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Today's News

  • Easter services April 4, 2012

    Bagdad Baptist

    The Easter Thorn Experience production begins at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday and includes drama, special music, and a message.

     

    Bethel AME

    Holy Week revival will be at 7 p.m. nightly, tonight through Friday, at 412 Henry Clay Street. The evangelist’s The Thundering Voices of the Coalition Pastor’s of Greater Shelby County will be presented. Music will be by local choirs. All churches are encouraged to attend and all are welcome.

     

  • Birth: Gaston daughter

    Scooter and Tia Gastonof Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on March 17, 2012 at Norton Suburban in Louisville. She has been named Avery Madilynn Gaston. She was born at 10:32 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has an older sister, 4-year-old Allie Madison.

    Grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Bradley of Shelbyville, Patti Gaston of Shelbyville, Don and Wanda Gaston of Ashland, Ala.

    Great-grandparents Don and Sue Bradley of Shelbyville.

  • Crosses send a message

    Shelby Prevention Youth Club at Collins High School constructed a Tobacco Industry Graveyard in the grass median leading to the school on Discovery Boulevard. There were 150 white crosses representing the 150 Kentuckians who die weekly from tobacco products. It was in place for Kick Butts Day on March 21 and is part of the action plan for the Students Taking Charge grant.

  • Tech awards

  • Wedding: Orellana

    Natalya Hobbs of Shelbyville and Brian Orellana of Hawaii were married March 3 at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.

    Parents of the bride are Jim and Lynn Hobbs. The groom is the son of Jorge and Mayra Orellana of Texas.

    John Vaughan officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maids of honor were Anna and Rebecca Hobbs of Shelbyville, sisters of the bride.

  • Wedding: Orellana

    Natalya Hobbs of Shelbyville and Brian Orellana of Hawaii were married March 3 at First Baptist Church in Frankfort.

    Parents of the bride are Jim and Lynn Hobbs. The groom is the son of Jorge and Mayra Orellana of Texas.

    John Vaughanofficiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maids of honor were Anna and Rebecca Hobbs of Shelbyville, sisters of the bride.

  • Rocket baseball routs 1, drops 2

    The Shelby County baseball team went 1-2 at the end of this past week.

    The Rockets routed Louisville Central, 12-0, in a 5-inning game last

    Thursday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex, but they then dropped a

    pair of road games – 12-11 at Fern Creek on Friday and 5-0 at North Hardin

    on Saturday.

    SCHS 12, CENTRAL 0:Freshman Kyler Dugle struck out 12 and

    yielded one hit as the Rockets routed the visiting Yellowjackets (1-4) in

    five innings.

  • Albert Morton Moffett Jr.: 1930-2012

    Albert Moffett Jr. left his mark all over Shelby County. And with his passing from pancreatic cancer on Sunday, his family and friends are left with much many memories of his contributions.

    "He would brag on his grandchildren, but he would never brag on himself," said Melissa Matthews, Moffett's daughter. "This gives us a chance to brag on him some."

    Matthews noted how her father passed on his work ethic, which saw him never stop.

  • School board chooses June 2 and June 4

    Despite making the decision to extend the school calendar to Monday, June 4, to make up a day missed due to snow, the district has now decided to keep the June 2 graduation…sort of.

    In an announcement Tuesday morning, the district said it will have commencement ceremonies for both Shelby County and Collins high schools on Saturday, June 2.

  • Titans baseball loses first game, bounces back big

    The Collins baseball team received its first setback of the season, falling, 4-3, to Henry Clay last Thursday, but it rebounded with decisive, 4-inning victories – grounding Grant County, 13-3, Friday and walloping Waggener, 13-0, on Saturday.

    HENRY CLAY 4, COLLINS 3:The visiting Blue Devils (3-2 after the victory) – who only had two hits in the game – took the early lead with a 3-run second inning, then scored once in the top of the seventh to edge the Titans on Thursday.