Today's Features

  • This week
    Chamber networking luncheon

  • The family of First Baptist Church Shelbyville on Friday lost a very faithful member with the passing of Ann Harris.

    Harris, who last month had turned 103, attended church right up until her death, said her longtime friend, Max Doyle.

    “She dearly loved the lord,” he said. “She was always at church, just about every Sunday.”

  • Emerson Grace Barger will celebrate her first birthday Feb. 12, 2014.

    She is the daughter of Shelley and Alan Barger of Tampa, Fla.

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Gail and George Barger of Richmond.

    Great-grandparent is Leon Fritz of Bybee.

  • Grammy winner Stuart performing in Frankfort

    Country music star Marty Stuart will appear at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. in Frankfort at 7:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.

    Stuart won the first of five Grammy awards in 1992, when he and Travis Tritt collaborated on “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’.” He also has recorded duets with performers as diverse as B.B. King and Willie Nelson.

  • Lt. Col. Mike Yocum was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army during a ceremony Jan. 10 at Fort Belvoir, Va.

    A 1997 graduate of Shelby County High School, he is the son of Jim and Shelby Yocum of Harrodsburg and the nephew of Betty Ritter of Shelbyville.

  • The Girl Scouts cookie sale kickoff rally was Jan. 19 at the Family Activity Center. More than 200 scouts and adults from Shelby, Oldham and Henry counties gathered to launch a 3-month effort that supports local troops and funds troop service projects, field trips and program projects and the local council as it provides eight camps throughout Kentucky. It also subsidizes special programs for the girls, such as the popular Festival of the Arts, held every November in Louisville.

  • Noah Robert Smith celebrated his first birthday Jan. 6, 2014.

    He is the son of Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Bethany Christine Nolan and Adam Bryant Cole were married on Sept. 28, 2013, at the Medina Wedding Chapel in Appleton, Wis.

    Nolan is the daughter of Libby King of Austin, Texas. Cole is the son of Timothy and Janice Cole of Appleton and the grandson of Jennie Bryant Cole of Shelbyville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her grandfather, Norm Smith.

    The bridal attendants were Danielle Murphy, Erin Kuehl, Jennifer Cole and Eric Smith.

    The grooms’ attendants were Ryan McMurtrie, Jon Sewall, Danny Cole and Andy Jaloszynski.

  • This week
    Bagdad Ruritan
    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    The Shelby County Chapter of the NAACP meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
    Lions Club
    Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Simpsonville Community Center. 
    Clear Creek Writers Club

  • Shelbyville native part of ‘100 fascinating’ women

    JoAnn Childs James, a native of Shelbyville who resides in Prospect, is featured in a collection of stories and pictures titled 100 Fascinating Louisville Women.

    She will participate in a discussion and book signing at 3-5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Elim Baptist Church,  3114 Greenwood Ave. in Louisville.


    Tickets go on sale for ‘Nunsense’