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Today's Features

  • Caytie and Matthew Scott Burgin, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Jan. 25, 2014, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He has been named Baker Scott Burgin. Grandparents are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville, Michelle and Jack Samples of Bagdad, and the late Jeffery Scott Burgin. Great-Grandparents are Jim Conti of Louisville, Alvin and Janet Burgin of Mount Eden, Alma and William Coulter of Taylorsville and Nell and Selbert Samples of Bagdad.

  • 5 generations of the Long family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (front row, from left) Dorothy Long, Khloe and Ashley Long; (back row) Keith and Regina Long.

  • Bagdad Bagdad services
    The adult Easter cantata will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Bagdad Bagtist Church. The children’s Easter program will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. on April 17. Bagdad will show the Passion of the Christ movie at 6 p.m. on Good Friday. The Easter egg hunt will be at 2 p.m. on April 19. Easter sunrise service begins at 6:45 a.m. on April 20 and will be followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

  • This week
    Eye opener breakfast
    An “Eye Opening Breakfast” with Sen. Paul Hornback and Rep. Brad Montell will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. today at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street. Find out what happened in the 2014 legislative session and what it means for you. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. For more information, contact Johnna Maier 633-1636 or E-mail Johnna@shelbycountykychamber.com.

  • Though Saturday dawned cool and cloudy, the sound of children’s laughter at Red Orchard Park warmed the souls of those in attendance for Bunny Days.

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Shawn Pickens glanced around at the 200 children and adults who bundled up against chilly morning temperatures to hunt eggs and find prizes.

    “We’re down a little from last year, because it’s so cool, but all in all, I think it’s going really well,” he said.

  • Though Saturday dawned cool and cloudy, the sound of children’s laughter at Red Orchard Park warmed the souls of those in attendance for Bunny Days.

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Shawn Pickens glanced around at the 200 children and adults who bundled up against chilly morning temperatures to hunt eggs and find prizes.

    “We’re down a little from last year, because it’s so cool, but all in all, I think it’s going really well,” he said.

  • Theatre announces schedule for The Foreigner

    The Shelby County Community Theatre will perform Larry Shue’s The Foreigner April 17-19 and 25-26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2:30 p.m. The Foreigner is directed by Dr. Jack Wann, and sponsored by Martinrea Heavy Stampings, Inc. and Village Plaza Shopping Center. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242 after April 3. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.

     

  • Michael Collins, president of Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, (from left) poses with Body, Mind and Spirit Award winners Cassandra Gray, Carla Shirrell-Smith, Betty Motts, Ernestine Jennings and Dr. Betty Chatham, all of Shelby County, and Mike Huff, representing Mona Huff of Henry County. Not pictured is Bonnie Burks Gray, who was also a recipient. The award, created by the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Volunteer Auxiliary, was presented during the Women’s Health Fair on March 25.

     

     

  • "So Many Books, So Little Time" sponsor Tom McGinnis, (from left) with Hardee's of Shelbyville, and Pamela Federspiel, Shelby County Public Library director, congratulate Marilyn Collins, Angela Cook and Barbara Rea, this year’s winners in the Adult Winter Read program. About 300 people participated in the program and combined to read 2,020 books.

  • About 140 people attend Cub Scout Pack 270's annual Blue and Gold Banquet March 22 at First Christian Church. Awards were given out to new Wolf, Bear and Webelos scouts. Promoted from Arrow of Light to Boy Scouts were Dale Boien, Haydon Cope, Brendan Eades, Brendon Krebs, Charlie Muncy, Sawyer Price, Matthew Spaulding, Jacey Young, Ethan Wilborn and Price Wilborn. They are led by den leaders Matt Wilborn and David Boien.