Today's Features

  • Christmas in Harrisonville
    Christmas in Harrisonville will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at Harrisonville Pentecostal Church. There will be a chili and soup supper, baked goods, a Christmas store, vendor booths, children’s games, face painting, live music and the auction begins at 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church. For more information, call Randall or Lana Burgin at 502-643-7586 or 643-7588.
    Burks Branch Baptist event

  • A year after losing their gallery on Main Street, Shelby Artists on Main has a new focus and will soon have a new name for their group, as well.

    And the group wants to share its vision with the community.

  • Betty and Bobby Carter of Shelbyville will be married 50 years on Nov. 19, 2014.  The couple was married at Salem Baptist Church by Rev. Dallas Sugg.

    Bobby is retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    Betty is retired from Farm Service Agency.

    They are members of Shelby Christian Church.  Their children are Bradley Carter (Sherry), Brian Carter (Melissa), and Beth Green (Robert Jr.) They have 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

    There will be an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Shelby Christian Church.

  • Harold and Louise Goodlett Richardson, of Shelbyville, were married on Nov 18, 1954.

    He was born on May 12, 1936, one of 10 children of the late Orva and Corrinne Eakins Richardson. He was the owner of Harold’s Service Station in downtown Shelbyville, until it’s close in 1987. He is also a retired Shelby County school bus driver.

    She was born on Sept 2, 1938, one of eight children of the late John and Odie Redmon Goodlett.

  • Pat and Cindy Murphy of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Murphy of Ft. Myers, Fla., to Robert Randolph of Naples, FL. He is the son of John Randolph and Anne Randolph of Naples, Fla.

    She is a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Public Health. She currently works as a Public Health Associate for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

    He is 2012 graduate of the University of Virginia and works with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida.

  • Austin and Hannah Hays of Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on Oct. 24, 2014 Norton Suburban Hospital. She has been named Rosie LeCompte Hays. She weighed 5 pounds and 11 ounces and has an older sister, Tate McKinley

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville and Dennis and Yolanda Long of Shelbyville.

    Great-grandparent is Shelby LeCompte from Shelbyville.

  • This week
    Chamber meeting and awards lunch

  • Shelbyville Tree Board members and city workers celebrated the planting of a northern red oak tree on Main Street on Oct. 29 to celebrate a fall Arbor Day. David Wentworth (from left), Doug Satterly, Cecilia Piccini, Mayor Tom Hardesty, Jennifer Herrell, Jerry Aldridge, Tom McGinnis and Sara Huffman. The city Tree Board is replacing older trees that have died and ash trees killed by the emerald ash borer.

  • This week
    Christmas gala at Science Hill Inn
    The Christmas Gala will start today through Saturday at the Science Hill Inn. Kick off the holiday season with friends over southern cuisine and browse the 20 plus themed rooms for decorating ideas and gifts. For lunch reservations or more information, call 633-2825 between 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Van Stockum talks about energy

  • Carol Lawrence and Jimmy Hance were married Oct. 11, 2014, at their home in Pleasureville.

    Parents of the bride are Winston and Geneva Gentry of Jemison, Ala.

    The groom is the son of Gail Hance of Bagdad and the late John Roger Hance. 

    Kyle Wiley officiated the double ring ceremony.  Honor attendant was Leslee Bottorff of Louden, Tenn., best friend of the bride. Best man was John David Hance, brother of the groom and Tanner Seth Hance, son of the groom was ring bearer.