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Today's Features

  •  Calvin and Crevella Bell celebrate 36 years of marriage. They are the parents of two adult children, three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The groom is a Baptist minister of 39 years and a fourth generation Baptist preacher who has served three churches and preached in 12 states. The bride is retired from the NYC Law Department. They reside in Shelbyville.

  • The Waddy High School class of 1958 held a reunion on June 21. Pictured left to right in front: Joann Cook Bain, Judy Rice Vest and Fay Temple Bentley. Second row: Glenna White Stivers, Delores Rucker Proffitt, Marily Crume Phillips, Mary Smith Brooks, Shirley Murphy Dailey, Vivian Jennings Landers, Martha Brooks Wilson and Rebecca Phillips Tinsley. Third row: Sidney Stucker, Bobby Hundley, Joe Robertson, Don McAllister, Doug Witt, Rodger Brown, Bobby Hill, Don Searcy, John Miller and Bob Spencer.

  •  The LeCompte Family Reunion was held at the Bagdad Ruritan Club building on June 24, with 65 people in attending. There was also a surprise birthday celebration for Shirley Gill.

  •  Bessie Chowning, who recently celebrated her 94th birthday, shows off a book her daughter wrote as a gift. The book tells of her youth in Owen County. Though Chowning lives in Shelbyville, she always returns to the farm for a picnic for her birthday. There were more than 100 guests at her party, including her children and their families.

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    Lunch and Listen

    Having trouble hearing your friends and family? Please join Eastpoint Audiology for our Lunch and Listen to be held Thursday, Aug. 16. Demo a set of hearing aids in a restaurant setting. Lunch will be provided. RSVP requested no later than Aug. 10.  Limited seating available. Eastpoint Audiology can be reached at 502-528-3741. 

  •  Morgan and Rob Matthews of Lexington announce the birth of their first child, a son, on July 10, 2018 at St. Joseph East. He has been named Foster Gray. Grandparents are Melissa and Charlie Matthews of Shelbyville and Shelia and Ronnie Biggerstaff of Whitesburg. Josie Moffett of Shelbyville is the great-grandmother.

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    VFW Post 1179 meets

    VFW Post 1179 meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 at the post, located at 619 Main Street, Shelbyville. All veterans of Foreign Wars are invited to attend.

    Homemakers Summer Picnic

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    Master Gardener classes

    Extension Master Gardener classes will start in late August. There will be an orientation program to describe the classes and the Master Gardener commitment on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension office 1117 Frankfort Road. Anyone who may be interested in becoming a Master Gardener should attend the session. For more information or to register for the Aug. 1 class should call 633-4593 or email walt.reichert@uky.edu.

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    Homemakers book club

    The Homemakers book club, meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.

    MAPP meeting

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    The Sound of Music