Today's News

  • Man agrees to 12 years for pizza store robbery

    A Shelbyville man who was charged with the attempted murder of a deputy in 2009 has now pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery.

    Jesse Andrew Loving, 21, of 7609 Hempridge Road pleaded guilty Monday in connection with the robbery last year of Papa John’s Pizza in Shelbyville.

    “He pleaded guilty to that yesterday, and took a twelve-year sentence,” Shelby County Commonwealth Attorney Laura Donnell said.

  • I-64 work could finish tonight

    If the weather would just dry up and warm up a bit, all lanes on the Interstate 64 widening project will be open for business.

    That’s the word from officials at the state Transportation Cabinet, who hoped to have the six lanes between Simpsonville and the Jefferson County line open for business by today.

    But the more than 6 inches of rain and some crisp cold temperatures have halted the project for most of the past week and left some gaps in the final details.

  • Titans come up a play short & a game short

    FRANKLIN – Friday night’s Class 4A state football semifinal between Collins and Franklin-Simpson was a roller-coaster of a game that featured momentum swing after momentum swing.

    And when it ended, it was the Titans, despite leading most of the game, who felt the sting.

    Chris Davis' 9-yard touchdown run – which capped off an 18-play, 87-yard drive – with 5:05 to play gave Franklin-Simpson a 20-15 victory over the Titans at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium.

  • Collins boys beat Gallatin County 61-58

    Buddy Johnson's fifth 3-pointer of the game - with 56 seconds left - propelled the Collins boys' basketball team to a 61-58 victory over Gallatin County in the season-opener for both Tuesday night. 

    Sophomore point guard Ralphie Stone deflected a shot by Wildcat Jordan Morris with less than 20 seconds left, then hit two free throws with 15.6 seconds left to play to preserve the victory for the Titans and first-year coach Chris Gaither.

  • Court report: Nov. 28, 2011

    District court

    The following case were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Cesar Calderon Gutierrez, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – plead guilty – 10-day sentence and $643 fine and costs.

  • Collins falls 20-15

    FRANKLIN - The Collins football team held the lead for most of its Class 4A state semifinal against host Franklin-Simpson, but it was the Wildcats who came out victorious.

    Chris Davis' 9-yard touchdown run - which capped off an 18-play, 87-yard drive - with 5:05 to play gave Franklin-Simpson a 20-15 victory over the Titans at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium.

  • Church news: November 25, 2011

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.


    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, please call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, you are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.


  • Holiday datebook: November 25, 2011

    Chocolate Stroll through Shelbyville
    SMART is sponsoring a Chocolate Stroll through the shops of downtown Shelbyville at 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, which is known as “Small Business Saturday.” You can participate by visiting any downtown shop to pick up a validation card and get your first of many free chocolates. Then visit the rest of the shops to see what they have to offer. With a full card, you can go to CJ’s Candies, where you will be registered to win a gift basket. The entire process is free.

  • Shelby Chef wins Silver Ladle Award

    Shelby County High School senior Nathan Myatt won the prestigious Silver Ladle Award at the Church of Annunciation Chili Cook-Off. Nathan, a culinary arts student at SCHS, used some of the principles and techniques he has learned in class to develop his own “secret” chili recipe. Nathan’s chili beat out 20 competitors. Nathan’s culinary arts teacher, Kelli Cauley, described his efforts as brilliant, stating “this student has a way of blending spices together to make a masterpiece.”

  • Scrubbing away germs

    Angela Roberts with the American Red Cross and her friend, "Scrubby Bear," educate the kindergarten classes at Clear Creek Elementary about ways to keep from spreading germs in the classroom and at home. Scrubby is always a welcome guest, according to Teresa Roberson, Family Resource Center coordinator.