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Former educator pleads guilty to helping murderer escape

Tiffany Dawn Taylor, 38, of Lewisburg, pled guilty on Oct, 21, to being an accessory in the Sept. 13, 2021 murder of a 14-year-old boy in Shelbyville. Taylor is a college graduate. She told Judge …

Parade, church event celebrate Christmas

The 49th annual Shelbyville Christmas Parade begins rolling at 4 p.m. Saturday. Entrants will follow the usual route – up West Holland Street and around the west, south, and east sides of …

The Issue: Troy Thompson

District 3 commissioner Troy Thompson has been in the Unionville-Rover area for 26 years. “I like the area because it’s kind of in the middle of nowhere but kind of close to everything. …

Drugs discovered on man lying in street

Substances were found in possession of a man found lying in the street shortly after midnight Sunday on Sun Circle, Shelbyville police said. Joseph Alec McGovern, 25, of Gant Road was awakened by …

Local Blessing Boxes get some love

Out of lessons about “philanthropy,” and efforts put into a “Common Cents Jar,” local Girl Scout Troop 2794 has created non perishable meals for those in need during …
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Lady Hilltoppers wilt under Eaglettes' pressure

SHELBYVILLE — Entering Monday night’s non-district matchup against Hillwood, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes’ game plan was to apply pressure to the visiting Lady …
Hillwood pulls away from Shelbyville in 2nd half
SHELBYVILLE — Despite managing just four points in the first quarter, the Shelbyville Central managed to cut the Hillwood lead to single digits at multiple points, including into the third …
Champs survive thriller at Rockvale
ROCKVALE — One side of the gym was filled with screams and numerous other loud noises while the other sat in silence as fans anxiously awaited the first-of-three free throws from …
Lady Champs' offense struggles at Rockvale
ROCKVALE — It was a tough night for the Cascade Lady Champions as they had a hard time producing much offensively in their 61-22 loss to the red-hot Rockvale Lady Rockets. Cascade’s …
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Southern Junction opens in Wartrace

Amie Diprima was a middle school language arts teacher in Rome, Georgia with a side business, Amie J & Co, which she ran online beginning 11 years ago.  It began when she started making …
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Perfect Christmas

Pardon me while I put my Scrooge hat on for a few paragraphs.   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. No. Wait. It is beginning to look a lot like a perfect Christmas. …

Happy After-Thanksgiving Weekend!

I pray that every day is a day of thanksgiving for you. We all have so much to be thankful for. There is a wonderful story that really touched my heart the first time I read it, and I like to …