Today's News

  • Two Shelby natives leading investor regulation move

    Since congress hasn’t made a plan as to who will regulate the United States’ investment-advisory firms, two Shelby County High School graduates, Tyler Roberts and Tyler Montell, are building a plan for regulation with Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO).

  • Kentucky Ag Report: July 22, 2011

    Celebrate Ky. farmers' market week

    Kentucky farmers' market vendors will take a well-deserved bow when Kentucky celebrates Farmers' Market Week July 24-30.

    "Kentucky's more than 150 farmers' markets offer a wonderful bounty of delicious, nutritious Kentucky Proud foods," Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. "They also offer something you can't get anywhere else - the chance to meet the people who produced the food you're buying.

  • EARLIER: Special prosecutor appointed for Ethington case

    The state attorney general has appointed a special prosecutor in the case against the owners of Ethington Auto in Shelbyville.

    Henry County Attorney Jenny Harrod will now prosecute the case for the Kentucky State Police.

    Donnie Ethington, 70, of Shelbyville and William Ledford, 84, of Somerset, face 169 counts – two of them felonies – for failure to process paperwork properly in the sales of autos.

    The pair had a court appearance in Shelby County District Court Thursday for the purpose of assigning Harrod to the case.

  • Hay crop down after wet spring

    After one of the wettest springs on record, farmers struggled to get their first cut of hay finished and the county’s hay crop appeared to be in jeopardy.

    But, despite the early heat and continued storms, things have turned out better than expected.

    Agriculture Extension Agent Brett Resse, with the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office, said the hay yield is not as bad as it could have been after the rainy spring. But that’s mostly because the yield has been off over the last few years, too.

  • Road warriors? 3 Titans teams looking for ways to get home

    Early last week Collins football coach Jerry Lucas joked that if the field at Titan Stadium wasn’t repaired soon he was going to get t-shirts printed up for his team with the words “Road Warriors” emblazoned on them.
    As it turns out, he may need those shirts after all. And he won’t be the only one.

  • 80th Birthday: Lillie Wakefield

    Lillie Mae Wakefield will celebrate her 80th birthday Friday. She is married to Roy Wakefield and has lived in Shelbyville all her life. They have six children, Cornell Wakefield, Anna Jones, James Alice Wakefield, Charles Wakefield, all of Shelbyville, Jan Pollald of Maryland, and the late Dora Chambers

  • Birth: Logan Horn

    Heather and Greg Horn of Richmond announce the birth of their first child, a son, on June 8, 2011 at Saint Joseph East Women’s Center. He has been named Logan Taylor Horn. He was born at 6:55 p.m. weighting 8 pounds and 3 ounces at 20.25 inches long.

    Grandparents are Brett and Dorothy Beaverson of Taylorsville, Dale Horn of Shelbyville and the late Dee Dee Horn.

  • Engagement: Bell-Barnes

    Donya M. and James H. Bell Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasmin Rachelle Bell, to Justin Corey Barnes, all of Shelbyville. He is the son of Bernice and Eric Barnes of Somerset.

    The bride-to-be is a Shelby County High School and Spencerian College graduate.

    The groom-elect is a graduate of Franklin County High School and Mid-American College of Mortuary Science.

    The wedding will take place July 23 at Clay Street Baptist Church. A reception will be at Highland Baptist.

  • Engagement: Koebel-Spaulding

    Keith Koebel and Renee Cambron-Koebel, both of LaGrange announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqulyn Nicole Koebel of LaGrange, to Chad Spaulding of LaGrange. He is the son of Mark and Sandy Spaulding of Shelbyville.

    The bride is employed with Shelby County Public Schools and the groom is employed with Kindred Hospital.

    The wedding will take place 5 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2011 at Lakeside Reflections in Jeffersonville, Ind.

  • Engagement: Stucker-Burton

    Jerry and Debra Colvin, and Susan Graebe of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee Colvin Stucker to Brian Burton. He is the son of Linda Renee and Earl Burton of Frankfort, and the late Sandra Burton.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Shelby County High School and Kentucky State University. She is employed by the Cabinet of Health and Family Services.

    The groom-elect is a graduate of Western Hills High School and Kentucky State University. He is employed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    A closed wedding will be Aug. 13, 2011.