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Today's News

  • The inspiration of Isabella

    Thom Coffee recalled the Biblical story of Abraham taking his son Isaac up to the mountain at God's request for him to sacrifice his son. God stopped Abraham, but the story showed just how powerful faith and trust can be in serving God.

    Coffee didn't know he'd be tested in the same way.

  • Beware of deer everywhere

    Dustin Shouse of Shelbyville contemplated the mangled deer draped across the hood of his car. “It scared me to death,” he said, lifting the animal’s antlers. “It jumped right into the car.

  • Datebook, Oct. 28, 2009

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  • Substance abuse program gets $67,800 federal grant

    Some federal stimulus money has found its way to Shelby County through a one-time grant of $67,800 that was awarded to the Shelby County Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

    SAT was presented the 2009 ARRA Justice Assistance Grant by Gov. Steve Beshear during a presentation in Frankfort on Wednesday.

    The funds must be used within one year.

  • New coach fuels expectations for AquaRockets

    New SCHS swim team coach Jean Paul LaVertu is excited to get his team started.

    “I’ve been very impressed with the team’s technique and skill level,” he said. “Obviously they’ve been very well coached in the years past. I’m still learning about them and trying to find out who to use where and when. But I’m having fun figuring everything out.”

  • Cross country: Rockets 11th at Franklin-Simpson

    A young SCHS boys’ cross-country team struggled Saturday to an 11th-place finish at a tough Franklin-Simpson Wildcat Wilderness Invitational in Franklin.

    Stacey Eden led Shelby County with a seventh-place finish in 17 minutes, 24 seconds, but he was more than a minute behind winner Ryan Eaton of Greenwood. Eaton is the defending state champion and one of Eden’s top targets at this year’s State Meet. Eden was the only upperclassman in the Rockets’ top five.

  • We congratulate: Student rep's approach to role on school board

    Austin Crowe is the newest member of the Shelby County School Board, and we like his moxie.

    Mr. Crowe, a junior at Shelby County High School, took over the student delegate’s seat at the last board meeting, and he made a wonderful impact with his curiosity and his candor.

  • The paranormal customer

    Antiques For You recently celebrated its 20 years in business at 528 Main St. in downtown Shelbyville. But the building has been celebrating birthdays since as far back as the 1800s, and if you've been inside, you might get that tingling feeling that some of the past partygoers are still around.

  • The ghost dog: More than one witness

    The day that I saw the ghost dog began just like any another day.

    Let me say first that I have never entirely believed in ghosts. I have always conceded their possible existence, because no reasonable person can say they do not exist, that is, until we get to the Other Side and can see for ourselves.

    Such was my attitude that bright, sunny July day 15 years ago. We were having a birthday party in the back yard for my brother, and I had to go in the house. The screen door was sprung and as a result was slightly ajar.

  • The King and I: My creepy experience

    I’m a realist. Most of the time when I hear ghost stories and think that people are either flat out lying or they’re just misinformed.

    I believe there’s a reasonable explanation for just about everything. Having said that, I have had one creepy experience that I’m still scratching my head over, and to this day I can’t tell it without getting goose bumps.

    Eight years ago I was at my parents’ house with some friends and family, singing karaoke in the sunroom and enjoying a summer day.