Today's Features

  • Ronnie and Joyce Sowder have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on June 18, 1965 in the brides parents house in Brodhead.

    Ronnie is a retired supervisor of Atlantic Envelope and currently enjoys his hobby of clock repair.

    Joyce is a retired packer of Revere Foil and is currently enjoying gardening and her yard decorations.

    They are the parents of Beverly Burba of Crestwood and Timothy Sowder of Morgantown, and grandparents of seven.

  • A.C. and Dorothy “Dot” Carpenter Hahn were married May 28, 1955, at Graefenburg Christian Church by Rev. George Watson.

    He is a lifelong farmer and was a builder for 43 years.

    They have four children, Suzanne Sikes (Hugh), Julie McClure (Mike), Tim Hahn (Julie) and Logan Hahn (Kay); nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

    The couple celebrated at home with a family cookout hosted by their children.

  • This week
    Bagdad Ruritan
    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    The Shelby County Chapter of the NAACP meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.
    Lions Club
    Shelby County Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Simpsonsville City Hall in the community room.  
    Clear Creek Writers Club

  • This week
    Animal Tales at the library
    Animal Tales will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. Exotic animals from around the world are coming to the library. You will learn information about their habitats, diet and personalities. You might even get to hold one of the animals. For more information, contact 633-3803 or youthservices@scplibrary.net.
    Mommy and me

  • Debbie Thomas of Pleasureville announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Thomas of Eminence, to Todd Payton of Eminence. He is the son of Maurice Payton of New Castle and the late Minnie Payton.

    She is a 2001 graduate of Shelby County High School, is obtaining a criminal justice degree at IWU and is currently a loan servicer at KHESLC.

    He is a 1999 graduate of Henry County High School and is currently a guard at Luther Luckett Correctional Facility.

    The wedding will take place Saturday at Shelby Hill Farms.

  • 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