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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Milestones

McGowan, Gassaway announce engagement (02/07/16)
Amy Elizabeth McGowan and Mason Eldridge Gassaway of Shelbyville announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of James and DeLynn McGowan of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Dee and Normalyn McCullough, and Wayne and Imogene McGowan, all of Shelbyville...
Marine completes boot camp (02/04/16)
Pvt. Samuel Earl Rich, 19, of Shelbyville, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, on Jan. 29. Rich, a 2015 graduate of Shelbyville Central High School, successfully completed 13 weeks of intense basic training as a member of Platoon 3014, Co. K, Third Recruit Training Battalion. Following 10 days home on leave, Rich will report to Camp Geiger, North Carolina, School of Infantry East / Infantry Training Battalion, for military occupation specialty school. He is the son of Charles L. Rich and Jheri Beth Rich of Shelbyville. (Submitted photo)
Library memorials announced (02/03/16)
Donations were made to the Building Fund, Memorial Books, and Memorial Fund of Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library in memory of Emmett Arnold and Joyce Chitwood Bingham by Rheaetta and Bo Wilson; Beasley "Rock" Brown by Billy, Betty, and Marie Fox; Elizabeth Tittsworth Dennis by Tricia Dennis; Ruth Ables Douglas and Marcus Trott, Jr., by Rheaetta and Bo Wilson; Finos and Catherine Eley by Karen and Wade Eley; Julio Francesconi by Marie and Newt Parsons; Debby Gaines by Louise Armstrong; Lettie Rose Garner by Rheaetta and Bo Wilson; G. ...
Couple, family celebrate 50th anniversary (01/31/16)
John E. Lamb Sr. and Malinda Lamb were treated on Jan. 9 to a surprise golden anniversary celebration commemorating their 50th anniversary. It was hosted by their children John (Jill) and Ron (Laura) Lamb. The event was held in Moore County with about 40 family members present. ...
Hello World: Lincoln Sawyer Smith (01/31/16)
Taelor Carter of Wartrace and Matthew Smith of Shelbyville announce the birth of a son, Lincoln Sawyer Smith, on Nov. 15 in Smyrna. The baby boy weighed 5 pounds, 15 oz. He is the grandson of Tammie Larsen, Willie Carter, Clint Smith and Judy Smith...
Nichols, Jordan are wed (01/31/16)
Jennifer Diane Nichols and James Jackson Jordan II of Shelbyville were united in marriage on the evening of Nov. 21 at First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville. The bride is the daughter of William and Debbie Nichols of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of the late Annie Mai Peels, the late Howard and Geneva Nichols, Rayburn and Peggy Richardson of Shelbyville, and John Peels of Shelbyville...
The Webb School honor roll (01/24/16)
The Webb School recently announced its A and B honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2015-16 school year. The following Bedford County residents earned A Honor Roll status: Bell Buckle -- Zoe Nicholson, Hadley Foulk, Taylor Petersen Shelbyville -- Lilly King, Pratham Patel, Lennon Paul Ilarde, Soniya Patel, Chelsea Ilarde, Kristin Schuler, John Wilson...
Bedford County Honor Rolls (01/24/16)
As provided by Bedford County Schools...
FCE Club reports 1/21/2016 (01/21/16)
The Fairview FCE Club met on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the home of Gay Ervin, who prepared a wonderful Christmas meal. The devotion was given by Patsy Parker. Betty Brown was the reporter. There were eight members present, as well as four guests: Janie Pickle, Florence Reed, Donna Allen and Mary Garfinkle, all of Shelbyville...
50th anniversary marked (01/17/16)
Paul and Cindy Whitaker will mark 50 years of marriage on Jan. 22. The couple, married in 1966, celebrated over the Thanksgiving holiday with an anniversary cruise. (Submitted photo)
FCE Club reports 1/14/2016 (01/14/16)
Butler's Creek FCE met for its Christmas celebration Dec. 14 at the home of Gay Ervin. Dinner was prepared by Gay, her daughters Amy and Teresa, her daughter-in-law JoAnn, and her sister, Louise Moore. After dinner and a tour of the house, the 14 members and Extension Agent Whitney Danhof exchanged gifts by playing Dirty Santa...
Nichols, Jackson exchange wedding vows (01/10/16)
William and Debbie Nichols of Shelbyville have announced the marriage of their daughter Jennifer Diane Nichols of Shelbyville to James Jackson II of Shelbyville, son of Bob and Beth Braun of Shelbyville and Jimmy Jordan of Shelbyville. The couple was married in front of a large company of guests Nov. 21, 2015 at First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville by Chaplain Major Richard Stevenson...