• Thompson marches in presidential inaugural parade

    William R. Thompson, a Virginia Military Institute cadet from Shelby County, was among the approximately 1,500 who marched in this year's presidential inaugural parade.

    VMI’s Corps of Cadets marched from the U.S. capitol to the reviewing stand at the White House. The corps was the final group in the parade, passing the president in review at about 6:30 p.m.

    Thompson is the son of Jean Shy of Shelbyville.

  • Tres Chic committee

    Members of the 2013 Tres Chic Shelbyville organizing committee gathered during that event Feb. 2 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House. Members are (from left, front row)

    Gary Walls, Eric Seto, Shawn Adelsberger and Jeff Sopland; and (back row) Shelley Johnson, Dana Mayton, Emily Clark, Beth Ann Kovacs, Rachel Webb, Ann Morris, Deanna Osborn, Louise Riley and Cindy Diemond.

  • Collins homecoming queen

    Senior Aaliyah Wells was crowned Collins Homecoming Queen on Saturday night during halftime of the Titans’ game against Harrison County.

  • Willard wedding: Becky and Austin Willard

    Becky and Austin Willard were married Sept. 22, 2012, at Tates Creek Presbyterian Church.

    Mother of the bride is Barbara Staton of Lexington. The groom is the son of Dee Lisa Willard of Shelbyville and Willie Willard of Waddy.

    Wedding music was provided by LeeAnn Raleigh, Greg Finer and Luke Wisley.

    Will Witherington and Robert Cunningham officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her two brothers, Shawn and Chris Staton.

  • Cornerstone homecoming spirit week

    Cornerstone Christian Academy basketball Homecoming was Jan. 18. Ashley Hamblin and Josh Woodward, both seniors, were crowned queen and king by former graduates and reigning king and queen from 2012, Dustin Bennett and Tara Watkins. The Homecoming dance was held at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort.

  • Births: Smith son

    Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Jan. 6, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He has been named Noah Robert Smith.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Overall retires
  • Armed Forces: Igleheart

    Jeffrey Igleheart graduated Jan. 4 from basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif. The 2011 graduate of Worland High School in Worland, Wyo., is the son of Ted Igleheart II and Susan W. Igleheart of Worland and the grandson of Ted and Libby Igleheart of Shelbyville. He will report to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for combat training before continuing to his MOS training in Florida.

  • Shelby native to play recital in Louisville

    Pianist Susanne Busey Osberg, a native of Shelby County, will perform at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church in Louisville at 5 p.m. Sunday.

    The program includes J. S. Bach’s Italian Concerto and portions of Franz Liszt’s Années de pèlerinage (Years of Pilgrimage).

  • Engagement: Payton-Wilson

    Bobbie Smith of Frankfort announces the engagement of her daughter, Cassie Denney Payton of Frankfort, to Jeff Wilson of Shelbyville. Her father is the late John C. Smith. He is the son of Rick and Susan Wilson of Shelbyville.

    She is a 1999 graduate of Franklin County High School and attended Sullivan University and is a deputy clerk for the Franklin County Courthouse.

    He is a 2000 graduate of Shelby County High School and works for Roll Forming Corporation.

    The wedding will be at 6 p.m. on May 25, 2013, at Red Orchard Park.