Today's Features

  • Paul and Linda Morris of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Sept. 4, 1961, at the home of the bride.

    After serving with the National Guard, Paul Morris was employed at Ford Motor Company, from which he retired after 20 years of service. Linda Morris, formerly Linda Lafollette, is a homemaker.

    They are active members of Salem Baptist Church and have three children, Paul David Morris, Kim Smither and Roy Lee Morris; three grandchildren, Brandon, Jacob and Ayden; and three step- grandchildren, Colin, Ethan and Kerry.

  • Air Force Airman Thomas M. Wyatt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He completed an 8-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Wyatt graduated in 2008 from Cornerstone Christian School in Shelbyville.

  • Bobby and Linda C. Cook of Bowling Green announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Casey Cook, to David Shane Ramage. She is the granddaughter of Bonnie I. Casey and Evelyn Catlett of Shelbyville. He is the son of Gary and Terri Ramage and grandson of JoAnn Yates, all of Paducah.

    Cook is a 1996 graduate of Bowling Green High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Kentucky, receiving a bachelor of science degree in marketing. She is currently vice president of Brand Development and Marketing at Churchill Downs in Louisville.

  • Penny C. Reynolds of Waddy announces the engagement of her daughter, Robin Faye Reynolds, to Robert Edward Vick III of Richmond. He is the son of Robert and Debbie Vick of Greenville.

    Reynolds is a 2004 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice. She is a program supervisor of Franklin County drug court working for the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • The Miller family reunion was Aug. 20 at the home of Eric and Kim Heston on Conner Station Road in Simpsonville.

  • Paige Alexandra Radcliffand Matthew Wescott Dowell were married May 21, 2011, at Holly Hill Church of Christ.

    Parents of the bride are Chuck and Tammie Radcliff. The groom is the son of Robinn Barmore and Alan Dowell.

    David Colbert, evangelist, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Chuck Radcliff.

    The maid of honor was Elizabeth Shemo of Shelbyville, friend of the bride.

  • Leslie Brown and Jonathan Pernell were married July 23, 2011, at First Baptist Church Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Jeff and Beth Brown of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of David and Shirley Moore of Simpsonville.

    Wedding music was provided by Issaih Willis

    Rev. Jim Brown officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    The maid of honor was Kayla Carrey of Shelbyville, friend of the bride.

  • Public meetings
    The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.
    Shelby County High School’s SBDM meeting 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    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.
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

  • The name Vintage Voodoo invokes old-world charm in New Orleans, back alleys and dark streets.

    But the Shelbyville-based band - consisting of guitarist Michael Whisman, lead singer Rick Willard, drummer Patrick Jacobs, guitarist Bobby Hardaway and bassist Greg Viergutz, the only member not from Shelbyville - said that's not quite the case.

    "Vintage Magic just didn't sound right. There's really nothing voodoo about us, but it's vintage because we're all old," Whisman said laughing.