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Today's Features

  • Army Pvt. Dylan M. Hellingerhas graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.