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Today's News

  • Real estate deeds: July 29, 2011

    June 1-10, 2011

    Daniel L. Ernspiker to Cardinal Investments Irrevocable Trust, Lot 17 Hunters Pointe Estates, $505,000

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Paul M. McClain, .5277 acres on Hempridge Road, $42,750

    Gerald, Jerry, Jeanne, Jean F. and Javan Montgomery to Lighthouse Property Management LLC, Lot 69 Meadow Run and Tract 2 WH Brown & Associates Units A&B, $210,000

    Javan F. Montgomery to Lighthouse Property Management LLC, several parcels, $1 and considerations

  • EARLIER: Shelby sends dozens monthly for deportation

    Henry Telles sits in the Shelby County Detention Center, charged with multiple counts of rape and child molestation. His bond is $30,000.

    But Telles isn’t going to be released on bond, and even if he is cleared of those crimes, he won’t be returning to live in Shelby County.

    His future destinations could include prison or deportation or both.

    Headlined by cases such as Telles’,  immigration and deportation have become heavily debated issues in America – Shelby County included.

  • It's official: All Collins home football games will be played at Shelby County this season.

    The Collins football team will play all of its varsity home football games this season at Shelby County High School's Robert Doyle Stadium.

    "Due to our turf issues, all home games will be played at Shelby County High School's Robert Doyle Stadium," Collins Athletic Director Gary Kidwell said in a release Wednesday.

  • WICHE: How to renovate a strawberry patch

    The strawberry was first cultivated in the 14th Century after a French spy collected a berry from Chile and presented it to France’s King Charles V, who than planted in the Louvre’s Royal Garden.

    By the 17th century this Chilean strawberry was crossed with some found in the Virginia colonies, which gave way to the large-fruiting varieties we enjoy today.

    But don’t be fooled large does not always mean flavorful!

  • News briefs: July 27, 2011

    Jubilee on Saturday will close Main Street

    The Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee this weekend, which will include a car cruise and concert downtown, will require Main Street to be closed for several hours on Saturday.

    Look for rerouted traffic between 3rd and 7th streets during the hours of 5-10 p.m.

    Shelbyville Police Chief Robert Schutte said the traffic would be handled just as it has been for past jubilee events.

    Other road projects and closings:

  • Birth: White son

    Ben and Cassie White of Pleasureville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on May 6, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named Benjamin “Bennie” Gordon White.

    Grandparents are Eddie and Judy Gordon of Eminence, Bob and Connie Rawlins of Smithfield and Steve and Debbie White of Campbellsburg.

    Great-grandparent is Joyce White of Louisville.

  • Engagement: Moore-Goodin

    Mark and Josephine Moore of Simpsonville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Moore, to Jeremy Goodin. He is the son of Terry and Amy Goodin of Louisville.

    Moore is a graduate of Southern High School in Louisville and is employed by Oaklawn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she is a certified nursing assistant. She is enrolled at JCTC, with plans to transfer to Spaulding University to complete her nursing degree.

  • 4 generation: Wiley

    Four generations of the Wiley family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (from left) Gayle Wiley Jr., grandfather; Buelah “Nanny” Wiley, great grandmother, holding Parker James Wiley; and Timothy Gayle Wiley, father.

  • 90th birthday: Lucy Long

    Lucy Long turned 90 years old on July 5, 2011. She celebrated on July 3, 2011 with 29 members of her family to have a cake and ice cream social at the Masonic Home where she resides; and on July 5, 2011, her three daughters, Dale White, Brenda Wayne and Evelyn Jones had lunch with her.

  • Library book sale

    President of the Friends of the Library, Kathleen Stringfield (right), and volunteer Ralph Dunbar look at some of the books that will be offered at the book sale Aug. 17-20 at the library. Donations of hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, DVDs, artwork and educational games are needed for the sale, which raises funds to help with programming and equipment. Books may be taken to the community room downstairs at the library.