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Today's News

  • Shelby’s roads were more dangerous in 2010

    The highways and byways of Shelby County – particularly Interstate 64 – became significantly more dangerous and deadly in 2010.

    Kentucky State Police, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Shelbyville Police Department reported collectively large increases in the number of accidents they worked last year and the number of those who died.

    Accidents were up 17 percent from 2009, to 2,724, meaning there were more than 7.5 accidents per day on the county’s roads, an increase of more than one a day.

  • Collins boys fall to Henry County 52-49

    NEW CASTLE – The Collins boys’ basketball team’s season ended Wednesday night with a succession of missed shots.

    The Titans dug themselves an 11-point halftime hole thanks to some forgettable shooting on their way to a 52-49 loss to host Henry County in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament.

    “It was an embarrassing performance on offense for sure,” Collins Coach Curtis Turley said.

  • Pages for Montell

    State Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) welcomes Olivia  McCants to Frankfort, where she served as his legislative page on Feb. 16. Olivia is the daughter of Jay and Heather McCants. Liam Baker-Stanton served as a page for state Rep. Brad Montell in the Kentucky House of Representatives on Feb. 17.  Liam is a sophomore at Collins High School.   

  • I-64 west of Simpsonville to be 1 lane tonight

    The state's Department of Highways announced that westbound Interstate 64 will be reduced to one lane tonight just west of Simpsonville.

    I-64 between Mile Markers 24 and 27 will be closed from 7 p.m until midnight to allow for shoulder repairs.

  • News Briefs: March 2, 2011

    East Kentucky Power officially scraps controversial new plant

  • Datebook: March 2, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 315 Washington St.
    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 new Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.
    This week
    Extension District meeting
    The Extension District Board meeting will be 11:30 a.m. today at the extension office. Lunch will be served.

  • Court report: March 2, 2011

  • Birth: Kendall son

    Katelynn and Loryn want to announce the birth of there brother, Boden Timothy Kendall. He was born Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 1.5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Parents are Jody and Amy Kendall of Shelbyville. Grandparents are Joe and Connie Kendall of Shelbyville, and Chuck and Annette Lochow of Russell. Great-Grandparents are Clarence Patterson of Finchville, Bernette and Duane Neva of Kensal North Dakota and the late Ida Belle Patterson.

  • Birth: Kendall son

    Katelynn and Loryn want to announce the birth of there brother, Boden Timothy Kendall. He was born Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 1.5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Parents are Jody and Amy Kendall of Shelbyville. Grandparents are Joe and Connie Kendall of Shelbyville, and Chuck and Annette Lochow of Russell. Great-Grandparents are Clarence Patterson of Finchville, Bernette and Duane Neva of Kensal North Dakota and the late Ida Belle Patterson.

  • Troutman just misses championship

    LOUISVILLE – This past weekend Carson Troutman narrowly missed becoming Collins’ first swimming state champion.

    He was edged out, by three-tenths of a second, in the 100-yard backstroke final at the KHSAA State Swimming & Diving meet at the University of Louisville's Ralph Wright Natatorium on Saturday.

    Troutman, who had planned all along to hang up his competitive swimming goggles after the meet, also finished fifth in the 100 freestyle.