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Today's News

  • SOUDER: Milestones that we should hug and kiss before it’s too late

    Tuesday of this week marked the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Indeed, Dec. 7, 1941 has become, just as President Roosevelt proclaimed, “a date which will live in infamy.” Other dates and events are embedded into the fabric of our country as well: July 4, 1776. Nov. 22, 1963 (when JFK was assassinated). Jan. 28, 1986 (the day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded). Sept. 11,2001.

  • Business Briefcase Dec. 3, 2010

     Shelbyville teen wins

    Kroger president’s award

    Devin Hayes,18, a Shelbyville resident and employee of the Kroger store in Shelbyville, was awarded the 2010 Kroger's Mid South President Award for Community Service at a lunch banquet held at Louisville's Masonic Homes' Club Olmsted. He is the youngest employee to be so honored.

  • A storyteller tells all

    Shelbyville resident and author Byron Crawford says he considers himself a good listener.

    He says he learned the art of listening while at his mother’s knee, in the tobacco barns, at the feedlots and fishing ponds of Lincoln County. He says he loved to listen to his parents’ friends tell stories.

    “I had great upbringing, and storytelling was a part of it,” Crawford says. “Some of the best storytellers I have ever met were the men and women I grew up listening to.

  • Collins girl top Spencer

    Two games into the season, and the Collins High School girls’ basketball team has all but clinched the No. 2 seeding in the 31st District.

    And after the Lady Titans’ 45-35 victory at Spencer County on Monday night, they’re now setting their sights on the top spot.

  • New Business: Caring Transitions of Shelby

    Mailing address:: 18 Village Plaza, No. 175, Shelbyville  

    Who we are: Our names are Ellen and Rick Fontaine. Ellen, a Kentucky native and Rick, having moved to Kentucky from his native Colorado more than 10 years ago, met, got married and have lived in Shelbyville for the past 5 years.

  • Former Shelby schools official honored by state

    The Kentucky Board of Education honored a former Shelby County Public Schools employee on Wednesday.

    Sally Sugg, who served as SCPS assistant superintendent for student achievement in 2007 and 2008, received the Kevin M. Noland Award, which recognizes a KDE employee for significant service to Kentucky's public schools and for providing inspiration for education,

  • Collins collapses against Clark

    Phillip Conder said he didn’t sleep much Tuesday night.

    And it wasn’t because of his two small children.

    His Collins High School girls’ basketball team was outscored, 21-7, in the fourth quarter that night as it fell, 47-36, to George Rogers Clark.

  • SCHS-South Oldham: Rematch is no match

    CRESTWOOD - The rematch of last year’s 8th Region final was a mismatch.

    Host South Oldham sprinted to a 30-9 lead after the first quarter and cruised to an 86-49 victory over Shelby County in high school boys’ basketball action Tuesday night.

  • News Briefs: Dec. 10 2010

     Hanna’s Day of Hope

    generates $18K, 200 toys

    The Hanna’s Day of Hope fund-raising effort for 2010 has generated $18,000 in cash and about 200 toys to be donated to the Kosair and Vanderbilt children’s hospitals this Christmas.

  • Rockets put up fight before falling

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team continued to show signs of progress Tuesday night.

    The Rockets, who played a solid second half in Friday’s loss at Collins, carried that momentum over to the first half of their game against visiting Henry County.