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Today's Features

  • JoAnna Jackson hosted the mixed media club meeting at the Shelby County Extension Office and the first event was working with Collaged Paper Mache Valentines. For more information on this monthly club meeting, call Jackson at 502-387-6867 or E-mail joannajksn@gmail.com.

  • Fun and fitness may not be a concept that meshes well for many people, and doubly so for some women when an exercise class involves wearing weighted boxing gloves part of the time.

    But one class at the Family Activity Center transcends that image, as evidenced by the enthusiasm with which students do their punches and other moves, in a high calorie-burning workout that sometimes gets pretty intense, said Piloxing instructor Tristen Stansfield.

  • Fun and fitness may not be a concept that meshes well for many people, and doubly so for some women when an exercise class involves wearing weighted boxing gloves part of the time.

    But one class at the Family Activity Center transcends that image, as evidenced by the enthusiasm with which students do their punches and other moves, in a high calorie-burning workout that sometimes gets pretty intense, said Piloxing instructor Tristen Stansfield.

  • The Shelby County Community Theatre is stepping out of its comfort zone this month with the upcoming performance of Drowsy Chaperone, an award-winning Broadway musical.

    “This is a huge undertaking for the theatre,” SCCT President Cheryl Van Stockum said in an E-mail. “I am so proud of the theatre for taking on such a project.”

    The show’s director David Pilkinton echoed her enthusiasm.

    “We’re mounting a major Broadway musical, it won five Tony’s in 2006,” he said.

  • This week
    Kiwanis Club
    The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets at noon Thursday at Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville. Lunch is provided and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 to make a luncheon reservation.
    Waddy Ruritan
    Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Finchville Ruritan
    Finchville Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Crochet class

  • 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.