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  • David and Kimberly Munsterman of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Michelle Munsterman of Lexington, to Alexander Flynn Workman of Brooks. He is the son of Tina Sage of Brooks and Curtis Workman of Groveport, Ohio.

    The wedding will take place on June 13, 2015 in Pewee Valley.

  • Noel and Julie Scholl of Waddy announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Elizabeth Scholl to Cody Nathaniel Bowen. He is the son of Charles and Lisa Bowen of Wheelersburg, Ohio.

    The wedding will be in May 2015 in a private ceremony in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • Peggy’s Posse Relay for Life team is calling all heroes.

    The fundraising squad for the annual cancer benefit will host the 4th annual Shelby County Relay for Life Pageant at Shelby Christian Church at 11 a.m. on May 16, with all proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life in honor of Peggy Tschauner, who passed away last February. The pageant is open to all counties.

  • Shelby County Community Theatre veteran Olivia Martin (shown as Rapunzel) in the “Mind’s Eye” theatre production of “Into the Woods” was presented in the “Mex” theatre at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Starting at age 13, she appeared in several SCCT productions. She credits this experience as giving her the confidence to continue participating in community theatre. A graduate of the University of Louisville, she is teaching in the JCPS system. Olivia is the daughter of Kelly and Lynn Martin of Shelbyville.

  • Lord Kitchener (1850-1916)

    Lord Kitchener did not live to learn of the disaster that befell “Kitchener’s Volunteer Armies” on July 1, 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was drowned on June 5, 1916 when HMS Hampshire, an armored cruiser just returned from the Battle of Jutland, which was carrying him to Russia for negotiations with Britain’s ally, struck a German mine near the Orkney Islands. Of its 655 crew and 7 passengers, only 12 crewmen survived.

  • During the local American Cancer Society Relay For Life, participants will have the chance to remember loved ones and honor those battling cancer with a luminary ceremony. This ceremony is 10 p.m. at Shelby County High School on June 13. 

  • A nice crowd, delicious food, mellow music and good fellowship made for a very successful annual fundraiser for Operation Care for the third year in a row.

    The Mercy Omega Gala, Saturday night at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, raised more than $30,000 for Mercy Medical Clinic and the Omega House, a women’s shelter, run by Operation Care, said the organization’s executive director, Jeff Johnson.