Bill Shoaff and Debra Holland were married Jan. 13, 1968 in Shelbyville by the Rev. Robert W. Litteral. A family celebration will be held at a later date. Cards may be sent to 1311 West S. Fifth St., Shelbyville.

Mr. and Mrs. Lance Beery will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Lance and the former Elaine Melcher were married in 1968 at the home of Elaine’s parents, Fred and Frances Melcher, in rural Findlay.

Jackson Dean Hayden was born Dec. 22, 2017 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, weighing 8lbs 10oz, to Derek and Emily Hayden of Shelbyville. Grandparents are Gary and Lorrie Hayden of Shelbyville and Jim and Julie Hecht of Effingham. Great-grandparents' are John and Anna Ruscin of Sullivan.

Please join us in congratulating Frank and Dot Cameron on their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, Oct. 14. The Camerons have lived in the Shelbyville community for more than 40 years. Frank and Dot have three children: Cheri, Scott (Monica) and Jessica Cameron along with three grandchildre…

Donnie Brandenburg of Casey and Sharon Brandenburg of Newton announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Brandenburg of Mode, to Brian Miller of Shelbyville. Miller is the son of Ron and Deb Miller of Shelbyville. A wedding is planned Oct. 21, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the residence of Joan Miller.

Mr. and Mrs. Lyle "Mick" Matlock will have been married 60 years on Sept. 24. They were married at Findlay Christian Church by Lyle Jesse Sept. 24, 1957. They are the parents of Tammy (husband Buck) Lawrence from Assumption and Todd Matlock from Colorado Springs. They have three grandchildre…

Mr. & Mrs. Frederick A. Naber of Shelbyville will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with an open reception at Willow Ridge Winery in Westervelt on September 23, 2017 from 6 to 11 pm.

Leo Everett Hickman was born July 28 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham. He was 7 pounds, 3 ounces and 20 inches long.

Mr. and Mrs. James Moore of Cowden will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 13, with an open house from 2-4 p.m. at Cowden First Christian Church Fellowship Hall. James Moore and Cindy Evans were married on Aug. 15, 1967, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. They are the parents of T…

Greg and Tammy Ward of Findlay are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kelsey Ward of Findlay to Ethan Turner of Shelbyville.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Roberts of Decatur will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at The Gathering Place, 215 E. Main St., Shelbyville.

Dale M. Stremming and Helen H. Stern were married July 15, 1967 in Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Decatur. THey will celebrate their golden anniversary with an open house on Sunday, July 16, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the GRace Lutheran Church social hall in Strasburg. Friends and family are invit…

Raymond and Faye Jeffers Likes will celebrate 60 years of marriage on July 4, 2017. They were married July 4, 1957 in the Springfield Methodist Church by the bride’s uncle Del Jeffers. Raymond worked for several years at Kordite in Jacksonville, while Faye taught 1st grade at Waverly.

Mike and Janis Bitter of Litchfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jen, to Neil Compton, son of Steve and Carol Compton of Shelbyville.

Dwight and Melvina (Mueller) Lading will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 14. The couple were married at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Strasburg in 1952 with the Rev. G. A. Lueck officiating. Dwight was serving in the US Army at Fort Polk, Louisiana, at the time and arrived h…

Melvin and Betty (Gustin) Rodman will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 16. The couple were married by the Rev. EB Blankenship on June 16, 1957 at Robinson Creek Methodist Church. Melvin is semi-retired and currently working at Lockart Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Betty …

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Keown of Lakewood will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family gathering. Larry Keown and Ruth Ann Wade were married June 9, 1957 in Shelbyville. They're still active in farming. They are the parents of sons Randy Keown and Todd Keown (Julie) of Shelbyville, and dau…

Lewis E. and Mary J. (Lett) Wasson of Herrick will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 8. They are the parents of four children: Sons Lewis Jr., of Herrick, and James (wife Rhonda) of Cowden; daughters Maria and Marrainnia are deceased. They have five grandchildren and 12 great-…

Brian and Nola Schultz of Stewardson, the parents of Courtney Schultz of Stewardson, announce the engagement of their daughter to Hayden Cole of Windsor.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Allsop of Shelbyville will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Mr. Allsop and Carol Winchester Johnson were married May 26, 1977 in Decatur. He is an Air Force Veteran and retired from the Decatur Police Department. She is retired from the City of Decatur Police D…

The Children of Gary and Shela Hicks would like to invite family and friends to attend a 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, June 4th from 2-4 p.m. The event will be held at the Tower Hill Christian Church at 102 Ontario Street, Tower Hill, Illinois.

Brian DeBrun and Lindsey Keathley are jubilant to announce their engagement. Brian is the son of Diane Michael of Rosamond, Illinois, and Thomas and Nancy DeBrun, of Gulf Breeze, Florida. Lindsey is the daughter of Susan and Tom Leonard, of Mattoon, and Jack and Annette Dowland, of Pana. A c…

Andy and Connie Tabb of Arthur and Jack and Robin Yockey of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Tabb and Neil Yockey. Ashley, a December 2016 graduate of SIU-Edwardsville, will be attending graduate school at SIU-Edwardsville in the fall. Neil, graduating in May 201…

Derry and Frances York were married April 20, 1952. Previous owners of York Bin Company and The Timbers restaurant in Strasburg. Parents of Feleca Jenkins (Paul) Graysville, IN and Doyle York (deceased). Grandparents of Stephanie Tracy, Carrie Wartsbaugh (Caleb), Jack Wade (Lisa), Derrick Yo…

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Shelbyville High School is performing Disney's "The Little Mermaid" March 3 and March 4 at 7 p.m. and on March 5 at 2 p.m. Performances will be in the Shelbyville High School auditorium. General admission is $6.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flood of Greenup will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, February 5, 2017. She is the former Jo-Anne Blair.

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Windsor hosted their Homecoming on Jan. 21 with a theme of Neon Nights. Homecoming royalty was crowned and are pictured.

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Gertrude Ann (daughter of Clark and June Pierce) and Richard Lee Hayden (son of Ersel and Frank Hayden) wed on Jan. 1, 1967 at Sanner Chapel United Methodist Church east of Moweaqua, where they remain long term members of the church.

Jim and Jean Ann Howse of Assumption announce the engagement of their daughter, Janie Howse of Assumption, to Brice Griesemer of Shelbyville. Howse attended Central A&M High School and Eastern Illinois University. Griesemer attended Shelbyville High School and Murray State University. He…

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Day of Beecher City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 10. Bobby Joe Day and Deanna Jean "Jeannie" Canada were married on Dec. 10, 1966 at the Free Methodist Church in Shelbyville. They are parents of Laura (Tony) Stephens of Effingham, Dan (Amy) Day of Be…

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ballard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 3. Ed and the former Marcia Anderson were married in 1966 at the First Christian Church in Shelbyville.

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Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weekly of Shelbyville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, September 28. They will celebrate with a family gathering on Sunday, October 2.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Griesemer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on September 25th. Vernon Griesemer and Linda Hair were married on September 25, 1966 at Bethlehem Christian Church south of Sumner, Illinois.

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