Today's News

  • Oldham comes from behind to top Collins

    If Tuesday’s matchup between Collins and Oldham County is a preview of the upcoming 8th Region tournament, it’s going to be a fantastic postseason.

    The contest came down to the final possession, with the visiting Colonels escaping with the victory, as Oldham’s Branden Dewitt made a pair of clutch plays to seal the win.

    Down 46-45 to the Titans (18-7) with 6.9 seconds remaining, Dewitt sliced his way inside the paint and hit a contested layup from the right side of the basket to give his team a one-point lead.

  • Shelby County stomps Waggener, 55-40

    Shelby County girls’ basketball picked up a much-needed victory in spectacular fashion, dominating a quality Waggener team on Tuesday night.

    Thanks to a highly efficient offensive game from sophomore guard Kayla Bruner and some solid assist numbers, the Rockets (6-20) blew out the Wildcats by 15 points and snapped its five-game losing streak in the process.

  • Rockets drop final district game at Spencer

    Spencer County’s perimeter defense gave Shelby County boys’ basketball fits in a 30th District matchup, as the Rockets struggled to muster offensive success on Tuesday night and snapped their three-game winning streak.

    The Rockets ended the night with just one player, T.J. Robinson, in double-figures in scoring, as the team turned in first and third quarters of action in which it scored fewer than 10 points in each frame.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Warrants

    Kaitlyn Mitchell, 26, of 506 La Grange Road was served Sept. 16 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Shelby County warrant for fraudulent use of a credit card.

    Robert Beach, 52, of 1544 Rangeland Road in Louisville was arrested Sept. 21 at 401 Main St. on a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

    Jamey Munford, 41, of 827 E. Main St. in Frankfort was arrested Sept. 20 at 401 Main St. on a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 19: Western Europe 1958: A tour to remember (continued)

    La Maison de Charette de la Contrie

    I have written extensively about the distinguished family Charette de la Contrie, revered in France not for their titles but for their heroic leadership in combat against overwhelming odds.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Austin Dale Tarrence, 23, of 2390 Woodlawn Drive in Shelbyville and Mark Gaines, 21, of 2799 Waddy Road in Waddy were indicted for first-degree burglary (complicity), and fourth-degree assault (complicity). In addition, Gaines was indicted for carrying a concealed deadly weapon, failure to maintain required insurance, second offense, and no/expired plates.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports


    Marcial Gerardo, 38, of 934 Bland Ave. No. 2, was arrested Aug. 2 at 1728 Cherry Lane and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first-degree wanton endangerment and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.



    Christin M. Bailey, 25, of 3646 Lentz Ave. in Louisville was arrested Aug. 6 on I-64 and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and reckless driving.


  • Simpsonville Police asking for help with burglary ID

    A recent burglary in Rolling Ridge Subdivision has residents worried, and had Police Chief Chip Minnis at Monday’s city commission meeting to address any concerns after the incident ahas caused quite a stir on social media.

    “Everybody got on the chat line and started burning it up,” Minnis said.

    Abbe Henkel was the lone resident on hand at the meeting to discuss her concerns.

    “I came here tonight because I thought all my neighbors were going to be here to talk about the goings on in Rolling Ridge,” she said.

  • Raises proposed for Simpsonville officials

    A pay increase could be in the wings for Simpsonville City officials next year.

    At its regular meeting Monday night, the commission passed a first reading for an ordinance that would give commissioners a 14 percent pay increase and a 25 percent increase for the mayor.

    That sounds like a lot until you consider that those offices have not had a raise for the past eight years, said Simpsonville City Administrator David Eaton, in addition to the fact that the pay is low in the first place, he said.

  • Healthy outlooks

    Becoming more health conscious, while not a new concept, is not just a growing fad among employees; it’s becoming more and more important to employers, as well.

    That’s because a healthy employee is more valuable to a company than one prone to illness, which can result in lower productivity.