• Engagement: Richardson-Sturgill

    Don and Brenda Richardson announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Allison Richardson to Philip Cameron Sturgill, son of Ken and Leslie Sturgill, all of Georgetown.

    She is the granddaughter of Lucille Stucker of Shelbyville, the late Gilbert Stucker, the late Howard Richardson and the late Hazel Richardson. He is the grandson of Tom Sturgill, D.J. Fendley, the late Pat Sturgill and the late Ken Fendley.

  • Earth day at JCTC
  • Shelby dog wins in Gettysburg

    Joe and Kay Krug, of Shelbyville stand with Desert, a greyhound-mix, who won first place for best Civil War costume and Best of Show during the 15th annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg at the Allstar Expo Center. The 3-day event organized by Nittany Greyhound will raise about $20,000 for future adoption of greyhounds from a shelter in western Pennsylvania.

  • I'm one: Alison Kendall

    Alison Kendall Puleo celebrated her first birthday April 2, 2013.

    She is the daughter of Melissa Kendall and Joey Puleo of Shelby County.

    Grandparents are Joseph and Connie Kendall of Cropper, Charlie and Rosa Puleo of Henderson, Nev. Great-grandparents are Clarence and Zona Patterson of Finchville.

  • Opening day for farmers’ market

    The Shelby County Farmers’ Market opened Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, and there was plenty of activity. 

  • Plants for sale

    The Shelby County Master Gardeners’ annual Plant Sale moved to the Shelby County Extension Office on Saturday. Organizer Carolyn Brenner called the event, which previously had been staged at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, a “huge success.”

  • 5 generations: Humphrey

    Five generations of the Humphrey family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (seated, from left) Gilbert Humphrey, great-grandfather; Genevieve Humphrey, great-great-grandmother; Wesley Finch, father, holding Genevieve Mae Finch; and Becky Cook, grandmother.

  • Receives rank of Eagle Scout

    Austin C. Blocker, 17, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor for a Boy Scout. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 470 in Simpsonville. For his project, he refurbished bleachers at the Waddy Ruritan Club by sanding, painting and replacing the boards. He is the son of Mark and Kim Blocker of Waddy and a senior at Shelby County High School.

  • Scouts install birdhouse

    Simpsonville Scouts from Webelos Pack 470 worked to install a Purple Martin birdhouse in Long Run Park in Louisville. The birdhouse should foster habitation and yearly migration for breeding martins. By providing a house for martins and with proper management, martins will continue to return year after year. Scouts participating were (back row from left) Aaron Yonker, Ben Heger, David Janes, Daniel Dischinger; (front row) Chane Evans and Cole Ruetinger.

  • I'm one: Andrew Joseph Fee

    Andrew Joseph Fee celebrated his first birthday on April 15, 2013.

    He is the son of Dana and Tim Fee of Louisville.

    Grandparents are Shirley and Michael Dorr of Simpsonville, Nancy and Sam Alvey of Louisville and the late Debra Dorr. Great-grandparent is Alice Turner of Madison, Wis.