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Today's Features

  • In July 1924, having spent over three years in Kentucky, Susanne, now nine, returned to Paris with her mother, the Marquise de Charette. Her schooling, which had begun at Nazareth Academy, near Bardstown, Kentucky, would continue in France and in Switzerland.

    Cours Dupanloup in Paris

  • General Baron de Charette died on October 9, 1911, at the age of 79.  His widow, Tennessee-born Antoinette, Baronne de Charette, continued to live at La Basse Motte in Brittany. Here during World War I she entertained American troops on leave from the Western Front.  After her death on February 3, l9l9, her obituary in a Nashville paper closed with this tribute:

  • On November 10, 1911 James W. (Will) Henning suffered a second and final failure, losing his seat on the New York Stock Exchange. This was a disaster from which he never recovered.

    Despite his estranged wife Sue Henning’s opposition in 1909 to the marriage of their daughter, it must have given her some pride. She started a scrapbook about this time, the first items being newspaper clippings of the prominent New York wedding of her only child, Susanne, and Marquis Antoine de Charette.

  • Hugh and Paula Miles Breeden have been married 40 years. The couple was married May 22, 1976 at Tates Creek Christian Church in Lexington. 

    He had a 20-year career with Winn-Dixie Inc., and recently retired from F. B. Purnell Sausage Company with 27 years in sales. At his retirement, he was National Retail Sales Manager.

  • Major Art and Jean Edingerof Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie L. Edinger of Plano, Ill (formerly of Shelbyville), to Fred E. Cadena of Plano, Ill. He is the son of Fred M. Cadena and Francis Samame of El Paso, TX.

    She is senior public programs manager at DuPage Children's Museum.

    He is senior manager at Accenture Technology.

    The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan, WI.

  • William “Bill” and Glenna White Stivers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of Graefenburg Christian Church, given by their son, Mark Stivers (Cindy) and daughter Lisa Smith (Brooke) and their grandchildren, Abby and Elise Stivers, Ethan and Adam Smith.

    They were married May 20, 1966 at Graefenburg Christian Church by the brides’ uncle, Robert Watson.

  • This week
    Relay for Life for 2016
    The 2016 Shelby County Relay for Life bank night will be today at the Cub Bank on Midland Trail by Stonecrest. The 2016 local event will begin 7 p.m. May 20 through 7 a.m. May 21 at Collins High School. For more information, contact Mary Witsiepe at mary.witsiepe@cancer.org or 502-996-4539.
    GED ready test

  • Mike Grimes is in the process of putting a book together about Cropper and submitted this photo of the 1919 Cropper High School girls’ basketball team, courtesy of Kay Way, owner and operator of Our Best Restaurant in Smithfield. Her mother, Thelma Hundley Roberts, is on the far left. A young boy was “photo bombing” in the background.

  • Regina Willhoite and Freddie LeCompte.

    Regina returned Freddie LeCompte’s dog tags.