Today's News

  • Business Briefcase: May 27, 2011

    Shelby native Appel promoted
    to cabinet’s director of personnel

    Shelby County native Stephanie Appel has been promoted to director of personnel for the Justice & Public Safety Cabinet. She will help the Justice Cabinet manage union relations, furloughs, KHRIS (Kentucky Human Resource Information System), and uniform personnel policies. She will oversee all of the Cabinet’s departmental personnel managers.

  • Ag Report: May 27, 2011

    Deadlines this week

    for FSA programs

    Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director John McCauley reminds farmers and landowners that they have until Wednesday to enroll their farms in the 2011 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program. More than 75 percent of an expected 1.7 million farms have already enrolled.

  • Arts Briefs: May 27, 2011

    Shelby’s Chenault plays

    acts ‘Macbeth’ production

    Shelby County actress Lynne Chenault is part of the cast of a new production of Macbeththat will open Friday at Josephine Sculpture Park in Frankfort.

  • Shelbyville plant to consider expansion

    A Shelbyville business is considering doubling the size of its plant, and state economic development officials announced an incentive package for the company on Thursday.

    Creative Packaging Company, located at 1700 Isaac Shelby Drive, is considering doubling its 100,000 square-foot plant, and the potential expansion could create 25 new jobs over a 10-year period.

  • Shelby woman debuts a film from her heart

    A new movie opens tonight in Frankfort, and though it won’t have the big-budget glitz of a Hollywood production, you might find it more than a little familiar and unique.

    Because the film, to be shown at the Center for Kentucky History, was written, produced and stars some of your neighbors from Shelby County.

  • Shelby woman has unbelievable new reason to celebrate Memorial Day

    “It’s awesome, just unbelievable. I’ve got shivers just thinking about it.”

    These are the words of Sally Shipley, a teacher at Clear Creek Elementary School, describing a newly discovered joy for what this Memorial Day weekend will mean for her and her family.

    On Thursday, Shipley met Army officials at the Louisville International Airport to accept a flag-draped coffin carrying the remains of her uncle, who had been killed in action.

    That’s sad, but hardly unbelievable, right?

  • Memorial Day events

    Flag placing

    What:Placement of American flags on veterans’ graves

    When:9 a.m., Saturday

    Where:Grove Hill Cemetery

    Who:Col. Roger Green will be handing out flags to the public at the entrance off Mount Eden Road


    Cemetery tour

    What:Tour of veterans’ grave sites

    When:9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday

    Where:Grove Hill Cemetery

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments: May 27, 2011

    Enrique Olvera-Landaverde of 738 Southville Pike in Shelbyville was indicted for trafficking in marijuana.

    Jerry W. Willard of unknown address and Sammy F. Mobley of 155 Baker Drive in Shelbyville were indicted for theft by unlawful taking (auto) complicity, theft by unlawful taking (farm equipment) complicity and theft by unlawful taking over $500 complicity.

    Henry Telles of 76 Spruce Drive in Shelbyville was indicted for first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 27, 2011

    Jose Roameli, 18, of 504 Midland Blvd. was arrested May 20 at 310 Midland Blvd. and charged with no operator’s license, no insurance and failure to register a motor vehicle.

    Ramon Hernandez Becerra, 37, of an unknown address in Shelbyville, was arrested May 18 at 8th and Main streets and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • Bearcats hold off Collins for district title

    The field wasn't the only thing sloppy at Collins High School Thursday night.

    Anderson County (14-15, 5-1 in the district) took advantage of several early miscues by the Titans (18-6, 5-1) and then held on for a 10-7 victory and the 30th District Championship.

    "We got started way too late," Collins Coach Roy Bailey said. "We came out and kicked it around in the first two innings, and you just can't do that."