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  • Carroll is new AD for parks

     Former Shelby Storm president takes on task as FAC Athletics Director

    There’s a new sheriff at Clear Creek Park.

    Jonathan Carroll, former president of the Shelby Storm little league football, has taken over the Athletics Director duties at the FAC.

  • Datebook - June 5, 2019

    This Week


    2019 History Camp

  • Shannon, Pack, announce engagements

    Summer Elayne Shannon announces her engagement to Aaron Michael Pack. The groom's parents are Allen and Bonita Pack of Alexandria and the bride's parents are John and Lesley Shannon of Shelbyville. The couple will be married June 8 at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville.

  • Magic of the race

     People participate in all kinds of events for their birthday. Some have a big party, others want to be surrounded by family, and some want to try something they have never done before, checking another box on the bucket list.

    Shelby County native Amanda Kaiser-Jones set a goal to hit before turning the big 4-0.

    To run 40 half marathons before her birthday on June 23rd. As of May 27 in the Grand Run half marathon in Westfield, Ind., she completed her goal.

  • North Oldham grabs 8th Region title from Rockets

     The Shelby County baseball team’s postseason “Cowboy” run came to an end Tuesday night as it fell 12-8 to the North Oldham Mustangs in the 8th Region championship game.

    “It was fun because they are a bunch of cowboys,” head coach Erik Phelps said. “They are really tough, hard nosed kids that really enjoy working hard. We compete for twenty-one outs, no matter what the score they keep bringing it.”

    Though a loss, the Rockets showed no quit going toe-to-toe with the Mustangs for seven innings.

  • Our fear of missing out makes us miss out

    By Jerry Cappel

    I think I am getting old. More and more things I remember about my youth are totally absent from the worlds of not just children or teens around me, but 30-something adults as well.

    Rotary phones, transistor radios and carburetors on cars are among these things.

    Another of these things is what I remember as "blue laws."

  • Church News - May 31, 2019

    Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.


    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

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  • Cowboy up

     The Rockets have adopted the mantra of their ace pitcher.

    After Caleb Collins secured the Rockets’ spot in the 8th Region Tournament in a win over Spencer County last week he referred to himself as a cowboy, citing the tough-as-nails approach he takes on the mound.

    And now the Shelby County baseball team has exploded into the 8th Region championship game.

  • Titans fall to Bearcats 10-9

     Riding a seven-game winning streak heading in to the 8th Region Tournament, the Collins softball team ran into a buzz saw in the first round against Walton-Verona.

    Despite a four-run sixth inning, the Titans were not able to overcome a 10-5 Bearcat lead, falling 10-9 to end the Titans season.

    Walton-Verona struck first in the top of the third inning, scoring three runs to take an early lead.