Today's News

  • Birth: Cook daughter

    Richard and George Cook of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on June 7, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. She has been named Charlotte Rose Cook.

    Grandparents are Donald and Tammy Redmon and Richard Cook Sr., all of Shelbyville

    Great-grandparents are Charlotte and Ronald Haydon, Donald Cook and Naomi Goodman, all of Shelbyville, and Carrie Jones of Florida.

  • Birth: Roberts son

    Tim and Jessica Roberts of Pleasureville announce the birth of their son on June 25, 2012 at Central Baptist of Lexington. He was born at 8:23 p.m. weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches in length. He has been named Timothy James Roberts III.

    Grandparents are Mark A. Travis of Taylorsville, Tina B. Travis, of Pleasureville, Tim Roberts of Sugar Grove, Ohio, Elaine Roberts of Williamstown.

  • Engagement: Kleymeyer-Davis

    Chris and Katy Kleymeyer of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Kleymeyer, to Joseph Kegan Davis. 

    He is the son of John and Julie Davis of Elizabethtown. 

    She graduated from the Kent School of Social Work at University of Louisville in May 2011 and is employed with the state’s Child Protective Service and is working towards her master’s of social work at U of L. 

  • Shelbyville resident promoted

    Shelbyville resident Luwanda Knuckles, a human resource specialist with the Kentucky National Guard, has been promoted to sergeant.

    Knuckles is preparing for deployment to Afghanistan with Agribusiness Development Team 5.  She is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and has been in the Kentucky National Guard for nine years.

    "I'm very excited to be promoted," Knuckles said.  "Outside of my son being born, this is the happiest day of my life!"

  • 101st birthday

    Edna Black Devers will celebrate her 101st birthday this weekend at the Masonic Home Shelbyville. Devers, who was born and has lived her entire life in Shelby County, will have a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the Garden Café. Friends are welcome. Devers has three children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and was recognized by Governor Steve Beshear with the Kentucky Colonel award.

  • Birthday: Celebrating the big 1-0-0

  • Engagement: Milroy-Hardin

    Michael and Ellen Muscara of Nicholasvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda C. Milroy of Lawrenceburg, to Jeffrey S. Hardin of Lawrenceburg. He is the son of Kenneth and Berttye Hardin of Lawrenceburg.

    The wedding will take place at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 2012, at First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. in Frankfort.

  • Former governor attends signing

    Shelby County native and former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins (right) joined the group that produced Shelby County, Kentucky 2011 – A Living Historyat the Shelby County Public Library on July 11 for a signing event. With Collins are editorial contributor Ernestine Jennings; photographer Greg Biagi; co-publisher, Mae Peniston; and publisher William E. Matthews.

  • Datebook: July 18, 2012

    Public meetings
    The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. today at City Hall.
    The West Shelby Water Board meeting is 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the office, 7101 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. Phone 722-8944.

  • Shaping up Shelby: An exercise group on a roll

    There are millions of ways to stay fit, trim and healthy and all include watching your diet and maintaining proper nutrition. However, there are very few exercises that are as accessible and easy on the body as bicycling.