Today's News

  • NCAA-II golf finals coming to Shelby

    Shelby County’s golf scene will take on a bit more notoriety in 2012, when the NCAA Division II’s men’s and women’s championships will be played at the county’s most prestigious venues.

    As part of the Louisville Sports Commission’s luring of all the spring sports championships for NCAA-II to Kentuckiana, Cardinal Club in Simpsonville (men) and Persimmon Ridge (women) in northwestern Shelby County have landed those championships.

  • Real Estate Deeds: July 8, 2011

    May 6 to May 31

    Rolf and Elizabeth McDowell Pepple to Joilynn and William B. Evans III, Lot 32 Hunt Country Estates, $955,000

    Viola P. Smith Estate to Billy Pridemore, Lot 27 Village View Sec. 1, $30,000

    John A. Schuchard Estate to Nancy Davis, Lot 30 Hi Point Village Phase I, $100,000

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Crystal C. Watkins, Lot 142 Midland Estates Sec. 7, $108,000

    Michael A. Lewis to Kimberly M. Lewis, Lot 39, Meadowbrook Sec. III, $204,000

  • Tractor-trailer spills gravel at rest area

    The driver of a tractor-trailer was slightly injured when he flipped his truck off Interstate 64 in Simpsonville.

    This one-vehicle accident happened at about 2 p.m. as Stacy Edward Parker, 38, of Rutledge, Tenn., just as Parker took the eastbound exit into the rest area just east of Exit 28.

  • Shelbyville suspect caught in Henry after big chase

    What began as an attempt to serve a warrant turned into a manhunt that eventually resulted in the arrest of a Shelbyville man.

    On June 28, officers from Eminence Police Department, along with Shelbyville Police Department Detective Jessie Paulley, attempted to serve a warrant on Jordan Clark, 19, for absconding from a robbery charge in Shelbyville.

    EPD Chief Carey Duncan said Paulley contacted EPD to serve the warrant on Sunnyside Drive, which the detective believed was in the city limits.

  • Mount Eden residents can speak with USPS about future of town's office

    The United States Postal Service continues to consider closing its Mount Eden office and is asking for input from its patrons before making a final decision.

    Rosemary Miller, USPS manager responsible for local offices, including the one in Mount Eden, sent a letter to customers of the Mount Eden office on June 23.

    That letter explained the plan for continued service should the Mount Eden office be closed and included a 2-page survey, the results of which will be considered before making a final decision.

  • Car crashes through Moore's Automotive

    People traveling down Midland Trail Wednesday may have noticed the back end of a car sticking out of the side of the Moore’s Automotive Service building.

    No employees or customers were injured when a silver Mazda ran through the building at about 11 am. Wednesday morning.

    The driver, Matthew Dowell, of Shelbyville, was taken to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, said Shelbyville Police Officer Suzanna Marcum.

    She added that she did not know what caused Dowell to run off the road.

  • Simpsonville City Commission OKs 10-year deal for garbage service

    Simpsonville has a new garbage contract with its old vendor.

    City commissioners authorized at their meeting Tuesday night to allow Mayor Steve Eden to sign a 10-year agreement with Republic Services LLC, which is a subsidiary of M & M Sanitation of Lexington, the same company that has served the city for years.

    Commissioners last month had authorized a longer-term agreement so that the city could get better overall rates, and that was important.

  • Court report: June 6, 2011

  • Datebook: July 8, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.

  • Upcoming schedule: July 6, 2011

    6 p.m.: American Legion Baseball, Oldham County at Shelbyville Post #37.
    4 p.m.: American Legion Baseball, Shelbyville Post #37 vs. Paducah at the University of Kentucky.
    TBA: American Legion Baseball, Shelbyville Post #37 vs. TBA.
    TBA: American Legion Baseball, Shelbyville Post #37 vs. TBA.
    6 p.m.: American Legion Baseball, Scott County at Shelbyville Post #37.
    6 p.m.: American Legion Baseball, Man OíWar at Shelbyville Post #37.