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Today's News

  • Putnam resigns from Simpsonville P.D.

     

  • Post 37 splits weekend tourney

    Shelbyville Post 37’s pitching was excellent as the team traveled to Terra Haute, Ind. and split its weekend series, going 2-2 in tournament play.

    In game one of the tournament, Blake Lambdin turned in a fantastic performance on the mound for Shelby, throwing a no-hitter and striking out five batters over seven innings of work and shutting out Rockville Post 48 in the process.

  • Stingrays win SFL championship

    After a summer in which it went 5-0 on the swimming circuit, the Shelbyville Stingrays captured its second Summer Fun League title in two years.

    The Stingrays placed first in boys, girls, and combined team scores. Shelby’s swim team finished 288.5 points ahead of the second place Hillcrest Hurricanes in the combined team standings.

  • Shelby’s Emma Kendall to compete in junior olympics

    Shelbyville’s Emma Kendall is doing something that kids all over the country dream of doing: competing in the Junior Olympics.

    At only nine-years-old, Kendall is a natural athlete who recently traveled to the AAU Regional Championships and competed in three events.

    “Emma competed in the regional AAU meet this year against athletes from Tennessee and Georgia,” mom Sandra Moran said. “She competed in three events, but qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 1500 meter race.”

  • Dilapidated to delightful

    With a light at the end of the tunnel, it seems nearly three years of manual and mental labor are about to pay off.  Members of the Shelbyville Preservation Group hope their efforts at the former Blue Gables motel will turn the once eye sore into a vibrant eye catcher. 

    “We would like to lease by the first of August,” said Kerry Magan, who was recently appointed president of the Shelbyville Preservation Group.

  • Board of Ed meets Thursday

    The Shelby County Board of Education will meet with a light agenda Thursday at Central Office, 1155 West Main Street. The board will host a Diploma Recovery Graduation ceremony and consider the approval of an Eagle Scout Project.

     

    Also at the meeting, the board will:

    ·       Consider approval of revised BG-1 for the Shelby County High Gym Sound System and Technology Upgrade project.

  • Zaxby’s lot considered for city annexation
  • 92nd birthday

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville will celebrate her 92nd birthday on July 28. She received a very special early birthday gift from her great-grandson, Logan Bailey. Bailey, a pilot who attends Embry Riddle University, took her for here first ever airplane ride. They flew over the city of Frankfort in his Cessna 172 to view the capital and then back to Shelby County over her family’s homes. After landing she told family member “I loved it.”

  • Engagement: Tejeda-Allen

    Mario and Maria Tejeda of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karem Tejeda, 21, of Shelbyville, to Josh Allen, 25, of Shelbyville. He is the son of Edward and Angelina Allen of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m., Aug. 6, 2016 at Shelby Hills Farm.

  • Fishing Derby for children

    The Guist Creek Marina and Campground hosted a Kid’s Fishing Derby for ages 1 to 15 in June and had more than 50 participants in the event. All fishers received a free T-shirt, hot dogs, lemonade, “fish” cookies and bait. A representative from Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife was there to supply poles and assistance where needed,