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Today's Features

  • Our good friends in France, Jean-Michel and Guillemette Dunoyer de Segonzac, drove us to General de Charette’s Chateau de la Basse Motte in Chateuneuf, six miles west of St Malo, which Susanne had inherited from her mother, the Marquise de Charette, in 1964.

  • The Shelby County High School Marine Corp JROTC collected toys for Stuff the Truck (Toys for Tots) at Walmart in Shelbyville on December 5. 1,128 toys were collected to benefit the children of Shelby County. Pictured above is cadets with the Shelbyville Moose Riders as the placed their donation. Thanks to Shelby County for a very successful year.

  • Jessica and Joseph Martin were married Nov. 21, 2015 at Clifton Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are Jerry and Dianne Cheatham of Bagdad. The groom is the son of Steve and Lucinda Martin of McPherson, Kansas.

    Rev. Jim Stitzingerofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maid of honor was Amanda Akins of Frankfort.

    Best man was Jeremy Warren of California.

    The ushers were David Dykes of Louisville and James Cheatham of Bagdad.

    A reception was held at the church.

  • U.S. Air Force Airman Sherleen E. Bedrava graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Bill and Jane Lancaster of Shelbyville have been married for 64 years. The couple was married Dec. 19, 1951, at Bagdad Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Dyal – the first wedding he performed.

    He is retired coach at Waddy High School, retired principal at Peak’s Mill and Bridgeport schools in Franklin County, started junior high school for Shelbyville Junior High School, retired as principal after 15 years at Northside Elementary.

    She was a teacher at Simpsonville High School, Shelbyville High School, Shelby County High School and East Middle.

  • This week
    Lions Club
    Shelby County Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Simpsonsville City Hall in the community room.  
    Learning Disabilities
    Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

  • Finchville Baptist
    The adult choir will present “The Silence and the Sound” at 7 p.m. today. A free celebration meal will be at 5:30 before the concert, and cookies and coffee will be served afterwards. There will be two Christmas Eve services, 5 and 11 p.m. Church offices will be closed on Christmas Eve Day. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com or call 834-7973.
    Christmas services at Highland

  • The Christmas tree at Bailey’s Service Center is decorated with Hot Wheel cars and wrenches of all the employees. The grapevine tree was made by Bessie Chowning, Wanda Bailey’s mother, more than 20 years ago and is always lit during the month of December. All the children who come into Bailey’s office can pick their favorite car from the tree to take home as a gift, along with a candy cane for everyone. Standing by the tree is Kaleeah Bailey.