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Today's News

  • Birth: Smith son

    Nick and Mandy Smith of Fairdale announce the birth of their first child, a son, on March 22, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He has been named Kingston Lee Smith. 

    Grandparents are Frank and Debbie Simpson of Shelbyville and Sonny and Sherry Smith of Louisville. His great-grandparents are Lloyd and Doris Cockeril, Ottilia Wilson of Louisville and the late Jerry Wilson.

  • Engagement: Balentine-Biagi

    Nathaniel and Melanie Balentine of Pine Bluff, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, DeeDee Balentine, to Marty Biagi of Shelbyville. He is the son of Stephen and Marie Biagi of Shelbyville.

    Balentine is a 2006 graduate of Watson Chapel High School and is finishing up her senior year at the University of Arkansas with a degree in animal science. She is currently an assistant manager at Pier 1 Imports.

  • 75th birthday

    All friends and family are invited to Cot Thompson’s 75th birthday bash at 7 p.m. April 16 at the Mount Eden Ruritan Club Building.

    For more information, call Barbara at 502-839-6083.

  • Court report: April 13, 2011

  • Datebook: April 13, 2011

    Public meetings
    The Shelby County School Board will have a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at West Middle School. This meeting is open to the public.
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    The Shelbyville Municipal Water Board meeting is 6:30 p.m. every third Monday, at the office, 1059 Washington St. in Shelbyville. Phone 633-2840 to be on the agenda.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court  meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.

  • Mother Nature beats up on Shelby’s teams

    So far this season Collins baseball coach Roy Bailey has more losses to Mother Nature than the opposition.

    “We have had five cancellations so far,” he said Monday, when his team’s scheduled game against 8th Region foe North Oldham was rained out.

    And that was before Tuesday’s game at Male, which is ranked third in the state, was called off due to wet field conditions. If you are scoring at home, the Titans are 4-2 against their foes and 0-6 against the weather.

  • Rockets roll behind timely hitting

    It might have been Spring Break, but the Shelby County baseball team's bats didn't take a break.

    The Rockets pounded out 10 hits on their way to a 6-4 victory over visiting Nelson County last Thursday evening.

    It was the sixth victory in seven games for Shelby County, which plays at 30th District rival Anderson County on Thursday night.

  • Manual, Somerset overpower Rockets

    In its first action of April, the Shelby County softball team dropped a pair of games this past week.

    The Rockets, who hadn't played since a March 30 loss at Anderson County, fell to traditional power DuPont Manual, 5-0, this past Thursday, then lost, 9-1, to Somerset at the Boone County Round Robin on Saturday morning before the rest of the tournament was washed out.

    The visiting Crimsons (2-7 after that game) scored three runs on five hits in the second inning against Shelby County, then scored two more times on three hits in the third inning.

  • Top 10 best current golfers who haven't won a major

    Lee Westwood– He is 37 (turns 38 on April 24) – who began this calendar year as the No. 1 player in the world - finished second in both the Masters and British Open in 2010. Westwood, who has won two events on the PGA Tour and 20 on the European Tour, also tied for third at the 2009 PGA Championship and finished third at the 2008 U.S. Open. He tied for 11th at Augusta over the weekend.

  • Easter services: April 13, 2011

    Bagdad Baptist
    Easter Sunday services will be 8:30 Early Service, 9 Breakfast, 10: Sunday School, 10:45 Easter Service. The Youth will have a fundraiser Dinner Theater 6-8 p.m. on April 30 performing a play, “Virgil’s First Easter,” while serving dinner.  The youth are accepting donations and selling tickets. For tickets, call (502) 747-8933.  
    Beechridge