Today's Features

  • James W. Henning was readmitted to the New York Stock Exchange on December 12, 1907 but, due to his lack of working capital, his prospects for success were not promising. Now, with relations with her husband deteriorating, Sue Henning decided to become directly involved in the Jersey cattle business. Allen Dale Farm in Shelby County, Kentucky ceased to be just a summer home; it became the focus of her personal and professional life.

  • Vashti Thongdara and Cody D. Smith were married May 22, 2015 at Navarre Beach, Fla.

    Parents of the bride are Jessie and Boun Thongdara of Charleston, WV.The groom is the son of Lori Smith, and Gary and Deborah Smith of Shelbyville.

    The groom's uncles, Keith Skinner and Kevin Groome, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    Attendant of honor was Melissa Francis of Charleston, W.Va., cousin of the bride.

    Best Man was Dustin L. Smith of Silver Springs, Md., brother of the groom.

  • A reception was held at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville on Friday night. Cancer survivors participating were (standing from left) Tony Carriss, survivor since 1999; Jason Everson, kidney cancer survivor for 3 months; Bart Roettger, melanoma survivor for a year; Lavay Lauter, guest speaker; (seated) Natholee B. Harris, breast cancer survivor since 1975; and Mattie Roach, 2015 Shelby County Miss Relay.

  • This week
    Learning Disabilities
    Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.
    Cropper Ruritan
    Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Guardian Angels Junior Circle

  • Any entity that can proclaim that they’ve survived nearly two centuries is clearly doing something right.

    But members at Simpsonville United Methodist Church can proudly boast that their church is not just surviving, it is thriving, as this year they celebrate their septaquintaquinquecentennial –yes, you read that right– anniversary.

    “The church is sill here for a reason,” Reverend Richard Holladay said.  “God has not completed his work in and through us.”

  • Becky and Brian Woodrow of Mt. Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Woodrow of Mt. Washington to Spencer Young of Ft. Campbell. He is the son of Robin and David Young of Bagdad.

    She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Louisville and is a teacher in the Clarksville, Tenn. school system.

    He is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and 2013 graduate of U.S.A.F. T.A.C.P. program, Special Forces. He is an airman for the United States Air Force.

    The wedding will be June 13, 2015 at Highview Baptist Church.

  • Caytie and Matthew Scott Burgin, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their second child, a son, on March 4, 2015, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He has been named Bennett James 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.

  • Christy and Joshua Miner, of Finchville, announce the birth of their third child, a son, on April 19, 2015. He has been named Easton James Miner. Easton was born at home in a planned home birth.

    Grandparents are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville and Dale and Marylou Miner, of Freeport Ill. Great-Grandparent is Jim Conti of Louisville

  • Jesse Baxter and Daisy Inghram were married on June 23, 1955 at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Baxter Sr. on Washington Street by Rev. Jack Cury, pastor of Fisherville Church of Christ.

    He is the chaplain of the Masonic Home Shelbyville.

    The couple have four children, Vicky Hill, of Voorhees, N.J.; Kay Rucker, of Shelbyville; Johnny Baxter, of Waddy; and Kathy Cook, of Atpos, Calif.; six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.