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Today's News

  • Real Estate deeds: June 29, 2012

    May 1-3

    Donald R. and Barbara J. Deel to John Addison Grissom and William Donald Grisson, 18 acres, KY 636, $65,000

    Peggy A. Graziano to Julia Karen Wine, Unit 16B, Villas at Persimmon Ridge, Phase XII, $194,000

    Charles A. and Leslie M. Turner to Charles A. and Heather Turner, Lot 137, Benson Trace, Section 1, $40,000

    Jagoe Guaranteed Trade LLC to Edward L. and Laurel Combs, Lot 33, Orchard Crossing, Phase I, $104,825

  • WICHE: Garlic harvest comes early, onions to follow

    I read somewhere that summer solstice marks the point that it is safe to harvest your garlic. By June 20 the garlic has “cloved-up” in this part of the country, but of course what happens before that date may give us a little wiggle room. This year I harvested on June 19, the earliest in memory, and the garlic looks good.

  • News briefs: June 27, 2012

    Get ready for temps

    in 100s by Thursday

     

    Forget that cool and wonderful summer day you enjoyed on Tuesday.

    Shelby County Emergency Management officials sent out an alert Tuesday afternoon as the National Weather Service has forecast temperatures to surpass 100 by Thursday.

    In fact, old man summer is about to pull a one-two-three punch on Kentucky, with high temps expected to extend until Monday and make an already bad drought situation worse.

  • 50th anniversary: Mary and Frank Figg

    Frank and Mary Figg of Shelbyville were married June 22, 1962, in Bethlehem. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Billy D. Marcum.

    Dr. Figg retired in 2007 after practicing veterinary medicine for 33 years. She is a retired human resources manager.

    They are the parents of Frank (Terresa) Figg of, Tampa Fla., Elizabeth Figg of Shelbyville and Martha (Tom) Galli of Rockwall, Texas. Grandchildren are Naomi Figg, Alannah Figg, Natalia Figg and Ryan Figg, all of Tampa, Fla.

    The couple will celebrate with family and friends at a reception in the fall.

  • 60th anniversary: Else and William E. Matthews

    Else and William E. Matthews of Shelbyville are observing their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Friday, June 13, 1952, in the Martha-Mary Chapel in Greenfield Village, Mich.

    They have three children, William E. (Beau) Matthews (Sylvia), of Columbia, S.C., Ellen Oetinger (Pete) of Wallingford, Pa., and Bland Ballard Matthews (Marci) of Louisville. Their other daughter, Lisa Gaines Matthews, died in 2011 of complications from Multiple Sclerosis

  • Births: June 27, 2012

    Hays daughter
    Austin and Hannah Hays, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Thursday, May 30, 2012. She has been named Tate McKinley Hays. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce.
    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Dennis and Yolanda Long of Shelbyville. Great-grandparent is Shelby LeCompte from Shelbyville.

  • Births: June 27, 2012

    Hays daughter
    Austin and Hannah Hays, of Shelbyville, announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Thursday, May 30, 2012. She has been named Tate McKinley Hays. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce.
    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, and Dennis and Yolanda Long of Shelbyville. Great-grandparent is Shelby LeCompte from Shelbyville.

     

  • Engagement: Floyd-Tucker

    Rickie and Kathy Floyd of Bagdad announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Ann Floyd of Bagdad, to James Andrew Tucker of Shelbyville. He is the son of David Tucker of Simpsonville and Glenna Tucker of La Grange.

    Floyd graduated from Morehead State University with a degree in applied science and technology and is employed by Center for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Louisville as a registered radiologic technologist. Tucker is co-owner of Twin J. Farms LLC in Shelbyville and employed by Trumbo Farms in Simpsonville.

  • Wedding: Phillips

    Donald and Missy Browning Phillips were married on June 9, 2012, at the Apple Patch Chapel in Crestwood.

    She works for Apple Patch in Crestwood and is the daughter of Mike and Aline Mounce of Cincinnati and the late D.L. Browning of Perry Park.

    He works for Stockyard Farm and Dairy in Louisville and is the son of Barbara Phillips of Shelbyville and Donald and Marty Phillips of New Castle.

    The double-ring ceremony was presided over by chaplin Bobby King.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair

    Winners in the 18-24-month-old baby show at the Shelby County Fair were Brandon Shannon for the boys and Khloe Croudep for girls; 12-18-month, Jaxon Brewer, boys, and Sadie Reed, girls; 6-12-month, Aiden Roberts, boys, and Maiya Payton, girls. Photos were not available for the 6-12-month category.