Today's News

  • Sports Bulletin Board: June 10, 2011

    Simpsonville signups end Friday
    Simpsonville Parks & Recreation has extended the sign-up deadline for co-ed T-ball, baseball and softball until 4 p.m.  Friday. The cost is $45 for T-ball and $55 for coach-pitch baseball and co-ed softball. For more information call 502-722-8793 or visit www.simpsonvilleparks.com.
    Rockets basketball camps June 13-15

  • News briefs: June 8, 2011

    Firecracker sales
    tops list of new laws

    Starting today, you can buy your July 4th fireworks legally in Kentucky. Roman candles, firecrackers and bottle rockets can be sold and used here, legalized by a bill passed during the last legislative session.

  • Curtis Turley resigns as Collins boys' basketball coach

    Curtis Turley has resigned as Collins’ boys' basketball coach after one season.

    Under Turley the Titans went 18-12 in their inaugural campaign, which ended with a 52-49 loss to Henry County in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament.

    "He's had an opportunity he felt like he couldn't turn down," Collins Principal Anthony Hatchell said Monday afternoon.

    "It's not high school [coaching]," Turley added, although he didn't get any more specific, when reached Monday afternoon.

  • On campus: Shuck part of WKU’s SIFE team

    With its second-highest-ever finish at the SIFE USA National Exposition in Minneapolis, Western Kentucky University’s Student In Free Enterprise team becomes one of the top 60 teams in the country. WKU SIFE members traveling to Minneapolis included Joshua Shuck of Shelbyville.

  • On campus: Marc Webb on Cumberlands dean’s list

    Marc Webb of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list at the University of the Cumberland in Williamsburg for the 2011 spring semester. To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

  • On campus: Goebel graduates Gatton Academy

    Katherine Goebel of Shelby County was a member of the graduating class of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Sixty students representing 34 counties from across the state were recognized.

  • Crossover Scouts events

    Cub Scout Pack 296 Crossover ceremony was May 14.

  • Hackworths honored at Mid-Continent

    Cayla R. Hackworth and Timothy D. Hackworth of Shelbyville were among several students from Mid-Continent University recently inducted as members of Sigma Beta Delta, an organization that recognizes students who have attained superior academic scholarship in business programs. It has more than340 chapters in 47 states and three other countries.

  • Matthews on Vanderbilt dean’s list

    David Baxter Matthews of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list at Vanderbilt University. He is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science and majors in political science and economics. He is the son of Melissa and Charlie Matthews of Shelbyville.

  • Joshua Fast receives 10 years in jail for his role in shooting

    The sentencing Monday of Joshua Fast of Crestwood has closed a sad chapter in the life of a Shelbyville family whose son was shot and killed on Brown Avenue nearly three years ago.

    Shelby County Circuit Judge Chuck Hickman sentenced Fast to 10 years in prison – 5 each for reckless homicide and second-degree burglary – for his participation in the events surrounding the death of David Fletcher of Shelbyville.