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Today's Features

  • Stephen Walker and Brittany Hardin announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Oct. 19, 2010. She has been named Maleyah Heavyn Walker.

    Grandparents are Rita Rodgers, Phil King, Karen Hardin and Greg Hardin, all of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparents are Jay and Marty Perry and the late Verlie Ann Baker. Great-great grandparents are Irene Gains and the late Lora Mae Martin.

  • Paige and Tripp Hardy of New York City, N.Y., announce the birth of their fifth child, a son, on Jan. 20, 2011 at Lenox Hill Hospital. He has been named Byron Whitman Hardy. Grandparents are Donnie and Mary Faye Ethington of Shelbyville, J.B. and Virginia Hardy of Atlanta.

  • Shelley Diane Biagi of Freehold, N.J., daughter of Robert and Marcia Biagi of Shelbyville, is engaged to be married to David Isaac Warncke, son of Richard and Karen Warncke of Freehold.

    Shelley and David met at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va., where both attended engineering school. Biagi is an aerospace engineer with NAVAIR in Lakehurst, N.J., and Warncke is a mechanical engineer with ITT Corporation in Clifton, N.J. 

    The wedding will be June 4, 2011, at Hurstbourne Country Club in Louisville

  • Roger and Alisa Travis of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Travis of Lexington, to Matt Schedler of Jeffersonville, Ind. He is the son of Jim and Debbie Schedler of New Brunswick, Canada.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. July 23, 2011, at Anchor Baptist Church in Lexington. A reception will be held following the ceremony at Keeneland. Invitations will be mailed.

  • Mya Cheyenne Broughton celebrated her first birthday Feb. 3, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Clifton Broughton and Jessica Begley of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Danny and Sarah Broughton of Cropper, Cindy Bishop of Ireland the late Larry Begley. Great-grandparents are Charles and Helen Watson of Shelbyville, Elizabeth Ratchford of Eminence, Donald Broughton of Shelbyville and Evelyn Bishop of Princeton.

  • Asher Reed Barnes celebrated his first birthday on Jan. 6, 2011.

    He is the son of Jerrett and Leah Barnes of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Darla and Eric Novosel of Shelbyville, Jeff Hulker and Cindy Fister of Lawrenceburg and Cheryl Smith of Shelbyville. Great-grandparents are Wanda Reed of Waddy, Louise and Bob Brown of Louisville, Margie Barnes of Shelbyville and the late KG Reed.

  • The Lois Jennings family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (back row from left) Jeff Hulker, grandson, of Lawrenceburg; Louise Jennings Brown, daughter, of Louisville. Leah Hulker Barnes (front row), great-granddaughter holding Asher Barnes, great-great grandson, and Lois Jennings, all of Shelbyville.

  • Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger presents Mary Jo Newton of the Shelby County Professional Women's Club with a proclamation he signed declaring Friday as "Wear Red Day for Women." Women across Shelby County are encouraged to wear red to raise awareness of heart disease. Citizens Union Bank, Commonwealth Bank, Collins and Shelby County high schools and Jefferson Community & Technical College, Shelby Campus, also are part of the event. Posters are in the downtown shops, and a free luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shelby Fit For Life.

  • Public meetings
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the new Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
    This week
    Pasture appraisal/recovery program

  • "We just sing and have a good time," Frances Fonza said.

    But you get the feeling there is much more to it than that.

    Throughout a practice Monday with the Shelby County Treble choir, an invitation and tryout group at Shelby County High School, Fonza is focused on the music.

    "I'm going to stop you eight thousand times, so be ready,” she said. “We're going to get this right."