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Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 2, 2012

    DUI

    Ashley J. Kemp, 23, of 116 Dobner Way in Eminence was arrested April 28 on Boone Station Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, and failure to illuminate head lamps.

  • New scam targets postal customers

    Officials at the Shelbyville Post Office have said they have had quite a few people calling and asking about an E-mail residents are receiving that tells them they have a package to pick up.

    This new scam, along with many others, is being investigated, by the postal service, Adel Valdes, U.S. postal inspector, Pittsburgh Division, said.

     “We are the federal law enforcement arm of the postal service, and we are working on this to see if we can pinpoint where it’s coming from,” he said.

  • Wakefield-Scearce gets ready for Derby with special merchandise

    One thing that people like about the Kentucky Derby, aside from horses, of course, is the glamour surrounding the event.

    Everyone is excited about maybe getting a chance to glimpse of a celebrity or two, or to dress up in fancy hats or just enjoy a tasty mint julep.

  • Two Shelby women will march in Oaks Parade

    Peggy Tschauner and Ellen Jacobs of Shelby County are two of the 138 cancer survivors who will be participating in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade this Friday.

    And they will be marching close to each other, because they have been fast friends ever since bonding last year as cancer survivors.

  • Passion for Zaxby's means woman now eats free

    Judy Heidal is a spunky, “glass is half full” kind of person who in 1980, through an odd series of circumstances, came to call Shelbyville home – which has brought her a lifetime of free lunches.

    While making their way to Frankfort for Ron to check out a potential job, Heidal and her husband, Ron, stopped at Shelbyville to get gasoline.  She said she remembers having an instant, positive impression of what was then a “one stoplight town.”

  • Garden Eden

  • Collins’ military ball

    The second annual Collins High School Military Ball was held in the school’s cafeteria Saturday night with 125 in attendance. Parent volunteers organized the dinner, program and dance and served as chaperones. Former Gov. Martha Layne Collins spoke on leadership and encouraged those in attendance to "think big." The program was followed by a dance.

  • ‘One Step Ahead of Hitler’

    One Step Ahead of Hitler, written by Fred Gross, is his story of survival told in his words and in photographs of a journey beginning in Antwerp and ending with Gross’ family’s freedom in America. Gross presented his program at the Shelby County Public Library. Katherine Cleveland (left) pauses for a photo with Fred Gross as he autographs a book for her. Fred Gross (far left, back row) takes a moment from his program to have his photo taken with a Shelby County High School history class.

  • I'm one: Lucas Smith

    Lucas James Smith celebrated his first birthday April 3, 2012.

    He is the son of Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Arbor day trees

    City of Shelbyville’s public works employees plant trees in honor of Arbor Day. They were (from left) Jennifer Herrell, city engineer; Tom McGinnis, tree board chairman; Cecilia Piccini, tree board secretary; Alyssa and Jessica Brown; and Peter Barber, urban forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry.