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Today's Features

  • The Shelby County Community Theatre launches its 35th season on July 22 with a production of the classic Cinderella.

    This timeless fairytale, written for the stage by Rodgers & Hammerstein, is directed by David Pilkinton and stars Shelby County High School Grads and theater veterans Katie Hundley and Stephen Fox.

    The show runs July 22-24 and 29-31, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

  • The Shelby County Community Theatre launches its 35th season on July 22 with a production of the classic Cinderella.

    This timeless fairytale, written for the stage by Rodgers & Hammerstein, is directed by David Pilkinton and stars Shelby County High School Grads and theater veterans Katie Hundley and Stephen Fox.

    The show runs July 22-24 and 29-31, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

  • Bruce and Joy Gilman have been married for 66 years. The couple was married on July 23, 1945. She is the former Joy Sharpe of Farmersburg, Ind.

    They were members of Centenary Methodist Church for about 41 years. Now they are members of the First Christian Church and have lived in Shelbyville for 43 years. He worked for the both the U.S. and Kentucky departments of transportation and is now retired.

    They are the parents of C. Thomas Gilman of Burlingame, Calif., and Joseph Gilman of Smyrna, Ga., and have three grandchildren, Emily, Natalie and Hannah Gilman.

  • R.J. and Diann Haggard have been married for 40 years. The couple was married June 19, 1971, at Briar Ridge Christian Church.

    She is the former Theresa Diann Ross of Spencer County and was a hairdresser but now is a homemaker. He is retired from Ford Motor Company.

    They attend Shelby Christian Church and are the parents of Jason and Melinda Haggard and Lorrie  and Rick Pruitt, all of Shelbyville, and Melissa and Matt Estes of Lexington. They have four grandchildren, Logan, Ethan, Raegan and Brody.

  • Herbert and Lois White of Southville have been married for 60 years. The couple was married on June 28, 1951, at Salem Baptist Church in Southville.

    They are the parents of Darrell and Judy White, David White and Anita White, all of Shelbyville, and Angela and Phillip Sandlin of Louisville. They are the grandparents of Austin, Adam, Rachel, Jacob, Joshua and Michelle.

    They will celebrate at 2-5:30 p.m. Sunday at Salem Baptist Church. A short ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Bessie Wilson turned 90 years young on June 28, 2011. She has two children, Alberta Dietrich of Shelbyville and Stan Wilson of Louisville. She was honored at a dinner at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, with 33 family members present.

  • Jimmy Cox and Linda Cox of Lancaster announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ean Whitney Cox to Gregory Bryant Mason. He is the son of Eddie and Mary Jane Mason of Shelbyville.

    Ean Whitney is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed as the art teacher at West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville. Greg is a graduate of Centre College and is employed as the head men’s basketball coach at Centre, located in Danville.

  • Jimmy Cox and Linda Cox of Lancaster announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ean Whitney Cox to Gregory Bryant Mason. He is the son of Eddie and Mary Jane Mason of Shelbyville.

    Ean Whitney is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed as the art teacher at West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville. Greg is a graduate of Centre College and is employed as the head men’s basketball coach at Centre, located in Danville.

  • Brenyn Keith Botkins will celebrate his first birthday July 21, 2011.

    He is the son of Jeremy and Danielle Botkins of Bagdad.

    Grandparents are Dennis and Rhonda Hudspeth and Jennifer and Michael (Red) Harrod, all of Bagdad, and Keith and Melissa Botkins of Waddy. Great-grandparents are Jeanie Harmon and Ray Smith, both of Frankfort. Great-great-grandmother is Loula Robinson of Frankfort.

  • Emma Elezabeth Palmer celebrated her first birthday June 29, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Mindy Palmer of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Michael W. and Diane Rose of Shelbyville and Mark Palmer of Frankfort. Great-grandparents are Ella and Arvin Palmer of Bethlehem and the late Maryann Gilreath.