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Today's News

  • Jubilee kicks off Thursday

    This year’s Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee promises to be a great event with something for everyone, organizers say.

    Eilene Collins, executive director of Shelby Main Street, said Jubilee festivities kick off Thursday with the annual breakfast at Undulata Farm Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m.

    Collins said more than 200 tickets for the event have been sold.

    This year’s speaker for the breakfast is noted local horse trainer Lionel Ferreira, trainer of 5-gaited world’s grand champion horses.

  • Post 37 rolls through Paducah, 14-1

    Shelbyville Post 37 made a statement in its first game of the Kentucky American Legion State Tournament on Monday night, defeating Paducah Post 31A by a score of 14-1.

    “We hit the ball well against Paducah,” coach J.R. Wiley said. “Blake [Lambdin] pitched a good game, and we’re moving on to the next round.”

  • Weissinger Hills wins junior league

    After its undefeated season on the links, Weissinger Hills Golf Course has clinched its second consecutive PGA Junior League Championship in as many seasons.

    Head coach Bryan Slone says that his golfers were very excited to wrap up another title for Weissinger.

    “The season went very well for us,” Slone said. “We had many more teams compete in the league this year, which led to a lot of good competition for us.”

  • Invasion of the Pokemon snatchers

    In a time when the nation is harshly divided by politics, protests and violence, there’s a game out there pulling communities back together.

    “I think that’s a great part about it, that it encourages people to get out and explore and socialize,” said Phillip Kisling referring to the phone app game, Pokemon GO.  “I feel like it gives everyone a common connection for a moment.”

  • Teachers teaching teachers

    An unusual mix of Stormtroopers and teachers from across the state invaded the Blair Center at Southside Elementary School for a Star Wars themed EdCamp Kentucky.

    What organizers coined an “unconference,” EdCamp is a nationwide event in which attendees are encouraged to attend and bring ideas for sessions they would like to facilitate.  There is no official format because sessions are created as attendees arrive.

  • 50th anniversary: Nelia Hartlage and Bob Roush

    Nelia Hartlage and Bob Roush were married on Aug. 20, 1966, at St James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have two sons, Forrest and Pete; and two grandchildren, Alison and Aaron. 

    They will celebrate with family at Virginia Beach.

  • 90th birthday: Josette Roush

    Josette Roush will turn 90 on Sept. 12. She was born on Sept. 12, 1926 in Cherbourg, France.

    She was an elementary school teacher and spent much of her senior years helping others.

    She has two sons, Bob (Nelia) and Pat (Debbie); three grandsons, Forrest (Andrea), Pete and Chris (Jessie); and three great grandchildren, Alison, Claire and Aaron.

  • Boy Scout Troop 270

    Boy Scout Troop 270 installed two benches and a table set at the Shelby County Public Library.

  • Waddy High reunion

    The Waddy High School class of 1958 reunion was held on June 18. Attending were (back row from left) Rodger Brown, Don Searcy, Bobby Hill, Rebecca (Phillips) Tinsley, Glenna (White) Stivers, Martha (Brooks) Wilson, Ruby (Pullium) Ruble, Doug Witt, Johnny Miller, Robert Spencer and Joe Robertson; (front row) Judy (Rice) Vest, Joann (Cook) Bain, Delores (Rucker) Proffitt, Alma Faye (Temple) Bentley, Vivian (Jennings) Landers, Janice (Tiller) Davenport and Mary Jo (Smith) Brooks.

  • Lemonade for a cause

    These four young girls held a lemonade stand at a recent yard sale collecting money for Habitat for Humanity, not for themselves. The girls were three sister and a cousin (from left) Millie, Polly, Makenzie and Daisy Sowder. 3 sisters and a cousin.