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Today's News

  • Max Perfomance, Baptist are joing forces

    High school athletes in Shelby County will have an extra option to turn to if they end up on the disabled list or even just a little banged up.

    Thanks to a new partnership between Max Performance Physical Therapy and Baptist Healthcare Sports Medicine, the local schools will have an extra athletic trainer on hand at all home sporting events and also added coverage during practice times on a daily basis.

  • Post 37 falls in title game

    After rolling into the state tourney finals with two solid wins, the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team ran into some hard luck, dropping their next two games to Post 31 of Paducah to finish second in the state at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We played extremely hard and pretty well in the first two games,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “In the championship games we just made too many errors.”

  • Young looking to be Shelby's next star

    When Lilly Young walked off the course at the Oxmoor Golf Club two weeks ago as the champion of the Big I regional tournament she knew exactly whose steps she was following.

    “Candace Wiley won that tournament before her junior year and Madison (Thomas) won it before her junior year,” Young said. “I thought it was kind of cool I won it before my junior year.”

  • 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.
    Sit and sew

  • 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.

  • Breaking the ice