Parents of the bride are Connie and Matthew Tipton of Russellville. The groom is the son of Mary Bradley and the late Ben Andrew Childs.

    Rev. Vincent James and Rev. Carl E. Whitfield officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Matthew Tipton.

    Madena Tipton, the bride’s sister, was the maid of honor.

  • This week
    Relay for Life events for 2015

  • David and Dana Jenkins will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Elmburg Baptist Church. All friends and relatives are invited.

    The couple was married on Jan. 27, 1990, at Hempridge Baptist Church by Rev. Steve Boyd. They reside in Elmburg and have two children, Debra and Dakota Jenkins, both of Shelbyville.

  • Shelby County High School BETA club participated in adopt-a-grandparent on Dec. 19. They were split into groups, buying and handing out Christmas gifts to their specific grandparent. SCHS beta club will host a service project each month to better their school, community and nation.

  • 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.
    Farming on a few acres

  • This week
    Homemakers book club
    The Homemakers book club, meets at noon on Wednesday 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.
    Farming on a few acres