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Today's News

  • Shelby native helped coach Giants to Super Bowl victory

    You may not have known this, but as quarterback Eli Manning drove the New York Giants to their game-winning touchdown in the final minute of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVI, he did so with the help of a Shelby Countian standing right there on the Giants’ sideline.

  • What we think: Education needs new funding formula

    Recently members of the Shelby County Board of Education met with our elected leaders and gave them quite an elementary lesson in public education’s most well-known subject: Your budget is killing us.

    That, of course, required no piece of post-graduate analysis for anyone elected to any office in this state or for parents who pay careful attention to how their children’s needs are being met by the annual outlay of tax dollars.

    The chants on both sides are loud, clear and enumerated with valid points, if not universal solutions.

  • Clint Eastwood's suddenly political Super Bowl ad

    Maybe you were watching the Super Bowl on Sunday with a heartfelt interest in whether the Giants or the Patriots won in what became a sensational and scintillating scenario.
    Maybe you, like most of the tens of millions who watched, were more interested in the overpriced and overdeveloped – and sometimes overly stupid – commercials that have become so famous.

  • Datebook: February 8, 2012

    Public meetings
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at West Middle School, 100 Warriors Way, in Shelbyville.
    Triple S Planning Commission will have a special public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stratton Center.

  • Clarkson-McMichael wedding

    Tiffany Clarkson and Timothy McMichael were married Dec. 31, 2011, at Plum Creek Baptist Church.

    Parents of the bride are Joshua and Rita Clarkson of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of David and Frances McMichael of Taylorsville.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    Maid of honor was Stephanie Clarkson of Shelbyville, sister of the bride.

    Bridesmaid was Beth McMichael of Taylorsville, sister of the groom.

    Best man was Brad McMichael of Taylorsville, brother of the groom.

  • SCHS Homecoming court

    Shelby County High School will choose a basketball Homecoming queen from the court it announced Monday. The senior queen candidates are (seated, from left) Sarah Bryant, Amy Curtsinger, Alyson Downey, Julia Kennedy, Haleigh Olsson and Devyn Patterson. The court members are (standing, from left) freshmen Cali Mills and Macy Greco, sophomores Hailey Coffey and Rachel McClain and juniors Abigail Siegel and Shelby Hargrave.

  • Wood-Goetzinger wedding

    Katherine Thomas Wood and Aaron John Goetzinger were married Jan. 7, 2012, at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville.

    Parents of the bride are Sarah Smith Wright of Clay Village and Joey Wood of Elmburg. The groom is the son of Kathy Goetzinger of Shelbyville and Doug Goetzinger of Finchville.

    Jason Haggard from Shelby Christian Church officiated the ceremony.

    Bridesmaids were Emma Wider, friend of the bride, and Lauren Wood, sister of the bride, both of Shelbyville.

  • 50th anniversary: Jerry Mac and Vivian Gordon

    Jerry Mac and Vivian Gordon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month. 

    They were married Feb. 24, 1962, at Salem Baptist Church in Southville, by the Rev. Wendall Roman. They have lived on Pea Ridge Road all of their married life. They have two children, Angela Gordon Forsythe of Paris and Jerry Todd (Doris) Gordon of Waddy. Jerry and Vivian also have three grandsons, Garrard Forsythe and Ty and Trentin Gordon.

    A family celebration is planned this month.

  • Shelbyville City Council: Ordinance banning cleaning animals in public gets 1st OK

    After a few complaints from city residents, the Shelbyville City Council has passed the first reading of an amendment to an ordinance that puts some restrictions on cleaning dead animals at home.

  • Shelby County School Board: Status of new schools up for review

    New projects will dominate the discussion during Thursday’s Shelby County Board of Education meeting at West Middle School.

    The board, which meets at 7 p.m., will get reports from architectural firm K. Norman Berry Associates on the status of the new Southside Elementary School and the first look at conceptual drawings for the Northside Early Childhood Center to be built on the location of the former Northside Elementary School.

    The last time the architects presented anything on the projects was the public workshop on the Southside project.