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Today's News

  • SHELBYVILLE HORSE SHOW: Breakfast jumpstarts Jubilee

     It was an early morning for many Thursday as they filed in the Undulata Farms for the 19th annual Jubilee Kick-Off Breakfast.

    “It was the biggest crowd we ever had, we had to add three ten-top tables,” said Edward “Hoppy” Bennett, owner of Undulata.

  • SHELBYVILLE HORSE SHOW: Getting show ready

     It’s time to dust of your best boots and break out your finer threads again because the town is saddling up for the Shelbyville Horse Show at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    “The competition will be very strong, it always is,” said R.H. Bennett, the Shelbyville Horse Show manager. “We have a lot more quality than we do quantity, and I expect that most of the wins here are either current world’s champions or will go on to win the world champions.”

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION–Verizon gets approval for new tower

    Shelby County Verizon Wireless customers can expect a clearer connection in the southwestern portion of Shelby County soon.

    The Triple S Planning Commission Tuesday approved an application for a 185-foot monopole telecommunication tower with five-foot lightening rod.

    Keith Brown with Pike Legal Group, on behalf of Verizon Wireless, presented the proposal and said there is a substantial need for the tower.

  • Shelby native to lead state Republicans

    Shelbyville native Michael Biagi has been selected to serve as the next Executive Director of the Kentucky Republican Party.

    The decision was made just after the organization’s Chairman and Executive Director Steve Robertson announced that he would be stepping down from the position next month to take a job with a public affairs firm in Lexington.

    Robertson will stay on as an unpaid chairman of the state party until after the November general election.

    Biagi will assume the role of executive director on August 1.

  • New mobile app is free from police

    Kentucky State Police has just unveiled a new a mobile phone app that is intended to be an outreach tool for the public.

    Sgt. Michael Webb said the app will provide a technological platform for citizens to report criminal behavior, access resources and receive real-time emergency notifications.

  • Citizens Union branch to open Monday

    One of Shelbyville’s Citizens Union Bank branches has a brand new look, and come Monday, will open up for business.

    Construction began on the CUB branch inside the Shelbyville Walmart on June 19, and today, workers are adding the finishing touches. But even better than the new modern look, the transformation will give bank customers more space to do their banking, actually allowing them to walk into the bank instead of standing out in the aisle of the store.

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  • Hornback enjoying first weeks of practice

    Just a week into his first season as head coach of the Shelby County High School boys’s soccer team, Michael Hornback has already seen some things he likes.

    Hornback, who took over the program last spring after John Wood retired, already was familiar with the program having served as the JV coach. In his first stint as a high school head coach his team has responded

  • Russell enjoys stay at GSP

    If you need a road race planned or maybe even need to set up a spy agency then Shelby County High School senior Jeron Russell may be your man.

    In addition to being one of the area’s top high school tennis players, Russell added star scholar to his resume this summer attending a five-week program with the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars at Morehead State University recently.

    “It was interesting,” Russell said. “It was a social experience for sure.”

  • Post 37 reaches state title game

    It wasn’t the best start for the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team, but the end result could be the same.

    Post 37 is right back where they were last year — playing for the state championship at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.

    “We’re here, we’re finding ways to win,” Post 37 coach Roy Bailey said. “That’s what good baseball teams do.”