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Today's News

  • Arts Briefs: May 13, 2011

    Grove Hill tour

    set for tonight

    Friends of Grove Hill will kickoff a season of spring and summer events tonight with a special new tour of the cemetery.

    The tour, which will begin at 6:30 at the chapel, will be called the South Walk Tour, and it will cover areas in the cemetery not included in the tour last fall.

    Grove Hill Friend Mike Harrod again will be the guide.

    Refreshments furnished by Bell House and other materials will be available for a $15 donation.

  • Downtown Shelbyville concert season is under way

    Shelbyville’s downtown weekend concert series gets under way again tonight when Shades of Grass will be entertaining starting at 6 o’clock.

    The two-night concerts – The Cracker Boys play Saturday at 7 – continue monthly through Sept. 17 and incorporate the Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee along the way.

  • WICHE: Amending the garden and feeding the soil

    The rules on amending the soil have changed over the years.

    Part of the change relates to the fact that good soil is hard to come by in newly developed subdivisions where enormous earth moving equipment is used to level trees and land.

    This equipment not only removes the valuable topsoil, it also compacts subsoil and kills the living organisms that make up a healthy soil system.

    The less we disturb the soil the better, but for many the reality is bleak that some sort of amendment is necessary in order to improve tilth, drainage and nutrition.

  • Birth: Parker Wiley

    Timothy and Kayla Wiley of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Feb. 5, 2011 at Suburban Hospital Louisville. He has been named Parker James Wiley. He was born at 3:13 p.m. weighing 8 pounds 10.2 ounces and 22 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Karla Riddle, Gayle and Brenda Wiley, all of Shelbyville.

  • Relay for Life days

    The Relay for Life Team from the Church of the Annunciation poses with Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger (left, standing) before Tuesday’s meeting of Shelby County Fiscal Court as he proclaimed May 20 and 21 as Relay for Life Days in Shelby County. Team members are (from left, standing) Johnny Spaulding, Hank Wiseman, Mike Dorr and Larry Illarde; and (seated) Rosa Jones, Shirley Dorr and Gussie Rose.

  • 4 generations: Waits

    Four generations of the Waits family recently gathered for a photo. Great-grandparents (seated) are Irene and Stewart Waits of Frankfort holding six-month old Emma Rae Berry. The grandmother is Phyllis Bailey (standing) of Bagdad and Ellen Berry of Shelbyville is the mother.

  • Gummi Bears

  • I'm one: Mckenzie Drawbaugh

    Mckenzie Shea Drawbaugh celebrated her first birthday April 30, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Stephen and Amanda Drawbaugh of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Nancy Drawbaugh, Debbie Humphrey, all of Shelbyville, and David Bohannon of Finchville. Great-grandparents are Dorothy and Freeman Lyons of Pleasureville, Janice Clem of Athens, Ala., Hallie Bohannon of Finchville and Margaret and Simon Humphrey of Shelbyville.

  • 'Gummi' Bears
  • Court report: May 11, 2011