Today's News

  • Your turn to speak on 7th Street plans

    The public will get its first official look at the 7th Street Corridor Plan at Tuesday’s Triple S Planning Commission meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center in Shelbyville.

    The public hearing, which is required by law, gives those interested a chance to speak on what they like or don’t like with the plan and encourage the commissioners to either adopt the plan or make changes.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke will give the short presentation.

  • A chorus of praise for top teacher

    Frances Fonza loves music.

    “I just love to share music,” she said. “I want the students to love it as much as I do.”

    That love of music obviously has spilled over to her students, based on the successes the different choirs in events ranging from Atlanta to Nashville and Cincinnati to Indianapolis to Chicago.

  • SOUDER: Saved by the (wedding) bell

    Unless you have been hiding under a rock or totally avoiding all media for the last couple of weeks (and who could blame you?), you are aware that Prince William and Kate Middleton were married in an elaborate ceremony at Westminster Abby in London last Friday.

  • Ag Report: May 13, 2011

    Weather-caused livestock

    deaths may generate aid

  • Major railway repairs under way in Shelby County

    Every morning, not long after sunrise, an army of workers in hardhats and a fleet of red-painted machines amass in an old parking lot next to the railroad crossing on Todds Point Road in Simpsonville.

  • News Briefs: May 13, 2011

    Gold Wing riders host

    motorcycle safety event

    The Honda Gold Wing Road Riders Association, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts that has a chapter in Shelby County, will be attending to one of its primary goals on Saturday: promoting motorcycle Saturday.

    Members will gather from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the rest area on Interstate 64 eastbound, just east of the Simpsonville exit, to hand out pamphlets and discuss how to be safer on the roads.

  • Business Briefcase: May 13, 2011

    Bailey’s Service Center

    No. 1 for transmissions

    Bailey’s Service Center, which has been repairing automobiles in Shelby County for more than three decades, has been honored by Jasper Engines and Transmissions as its top installer in Kentucky for 2010.

  • New business: Ink and Skin Studios

    Address: 44 7th St., Shelbyville


  • Election 2011: Rob Rothenburger’s 1st statewide run nears finish line

    Rob Rothenburger’s first foray into statewide politics hits its final days this weekend.
    Shelby County’s judge-executive, locked in the Republican primary for state commissioner of agriculture, presents the biggest draw for voters in what is expected to be a small turnout for Tuesday’s Primary Election.

  • Shelby gas prices reach all-time, painful high

    Gas prices hit an all time high in Shelbyville this week when the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded went up to $ 4.15.
    It was such a striking leap to the heights of the peaks during the fall of 2008  in what has been a volatile gasoline market this spring that it moved residents to call and E-mail the newspaper asking why there was such a climb when news reports had been describing a decline in international oil prices.