Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Feb. 8, 2010



    Edwin T. Karem, 47, of 3111 Bank Street in Louisville, was arrested Feb. 5 at 220 Frankfort Road and charged with DUI under aggravating circumstances, third offense, driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

    Nadia Lozpez, 22, of unknown address, was arrested Feb. 5 at Main and Ashland and charged with no operator’s license and no insurance.

  • Senior-heavy AIE squad too much for Lady Bulldogs

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  • Bulldogs fall to Academy of Individual Excellence

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  • No foul ups this time

    BUCKNER -- When it really mattered, the Rockets were able to play smart basketball Friday night.

    Consider the final minutes of Shelby's 61-58 victory at Oldham County a template for closing out games.

    The Rockets went 6-for-7 from the line in the final two minutes. They didn't make any silly turnovers. And neither did they give up an open 3-point shot.

  • News Briefs: Feb, 3, 2009

     Anti-bullying, school violence program  set for  Feb. 12

  • SOUDER: How a state senate bill and a Super Bowl ad expose the truth

    As we were heading out the door for a meeting at church one recent Sunday evening, I overheard our 10-year-old daughter telling her 9-year-old brother (in her best parental tone), “Chase, put the football back!”

    In no uncertain certain terms, she wanted to make it clear to her brother that he shouldn’t bring his football along to the meeting.

  • Donald Farabee: 1950-2010

    “He was one heck of a nice guy!”

    Donald Farabee died Wednesday at his home after a battle with cancer, and Bruce Langley, his friend and former co-worker, cheerfully remembered Farabee’s personality.

    Farabee, 59, was known as a man of many roles, but those who knew him said his unifying characteristic in all roles was his kindness and easy-going nature.

  • Business Briefcase Jan. 29, 2010

     Kiser named top realtor

    Wesley Kiser with Coldwell Banker Larry K. Rogers Realty was named Realtor of the Year by the Shelbyville Board of Realtors at its luncheon last week. Kiser has been licensed since 2001 and a full-time agent since 2003.


    Seven Counties earns accreditation

  • CITY COUNCIL: Frank Page

    Frank Page said he decided it’s time for him to give a little back.

    “Shelbyville has been very, very good to me,” he said. “I always felt that if I had the chance, my duty would be to give something back. City council is something I’ve always wanted to do.”

    Page, a Republican, has lived in Shelbyville for most of his life, graduating from Shelby County High in 1984 and then Brescia College in 1989. He has helped serve the community in a number of ways, from committees to campaigns.

  • New construction is down, but real estate sales rise

    Despite the housing market’s crash at the beginning of our ongoing recession, real estate has remained a major player on the economic field in Shelby County.

    And with stimulation from the federal government, that market seems to be climbing back.

    Compared to 2008, the final six months of 2009 saw a substantial increase in sales, and the county's real estate market was up about $8.4 million.