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Today's News

  • Church news: Vacation Bible school, June 24, 2016

    Holy Cross Lutheran

  • Two homes sustain heavy fire damage

    No one was injured in two separate structure fires that heavily damaged rental homes located on Hazel Lawn and in the Country Manor subdivision off La Grange Road Sunday.

    Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said that the Red Cross has been working with the tenant on Hazel Lawn, who had been displaced by the blaze; no one was living at the other location.

  • Triple S Meeting rescheduled to tonight

    Due to a lack of a quorum, Tuesday’s Triple S Planning Commission meeting has been moved to this evening.  The meeting will be held at 6:30 at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street.

  • MY WORD: Kentucky, once again, at forefront of hemp production

    As senators from Kentucky, we’ve been fortunate to meet the many farmers who help make our state work. Agriculture is a vital part of Kentucky’s economy, and we’ve learned from Kentucky’s farmers that one way to keep our state’s agricultural sector growing is to explore new, viable cash crops for the state. This is why we’ve put our support behind expanding industrial hemp research.

  • WHAT WE THINK: Stop, think before you Tweet

    Former NFL player and coach Herman Edwards can often be found giving opinions on ESPN during football season, and if you go back and listen you can see that Edwards is not very fond of social media platforms, especially Twitter.

    Edwards – who often times is brought in to discuss the moral high ground of decisions along with the X’s and O’s of the game – has a favorite quote when it comes to the instant response time of Tweets: “Don’t hit send.”

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-42, Part 10:West coast and sea duty

    [On May 24,1938, immediately after graduation from Basic School, a short ceremony lasting only a few minutes, I departed for my next duty station, USS Tennessee (BB43), a battleship based off San Pedro, California. I travelled with a classmate by auto as far as St. Louis. There I took the train to Portland, Oregon where my parents met me for the drive to their home, about 50 miles to the north, in Longview Washington,. In order to save travel expenses I had taken a coach rather than a Pullman sleeping car.

  • Miller returns as AD at Collins

    The last time Powell Miller was in charge in a Shelby County high school, he was leading the Rockets’ offense on the field and Collins High School was not yet even a glimmer in the district’s eye.

    But now Miller will lead the whole athletic department as the new AD at Collins High School, quite a move from the turf he used to roam at SCHS.

    “It feels good to be coming home to Shelbyville,” Miller said. “I’m very excited about the opportunity and I’m going to be able to work with some great people.”

  • Post 37 sweeps weekend doubleheaders

    Shelbyville Post 37 held to its winning ways, picking up four straight victories over the weekend to improve its record to 8-1 this season.

    Shelbyville 9, Richmond 1

    Game one of the weekend saw Shelbyville defeat Post 9 out of Richmond, Ky. Post 37 got on the board quickly, with Kyler Dugle, Matt Gammon and Blake Lambdin all reaching paydirt on a pair of RBIs from Matt Gammon and Will McDonald, giving Shelby a 3-0 lead after just one inning.

  • 50th anniversary: Darrell and Linda Aldridge

    Darrell and Linda Aldridge of Bagdad, owners of All the Way Shoppe catering, were married on June 30, 1966.

    They are the parents of Tony Aldridge (Meghan) of Bagdad, Keith Aldridge (Sheila) of Melbourne, Florida, Brian Aldridge (Sara) of Simpsonville; grandparents of Dara Barker (Josh) of Piedmont, South Carolina, Abbey Aldridge, Cooper Aldridge, Ethan Aldridge, Ellen Aldridge, Autumn Aldridge, Arron Aldridge, Alex Aldridge; great grandparents of Tristan Rowlette and Jackson Barker.

  • Datebook: June 22, 2016

    This week
    Homemakers book club
    The Homemakers book club, meets at 10 a.m. today at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.
    MAPP meeting