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Today's News

  • Crazy witches

    Workers in the Shelby County Farm Bureau’s office on Mount Eden Road dressed up for Halloween as crazy witches. They were (back row from left) Mary Jo Newton, Audrey Whitacre, Lona Broughton, Mary Jo Lyvers; (second row) Kala Turner, Michelle Nethery, Abby Cottongim; (front row) Norma Bailey, Melissa Welman and Debbie Brooks.

  • SCHS class of ‘71

  • 54th anniversary: Sam and Joyce Medley

    Sam and Joyce Medley of Finchville have been married for 54 years. They were married on Nov. 9, 1957 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Todds Point.

    They are parents of Michael D. Medley and Cynthia Medley Hance, both of Louisville, and Kevin D. Medley of Finchville. Grandchildren are Sarah Hance Gonzales and Samantha Hance, both of Lexington, Suzanna Hance of Louisville, Justin Medley, Kelly Hundley and Lisa Phillips, all of Shelbyville. They have five great-grandchildren.

  • Reunions: TiptonBramblett/Watson

    Tipton/Bramblett reunion

  • Fielding powers Titans to runner-up finish

    Devon Fielding has been running for a sub-17-minute time all season.

    Fielding, a junior at Collins High School, finally achieved that goal Saturday in the Class 2A, Region 3 meet at Shelby County. Fielding finished fifth overall, helping the Titans to a second-place finish, covering the 5,000-meter course in a school-record and personal-best time of 16 minutes, 57.81 seconds.

  • Karas sisters finish 1-2 – with Cat 1st

    If it's the cross-country postseason, it must be Caterina Karas time.

    Karas, Collins’ senior runner, captured the Class 2A, Region 3 meet Saturday at Shelby County. The defending state champ, she covered the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 7.92 seconds – almost 8 full seconds faster than her younger sister. Seventh-grader Gabby Karas, who was rated No. 1 (one spot ahead of her older sister) in the most recent state coaches rankings, was second in 19:15.65.

    The result was a surprise to one sister, but not the other.

  • Mistakes plague Rockets in playoff setback

    Some familiar problems, and even some that Coach Todd Shipley believed his team had already kicked, plagued the Shelby County football team again Friday night.

    The Rockets had five turnovers on offense and some blown coverages on defense in their season-ending, 63-13 loss against John Hardin in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs in Elizabethtown.

  • Holiday season arrives Saturday

    Shelby County officially kicks off the Christmas spirit on Saturday with the 24th annual Celebration of Lights in downtown Shelbyville.

    The event, sponsored by SMART (Shelbyville Merchant Association of Retail Trade), looks to be one of the biggest the city has seen, with almost 60 booths already reserved.

  • Shelbyville City Council: City gives first OK to heftier business fines

    The City of Shelbyville will have a second reading on an ordinance that will fine businesses $500 for not filing or paying occupational taxes.

    The Shelbyville City Council passed the first reading of the ordinance, which will provide more than, as Mayor Tom Hardesty put it, "a slap on the hand" for offending local businesses.

  • Water company is not affiliated with HomeServe

    Residents of Shelby County have been receiving information in the mail from HomeServe about insurance for water service lines, but Shelbyville Municipal Water and Sewer Manager Tom Doyle wants customers to be careful.

    "We are in no way affiliated with them," he said. "I do understand that some of these things have been a scams in the past, so we just want our customers to be careful and check with Better Business Bureau before doing anything with them."