Today's Features

  • Sondra and Dr. William Powers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

    They were married on Dec. 16, 1961, in their hometown of Hawesville in  Hancock County. Both are graduates of the University of Louisville, where he  received his doctorate in medicine and Sondra received her master of arts in teaching.

    Following medical school graduation in 1967 and an internship in Orange County, Calif., Dr. Powers assumed active military duty and was deployed to Cu Chi, Vietnam, where he served as a base camp doctor.

  • Gene and Betty Moore of Louisville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married on Dec. 14, 1951, at Pleasureville Baptist Church.

    During their married life, they have resided in Pleasureville, Anchorage and Louisville.

  • Emily Carol and Kirk Joseph Esarey were married June 25, 2011, at Garden Court in Louisville.

    Parents of the bride are Max and Deana Doyle of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Bill and Fay Esarey of Louisville.

    Wedding music was provided by Lisa Gilmore, harpist during the wedding, and the reception music was by Leo and the Moonlighters.

    Rev. Steve Boyd officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Amber Oaks in Shelbyville held its annual Festival of Trees Christmas party on Thursday evening, when the front lobby and adjoining rooms were full of food, music and holiday decorations. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the spirit of Christmas in the front lobby.

  • The Shelby County Car Club presented on Friday more than 50 new coats to the children at the Dorman Preschool Center at Clear Creek Park. Members also delivered 53 large gift bags to Colonial Hall Manor on Clay Street, which included personal items for each resident, and supplies to the soup kitchen. All proceeds for these donations – along with $1,000 to the Open Door of Hope men’s homeless shelter on 8th Street – are derived  from the car cruises the club holds throughout warm-weather months.

  • Shelby County High School’s Marine Corps JROTC Program held a Toys For Tots drive Dec. 3 at Walmart in Shelbyville. For its first “Stuff the Truck” event, SCHS MCJROTC unit was allowed to park a military truck in front of the store, where it was “stuffed” full in 10 hours with approximately 800 toys.  All of these toys were donated to the local Angel Tree Foundation for the underprivileged children of Shelby County.

  • Public meetings
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court  meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.

  • Christmas puppet show
    The youth puppet ministry at Graefenburg Christian Church will present Psalty’s Christmas Calamity with two performances at 6:30 p.m. today and Sunday. The church is located at 5900 Louisville Road at the Intersection of 151 and U.S. 60 at Graefenburg.
    Sing-along event at Collins