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Today's News

  • 45th anniversary: Peggy and Wayne Puckett

    Wayne and Peggy Puckett will have been married 45 years on Sunday, May 27, 2012.

    They have three children, Mike (Cindy) Griffin, Judy (Scott) Wilson and Ed (Kim) Puckett; and six grandchildren, Courtney, Josh, Zach, Abbey, Jake and Alley.

    They will celebrate with their family during a cookout on Memorial Day.

  • 60th anniversary: Bill and Bobbye McCarthy

    Bill and Bobbye McCarthy celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 9, 2012, at Crescent Place Assisted Living. They both say they believe the secret to their marriage is making Christ the head of their household and always taking their marriage vows seriously.

  • Engagement: Browning-Phillips

    Donald Phillips of Shelbyville and Missy Browning of Pleasureville wish to announce their wedding at 4 p.m. on June 9, 2012, at the Apple Patch Chapel in Crestwood.

    A reception will follow in Pleasureville at the home of Zeb and Amegan Zaring.

    All friends and family are invited.

    Parents of the bride are Mike and Aline Mounce of Cincinnati and the late DL Browning Jr. Children of the bride are Amegan Zaring and Timothy Hardin.

  • Engagement: Jesse-Bransom

    Keith and Gina Jesse of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Jesse of Lexington, to Kevin Bransom of Lexington. He is the son of Paul and Kathy Bransom of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. June 2, 2012, at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort. After a  honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Engagement: Newlin-Olafson

    Dr. Eric and Suzan Ribenboim of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katy Newlin of Simpsonville, to Jon Olafson of Louisville.

    He is the son of Roger and Nancy Olafson of Louisville.

    She graduates from the University of Louisville's Speed School of Engineering with a chemical engineering degree and will be starting her doctorate in chemical engineering at the University of Houston in the fall.

  • 5 generations gather

    Five generations of the Kramer/Fussenegger families gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (front row from left) Katie Kramer Fussenegger holding daughter, Sophie; Nola Kramer, great-great-grandmother; (top row) Dale Kramer, grandfather and Charles Kramer, great-grandfather.

  • Datebook: May 25, 2012

    Public meetings
    Board of Adjustments and Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Stratton Center.

  • Partying in the streets

    The Downtown Shelbyville Street Party concert series opened Friday night and continued Saturday with Better Daze performing near the fountain at 5th and Main streets. The crowd browsed for food and brought their chairs to listen to the music. It was an event for families. Elias Blake (left) and Kambra Reynolds enjoy a special treat, and one young fan joins Shelby County Magistrate Hubert Pollett (left) and Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty on stage to draw prizewinners from among those who attended.

  • Walking for a cause

    The 2012 Relay for Life took to the track at Shelby County High School track from noon Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, with 30 teams bringing in more than $47,754.27 for the American Cancer Society.

    The event began, as it does each year, with the survivor walk.

  • Rockets can’t escape early deficit

    TAYLORSVILLE – The Shelby County softball team had one of its biggest victories of this season against Spencer County.

    The Bears, though, avenged that loss for the second time Monday night with a 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the 30th District Tournament semifinals.

    Shelby County (8-25) beat Spencer County, 4-2, April 3 in Shelbyville before the Bears won the rematch, 4-0, a month later in Taylorsville.