Today's News

  • Engagement: Cox-Mason

    Jimmy Cox and Linda Cox of Lancaster announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ean Whitney Cox to Gregory Bryant Mason. He is the son of Eddie and Mary Jane Mason of Shelbyville.

    Ean Whitney is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed as the art teacher at West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville. Greg is a graduate of Centre College and is employed as the head men’s basketball coach at Centre, located in Danville.

  • I'm one: Brenyn Keith Botkins

    Brenyn Keith Botkins will celebrate his first birthday July 21, 2011.

    He is the son of Jeremy and Danielle Botkins of Bagdad.

    Grandparents are Dennis and Rhonda Hudspeth and Jennifer and Michael (Red) Harrod, all of Bagdad, and Keith and Melissa Botkins of Waddy. Great-grandparents are Jeanie Harmon and Ray Smith, both of Frankfort. Great-great-grandmother is Loula Robinson of Frankfort.

  • I'm one: Emma Elezabeth Palmer

    Emma Elezabeth Palmer celebrated her first birthday June 29, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Mindy Palmer of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Michael W. and Diane Rose of Shelbyville and Mark Palmer of Frankfort. Great-grandparents are Ella and Arvin Palmer of Bethlehem and the late Maryann Gilreath.

  • Court report: July 13, 2011

    Circuit court

    Civil suits filed

    JPMorgan Chase Bank, Columbus, Ohio, vs. Glenn R. and Carol Bolt Baker, 330 Bluebird Dr., et al., default on note for $77,135.77 plus interest, attorney’s fees, costs, etc.

    Stivers Land Company Inc., 1136 Frankfort Road, vs. KPS Sales, LLC, Winchester, et al., for punitive damage.

    Community Bankers Mortgage, address not shown, vs. Craig S. and Mattie L. Falealii, 1008 Ironwood Ct., et al., default on note for $116,020.28 plus interest, attorney’s fees, costs, etc.

  • Sharks swim well in Lakeside event

    The Shelby Sharks had a solid showing this past weekend in a meet at Lakeside Swim Club in Louisville.

    “I was really impressed with our swims despite the warm water and the different environment,” Coach Jeremiah Heath said.

    The Sharks posted 41 best times out of 64 previous swims, six new swims, nine state cuts and one team record.

    The Sharks’ lone victory came from Christian Taylor in the open 100-yard backstroke (1 minute, 20.75 seconds). He also finished third in the 200 backstroke.

  • Post 37 wins 2, loses 2

    The Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team ended its losing skid and bounced back with a couple of victories, in its most recent games.

    Shelbyville's losing streak reached six games after a 16-3 loss to host Evansville Pate on July 2. Post 37, however, bounced back later that day and avenged that lopsided defeat with a 17-11 victory.

    The next day Shelbyville lost, 12-11, in 10 innings to host Rockport (Ind.) before bouncing back in a big way, with an 8-1 victory over visiting Oldham County this past Wednesday.

  • State tourney begins tonight at Clear Creek Park

    The Shelby County Cal Ripken 11-year-old All-Stars will look to rebound at the State Tournament.

    They dropped both of their district tournament games, but because they are the host team, they get an automatic berth in the 2011 East Kentucky Cal Ripken 11-year-old Major 60 State Tournament, which begins tonight and runs through Monday at Clear Creek Park.

    Shelby County will meet the District 5 runner-up at 8 p.m. tonight in its first-round game.

  • After district losses, team ready to rebound

    The Shelby County 15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars didn't have much time to prepare for the district tournament.

    But they hope to make up for it at State.

    "We had one day together to get everything together," said Coach Matt Buresh, whose team lost a pair of games to visiting Frankfort this past Saturday at Clear Creek Park in the District 2 final.

  • Shelby looks to regroup to face Lexington team

    The Shelby County 10-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars will look to regain their form from the first two games of the district tournament at this week's State Tournament.

    The 10-year-old team won its first two District 2 games in impressive fashion this past week at Clear Creek Park but then dropped a pair of games to Scott County in the district final.

  • Comeback kids rally, open state bid tonight

    You can call the Shelby County 9-year-old Cal Ripken All-Stars the Comeback Kids.

    Shelby dropped its first game of the district tournament this past week at Clear Creek Park but bounced back to win its next two - including an 8-7, come-from-behind final – to win the District 2 title.

    Shelby County lost its first game of the district tourney, 12-11, to Scott County, committing 10 errors, this past Wednesday night but rebounded to slam Scott, 21-9, Thursday before rallying against Scott again Saturday afternoon for the title.