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Today's News

  • Joseph E. Burks: 1921 - 2011

    Sorrow touched the hearts of many in Shelby County on Tuesday with the loss of a man who was well-known not only as a local business man for half a century but also for his generosity and love for his community.

    Joseph E. Burks, 89, was the husband of 66 years of Mary Anderson Burks, and father to Joseph E. II, Carl David, Mark Athel, John Jay Crittenden (deceased) and Paul Morgan Burks and Bonnie Burks Gray.

  • News Briefs: Jan.12. 2011

    Meeting, fund established
    to help Pearsons rebuild

    Another organizational meeting to help the Pearson brothers get their home rebuilt will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Fire Station on Alpine Drive. The brothers' home on Henry Clay Street burned down late last month.
    An account has been set up at Commonwealth Bank & Trust in conjunction with Shelby Christian Church. Anyone wishing to donate to the fund can make checks payable to Shelby Christian Church with Pearson Brothers Fund in the memo line.

  • 50th anniversary: Willard

    Maurice and Jeanie Willard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 21, 2011. The couple were married in 1961 at the Eminence Baptist Church.

    They have three children, Scott Willard of Georgetown, Todd Willard of Louisville and Beth Lane of Rio Rancho, N.M. They have four grandchildren, Adam and Sam Willard of Louisville and Allison and Christian Lane of Rio Rancho, N.M.

    Maurice is retired from General Electric, and Jeanie retired from The Sentinel-News.

  • 60th anniversary: Bohannon

    Ardith and Ronald Bohannon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Cropper Baptist Church C.L.C. building. All family and friends are invited. No gifts please.

    The Bohannon's are parents of two daughters, Susan Edington (Dan) of Madisonville and Rhonda Bohannon of Cincinnati. They have two grandchildren, Cassie and Johnathan Edington.

  • I'm one: DeSimone

    Addison Faith DeSimone celebrated her first birthday Nov. 14, 2010.

    She is the daughter of Chip and Casey DeSimone of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger of Shelbyville, Tony and Linda DeSimone of Carrollton, Ohio. Great-grandparents are Edward and Joanna Simon of Shelbyville and Clara Bendle of Amsterdam, Ohio. Great-great-grandmother is Sylvia Mattiussi of Lyndon.

  • Wedding: Burgin

    Catherine May Page and Matthew Scott Burgin were married Sept. 25 at the Church of the Annunciation in Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville. The groom is the son of Jack and Michelle Samples of Bagdad and the late Jeffery Scott Burgin. Grandparents of the bride are Jim Conti, Harold and Merilynn Page and Pauline Butler, all of Louisville, and the late Mary Catherine Conti and Delores May Page. Grandparents of the groom are Alvin and Janet Burgin of Mount Eden, Bill and Alma Coulter of Taylorsville and the late Selbert and Nell Samples.

  • Chili cook-off

    The community of Charleston Way, which is just south of Shelbyville, had its annual homeowners association meeting at the Stratton Center, and nine residents competed in a chili cook-off, with members of Shelbyville Fire and Rescue as judges. With the Shelbyville Fire and Rescue Team Station 3 are (starting fourth from left) Chester Rice, who receives $50 for second place, Ardie Morris, who accepts for Philip Morris, third-place ($25) winner, and Cecil Goodloe, who receives $100 for first place.

  • Titans hit on all cylinders in ‘best game’

    Coming off a big district victory on Friday night, Collins boys’ basketball coach Curtis Turley had some simple words for his team before its game Saturday night.

    “I’m excited to see what you can do tonight,” Turley told his team before tipoff against Madisonville-North Hopkins.

    He was even more excited after the Titans’ 70-57 victory over the Maroons.

    “It was the best game, start to finish, we’ve played so far,” Turley said. “It was a total team victory. Everybody who played contributed.”

  • Brother act: Ben Axline joins Matt at UT-Martin

    For Ben Axline the proposition of playing Division I football and reuniting with his brother, was too much to pass up.

    That’s why Axline, Collins’ wide receiver, has committed to play at the University of Tennessee-Martin.

    “A Division I scholarship is pretty much everybody’s dream; not too many people get to say they got to play Division I football…plus, I get to play four more years with my brother,” Axline said.

    His older brother, Matt, was a red-shirt as an offensive lineman this past season for the Skyhawks.

  • Titans remain unbeaten in 30th District

    The Collins boys’ basketball team accomplished two important things Friday night.

    The Titans won their first road game of the season, and they also remained unbeaten in the 30th District, with a 47-43 victory at Anderson County.

    “It was important for us to win that game,” Collins senior guard Tavis Elzy said.