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  • Datebook - Jan. 2, 2019

    This Week

    Christmas tree pickup

    The Public Works Department will be picking up discarded live Christmas trees. You must have all lights and decorations removed from the tree, or it will not be picked up. This service will be offered from Jan. 2 to 31.  Please call the Public Works Department at (502) 633-1094 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with your address. The tree should be placed by the curb (not blocking the sidewalk or street).

  • Church News - December 28, 2018

     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

  • 1988: Man injured after becoming trapped in silo

     10 years ago…

  • Datebook - Dec. 26, 2018

    This Week

    Homemakers book club

    The Homemakers book club, meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.

    To Kill a Mockingbird auditions

  • 1933: Gunfight wounds two bystanders at tobacco market

    10 years ago…

  • Church News - December 21, 2018

     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

  • Christmas is far more than decorations, carols

     13 When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.”

    14 So he got up, took the child and his mother during the night and left for Egypt,

  • VAN STOCKUM: A vicarious visit to France, Part 2; Family manors

    Reggie and Cheryl Van Stockum attended the wedding of our French cousin Gwénaelle de Benaze and Andrew Hosk on Sept. 15, 2018. It was held at Couffé, site of beautiful Contrie, the ancestral home of the Charette family, 25 miles northeast of Nantes.
    They then drove to La Basse Motte, which had been the chateau of Reggie’s great grandfather, General Baron Athanasius de Charette.
    However, before describing their visit to La Basse Motte, I consider it appropriate to  provide a summary of  its history.
    A fabulous tour

  • Datebook - December 19, 2018

    This Week

    Learning Disabilities

    Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Cropper Ruritan

    Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20.

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Vail’s 25 paces Titans past Indians

    As the old saying goes, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish,” and the Collins High School boys’ basketball team proved it right again.

    After struggling to shoot 25 percent, including 0-9 from 3-point, in the first half Tuesday against Madison Central, the Titans came out firing in the second half as Colby Eades and Marcellus Vail led the comeback resulting in a 56-51 Collins win.