• Engagement: Woodrow-Young

    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.

  • 65th anniversary: Edwin and Nina Orem

    Edwin and Nina Orem of Shelbyville have been married for 65 years. The couple was married on June 10, 1950, in the front yard of the bride’s home.

  • Hall graduates basic combat training

    Army Spc. Jeremy H. Hall graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Poole daughter

    Heather Douthitt and Steven Poole of Shelbyville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, on day, May 18, 2015, at Baptist Health of Louisville. She has been named Kayzlee Dawn Poole.

    Siblings are Kaleb Norton, Keagan Poole, Rheagan Poole, and the late Hope Norton.

    Grandparents are Terry and Donna Douthitt of Shelbyville, and Steve Poole of Pleasureville.

    Great-grandparents Brenda Dorman of Louisville, Harvey Lenhart of Florida, the late Jack Douthitt and the late Florence Lenhart.



  • Cornerstone prom

    Cornerstone Christian Academy had its senior prom on May 9.

  • 2015 Relay for Life pageant

    The fourth annual Shelby County Relay for Life Pageant hosted by Peggy's Posse was Saturday at Shelby Christian Church. The net amount raised after the $250 scholarship to the Miss Relay winner was $2,399.76 for the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life event will be held June 13 from noon to midnight at Shelby County High School.

  • Armed Forces: Army Pvt. Austin D. Marine

    Army Pvt. Austin D. Marine graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga.

    During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.

    Marine is the son of Brad D. Marine of Shelbyville and Lori J. Miller of Cadillac, Mich., and grandson of Mary H. Marine of Cadillac, Mich.

  • Armed Forces: Air Force Airman 1st Class Wesley R. Imboden

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Wesley R. Imboden graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Cub Scout Pack 270 has banquet

    About 130 people attended Cub Scout Pack 270's annual Blue and Gold Banquet on April 18 at First Christian Church. Patches and awards were given out to new Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos scouts. Those bridging over to Boy Scouts were Arrow of Light scouts Brandon Johnson, Ryan Lee, Samuel Muncy, Frederick Myers, Jordan Ross and Isaac Barney. Den Leader Jason Ross led them. Cubmaster Lee Muncy also retired after six years with the pack.

  • Engagement: Palmer-Amundson

    Joe and Ann Palmer of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Palmer of Lexington, to Joseph Amundson of Elizabethtown. He is the son of Craig and Mary Amundson of Dawson Springs.

    She is employed by the University of Kentucky Department of Epidemiology.

    He is employed as an engineer at Dow Corning Corporation.

    The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. on June 6 at Church of The Annunciation in Shelbyville.