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Today's News

  • 90th birthday: Agnes Bolin Robinson

    Agnes Bolin Robinson celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at her home in Shelbyville.

    She was born May 24, 1921 to the late John and Susie Bolin of Shelby County. She was a homemaker and retired from General Electric.

  • Court report: June 15, 2011

  • Engagement: Brown-Pernell

    Beth and Jeff Brown of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Brown of Shelbyville, to Jonathan Pernell of Simpsonville. He is the son of David and Shirley Moore of Simpsonville.

    Brown and Pernell are graduates of Shelby County High School and students at the University of Kentucky.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. July 23, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Engagement: Goodlett-Gallagher

    Donna Goodlett of Shelbyville and Ralph Gallagher of Mount Eden announce their engagement.

    Goodlett is the daughter of Rose Barnes of Shelbyville and the late Ernest Goodlett. Gallagher is the son of Mary and Ralph Gallagher Sr. of Mount Eden. They are both Shelby County High School graduates.

    The wedding will take place 4 p.m. July 16, 2011, at Cross Keys Worship Center. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Engagement: Roberts-Bohannon

    Larry and Debbie Suter of Hatton announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie Roberts of Bagdad, to Brian Thompson Bohannon of Bagdad. He is the son of Judy Bohannon of Bagdad and the late Johnny Bohannon.

    Roberts and Bohannon are both 2001 graduates of Shelby County High School.

    The wedding will take place at July 2, 2011. Invitations will be sent.

  • Wedding: Nation

    Joyce Elainia King and Kenneth Wayne Nation were married May 21, 2011, at Pleasureville Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are General and Darlene Morgan of Frankfort. The groom is the son William and Roselee Nation of Shelbyville.

    Jerry Anderson officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father. Honor attendant was Brittany Herrell of Frankfort, daughter of the bride.

    Best men were Wayne and Austin Nation of Shelbyville, sons of the groom.

  • Shelbyville street party winners

    The winner of the 2011 Downtown Planter contest was Shelbyville Antique Market. During the street party concert on Saturday, winners of gift certificates in a drawing were  Martha Rodgers, first place, Nancy Cook, second place, and Ron Wilson, third place.

  • NEIHOF: Success stories in teaching students to read

    Why spend $160,000 on summer school? Is it worth that much money? Yes.

    However, if you don’t believe me, ask Kara or Dakota.

    These elementary children attended the 4-week session last summer and have reaped the benefit this school year as a second-grader and fourth-grader, respectively.

    What benefit? The ability to read.

  • Irotas owners charged with theft

    Two Finchville residents are up on federal charges of embezzling nearly half a million dollars in employee benefits from a company they owned in Shelbyville.

    Officials from the Office of the United States Attorney say that William Kiser, 73, and Mary Sue Kiser, 70, owners of the now-closed Irotas Manufacturing Company in Shelbyville, were indicted Thursday in federal court for conspiring to defraud the United States and embezzling from an employee benefit fund.

  • ‘Just making sure he’s healthy’

    Men, in particular, skillfully evade the doctor and making moves toward good health until something bad happens, said Mitch McClain, a member of the organizing committee for the annual Men’s Health Fair.

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville on Saturday host its Men’s Health Fair for the 11th consecutive year, offering screenings that included prostate exams, blood work, oral cancer screening and skin cancer screening.