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Today's Features

  • Cancer survivor and Shelbyville native Ellen Jacobs talks to some of the attendees Friday night at the Cleaning For Cancer fundraiser she organized at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • The Finchville Ruritan Club held its annual Christmas party Saturday night at the community center on KY 55.  Dinner was served at 5 p.m. in the basement of the center, courtesy of the Ruritan Club. The gym was packed with people enjoying Christmas music.

  • Candlelight service at Elmburg
    Elmburg Baptist will host a community candlelight Christmas service at 6:30 p.m. today.
    Living Nativity in Bethlehem
    The living Nativity scene in Bethlehem in Henry County will be on display from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Christmas Day.
    Kiwanis Club holiday gathering

  • Even in the midst of tough economic times, the giving spirit of Shelby Countians shines this holiday season through its support of local charities.

    So says leaders of several charitable efforts, including Bonnie Roberts, volunteer chairwoman of the local Salvation Army service unit.

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    Shelby County Magistrate Mike Whitehouse, whose district includes Finchville, holds his granddaughter, who was really taken with the Christmas program.

     

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    The Grinch was very popular with the children because of his innovative dance moves.

     

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  • This week
    Shelby Development
    Shelby Development Corporation’s board of directors will meet 8 a.m. Friday at the Cardwell House.
    Shelby author’s book signing
    Tracy Gayle, a Shelby County teacher and author of the new book Tilt-A-Whirl, will have a reading and book signing at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville.

  • Santa Claus comes to Bagdad
    Santa Claus will be in Bagdad 6-7:30 p.m. today to see all of the kids before Christmas. He and his elves will be serving cookies and drinks at the Bagdad Ruritan Club, 5632 Elmburg Road.
    Santa Claus is coming to town

  • One year ago today, a fire swept through a home at 312 Henry Clay Street, leaving one brother in the hospital and another homeless.

    John Pearson eventually died from second-degree burns he received over the top portion of his body, and his bother “Booger” Bill Pearson, 69, was left homeless.

    A spark of community fellowship helped raise several thousand dollars for the brothers, but it turns out that won’t be enough.

  • Tracy Coffee Gayle says she has always loved to write and listen to stories.

    "When I was little, I wanted to be John Boy Walton because he got to write," she said. "I've always loved to write and listen to my parents’ stories and my grandparents’ stories."

    About 10 years ago Gayle, a fifth-grade teacher at Wright Elementary School, started working on a short story about a young girl named Vera, and, along with Gayle’s own family, Vera has grown.

  • Tracy Coffee Gayle says she has always loved to write and listen to stories.

    "When I was little, I wanted to be John Boy Walton because he got to write," she said. "I've always loved to write and listen to my parents’ stories and my grandparents’ stories."

    About 10 years ago Gayle, a fifth-grade teacher at Wright Elementary School, started working on a short story about a young girl named Vera, and, along with Gayle’s own family, Vera has grown.