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Today's News

  • Teen dies in car crash in Shelby

    A single vehicle acident in Shelby County has left one teen dead and two others injured, police say.

    According to Kentucky State Police, a 16-year-old boy was killed when the car in he was a passenger ran off the road way and he was ejected from the vehicle.

    The accident happened at midnight Tuesday near the 8100 block of Mount Eden Road. The teen was riding in the back seat of a car containing two other teens, a 17-year-old girl from Shelbyville, who was driving and a 16-year-old boy from Waddy, who was riding in the front passenger seat.

  • Blanton named SCHS girls’ coach

    After years of holding a variety of coaching spots in both boys and girls’ high school basketball, new Shelby County head coach Bruce Blanton is looking forward to taking over the Rockets’ program for the 2017-18 season.

    Blanton was officially hired as the new coach on Friday morning, per athletic director Charlotte Marshall.

    Blanton spent the 2016-17 season on the sidelines for the Rockets under former head coach Jason Holland.

  • Collins embracing pace this summer

    Coming off of the most successful season in program history and its first ever win at the KHSAA State Basketball Tournament, the Collins boys’ basketball team has retooled its strategy over the summer from last year.

    With the loss of lengthy forwards Charlie Cochran and Dominique Turner to graduation, the Titans will turn to a guard-heavy line up with the returns of Nick Fort, Jacob Feltner, Dayvion McKnight and Marcellus Vail.

    The team hopes the move to a four-guard starting lineup will pay dividends once the season starts this fall.

  • Rockets using size in summer games

    This summer, the Shelby County boys’ basketball team is looking to improve its technique to go along with its increased size from last season.

    With three players six-foot-three-inches or taller, the Rockets want to be more physical in the paint and on the boards than it was in the 2016-17 season.

    The team closed its summer campaign by hosting one leg of a tournament over the weekend with Collins High School.

  • Organizers expect good turnout for horse show

    The Shelby County Fair is wrapping up, but more festivities are still to come at the fairgrounds.

    The 2017 Shelby County Horse Show gets underway Wednesday and runs through Saturday, with lots of old favorites and some new events, not to mention a new horse show manager, and preparations are already underway organizers say.

  • Beshear speaks at human trafficking meeting

    Making his second stop in less than a week in Shelbyville, Attorney General Andy Beshear was again a keynote speaker at a local event.

    However, instead of rallying Democrats, Beshear was much more serious on Tuesday as he discussed human trafficking and its far-reaching effects in society at the North Central Health District.

  • Decade of service

    If you or someone you know has taken advantage of the 211 service in a crisis, you might be familiar with how the Metro United Way program can help find food and clothing or pay utilities and rent, but officials MUW want you to know it’s much more than that.

  • Wiley claims first golf title of summer

    Shelby County’s Faith Wiley is staying active over the months leading up to the high school season, and she locked up her first title of the summer with a first place finish in the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation Classic over the weekend.

    The event, hosted at Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville, saw Wiley edge out fellow Shelbyville native and Collins’ athlete Rylee Suttor for the girls’ championship.

    Wiley posted a final score of 175 after the two rounds of competition, winning by just one stroke over Suttor.

  • Post 37 splits weekend twinbill in Indiana

    In its first weekend tournament of the season, the Shelbyville American Legion team experienced some mixed results in a doubleheader against Indiana’s Evansville-Pate Post 265.

    Post 37 took the first game from Evansville by a 6-2 margin, but fell in game two of the series in a 6-4 loss.

    “Overall I thought we played pretty well this weekend,” Post 37 coach Matt Buresh said. “We made a few mistakes, and we need to play some cleaner games and do the little things that make the difference.”

  • Local Father’s Day finds

    Father's Day is just a couple days away and if you still haven't picked out the perfect gift for the special dad in your life, your time to hit the stores is running short. 

    But before you grab the first generic coffee mug or tie at a national retailer, consider looking locally for some unique and special gift options.

    At Tipsy Gypsy Boutique you can pick up a brand new unisex Bourbon tee, a fantastic men's gift set from their Poo Pouri line, Rtic cups and Lazy One boxer shorts.