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Today's News

  • Holiday datebook: December 28, 2011

    Holidays at Highland Baptist
    A New Year’s Even fellowship will be at 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Highland Baptist Church. There will be no 8:15 a.m. service on New Year’s Day.
    Christmas at Mount Pleasant Baptist
    New Year’s prayer service at Mount Pleasant Baptist in Todds Point will be at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The service will conclude approximately 12:12 a.m.
    New Year’s celebration

  • Other Fab 5 nominees

    We couldn’t pick everyone, but you nominated dozens of others as possibles for Shelby’s Fabulous 5 2011:

    Charles Binion, Waddy Ruritan member

    Jerry Bowling, Shelbyville community volunteer

    Marti Brown, Father’s Love Children’s Church

    Jessica Carter, 12-year-old who helps children

    Willie Goodwin, hometown hero passed away

    Judy Phillips, Shelby County Touched Twice

    Hubert Pollett, community booster

    RobFest volunteers, fundraiser support

  • Big day at Young center

  • Cookie exchange winners

    The winners of Shelby County Homemakers cookie exchange were (from left) Katherine Tingle, short cut cookie; Mary Spinks, best decorated cookie; and Darlene Arington, best from scratch.

  • 50th anniversary: Wanda L. Crisp Slone and Crandell L. Slone Sr.

    Wanda L. Crisp Slone and Crandell L. Slone Sr. of Shelbyville, formerly of Allen, celebrated their golden anniversary on Dec. 2, 2011, with a barbecue buffet at the Stratton Community Center, drawing family and friends from Woodbridge, Va., Raleigh N.C., Eastern Kentucky, Northern Kentucky and surrounding counties.

    Crandell Slone retired from his duties as a Kentucky State Police trooper in April 1991 after more than 23 years and in November 2001 from his duties as a KSP civilian-certified license examiner in Louisville.

  • 65th anniversary: Gene and Virginia Yeager

    Gene and Virginia Yeager celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 7, 2011.

    They were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at the home of the Rev. Jack Curry in Louisville.

    The Yeagers are long-time Shelby County residents, having lived in and around Shelby County for their entire marriage. He was a dairy and tobacco farmer and an employee of Southern of States. In addition to raising three children, she worked as a store and restaurant clerk in several Shelby County locations.

  • 65th anniversary: Gene and Virginia Yeager

    Gene and Virginia Yeager celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 7, 2011.

    They were married on Dec. 7, 1946, at the home of the Rev. Jack Curry in Louisville.

    The Yeagers are long-time Shelby County residents, having lived in and around Shelby County for their entire marriage. He was a dairy and tobacco farmer and an employee of Southern of States. In addition to raising three children, she worked as a store and restaurant clerk in several Shelby County locations.

  • Christmas dinner and awards night at the park

    The Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks & Recreation held its annual board Christmas dinner and awards night on Dec. 13.

  • Titans struggle with turnovers, but Brian Stone sparks turnaround

    The Collins boys’ basketball team had a rough start to Christmas vacation but rebounded for back-to-back victories.

    The Titans lost three consecutive games – at Covington Holy Cross on Dec. 17 then back-to-back games to Spring Hill (Tenn.) and Doss last Tuesday and Wednesday in the Citizens First Holiday Classic at Bowling Green.

    However Collins bounced back to win its final two games in Bowling Green, beating Silver Thorne (Canada), 73-38, and Owensboro, 62-50, last Wednesday.

  • ‘Most disappointing’ loss for Rockets

    The second and fourth quarters were troublesome for the Shelby County boys’ basketball team in the third-place game of the Capital City Invitational in Frankfort.

    Henry County outscored the Rockets, 50-34, in those periods on its way to an 85-73 victory last Thursday night in the Western Hills’ tournament.

    “It was probably the most disappointing game I’ve had since I’ve been at Shelby County,” Coach Rick Parsons said.