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Today's News

  • Collins could be district champ today

    This morning the Collins High School football team may, or may not, be an outright district champion.

    If nothing else the postseason picture will be a little clear for the Titans today.

    Collins, which has its open date this week, has clinched at least a share of the Class AAAA, Region 1, District 4 title. The Titans have completed their district schedule with a 4-1 record, which puts them a half-game ahead of Marion County and North Bullitt heading into Thursday night’s showdown between those two teams.

  • Grain expectations: farmers grim going into harvest time

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  • Business Briefcase Oct. 15, 2010

    Business women’s group

    names 5 finalists for awards

    The Shelby County Professional Women's Club will celebrate National Business Women's Week starting Monday by announcing winners of its annual awards for Woman of the year and Woman of Achievement awards.

  • Sheriff’s candidates see ways to improve office

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  • Robert Wilson: 1927-2010

     

    The passing of Robert Wilson will leave a deep void in the hearts of those who knew him, especially in Simpsonville, Simpsonville Mayor Steve Eden said.

    “He was a fine gentleman who did so much to help his community, and he will surely be missed around here,” Eden said.

  • Mark Stiff 1957-2010

    Residents in the Clay Village area were rocked back on their heels Monday afternoon when Mark Stiff, the owner of the Bluegrass Country Depot and a vibrant community leader, was found dead in his truck, the victim of a massive heart attack.

    Stiff, 53, had in five years made the Country Depot and himself beloved and essential parts of this small community by offering what residents called good food and a social atmosphere where the community could bond.

  • Committed to his art

    As a child, Dr. Donn Chatham would sit in the pews at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville and doodle. He recalls those Sundays that while his mother would play the organ or piano, he would sit next to his dad and doodle, which always got him into some Sunday trouble.

    He says he would stop doodling and try as he might to concentrate on the sermon, but he inevitably became transfixed by the geometric patterns in the stained glass windows that adorned the church.

  • EARLIER: Bypass: New way home for the holidays?

     

  • News Briefs: Oct. 20, 2010

      City council has

    short agenda Thursday

    The Shelbyville City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with a very short agenda. The council will hear the second reading of text amendment for the Shelby County Zoning Regulations to fine-tune the downtown districts and what is allowed in each district. The city also will hear a grant application for Storm Water Control from Public Works Director/City Engineer Jennifer Herrell.

  • Shelby loses 2 100-year-olds on same day

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    Shelby County lost two of its oldest and most-beloved residents on Monday.