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Today's Features

  • This week
    Young Frankenstein at CHS
    Collins High School will present Young Frankenstein at 7 p.m. Friday at the performing arts center. Tickets for these performances can be purchased at the door for $8 for adults and $3 for students and kids. Nearly 45 students have been working since December onstage and behind the scenes to make this the most unique and entertaining in the school’s history.
    Finchville Ruritan annual yard sale

  • Logan A. Forresthas enrolled in the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at Eastern Kentucky University. Upon graduation and completion of ROTC Military Science courses at the host university, the cadet receives a bachelor's degree and a commission of second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

  • This week
    Free tax prep services

  • David and Kimberly Munsterman of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Michelle Munsterman of Lexington, to Alexander Flynn Workman of Brooks. He is the son of Tina Sage of Brooks and Curtis Workman of Groveport, Ohio.

    The wedding will take place on June 13, 2015 in Pewee Valley.

  • Noel and Julie Scholl of Waddy announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Elizabeth Scholl to Cody Nathaniel Bowen. He is the son of Charles and Lisa Bowen of Wheelersburg, Ohio.

    The wedding will be in May 2015 in a private ceremony in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • Peggy’s Posse Relay for Life team is calling all heroes.

    The fundraising squad for the annual cancer benefit will host the 4th annual Shelby County Relay for Life Pageant at Shelby Christian Church at 11 a.m. on May 16, with all proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life in honor of Peggy Tschauner, who passed away last February. The pageant is open to all counties.

  • Shelby County Community Theatre veteran Olivia Martin (shown as Rapunzel) in the “Mind’s Eye” theatre production of “Into the Woods” was presented in the “Mex” theatre at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Starting at age 13, she appeared in several SCCT productions. She credits this experience as giving her the confidence to continue participating in community theatre. A graduate of the University of Louisville, she is teaching in the JCPS system. Olivia is the daughter of Kelly and Lynn Martin of Shelbyville.

  • Lord Kitchener (1850-1916)

    Lord Kitchener did not live to learn of the disaster that befell “Kitchener’s Volunteer Armies” on July 1, 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was drowned on June 5, 1916 when HMS Hampshire, an armored cruiser just returned from the Battle of Jutland, which was carrying him to Russia for negotiations with Britain’s ally, struck a German mine near the Orkney Islands. Of its 655 crew and 7 passengers, only 12 crewmen survived.