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Today's News

  • Cal Ripken 9-year-olds qualify for state tourney

    The Shelby County 9-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars won the District 2 Tournament this past weekend.

    Shelby County beat host Scott County in a pair of games: 14-0 on Friday night and 9-4 Saturday morning. That earned Shelby County a spot in the state tournament, which begins next week in Lexington.

  • Residents to take questions about outlet mall plan to Simpsonville Commission

    Simpsonville City officials didn’t attend a community-wide briefing conducted last week by Horizon Group to present plans about its proposed outlet mall, so now a couple of concerned residents are taking their questions to the city.

    Jamie Jarboe and Barbara Shadley are scheduled to appear before the commission at its meeting tonight at 7 in Simpsonville City Hall to ask commissioners some questions about the 355,000-square-foot mall being planned for the intersection of Veechdale Road and Buck Creek Road, on the south side of Interstate 64.

  • County earns dividend

  • Sunday storm in Shelby cools heat, knocks out power

    Monday morning bore the signs of nature’s weekend rage through Shelby County, with some trees still partially blocking some roadways, houses and barns still smoking from lightning strikes and power still out to more than 1,000 residents.

    Emergency Management Agency Director Paul Whitman said that though the storm that blew through Shelby County Sunday night bore down on the community with 60-mile-per hour winds, but it didn’t bring any tornadoes with it.

  • Births

    Hudson son
    Chris and Chrissy Hudson of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on June 5, 2012 at Norton Suburban Hospital. He has been named Isaiah Michael Hudson. He was born at 7:06 p.m. Weighing 8 pounds and three ounces, and was 20 ½ inches long.
    Grandparents are Owen and Sue Bond of Cropper, Lasca Kisslinger of Shelbyville, Betty Hudson of Shelbyville and the late Clarence "Clyde" McClain and John Hudson. Great-Grandparents are Robert and Elizabeth Tipton of Waddy, Corine Shouse of Shelbyville.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: June 29, 2012

    East Middle football practice

  • Cresap is preseason All-American

    Lindsey Wilson College sophomore-to-be Branden Cresap, a 2011 graduate of Collins, has been named a third-team preseason All-American by Beyond Sports College Network.

  • 'Carmageddon' the sequel?

    "Carmageddon."

  • Brown seeks Nationwide exemption

    Brandon Brown could earn another exemption this weekend.

    Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville who has already earned an exemption to play in a PGA Tour event later this summer, could earn one to a Nationwide Tour event in July.

  • Starting all over again is going to be fun

    It may be too early to start making reservations for next year’s Final Four in Atlanta – although some of you in Big Blue Nation probably already have – but University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari says he likes what he has seen so far out of his next team.