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Today's News

  • Eagles’ soar late to top Titans

    MIDDLETOWN – Last year Eastern outscored Collins, 35-0, in the second half of their football game, a 49-28 victory by the Eagles.

    On Friday night the third and fourth quarters were once again Eastern time.

  • Rockets throw the KO punch

    JEFFERSONTOWN – The Jeffersontown football team delivered the first punch, but Shelby County delivered the knockout blow Friday night.

    The Rockets rallied from early deficits of 7-0 and 14-7 to blast the host Chargers, 41-29 – a drastic turnaround from J-town’s 41-7 victory at Robert Doyle Stadium last year.

  • A loving banquet

    A Loving Choice Pregnancy Resource Center had its annual fundraiser banquet on Thursday night at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. About 250 – some of them greeted here by Executive Director Jan Antos –attended and heard plans about the new center that will open later this month in downtown Shelbyville. They also heard from Gretchen Davis, who provided a “client testimony” on video, and the keynote address from Angela Minter, president and co-founder of Sisters for Life.

  • Little Mr. and Miss compete at state fair

  • SCHS football homecoming court

    Shelby County High School named its football homecoming court this week. Seniors (seated, from left) Meranda Caswell, Ariana Jones, Heather Kirby, Samantha Orange, Abby Siegel and Brianna Taniges will vie for the crown, which will be awarded during halftime of the Rockets game against Henry County on Friday. The rest of the court is (standing, from left): freshmen Abby Wills and Sydney Wright, sophomores Sarah Durham and Cali Mills and juniors Kristyna Garrett and Kate Schaeffer.

  • Engagement: Jaggers-Hancock

    John and Elly Jaggers of Cropper announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Dawne Jaggers. to Brennen White Hancock. He is the son of Carrol Hancock of La Grange and Cindy and Bruce Dunaway of Bethlehem.

    She is a 2005 Shelby County High School graduate and a 2007 graduate from The Hair Design School. She owns Inspirations Salon in Shelbyville.

    He is a 2007 graduate of Henry County High School and attended college and is employed at Kentucky Utilities.

  • 60th anniversary: Paul and Anna Harvey

    Paul and Anna Harvey have been married for 60 years. The couple were childhood sweethearts and married on Sept. 9, 1952.

    They have resided in Henry and Shelby counties for the past 50 years.

    He is currently pastor at Crossroads Lighthouse Church, where he has served for more than 33 years. 

    They have two children, Wanda Satterly and Paula Armstrong, both of Shelby County; four grandchildren, Chrystal White, Renee Satterly, Keith Armstrong and Denise Heiner; and nine great grandchildren. 

  • Datebook: Sept. 12, 2012

    Public meetings
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    The Simpsonville City Commission will have a public hearing for its 2012 property tax rate at 8:15 a.m. Friday. There will be a special called meeting of the commission at 8:30 a.m. Friday.  Both meetings are at Simpsonville City Hall on old Veechdale Road.
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.

  • Shelby County School Board: Eligibility requirements to be reviewed

    The Shelby County Board of Education on Thursday will receive a somewhat-long-awaited presentation on the district’s policy for extracurricular activities.

    First requested by board member Sam Hinkle as a report on academic requirements for athletic eligibility, board member Brenda Jackson had asked that it be expanded to eligibility requirements for all activities.

    “I don’t know why it should be limited to sports,” she asked.

  • Shelbyville City Council: City approves new fire truck

    The Shelbyville City Council committed to purchasing a new pumper fire truck for the city’s fire department with a unanimous approval during Thursday’s meeting at city hall.

    Shelbyville Fire Chief Willard “Tiger” Tucker presented the council with the bids and the recommendation to accept the bid from Ferrara Fire Apparatus.

    The custom-built pumper truck meets the city’s specifications, and “it’s similar to another pumper truck we have,” he said.