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Today's Features

  • ‘Night Mother,a powerful play that won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, will be performed this weekend in the Upstairs at 801 series produced at the Shelby County Community Theatre.

    Cheryl Van Stockum and Erin Block star in this dramatic story of the final hour in the life of a young woman who has decided that life is no longer worth living.

    ‘Night Mother waswritten by Marsha Norman and is being directed locally by Rick Reinle.

  • If you spend any time at all talking with Al Brown, you will have no trouble understanding why he helped found the annual Fall Hunting Kickoff and Wild Game Feast, which is scheduled for Saturday night at Floral Hall on the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Brown, who is a fervent hunting enthusiast, is also passionate about helping the youth ministry of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Shelbyville, which is the beneficiary of the charity auction and eating event.

  • Last fall I got hurt in an accident, and for two months, I couldn't drive, write or keyboard. I was so overwhelmed by the many helpful things our family and friends thought to do and the joy they seemed to take in doing it that I began to wonder if there's something about a small town that develops some people's character such that they enjoy the right thing.

  • Frances and John Joseph Moran Jr. have been married for 70 years. The couple was married on Oct. 25, 1941, at St. Brigid's Church by William Griesbaum.

    He retired in 1982 after 46 years of service as an electrician.

    She, the former Frances Griesbaum, is a homemaker.

    They are members of St. Michael Parish

  • Randy and Marti Brown of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Brown, to Anthony Leibig. He is the son of Gloria Leibig of Jenkintown, Pa., and Ralph and Millie Leibig of Harveys Lake, Pa.

    She will graduate in December with her master’s in health science from the physician assistant program at Drexel University in Philadelphia and is a lieutenant and will practice medicine for the Air Force following graduation.

  • Charles and Penny DeMastes of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Cindy DeMastes, to Kevin Crabtree Jr. He is the son of Kevin and Dr. Cindy Crabtree of Louisville.

    She is a graduate of Georgetown College and Pikeville School of Medicine and is a U of L resident physician at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

    He graduated from the University of Louisville and works at Humana in Louisville.

    The couple will be married in Louisville on Dec. 31.

  • Mallory Jane Watts and Craig Garrett Potter were married 4 p.m. June 25, 2011, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Louisville.

    Parents of the bride are Randy and Janie Watts of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Karen Potter of Raleigh, N.C, and Stephen and Sherry Potter of Fort Mill, S.C.

    Father Larry Legakisofficiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Randy Watts.

    Maid of honor was Caroline Biagi Watts of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

  • The Shelby County Car Club’s final cruise of the season was at Gallrein Farm.

    Other winners were Best Non Big 3, 1946 Studebaker, Jim and Joyce Nutgrass; Farm Pick, 1947 Chevy Wrecker, Harry Newman; Employees' Pick, 1962 Corvette, Diane and John Bishop; Best GM, 1955 Chevy, Dean and Lori Taylor; Best Truck, 1966 Ford F100, Corby Chapman; Best Mopar, 1973 Cuda, Carl Kratzer.

  • Les Bailey just back from a Mediterranean Cruise, had to run around attending to chores he’d neglected during his vacation, he said

    His son, Gary, describes him as “pretty amazing,”

    Karen Walters, his daughter, who accompanied him on the cruise, calls him “my inspiration.”

    He is known around his neighborhood as the unofficial “mayor of Scott Station.”