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Today's Features

  • Shelby Countians must be doing something right, judging by the county’s steadily rise as one of the healthiest counties in the state.

    Shelby County is up to third this year, according to the 2013 County Health Rankings of all states, complied annually by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • This week

    Homemakers book club

    The Homemakers book club, meets at noon on today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.

    OAK luncheon

  • Bagdad Bagdad services
    Bagdad Baptist Church 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 Saturday. Easter sunrise service begins at 6:45 a.m. on Sunday and will be followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
    Beechridge Baptist Easter events

  • Artisan’s center calls for

    fall exhibit ‘Put a Lid on It’

    The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea invites Kentucky artisans to submit works for the exhibit “Put a Lid on It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans” to be held Sept. 13, 2014 through Feb. 28, 2015.

  • William Herbert Hill and Frances Hornback Hill were married on April 16, 1949, by the Rev. H.C. Brown Jr. at Pigeon Fork Baptist Church.

    He is a farmer and retired from Roll Forming Corporation, and she is retired from the Kentucky State Police.

    They have five children Richard Hill of Somerset, Susie Armstrong, Jane Poe, Ronda Hill, and Michael Hill, all of Shelbyville; 18 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

    The family held a celebration Sunday at Claudia Sanders with 65 people in attendance.

  • Ruth Clemmons (center) blows out the candles on her 102nd birthday cake Wednesday flanked by her son, Jim Clemmons, her daughters, Helen Schaff (from Clemmons left), Becky Tingle and Judy Meredith, activities director at Crestview on Midland Trail.

  • Joey and Paula Cornelius of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Cornelius of Bagdad to Kyle Washburn of Cropper. He is the son of Glenn and Judy Washburn of Cropper.

    She attends the University of Louisville and plans to graduate next May with a bachelors in education. 

    He is employed at the Shelbyville Water Company.

    The wedding will take place on June 21, 2014.

  • Bagdad Bagdad services
    There will be a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. at Bagdad Baptist Church. 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 Saturday. Easter sunrise service begins at 6:45 a.m. on Sunday and will be followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
    Beechridge Baptist Easter events

  • This week
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group
    Alzheimer’s caregivers support group meets at 10:30 a.m. today at First Christian Church, 1000 Eminence Pike in Shelbyville. For more information, call the church at 633-3345.
    Beekeepers
    The Shelby County Beekeepers Association meets 7 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Extension Office. For more information, call 633-4593.
    One book – one community

  • Fish dinner at Finchville Ruritan
    A fish, oyster or salmon croquettes dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Finchville Ruritan Club. Dinner includes choice of seafood along with potato wedges, cole slaw, baked beans, and choice of dessert and drink for $10. Carry-outs will be available. Entertainment will be free Bluegrass music. For more information, call 502-437-0353.
    Annunciation fish fry