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Today's Features

  • Visitors to Red Orchard Park soon will notice exercise equipment placed along the park’s various hiking trails, including Bluebird Trail.

    Some may think the exercise equipment is for the birds, but it’s actually being installed for adults who want to work out while taking their kids or grandkids to the park, Parks and Recreation Director Clay Cottongim said.

  • Agnes Bolin Robinson celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at her home in Shelbyville.

    She was born May 24, 1921 to the late John and Susie Bolin of Shelby County. She was a homemaker and retired from General Electric.

  • Beth and Jeff Brown of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Brown of Shelbyville, to Jonathan Pernell of Simpsonville. He is the son of David and Shirley Moore of Simpsonville.

    Brown and Pernell are graduates of Shelby County High School and students at the University of Kentucky.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. July 23, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Donna Goodlett of Shelbyville and Ralph Gallagher of Mount Eden announce their engagement.

    Goodlett is the daughter of Rose Barnes of Shelbyville and the late Ernest Goodlett. Gallagher is the son of Mary and Ralph Gallagher Sr. of Mount Eden. They are both Shelby County High School graduates.

    The wedding will take place 4 p.m. July 16, 2011, at Cross Keys Worship Center. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Larry and Debbie Suter of Hatton announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie Roberts of Bagdad, to Brian Thompson Bohannon of Bagdad. He is the son of Judy Bohannon of Bagdad and the late Johnny Bohannon.

    Roberts and Bohannon are both 2001 graduates of Shelby County High School.

    The wedding will take place at July 2, 2011. Invitations will be sent.

  • Joyce Elainia King and Kenneth Wayne Nation were married May 21, 2011, at Pleasureville Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are General and Darlene Morgan of Frankfort. The groom is the son William and Roselee Nation of Shelbyville.

    Jerry Anderson officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Honor attendant was Brittany Herrell of Frankfort, daughter of the bride.

    Best men were Wayne and Austin Nation of Shelbyville, sons of the groom.

  • The winner of the 2011 Downtown Planter contest was Shelbyville Antique Market. During the street party concert on Saturday, winners of gift certificates in a drawing were  Martha Rodgers, first place, Nancy Cook, second place, and Ron Wilson, third place.

  • Men, in particular, skillfully evade the doctor and making moves toward good health until something bad happens, said Mitch McClain, a member of the organizing committee for the annual Men’s Health Fair.

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville on Saturday host its Men’s Health Fair for the 11th consecutive year, offering screenings that included prostate exams, blood work, oral cancer screening and skin cancer screening.

  • Whether it’s the Defender of the Fatherland Day in Russia, Dia del Pare in Andorra, Festa del Papáin Italy or Ziua Tatalui in Romania, the world recognizes Father’s Day.

    You can celebrate it bundled up on Feb. 23 in Russia or as a rite of spring on May 8 in Tonga. Maybe you prefer our summer cookouts on the third Sunday in June (it’s the 19th this year) or would rather opt for a nice autumn day in Luxembourg on the first Sunday in October.

    But whatever the day, don’t forget your vader, pére, padre or pai.

  • A successful and joyous anniversary party last Saturday reminded a local artist how much people care for the arts in Shelbyville.

    Shelby Artists on Main co-founder Linda Powell said the “anniversary was a smash.”

    “The people in attendance seemed very pleased,” she said. Past supporters of the gallery who came were surprised by the obvious improvements.”

    About 75 people stopped by to celebrate the now nonprofit gallery’s anniversary, but Powell said there isn’t a tally yet on how many raffle tickets were sold.