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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Bowling center for sale

    Bluegrass Bowling Center, Shelbyville’s latest incarnation of a bowling alley, may be down to its last frame.

    The center, which Mike and Pam Kiser and their family have operated for nearly 10.5 years, is for sale under foreclosure from Republic Bank.

    Pam Kiser said they quietly have been trying to sell for the past eight months but now they have 30 days to sell or see the facility closed. Officials at Republic had no comment on the procedure.

  • WICHE: Fire blight in ornamental pears

    This past winter we cut down a handful of old apple trees in the orchard because they were so diseased from fire blight. Two large White House ornamental pears and a few crabapples are slated for removal, as well.

    I have noticed additional cases around town that brings us to the question, what is causing so much die-back in ornamental and orchard tress?

  • Business Briefcase June 11, 2010

    Smith launches community connection

    Torrey Smith Realty in Shelbyville has launched a new Community Connection program, which will feature a local nonprofit agency on his agency’s Web site and then donate $100 for each house sold in that month to the agency. On Wednesday Smith presented a check for $1,100 to Judy Roberts, director of Operation Care, the featured agency for May. Smith’s agency sold 11 homes.

  • News Briefs: June 16, 2010

     Shelby has 17 governor’s scholars

  • Shelbyville Police Reports June 18, 2010

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  • EARLIER: End of an Era

     Everyone knew the end would finally come. And everyone associated with the Anderson County-Shelby County high school athletic rivalry knew it would happen on the baseball or softball diamond.

    But few could have imagined the end being a series of exclamation points instead of a period.

    And after Shelby outlasted Anderson 10-9 last Thursday, some on both sides lamented the end of the rivalry as it stands now.

  • Taking a walk on the wild side

     As a boy Paul Huber worked in his family’s tractor store in Shelbyville.

  • EARLIER: Top 2 grads are no surprise

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  • We congratulate: Our candidates for Nov. 2

    The Primary Election has passed, and now we have our slate for November.

    There are not enough candidates in our races, but still we have key choices to make.

    We congratulate candidates who won primaries, those who won vs. indifference (i.e. no competition) and those who will join this process in the fall.

  • Shelby's season ends with 3-1 loss to Ryle

    Ryle 3, Shelby County 1

    Shelby came back once early to tie with Dee Dee Davis' run off Courtney Tinsley's single, but Shelby couldn't muster the grit to overcome a determined Ryle in the elimination game.

    Raider Bella Steinle scored two runs, one in the fourth and one in the sixth, to set up Ryle's win. Rocket Jeneca Thomas took the loss while Haylee Smith earned the win. Both teams fought a stiff headwind that held up fly balls for easy outs.

    Reidland 6, Shelby County 0