Today's News

  • Church news: July 15, 2016


  • Church: Vacation Bible school, July 15, 2016

    Elmburg Baptist

    There will be a Vacation Bible school pool party today at Scott and Cindy Smith's house. VBS Commencement is during the Sunday morning worship service, followed by a potluck meal. Located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

    Dover Baptist

  • Third time's the charm

    Shelby County and Simpsonville finally celebrated the 4th of July Saturday with separate festivals at Lake Shelby and the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. The weather held off for the festivties at both places, which were well attended despite having been rescheduled twice.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Warrants

    Marcia L. Payne, 28, of 120 Chrysalis Court in Lexington was arrested March 7 at 401 Main St. on a Jessamine County warrant for an unstated charge.

    Christine R. Edlin, 32, of 6707 Triangle Drive in Louisville was served March 8 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Jefferson County warrant for operating on a suspended license, no registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

    Robert Nelson, 24, of Shelbyville was arrested March 7 at 401 Main St. on a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

  • Police alert public to missing juvenile

    Police are asking the public for information on the whereabouts of a runaway teen.

    Kaitlyn Michelle Ewing, 15, is a juvenile from Shelby County that has left home and is believed to be traveling or staying with Alexander Pineda, according to officials from the Shelby County Sheriff’s office. They may be trying to leave the area, officers say.

    Anyone who sees either of them is asked to call 911.

  • Putnam resigns from Simpsonville P.D.


  • Post 37 splits weekend tourney

    Shelbyville Post 37’s pitching was excellent as the team traveled to Terra Haute, Ind. and split its weekend series, going 2-2 in tournament play.

    In game one of the tournament, Blake Lambdin turned in a fantastic performance on the mound for Shelby, throwing a no-hitter and striking out five batters over seven innings of work and shutting out Rockville Post 48 in the process.

  • Stingrays win SFL championship

    After a summer in which it went 5-0 on the swimming circuit, the Shelbyville Stingrays captured its second Summer Fun League title in two years.

    The Stingrays placed first in boys, girls, and combined team scores. Shelby’s swim team finished 288.5 points ahead of the second place Hillcrest Hurricanes in the combined team standings.

  • Shelby’s Emma Kendall to compete in junior olympics

    Shelbyville’s Emma Kendall is doing something that kids all over the country dream of doing: competing in the Junior Olympics.

    At only nine-years-old, Kendall is a natural athlete who recently traveled to the AAU Regional Championships and competed in three events.

    “Emma competed in the regional AAU meet this year against athletes from Tennessee and Georgia,” mom Sandra Moran said. “She competed in three events, but qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 1500 meter race.”

  • Dilapidated to delightful

    With a light at the end of the tunnel, it seems nearly three years of manual and mental labor are about to pay off.  Members of the Shelbyville Preservation Group hope their efforts at the former Blue Gables motel will turn the once eye sore into a vibrant eye catcher. 

    “We would like to lease by the first of August,” said Kerry Magan, who was recently appointed president of the Shelbyville Preservation Group.