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Today's News

  • Dugle moves football front and Centre

    Collins senior Darian Dugle signed last week to play football for Centre College, during a ceremony in the high school’s library.

    Dugle was a standout running back for the Titans in their first two seasons.

    “He was lights out the past two years,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said.

  • Roettger: ‘We have the capability’

    The 30th District Tournament final had just ended Wednesday night when a woman in the stands exhorted the Shelby County baseball team.

    “Let’s go, boys, start over on Monday,” she called after Anderson County’s 7-1 victory over the Rockets in the final at Collins High School.

  • Case of Ks stops Rockets

    There have been Ks throughout the Shelby County baseball team’s lineup all season.

    Wednesday night, though, there were Ks of a different kind.

  • Real Estate deeds: May 25, 2012

    April 2-4

    Rodney W. and Donna Laswell to Frank T. and Meyrose Hensley, Lot 87, Fairway Crossing, Sec. 2, $241,000

    Gary H. and Nancy H. Clark to Jerry L. and Janet M. Sutherland, 3.78 acres on Busey Road, $58,500

    Matthew R. and Emily L. Cecil to Wendy and Dustin Cody Johnson, Lot 2, Hunting Hills, $145,000

    David H. and Gwen A. Lister to Matt Cave, Lot 95, Persimmon Ridge, Phase IV, $397,000

    Walter M. Klicker to Lora Janine Klicker, Lot 34, Meadowbrook No. 1, $107,500

  • Shelby's unemployment plummets in April

    Shelby County’s unemployment statistics took another significant surge downward in April to 5.8 percent, the second-lowest rate in the state.

    That figure declined from 7 percent in March and, more significantly, 2.7 percent from the 8.5 percent rate of April 2011.

    Only Woodford County (5.1 percent) had a lower rate in April, but, among neighboring counties, both Spencer and Trimble counties has more precipitous drops. Spencer fell to from 10.1 in April 2011 and 8.0 in March to 6.5, and Trimble was down 10.5/9.2 to 7.6.

  • WICHE: The unseen heroes of the garden

    Have you ever considered the nematode? I appreciate the beneficial insects that help keep the garden in balance, but there are good things at work that go unseen.

    I recently released who knows how many in and around my vegetable garden in hopes that they will finally take care of my most annoying vegetable pest: the flea beetle.

  • News briefs: May 23, 2012

    Senior awards nights

    begin tonight at SCHS

    With graduation just around the corner, residents are invited to help celebrate the success of the seniors at both schools senior awards night.

    Shelby County High School's ceremony will be at the school's theater tonight at 6:30, and Collins High School's ceremony will be in next Wednesday at 7 p.m. in school's theater.

  • 45th anniversary: Peggy and Wayne Puckett

    Wayne and Peggy Puckett will have been married 45 years on Sunday, May 27, 2012.

    They have three children, Mike (Cindy) Griffin, Judy (Scott) Wilson and Ed (Kim) Puckett; and six grandchildren, Courtney, Josh, Zach, Abbey, Jake and Alley.

    They will celebrate with their family during a cookout on Memorial Day.

  • 60th anniversary: Bill and Bobbye McCarthy

    Bill and Bobbye McCarthy celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 9, 2012, at Crescent Place Assisted Living. They both say they believe the secret to their marriage is making Christ the head of their household and always taking their marriage vows seriously.

  • Engagement: Browning-Phillips

    Donald Phillips of Shelbyville and Missy Browning of Pleasureville wish to announce their wedding at 4 p.m. on June 9, 2012, at the Apple Patch Chapel in Crestwood.

    A reception will follow in Pleasureville at the home of Zeb and Amegan Zaring.

    All friends and family are invited.

    Parents of the bride are Mike and Aline Mounce of Cincinnati and the late DL Browning Jr. Children of the bride are Amegan Zaring and Timothy Hardin.