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Today's News

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 7: Rebel Haitian pays price for mutilating Puller’s friend

    February 20, 1938

    After the last class on Friday, I left with A. J. Stuart on my way to N.Y. It was a beautiful day. We took the skyline route to the Holland Tunnel, under the Hudson to N.Y. “Jeb” drove up Riverside Drive on his way to Boston, letting me off at about 50th St. There at seven P.M. I landed in the Big City. I took a bus to Broadway and walked down that famous street to Times Square. I was certainly not disappointed at the electric signs there. It was as light as day on the great white way. Had my first glimpse of the famous Wrigley sign.

  • Putnam gets June court date

    Terry Putnam, the Simpsonville Police officer arrested Jan. 7 in connection with the November robbery of the police department, has received another court date for June 6.

    Putnam received the new date at a disposition hearing in Shelby Circuit Court Monday.

  • Students receive first degree

    Students from the Shelby county FFA chapter received their first degree – the Greenhand. The 19 students were Justin England, Alexis Perry, Lillie Wood, Lexis Chadwell, Jessica Edington, Britney Cox, Paul Nethery, Cameron Brown, Zachary Delk, William Stivers and Jacob Cox. Students not pictured are Christopher Dean, Travis Allen, Brandon Colyer, Victoria Wilson, Renee Stohlmann,Tyler Redden, Brittany Pagel, Rae Deckert.

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  • Police called for BB gun incident near Northside, no threat issued

    Police investigated a report of a young person allegedly pointing a gun at children on the playground at Northside Early Childhood Center. Upon reporting to the scene, police found a BB gun on the ground on an adjacent property and no children present. Officers believe they know who was responsible, a juvenile that reportedly lives near the school, which is on 9th and College streets, and indicated that they intend to talk to the child. No one was injured in the incident.

  • Health and fitness fun day is Saturday

    Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Rec. is looking to get families out and moving from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, with its annual Health and Fitness Fun Day at the Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center.

  • Fruits of their labor

    There’s nothing like a beautiful, sunny day to get people in the moody to buy fresh produce, especially after a long, dreary winter season.

    But the crowd at opening day at Shelby County Farmers Market Saturday had an even broader scope of interest than just buying – they were ready to socialize.

  • Ruby Lewis to appear on Nightline

    Shelby County native Ruby Lewis, who made a name for herself from coast to coast over the past decade in a variety of productions including musicals, television and theater and on Broadway, is now scheduled to appear on Nightline.

    The half-hour program provides viewers with in-depth reporting on major stories in the news, with occasional segments on pop culture. A date has not yet been set for the interview to air, but it’s coming up soon, Lewis said.

  • Cultivating a love of gardening

    It's time again for the Shelby County Master Gardeners' annual Garden Fair coming up Saturday.

    Whether you're an avid gardener or just want to put out a few flowers or tomato plants, the event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road, is sure to have just what you're looking for.

    There will be hundreds of plants to chose from, said Walt Reichert, horticulture technician with the extension office.