• Engagement: Riddell-Burchfield

    Patty and Randy Meers of Cropper announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Riddell of Waddy, to Todd Burchfield of Waddy. He is the son of Helen and Mike Burchfield.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed at The Sentinel-News.

    He is 1995 graduate of Shelby County High School and is employed by RPS Barge Company.

    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. on May 25, 2015 at Red Orchard Park in Shelbyville.

  • Michael Long 2015 golf event
  • Slaughters retire from ministry
  • Boy Scouts celebrate Earth Day

    In observance of Earth Day 2015, Boy Scouts of Troop 164 (sponsored by the 1st Presbyterian Church) picked up trash along a section of the Old Mount Eden road. Bob Green is the Scoutmaster of Troop 164. Scouts participating were (front row, from left) Charlie Muncy and Marcus Harper; (second row) Brandon Johnson, Wesley Cottongim, Carter Stivers and Billy Cook; (third row) Samuel Muncy, Geo Cook, Matthew Munsterman and Robert Sherrod.

  • 35th anniversary: Brenda and Charles Higgins

    Brenda and Charles Higgins of Shelbyville have been married for 35 years. The couple was married on May 10, 1980 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

    Both are graduates of the Shelby County High School Class of 1973. Charles Higgins Sr. is a retired First Sergeant who served 23 years in the Army, and is the son of the late Sarah Webb Bland and James E. Higgins. Brenda is the Associate Minister of the Bethesda Church of God. She is the daughter of Frances Beach and the late William Harrison Beach.

  • Derby tea party at Crescent Place

    Crescent Place Assisted Living hosted their annual Derby Tea Party. Clients and friends gathered to enjoy tea and desserts.



  • 50th anniversary: Dan and Myra Hardesty

    Dan and Myra Hardesty have been married for 50 years and will celebrate on Friday with a special family dinner.

    They have one daughter, Danielle Crowe and son-n-law Coy Crowe; and two grandsons, Shawn and Austin Crowe.

    We are so grateful for their love and their example over the years and look forward to many happy memories to come.

  • Armed Forces: Kyle A. Gramigwill

    Specialist Kyle A. Gramigwill be promoted to the rank of sergeant on May 1 and awarded the Army Commendation Medal at 8-1 Cavalry, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. He has also earned the expert infantry badge and an associate’s degree from Central Texas University. Sgt. Gramig will be reassigned June 1 to the 101st Airbone Division, 1-327 Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell. He is a 2009 graduate of Fort Knox High School and is the son of Lt. Col. (R) Keith and MaryAnn Gramig.

  • Armed Forces: John Gramig

    Cadet John P. Gramig was recently awarded the John B. Hanlon Leadership Award and will graduate May 15 from the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in business and an active duty commission of Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. After completing Field Artillery specialty training at Fort Sill, OK, 2nd Lt. Gramig will be assigned to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He is a 2011 graduate of Collins High School and is the son of Lt. Col. (R) Keith and MaryAnn Gramig.

  • Jack and Beanstalk at Corpus Christi

    Corpus Christi Classical Academy students performed Jack and the Beanstalk on April 17 in the Simpsonville Gymnasium.