Today's Features

  • Bill and Randy Gallrein of Gallrein Farms donated flowers that were planted at The Shelbyville Fountain.

  • In the summer of 1952, having been promoted to Colonel during two years of sea duty, I was ordered to take command of the Marine Barracks of the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes. Illinois.  There Susanne and I were assigned spacious government quarters in one of the beautiful old homes on “Brick Row.” 

    Shortly after the birth of our second son, Charles Antoine, in March 1954,I was ordered on an unaccompanied tour (without family) with the Third Marine Division in Gifu, Japan.

  • Stephanie Peach and John Smither were married Sept. 26, 2015 at Mulberry Orchard in Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Linda Sue Smith of Shelbyville and Robert Chandler of Summerville, SC. The groom is the son of Johnna Kaye and Joey Griffith of Cropper, and Eddie and Marsha Smither of Frankfort.

    Rev. Dan Taylorofficiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by Chucky Heath, brother of the bride and family.

    Maid of honor was Tanya Miller of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • Sherman Temple of Graefenburg will celebrate his 75th birthday on Monday.

    Celebrating with him will be his wife, Ann Temple; children, Donna Maness (Rick) of Lawrenceburg, Doris Cook (Mike) of Mount Eden, and David Temple (Lisa) of Frankfort; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    They are members of Graefenburg Baptist Church in Graefenburg.

  • This week
    Cooking club
    Visit the cooking club at noon today at the Shelby County Extension Office and cook new recipes and sample the results. This is a great place to visit new friends and expand your culinary experiences. For more information, call 633-4593.
    Veterans get help to receive benefits

  • Fall round up
    Fall Round Up, a family affair at Dover Baptist Church, will begin at 5 p.m. today with free food, Trunk or Treat, bon fire, S’mores, hayride, animal petting, horse rides, bob for apples, cake walk and many more games for all ages. A prize will be given for the best decorated trunk. Visit www.doverbaptist.net, call 633-0502 or check out the church Facebook page.
    Waddy Halloween party

  • Meet heroes and legends at 4 p.m. on Saturday during Grove Hill Cemetery’s Stories Behind the Stones event. Meeting at the historic chapel off Third Street in Shelbyville, you will then stroll through the cemetery to meet the bank cashier shot by Frank James, and the WWII heroine who was on the battlefront with American soldiers to mention just two of the people along your walk.

  • Jean Donovan was awarded the prestigious 6th annual Silver Bell Award at the 83rd annual Kentucky Branch Convention of the International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons on Oct. 3. The Silver Bell Award is presented to a member that exemplifies the leadership traits of Miss Jennie C. Benedict and the traits of the founding members of IOKDS. Pictured with Jean Donovan is Maria Newill (right), president of the Jennie C. Benedict Circle, and her husband, Bob Newill, member of the JCB Circle.

  • This week
    Mommy and me