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Today's Features

  • This Week

    Fitness at the library

  • This Week

    Christmas tree pickup

    The Public Works Department will be picking up discarded live Christmas trees. You must have all lights and decorations removed from the tree, or it will not be picked up. This service will be offered from Jan. 2 to 31.  Please call the Public Works Department at (502) 633-1094 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with your address. The tree should be placed by the curb (not blocking the sidewalk or street).

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    Homemakers book club

    The Homemakers book club, meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26 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.

    To Kill a Mockingbird auditions

  • Reggie and Cheryl Van Stockum attended the wedding of our French cousin Gwénaelle de Benaze and Andrew Hosk on Sept. 15, 2018. It was held at Couffé, site of beautiful Contrie, the ancestral home of the Charette family, 25 miles northeast of Nantes.
    They then drove to La Basse Motte, which had been the chateau of Reggie’s great grandfather, General Baron Athanasius de Charette.
    However, before describing their visit to La Basse Motte, I consider it appropriate to  provide a summary of  its history.
    A fabulous tour

  • This Week

    Learning Disabilities

    Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Cropper Ruritan

    Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20.

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    Stubblefield Repeater Club meeting

    The Stubblefield Repeater Club, Shelby County’s amateur radio club, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Shelby County Fire Department Station 1, 200 Alpine Drive. For more information, call 502-321-7252 or 502-633-1839.

    Lions Club

  • My wife, Susanne de Charette Van Stockum, granddaughter of hero of France, General Baron Athanasius de Charette met her cousins Jean-Regis de Lauriers and his wife Armelle de Charette de Lauriers on one of our early trips to France.

    They had been gracious in hosting dinners for us at the prestigious Interallie in Paris and at beautiful Contrie, in Couffé, the ancestral home of La Maison de

    Charette de la Contrie. 

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    Retired Teachers meeting

    The Shelby County Retired Teachers will meet Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.  Please make your dinner reservation by Nov. 30. Call 633-3766.

    Bagdad Ruritan

    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.

    NAACP branch meeting