• 5 generation: Shubert

    Five generations of the Shubert family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Kay Russell, Mae Shubert holding Grayson Ellis, Shenoah Ellis and Seb Ellis.

  • Scouting for food

    Boy Scout Troop 270 helped stock the Bagdad Food Pantry during their annual food drive. Troop 270's charter organization is Bagdad Baptist Church.

  • Guatemalan students at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted two Guatemalan exchange students for 10 weeks before Christmas break. Marco Guay, ninth grade, and Ernesto Castellanos, tenth grade, stayed with two of our families and attended classes at Cornerstone during their visit to the United States.

  • Engagement: Shipley-Edelen

    Todd and Michelle Shipley of Shelbyvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsi Faye Shipley of Shelbyville, to Andrew Edelen of Vine Grove. He is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen of Vine Grove.

    They are both graduates of Western Kentucky University. She is teaching and coaching in Spencer County. He is completing his masters of music at Ohio University.

    The wedding will take place 6:30 p.m. on July 2, 2016 at Shelby Hills Farm.

  • Martinsville club gives back for the holidays

    On December 23 the Martinsville Family Club gave back to the children in the community. Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped by St. John’s United Methodist Church to bring the children gifts and take pictures taken with them. There was also food and entertainment for the children.

  • Harley wedding: Kaylan Jackson and Eric Harley

    Kaylan Jackson and Eric Harley, both of Brownsburg, Ind., were married Oct. 17, 2015, at Princess Hall in Indianapolis, Ind.

    Parents of the bride are Darryll and Kristin Jackson of Brownsburg, Ind. The groom is the son of Jeff Harley and Kim and Mike Grilley of Shelbyville.

    Rev. Dave Charltonofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Darryll Jackson.

    Maid of Honor was Kendra Jackson, sister of the bride.

  • 90th birthday: Anna Lee Fleming Harris

    Anna Lee Fleming Harris, born Dec. 18, 1925 in Shelbyville, the second of eight siblings, celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends. 

    She has five surviving siblings, Frances Marshall (91), Willie C. Fleming (88), Lina Wigginton (86), Ollie Hackett (84) and Bessie Tinsley (82), and two deceased siblings, James A. Boone and Margaret Francis.

    We are blessed and thankful our mother has lived 90 years.

  • Christmas at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy had their annual Christmas dinner and auction. This year’s “Woodland Winter” themed event brought in more than 200 guests for a dinner, live and silent auctions, wreath sale, dancing, ugly sweater contest, and “Levi” the camel who stole the show during the live nativity.



  • Dining and donating to BBBS

    Presenting the $1,000 check for the Johnny Rockets “Dine and Donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters” event were (from left) Lucy George, marketing director, Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass; Art Velazquez, director of operations, Horizon Group; Cindy Wasson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby County; Chris Waford, Citizens Union Bank and chairman of the Shelby County Advisory Council for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

  • Crew 269 caring for the community