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Today's News

  • Ag Report: Sept. 9, 2011

    Farm receipts surpassed

    $4 billion in 2010

    Kentucky farmers have once again exceeded $4 billion in farm cash receipts in 2010 and surpassing total receipts from the previous year.

  • Simpsonville City Commission accepts bids for sewer project, building repairs

    With city officials and volunteers wrapping up final plans and thinking about the setup for the 22nd annual Simpsonville Fall Festival on Saturday, commissioners took time at their meeting Tuesday night to consider costs of a couple of key projects.

    First they voted to accept a bid from Salmon Construction for its Cardinal Club Force Main Extension Project, which builds a force main line from the pump station at Cardinal Club to the main pump station near the Purnell’s factory.

  • Court report: Sept. 9, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Matthew Eckert:

    Mary Mandoza, fourth-degree assault minor injury – plead guilty – 30-day sentence and $144 costs.

    John J. Medley, giving officer false name or address – plead guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

    Jessica Dutschke, no tail lamps and person 18-20 poss/pur/att purchase/have another purchase alcohol – plead guilty – $269 fine and costs.

  • News briefs: Sept. 7, 2011

    30-degree swing

    makes 70s cool

  • 60th anniversary: Roger and Aline Davis

    Roger and Aline Davis of Shelbyville were married Aug. 23, 1951, in New Albany, Ind.

    They have two sons, Robert, and his wife, Ellazane Davis, and Mike, and his wife, Kim, Davis; one grandson, Justin; step-grandson, Josh Cook and his wife, Amanda; and three step-great grandsons.

    They celebrated with a renewal ceremony in the presence of family and friends in the floral garden courtyard setting of Dawson Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center. Rev. Wes Curtis, employee of the center, officiated the ceremony.

  • Engagement: Roy-Booth

    Robin Frazier of Shelbyville and Gary and Sharon Roy of Russell Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Lynn Roy of Shelbyville, to Shane Allen Booth of Shelbyville. He is the son of Lee Ann Rogers of Shelbyville and Jerry Booth of Waddy.

    Roy is a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School and is a preschool teacher for Dorman Preschool Center.

    Booth is a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School and is a computer technician for Shelby County Public Schools.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gallrein Farms.

  • Class of 1951

  • Collins’ boys golf team routs rival Shelby Co.

    The Collins boys’ golf team beat rival Shelby County, 163-183, last Thursday evening at Shelbyville Country Club in a Central Kentucky Conference match. 

    Titans sophomore Brandon Sanner was the medalist with a 2-over-par 38. He was closely followed by senior teammates Tayler Adams and Conor Doyle, who carded 41s, respectively. Sophomore Michael Troutman added a 43 to round out Collins’ top four scorers.

  • Titans' men in black run well despite heat

    The Collins boys’ cross-country team wants to be among the top teams in Class 2A this season.

    The Titans looked the part, in a couple of ways, Saturday at the Shelby County Invitational.

    Wearing brand-new all-black uniforms with a blue “C” on the jersey, Collins placed five runners in the Top 18 and nearly beat Lexington Catholic, the fourth-place finisher at last year’s State meet.

    “We wanted to make a statement in two-A,” Collins Coach Stephen Drawbaugh said.

  • Bearcats' hot start overwhelms Rockets

    Friday night was a scorcher in Lawrenceburg, just ask the Shelby County football team.

    Host Anderson County burned the Rockets for 43 consecutive first-half points on its way to a 52-7 lead and a 58-20 victory in a game that was delayed a half hour at the start because of a heat index of more than 103 degrees.