• Engagement: Quire-Sanford

    Lori and David Mason of Shelbyville and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdadannounce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Quire of Frankfort, to Scott Sanford of Frankfort. He is the son of Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 7 p.m. May 5, 2012, at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Floydsburg.

  • Young equitation riders raise money for St. Jude

  • Armed forces news: Mark Owen Cissell

    Mark Owen Cissell received his promotion to major in the Army National Guard in a ceremony on Feb. 10 at the Galt House in Louisville. With 19 years of total service, Cissell is a field artillery officer in the 103rd Brigade Support Battalion in Harrodsburg and lives in Versailles. He is the son of Robert and Doris Cissell and grandson of Robert and Elizabeth Tipton.

  • Armed forces news: Bruce Gentry

  • 93rd birthday: Robert Tipton

    Robert Owen Tipton was born on Feb. 5, 1912, and celebrated his 93 birthday at his home in Waddy.

    Elizabeth Price Tipton, his wife of 68 years, and four generations of family and friends were there to help him celebrate. Robert and Elizabeth have five daughters: Doris (Robert) Cissell, Judy Tipton, Sue (Owen) Bond, Connie (Jerry) Coleman and Peggy (Lonnie) Cook; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Homemakers’ tips

    Rosa Jones (from left) Carol Stine, Priscilla Renfro, Janice Chandler, Sue Ruble and Ann Mullins demonstrate how to decorate Valentine cupcakes during a recent meeting of the Simpsonville Homemakers. Hat decoration will be the topic of a meeting March 13 for the Shelby County Homemakers Spring Fashion Show. For more information, call the Shelby County Extension at 633-4593.

  • Birth: Mudd son

    Natalie and Marcy Mudd of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Dec. 18, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital Louisville. He has been named Michael David Mudd.

    Grandparents are Larry and Donna Treadway of White House, Tenn.,  and Joe and Judy Mudd of Springfield. Great-grandparents are Doug and Peggy Thompson of Cookeville, Tenn., and Nell Treadway of Rockwood, Tenn.

  • Engagement: Prather-Hennessy

    Kimberly Prather of Louisville announces the engagement of her daughter, Candace Renee Prather of Shelbyville, to Marine Cpl. Patrick Michael Hennessy III of Shelbyville. He is the son of Michelle andDarius Phillips and Pat Hennessey Jr., all of Cincinnati. She is also the daughter of the late Randy Logsdon.

    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 26, 2012, in Louisville.

  • 50th anniversary: Bob and Virginia Stallins

    Bob and Virginia Stallins of Shelbyville were married on Feb. 25, 1962. in Dawson Springs.

    They are the parents of Kim Dobler of Bowling Green and Judy Phillips of Shelbyville. Grandchildren are Jacob Dobler and Nicholas Dobler of Bowling Green and Kara Phillips and Lilly Phillips of Shelbyville.

    An anniversary party will be 2-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at 634 Shawnee Road. Friends and family are invited to celebrate, and the couple requests no gifts.

  • 5 generations: Sanford