Today's Features

  • 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.

  • This week
    MOPS meeting

  • Jill Murphyand Robert Randolph were married Jan. 18, 2015 at The Heitman House, in Fort Myers, Fla.

    Parents of the bride are Pat and Cindy Murphy of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of John Randolph of Fort Myers, Fla. and Anne Randolph of Naples, Fla. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father, escorted by her father. Kelly Scott, Director of Athletes in Action at the University of Virginia, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

  • Students at Cornerstone Christian Academy practiced “painting like Michelangelo” during the high school art history class.

  • This week
    Cheese basics
    There are many varieties of cheese, from cheddar to Swiss, each with its own unique characteristics. Plan to attend the “Cheese Basics” program at 10 a.m. today at the Shelby County Extension Office at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road, to learn important information on varieties, storing and use of different cheeses. This free lesson will include cheese sampling. For more information, call 633-4593.

  • Members of the Redwoods women’s group donated clothing and money to the Family Resource Center at the Northside Early Childhood Center where they met for their March meeting. The group is associated with Centenary United Methodist Church.


  • On July 8, 1916, Florence Bareham, not knowing whether her husband, Reginald Bareham, my father, was alive or dead, gave birth to her only child, Ronald Reginald Bareham [later Van Stockum]. On the occasion of my Christening, Lady Waldstein, wife of Sir Charles Waldstein of Newton Hall Farm, for whom Reggie had worked, presented my mother with a set of engraved sterling silver baby utensils in a fitted case.

  • This week
    Lions Club
    Shelby County Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Simpsonsville City Hall in the community room.  
    Clear Creek Writers Club
    The Clear Creek Writers Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the board room of the Shelby County Community Theatre. Persons interested in sharing some works, listening to the work of others or honing skills are invited to attend.
    Learning Disabilities

  • The Shelby County Public Library will be filled with tales of murder, womanizing and drinking Thursday when the infamous Edwin Terrill and Bill Marion ride into town.