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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • A little water, biodegradable cleaning solution and elbow grease can go a long way.

    And by looking at the success of the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery's first Restoration and Preservation Workshop, the 150-year-old cemetery is in for a big lift.

    On June 24, the group had Ann Johnson with the Kentucky Historical Society give a morning workshop and used that information, along with the proper tools provided by Johnson, in a restoration project at the cemetery.

  • A little water, biodegradable cleaning solution and elbow grease can go a long way.

    And by looking at the success of the Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery's first Restoration and Preservation Workshop, the 150-year-old cemetery is in for a big lift.

    On June 24, the group had Ann Johnson with the Kentucky Historical Society give a morning workshop and used that information, along with the proper tools provided by Johnson, in a restoration project at the cemetery.

  • My last column reported the sinking by a Japanese submarine of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp on Sept. 15, 1942. Marine Capt. John W. Kennedy Jr., who three months before that had relieved me as commanding officer of the Marine detachment on Wasp, had gone down with the ship.

    During World War II, capital ships, such as aircraft carriers and battleships, included in their crews a Marine detachment carrying three officers and about 82 enlisted men. Their principal functions were to provide the ship’s guards, man 5-inch guns and provide landing parties when needed.