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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Mount Pleasant Baptist Church member Tom Hopkins wants to try to bring young people together to hear the Christian message.

    So his church, located in Todds Point, and WXLN-FM (93.3) are co-hosting the “Revelation Celebration for Christ” concert at the Clear Creek Park amphitheater on Saturday.

    He said the first band would begin at 4 p.m., and the concert will conclude at approximately 8 p.m. WXLN has been advertising the event for about four weeks about three times a day.

  • Public meetings
    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 Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.