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Today's Features

  • Garnett “Newt” Newton (front row, left) turned 85 years old on Sept. 5. Helping “The Mayor of Bagdad” celebrate his birthday were his wife Betty; and children (back row, from left) Danny “Kac” Newton, Rusty Newton and Camilla Newton.

  • Carlene Nethery and Charles Cook Jr. were married Sept. 10, 1965, at Briar Ridge Christian Church.

    He is retired from the Department of Transportation and GE, and she is retired from Spencer County Public Schools. They continue to reside in their home in Taylorsville.

    They have two children, Shawn and Phillip Shannon Cook, both of Mount Eden; three grandchildren, Dalton Cook, Lily Cook, and Matthew Cook.

  • Jamee Malan and Mark O'Malley of Indianapolis, Ind., announce their engagement to be married.

    She is the daughter of Swuiheng Ma and Xinfeng Zhou of Henan China, and Sandee and Robert Redman of Wadesville, Ind.

    He is the son of Sue and Jim O'Malley of Mount Eden.

    A fall wedding is planned in Shelbyville.

  • Mattie Roach, Miss Shelby County Fair 2015, attended a Meet and Greet with Gov. Steve Beashear during the opening day ceremonies and opening reception last month at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Jim Calhoun and Loren Wilmshelped take care of the summer gardening at Crescent Place Assisted Living.

  • This week
    Frugal living course

  • On June 29, 1933, Sue Henning, while visiting a friend in Washington, D. C., suffered an apoplectic stroke, from which she did not regain consciousness. For her daughter Susanne, still in Capri, and her granddaughter Susanne, then 18, still in school in Switzerland, it was a race against time. They arrived at her bedside before she died on July 12, 1933.

  • Christine Quire of Bagdad announces the engagement of her daughter, Karol Quire of Bagdad, to Bruce Langley. He is the son of Doug and Robin Langley of Shelbyville.

    She is the daughter of the late Rick Quire. She is a graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College with a degree in business administration, and is employed with Shelby County Public Schools. 

    He is a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University and is a self-employed farmer and business owner.

    A May 2016 wedding is planned. Formal invitations will be sent.

  • This week
    Dealership donating to veterans
    O’Brien Ford in Shelbyville is sponsoring a car and truck sale through today.  They will donate $100 per vehicle sold to the Veteran of Foreign Wars Shelbyville Post 1179.  A donation box will be in the O’Brien Ford lobby for those who would like to contribute to these worthy organizations without purchasing a vehicle.
    Shelby Shape-Ups