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Today's News

  • Rockets start season 1-1

     The Shelby County girls’ volleyball team opened its season, splitting matches in back-to-back nights with Henry County and Trimble County.

     

    SCHS 2,
    Trimble County 0

    The Rockets handedly defeated the Raiders in each set, taking the first 25-6 and 25-9 in the second set.

    Rockets Head coach Caty Hawkins said her squad set a goal after the game one loss to trust one another, and it showed in the convincing victory over the Raiders.

  • Titans ready to get started

     

     

    The Collins football team travels to Danville High School Saturday to take on the Bell County Bobcats in 2019 season opener in the Bob Allen Pigskin Classic.

    Titans head coach Jerry Lucas said the Titans are beginning the season with high hopes.

  • Triple S Planning Commission: Mini veterans housing approved

     The Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission approved a final plat for Awake Ministries dividing a property into six parts for veterans’ housing.

    The housing will be used primarily as living space for veterans who are in a transitional space between programs.

    “This is what we call the Veteran’s Mini House community. We have purchased land over on Bradshaw Street,” said Carlen Pippin, a member of the Veterans’ Rural Outreach.

  • Church News - August 23, 2019

    Community-wide Worship Celebration

  • To pray like Jesus, you must want what Jesus wanted

    By Jerry Cappel

    Most Americans who were raised "in the church," even nominally so, know what the "Lord's Prayer" is.

    Many can recite it by memory. It is so routine and so habitual, it can just roll off the tongue without thought, completely by auto-pilot.

    The origins of the prayer came from a request from Jesus' disciples. They had noticed that another religious leader of their time, John the Baptist, had been teaching his followers how to pray, and so they came to Jesus asking for a similar teaching.

  • Shelbyville lowers real estate tax rate

    The tax rate in Shelbyville is going down for the first time since 2016.

    The Shelbyville City Council Thursday agreed to lower the real property tax rate to 27 cents per $100 of assessed value. The personal property rate remains the same at 33.5 cents per $100 of assessed value.

    The tax rate had remained flat at 27.2 cents per $100 since 2016 when it dropped from 27.5.

    Taxes are due Nov. 30 and bills will be mailed to property owners. Property owners will pay additional fees if bills aren’t paid by that date.

  • Anderson Co. suspects nabbed by Shelby Co. law enforcement

    The Shelbyville Police Department and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office picked up Michael Townsend of Lawrenceburg on Aug. 7 after he tried to escape from Lawrenceburg police while still handcuffed.

    Townsend ran from police after visiting the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

  • Local author Marian T. Call writes biography of Rev. James Flynn

    Immigration is in the news.

    It seems at times as if U.S. immigration policy is changing weekly.

    Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. recently released a biography by Pleasureville author Marian T. Call that highlights Rev. James Flynn, an advocate for immigrants and refugees.

    The paperback, In Solidarity, Rev. James Flynn, tells the story of Flynn, a retired Roman Catholic priest.

  • Datebook - August 21, 2019

    This Week

     

    Yoga Classes

  • Bagdad Roller Mills celebrates 135

    Shelby County’s oldest business has hit a significant milestone.

    Bagdad Roller Mills is celebrating its 135th anniversary, marking it Shelby County’s oldest industrial venture.

    And according to General Manager Charlie Jeffries, the business can still trace its leadership back to the original owners.