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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Trial in penis amputation case moved to August

    A jury trial in Shelby Circuit Court involving the case of a Shelby County man who said his penis was amputated without his consent has been rescheduled for August.

    Circuit Judge Charles Hickman set jury selection for Aug. 19 and opening arguments for Aug. 22 in the trial of Waddy resident Phillip Seaton, who is suing the surgeon who in 2008 amputated his penis.

  • News Briefs: Jan.19. 2011

    Snow forecast Thursday;
    parks offer sledding options

    With three to six inches of snow forecast for Thursday, Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks & Recreation has two options for sled riders.
    Sledders can use the hill located at Clear Creek Park off Burks Branch Road. Enter through Gate 2 and proceed back to the Colonel Sanders Shelter and Amphitheatre on the left.  The hill is located behind these two structures.  Cars may park in the parking lots by the shelter.

  • Will Bancroft live or die if convicted?

    LAWRENCEBURG – The family of a Mount Eden woman brutally murdered in Anderson County last September has made it clear: They want the man charged with killing her to be executed.
    Even if Gary Bancroft were convicted in her death, his fate would be decided not only by a jury but also on a series of 15 factors set forth by state law.
    Called aggravating and mitigating circumstances, each offers legal language to help prosecutors determine if they should move forward with a death penalty or seek a sentence of up to life in prison.

  • 60th anniversary: Watson

    Robert E. and Eva Watson will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Jan. 19, 2011. The couple was married at the Graefenburg Christian Church by the groom father's, George W. Watson, who was the minister of the church for 14 years.

    The couple has four children, Kenneth of Greenville, Ind., Janice of Flatwood, Douglas of Jacksonville, Fla., and Kimberly of Cincinnati.

  • Birth: Jeffers

    Amy (Gill) and Jason Jeffers of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, on Nov. 11, 2010 at Baptist Hospital East. She has been named Noel Clare Jeffers.

    Grandparents are L. Leon & Judy Gill of Shelbyville and Clarence & Lois Jeffers of Louisville.

  • Birth: Mudd son

    Kara and Justin Mudd of Louisville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Dec. 17, 2010, at Norton Suburban Women's Pavilion. He has been named Grayson Lennox Mudd.

    Grandparents are Roger and Alisa Travis of Shelbyville and Donna and Pat Mudd of Springfield.

    Great grandparents are Pauline Travis and Robert Schneider of Shelby County, Frances Raypole of Louisville and Victor and Pauline Mudd of Lebanon.

  • Birth: Smith son

    Roger and Kim Smith of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first son on Jan. 3 at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named Carson Aaron Smith. 

    Grandparents are Doug and Darlene Smith of Peytona and Rod and Linda Smith of Middletown. Great-grandparents are Mary Hedges of Graefenburg and Evelyn Smith of Louisville. Late great grandparents are Ross Hedges, Walter Smith, J.W. and Willena Smith and Louie and Marie Schoenbachler.

  • Junior Miss contestant

    Angela Cook of Shelbyville will participate in the Kentucky Junior Miss program

    January 14-15 in Lexington.

    Tickets may be purchased through the Singletary Center for the Arts at 859-257-4929 or visitwww.singletarytickets.com.

    Founded in 1958 America's Junior Miss is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls.

    On Jan. 15, Kentucky's Junior Miss will officially change its name to Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky as part of a national rebranding.

  • Engagement: Judd-Davis

    Joey and Anissa Judd of Shelbyville and Brian and Cynthia Snyder of Japan announce the engagement of their daughter, Mara Elizabeth Judd of Warren, Ohio, to Michael William Davis of Canfield, Ohio. He is the son of William and Kathleen Davis of Girard, Ohio.

    A small, intimate ceremony and reception will be 1:30 p.m. in Boardman, Ohio.

  • Titans quietly turn back Rebels

    Coming off an emotional victory Friday night, the Collins boys’ basketball was ripe for a letdown Saturday.

    However it didn’t happen.

    The Titans topped visiting Casey County, 61-52, Saturday, one night after beating Shelby County.

    “We were happy to get a win,” Collins Coach Curtis Turley said. “The atmosphere was different. It was a smaller crowd than the night before. We didn’t have the pep in our step we would’ve liked, but we did some good things and played well enough to win.”