Today's News

  • Waddy teen pleads not guilty

    A teenager from Waddy pleaded not guilty Monday to charges stemming from an auto accident that killed her best friend.

    Jeana Searcy, 19, appeared in Shelby Circuit Court, charged with reckless homicide in the death of Samantha Mathus-Cooper.

  • EARLIER: Teen charged in wreck that killed her best friend

     A Shelby County teenager has been charged in connection with an auto accident last spring that left her best friend dead just days before their high school graduation.

  • Injured man released from hospital

    A Waddy man injured in a single-vehicle crash on Frankfort Road east of Shelbyville Tuesday afternoon has been released from the hospital.

    Police initially did not know the identity of Marcus Ray, 41, because he had no I.D. on him and was unconscious when officers arrived, Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Rick Meadows said.

    Ray had been airlifted to the University of Louisville Medical Center.

    Meadows said Ray was driving a 1994 Saturn eastbound on Frankfort Road when he ran off the right side of the road.

  • Business Briefcase March 5, 2010

     AFB makes appointments

    American Founders Bank is pleased to make the following personnel announcements:

  • Tomatoes playing catch-up at Wendy's

    Yes, we have no tomatoes. We have no tomatoes today.

    Well, the signs at Wendy’s restaurants in Shelby County sort of say that.

    They tell customers that tomatoes only will be available on certain items and by request because of a worldwide tomato shortage.

  • Cornerstone wants to burst onto bigger stage

    Cornerstone Christian Academy's World Awareness Proclamation Day celebrated the school's commitment to moving beyond being what it considers the region's best-kept secret.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green) applauded the school for following the simple motto "In God We Trust."

    ""It's important to do that whether you're building a capitol building or a school," he said. "To teach people to go out and spread the word is a valuable asset to the community."

  • EARLIER: Get ready to be counted


    Local residents are needed to help with the final phase of the 2010 Census count.

    At the grand opening of the Covington Census Office on Friday, manager Chad Linna said he and his staff have begun recruiting enumerators and field supervisors in each of the 18 counties in the Northern Kentucky region his office serves.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: March 12, 2010


    Lee J. Scriber, 38, of 506 Hunting Hills Drive in Shelbyville was arrested March 9 behind 1700 Midland Trail and charged with DUI, first offense.

    Daniel S. Palmer, 31, of 380 Kings Highway in Waddy, was arrested March 6 on I-64 East at the 35 mile marker and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence under aggravating circumstances, possession of marijuana, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • News Briefs: March 10, 2010

     SCHS accreditation continued

    Shelby County High School will be recommended for continued accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools after an extensive internal and external audit.  Accreditation means SCHS is dedicated to continuous improvement and quality in education.


    Animal Shelter’s Bleach Month

  • Lincoln Day celebration brings out hundreds of Republicans

    Hundreds of Republicans from extreme to moderate descended on Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Friday for the Shelby County Republican Party's Lincoln Day celebration and fundraiser.

    David Williams, president of the state Senate, was the keynote speaker, and he reminded the crowd not only of Lincoln's Kentucky roots but also of his message.