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Today's News

  • Eades hopes to carry on linebacker tradition

    No one needs to tell Nick Eades about the shoes he’s filling.

    Eades, who will start at middle linebacker for the Collins High School football team as a sophomore this year, grew up watching former all-staters Michael Brooks and Masai White and well knows the impact they had on the field.

    “I’m aware of them,” Eades said. “I know how good they were, and I know what an important position this is.”

  • 50th anniversary: Charlotte and Sam Chandler

    Charlotte and Sam Chandler have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Aug. 12, 1965.

    He retired after 40 years in education, serving as teacher, high school principal, assistant superintendent and dean of students.

    She is the former Charlotte L. Gowin and retired after 39 years with Commonwealth Bank and Trust Company (formerly Shelby County Trust Bank). She served as vice president.

  • Golden-crowned Kinglet is Kentucky’s tiniest winter guest

    Our smallest bird except for the hummingbird is only 4 inches long with a 7-inch wingspan and weighs 0.2 ounces and is a fairly common migrant but somewhat uncommon winter resident to Kentucky.

    The Golden-crowned Kinglet breeds in dense coniferous forests across and throughout the southern provinces of Canada, New England, the Appalachian Mountains, and the western Rocky Mountains on up to southern Alaska.

  • Datebook: Aug. 5, 2015

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    Knitting assistance
    Would you like to learn to knit?  Do you need assistance with a current knitting project?  A master knitter will help with knitting projects from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-4593.
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  • New mobile app is free from police

    Kentucky State Police has just unveiled a new a mobile phone app that is intended to be an outreach tool for the public.

    Sgt. Michael Webb said the app will provide a technological platform for citizens to report criminal behavior, access resources and receive real-time emergency notifications.

  • Citizens Union branch to open Monday

    One of Shelbyville’s Citizens Union Bank branches has a brand new look, and come Monday, will open up for business.

    Construction began on the CUB branch inside the Shelbyville Walmart on June 19, and today, workers are adding the finishing touches. But even better than the new modern look, the transformation will give bank customers more space to do their banking, actually allowing them to walk into the bank instead of standing out in the aisle of the store.

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  • Hornback enjoying first weeks of practice

    Just a week into his first season as head coach of the Shelby County High School boys’s soccer team, Michael Hornback has already seen some things he likes.

    Hornback, who took over the program last spring after John Wood retired, already was familiar with the program having served as the JV coach. In his first stint as a high school head coach his team has responded

  • Russell enjoys stay at GSP

    If you need a road race planned or maybe even need to set up a spy agency then Shelby County High School senior Jeron Russell may be your man.

    In addition to being one of the area’s top high school tennis players, Russell added star scholar to his resume this summer attending a five-week program with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars at Morehead State University recently.

    “It was interesting,” Russell said. “It was a social experience for sure.”

  • Post 37 reaches state title game

    It wasn’t the best start for the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team, but the end result could be the same.

    Post 37 is right back where they were last year — playing for the state championship at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We’re here, we’re finding ways to win,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “That’s what good baseball teams do.”