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Today's News

  • Lighting up the Holidays

    Thousands descended on downtown  Shelbyville on Saturday for the annual Celebration of Lights event. The masses showed up to ring in the Christmas season and watch the town spring to life with lights glowing from every corner.

  • Datebook: November 16, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    The West Shelby Water Board meeting is 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the office, 7101 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville. Phone 722-8944.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.

  • News briefs: Nov. 16, 2011

    I-64 ramp closure at Simpsonville

    delayed by rain until tonight

  • Birth: Sensabaugh son

    Donnie and LouAnn Sensabaughof Bagdad announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Sept. 26, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named Owen Boone Sensabaugh. He was born at 1:18 p.m. weighing 8 pounds and 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He has one brother, 6-year-old Chase.

    Grandparents are Marie Wright of Bagdad and James and Linda Sensabaugh of Hodgenville.

    Great-Grandparents are Annie Boone, Emma Derringer and Don McMillin.

  • Birth: Tuggle daughter

    Larry and Chastity Tuggle  of New Castle announce the birth of their seventh child, a daughter, on Nov. 2, 2011, at Baptist Northeast LaGrange Hospital. She was born at 4:55 p.m. weighing 5 pounds and 3 ounces at 18 inches long. She has been named Ava McAllyn Tuggle.

    Her brothers are Ethan, 14; Hunter, 8; Jacob, 6; and sister are Aleah, 12; Abby, 10; Ally, 10.

    Grandparents are Melinda and James Cunningham, Bobby Singleton of Shelbyville, Martha Jo Case of Eminence.

  • Titans turn the Page(s) to beat the Bears

    In some ways the Collins football team took a Page out of last year’s playbook on Friday night.

    Quite literally in fact.

    The Titans, who have relied on the run much of this season, opened up their passing game a little more in their 33-14 victory over Spencer County in the second round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Shelby County’s Robert Doyle Stadium.

    Sophomore quarterback Lawson Page set season highs for completions (15) and passing yards (211) in Collins’ eighth consecutive victory.

  • Sharpshooter Davis hits primary target

    Connor Davis has always had his sights set on the University of Kentucky.

    Monday this Shelby County senior officially has cast his lot with the Wildcats.

    Davis signed to join the UK rifle team in the high school’s library.

    “I’ve always been a UK fan, I couldn’t see myself rooting for another school,” said Davis, wearing a black short-sleeve shirt with a blue UK logo on it. “It’s pretty cool.”

  • Fielding powers runner-up Titans

    LEXINGTON – Moments after finishing eighth in the boys’ Class 2A State Cross Country meet, Collins junior Devon Fielding walked back toward his team’s tent carrying a large Titans’ flag.

    He stopped and placed it in the ground.

    Saturday was a flag-planting day for Collins, as Fielding and his Titans teammates continued to break new ground.

  • Gabby Karas wins in Sister Act II

    LEXINGTON – One Karas began what could be a long, historic run into Kentucky cross-country history Saturday, while the other finished her own impressive run into the state record books.

    Sisters Gabby and Caterina Karas, a seventh-grader and a senior at Collins High School, respectively, finished 1-2 in the girls’ Class 2A State Cross Country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. 

  • Francis Maurice ‘Frank’ Goodwin: 1932-2011

    Frank Goodwin literally and figuratively put the Budd Company on the map in Shelbyville.

    Not only was he the first plant manager for the company when it finally opened its doors in 1987, but he was also instrumental in building the site near Interstate 64 that is now Martinrea Heavy Stamping.