Today's News

  • No plans yet for vacant dealership

    No plans are in the works yet for the site of a major auto dealership that was shut down nearly two weeks ago, officials say.

    “We have taken on that lease but we don’t have any plans for it right now,” said Teresa Bachman, co-owner and vice president of Bachman Auto Group.

    Jeff Wyler Chevrolet Buick GMC of Shelbyville on Taylorsville Road closed its doors on Tuesday, June 30.

  • Shelby stars advance in tourney

    The Shelby County 10-and-under Little League All-Stars took a big step toward winning a district title with a 14-7 win over North Oldham Monday in their first year since switching over from Cal Ripken League play.

    The win gave the No. 2 seeded Shelby County a 2-1 record in district tourney play as they have a 10-0 win over South Oldham and a 9-0 loss to Nelson County in their opener.

  • Young grabs lead at Oxmoor tourney

    Shelby County High School’s Lilly Young is closing her summer tourney play strong as she holds a five-shot lead in the Trusted Choice Big I state qualifying tourney at Oxmoor Country Club.

    Young, who will be a junior at Shelby County this fall, closed the first day with a  two-under 34 on the back nine to fire an even par 72 for 18 holes.

    She leads Kie Purdom, a recent graduate of  Lexington Henry Clay, who came in with a 77.

  • Cochran hoping summer work pays off

    Like a lot athletes around the country Deion Cochran is starting all over.

    Cochran, a recently graduated senior from Collins High School, will go from the top of he heap in his senior season in basketball to another new freshman on the team at Asbury University.

    With that in mind, Cochran has had a busy summer trying to get ready.

    “Besides getting a lot of shots off I go jogging every other day,” Cochran said. “I have been really focusing on weight lifting, I know I need to get bigger.”

  • Local athletes prepping for college season

    Lawson Page put in a lot of hard work last year.

    He’s doing the same thing this year and is just a little bit smarter about.

    Perhaps borrowing from the old adage of being a little bit older and a little bit wiser, Page, a 2013 graduate of Collins High School will enter his second fall as a Morehead State University football player with a bit more knowledge of what it’s going to take to be successful.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL – Resident speaks against more water withdraw from Guist Creek

    The Shelbyville City Council on Thursday unanimously approved on second reading an ordinance establishing a revision to the system development charge requirements for new connections to the Consolidated Municipal Waterworks and Sewer System of the Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission. Councilmember Jon Swindler was absent for the vote.

    The revision changed the word “shall” to “may” in the matter of system development charges when contracting with other water districts.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD – Voting districts up for approval

    After more than a year since the matter first re-emerged, the Shelby County Board of Education is finally expected to reach a decision regarding the redistricting of the voting boundaries when the board meets for its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Central Office.

    Last July the board could not reach a consensus on redistricting and elected to table the matter for a future meeting. The issue resurfaced at three additional meetings and a working session to no avail; the board voted in November to defer a decision until after the General Election.

  • 4th of July in Mount Eden
  • SCRTA meeting





  • Van Stockum wedding

    Brittany Forras and Thomas Van Stockum of New York were married June 6, 2015, at Allen Dale Farm in Shelby County.

    Parents of the bride are Vincent Forass and Dina Stianese of New York. The groom is the son of Reggie Van Stockum of Shelbyville and Kerry Van Stockum of and Aptos, Calif.

    Zach Willenbrinkofficiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Vincent Forras and Dina Stianese.

    Maid of honor was Danielle Forras, sister of bride. The bridesmaid was Nelli Forras, sister-in-law to the bride.