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Today's News

  • Miss Distinguished Young Woman

    “Everyone kept telling me, ‘you’re going to win,’ but I didn’t really believe it because the others were really good. Then when they called my name as the overall winner, I said, ‘Wow, I actually won!’

    Lindsey Marie Hill, 17, smiled as she recalled the moment she won the Miss Distinguished Young Woman 2015 for Shelby County.

    “The whole experience was very exciting,” she said.

    Hill was one of 13 contestants, 10 from Franklin County and 3 from Shelby County.

  • Waddy 1953 reunion

    The Waddy High School Class of 1953 met for a reunion at Claudia Sanders' Dinner house on Aug. 21. Present were (first row from left) Joyce Robinson Brumley, Helen Miller Davis, Shirley Watts Temple, Edith Wilson Webb, Bobby Glass; (second row) Jimmy Brown, Gayle Marston, Betty S. Franklin, Mary Jane Kays Bolin, Peggy Perry Richardson, Claudine Rogers Catlett, Edna Mae Perry, Wally Jamison, Charles Masters. Not pictured was Donnie Bohannon.

  • Waddy 1952 reunion

    The Waddy High School class of 1952 met at Claudia Sanders' Dinner House on Aug. 1 for a reunion. Present were (from left) Betty Jean Cook Nethery, Tommy Webb, Dove Rogers Quire, Lois Milton Marston, Mitchell Nethery, Colleen Burke Nelson.

  • Birth: Swigert son

    Mike and Tammy Swigert of Shelbyvilleannounce the birth of their second child, a son, on July 23, 2015, at Baptist Hospital East. He has been named Matthew David Swigert. He was born at 10:19 a.m., weighing 9 pounds and 9 ounces and 20.5 inches long. He has one brother, 8-year-old Dale.

    Grandparents are Judy and Virgil Brooks of DryRidge, and Mike and Janell Swigert of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparent is Norma Swigert.

  • 40th anniversary: Wayne and Linda Miller

    Wayne Miller and Linda Anderson have been married for 40 years. The couple was married on Sept. 6, 1975, at Eminence Baptist Church by Pastor Bill Blackburn.

    They are member of Dover Baptist Church.

    They celebrated with their two children, Maranda Miller and Christopher Miller, and his wife, Nikki.

  • Datebook: Sept. 2, 2015

    This week
    MOPS meeting

  • Court report: Aug. 31, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Joshua P. Haggard, first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – guilty – $643 fine and costs.

  • White-Tailed Kite an accidental visitor

    The White-tailed Kite is a 15-inch bird with a 39-inch wingspan that weighs 12 ounces and has been seen one time in Kentucky on May 5, 1991 and is considered an accidental visitor.

    It is fairly common in California and Texas but seems to be expanding its range. They are the most common from Mexico south on down to South America to Nicaragua and central Chile.

  • Iceman wins assistant pro title

    The weather was cool but Daniel Iceman was hot.

    Iceman, the assistant pro at Weissinger Hills Golf Course, won the National Car Rental Kentucky State Assistant Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club.

    Iceman fired a 70-69-139 over the two-day tournament to defeat Justice Grover of High Performance Golf Academy in Lexington who shot a 142 and Logan Watts of the Louisville Country Club at 143.

    “I played pretty well,” Iceman said. “I hit the ball extremely well, and my putter was on fire. I hit a lot of putts both days.”

  • Titans headed to Bullitt East

    It will be an about face for the Collins High School football team’s defense this week as the Titans head to Bullitt East for a 7:30 p.m. game Friday.

    While Collins shut out and shut down the potent Montgomery County passing attack in their opening game 7-0 win, they will face a Bullitt East offense that relies on its traditional, ground-and-pound running game.