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Today's News

  • Judicial to close Tuesday for second furlough day

    If you have urgent business with the court system, you had better take care of it today or be willing to wait.

    The court system’s second furlough of the year on Tuesday will give court employees a 4-day weekend, but it will mean only three days in which to conduct court business next week because the furlough falls on the day after Labor Day.

  • Catholic church adds windows to the soul

    This Sunday will be a special day for the Church of the Annunciation, when Archbishop Joseph Kurtz will be the main celebrant at a special morning mass to bless the church’s new stained-glass windows.

    The dedication, to be held at 9 a.m., is something that the entire church family has been looking forward to, said Annunciation’s pastor, Rev. Mike Tobin.

    “We are getting closer to our big day, and we are very excited,” he said.

  • Shelby County Labor Day festivities labors of love

    Monday will be a day off work for many, and others will work hard to make sure that Labor Day will offer a day of fun, with parades, food and music from Waddy to Martinsville.

    A third event, the Centennial Baptist Labor Day event, which was to have been held at Daniel Field, has been canceled.

    Don Dott, a member of the Waddy Ruritan Club that puts on the parade and festivities each year, said Labor Day in Waddy promises to be better than ever this year.

  • Shelby women in eye of the Republican storm

    If you have been following the coverage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa and wondering if anyone from Shelby County was there to watch the nomination of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan for president and vice-president, rest easy that a couple of their neighbors were in the swing of things, even when the threat of a hurricane was looming on the horizon.

  • New Business Let’s Make Music

    Address: Best Western Hotel, 115 Isaac Shelby Dr. Shelbyville

  • Business briefcase: Aug. 31, 2012

    Bradford’s YLB featured on new SBA platform

    A Shelbyville business is featured as part of “Small Business Owners Speak,” an interactive platform launched this week by the Small Business Administration. The site features videos from entrepreneurs from across the country that have started or grown a business with the help of the SBA. The videos will be featured at www.sba.gov/stories.

  • It’s not all about the girls this year

    Collins’ cross-country teams are coming off of seasons that were second to almost no one.

    The boys’ squad finished second, and the girls took third, in the Class 2A State Championships last November.

  • No. 10 Collins boys romp behind Miller

    Senior forward Zack Miller’s hat trick gave the Collins boys’ soccer team, newly minted as No. 10 in the state, a 4-1 victory over DeSales on Tuesday night at Titans Stadium.

  • Home sweet home for Titans

    Tonight will be a homecoming for the Collins football team.

    Not the Homecoming game, complete with pomp, circumstance and crowning of a queen, but it is a Homecoming, maybe one worthy of just as much fanfare.

  • Rockets hope to erase bad memory

    Shelby County football coach Todd Shipley said he remembers last year’s game at Anderson County well.

    The Bearcats, eventual runners-up in Class 5A, rolled up 555 yards of total offense on their way to a 58-20 rout of the Rockets in Lawrenceburg.