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Today's News

  • Ag Report: Feb. 25, 2011

    Schlosnagle, Heritage Farm  honored by Angus association 
    Chelsey Schlosnagle of Pleasureville and Heritage Farm of Shelbyville have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having two registered Angus cows included in the association's 2011 Pathfinder Report.
    Only 2,099 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Association members are represented in this year's report, according to Bill Bowman, chief operating officer and director of performance programs of the association.

  • New Business: Jason D. Fowler, PLLC

    Address: 310 Main St., Shelbyville

    Who we are:  Jason D. Fowler graduated from Shelby County High School in 1997 and  enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves, which, combined with his continuing education, kept him away from Shelby County for nearly a decade. He now has returned home to Shelbyville with a goal of providing legal services to his community.

  • Collins girls beat Spencer County

    TAYLORSVILLE - Sophomore forward Aaliyah Well scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Collins girls' basketball team to a 52-29 victory over host Spencer County in the 30th District semifinals Wednesday night.

    Wells, who played only three quarters, tallied 10 points during a 21-2 run by the Titans over the end of the second period to the end of the third.

    Eighth-grade center Mackenzie Raizor added 8 points and 9 rebounds, while junior guard Leeara Cardwell added 7 points and 4 assists.

  • Beware flash flooding in Shelby today

    Shelby County Emergency Management Services is alerting the community of the heavy rains and potentially severe weather that has begun to move its way across Kentucky and into Shelby County this morning.

    The National Weather Service’s forecast for today and tonight calls for heavy rain and scattered thunderstorms throughout the day and tonight.

    Rainfall will range from 3 to 4 inches in the area of Central Kentucky that includes Shelby County. Some areas could see 5 inches of rain.

  • Pleasureville man charged with rape of 16-year-old

    NEW CASTLE – A Pleasureville man remains behind bars after Kentucky State Police charged him with 20 counts of first degree rape.
    Daniel Shuck, 37, was arrested Feb. 13, and he entered a not guilty plea to all charges in Henry County District Court on Feb. 14. He also is charged with one count of fourth degree assault – domestic violence.
    He is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center on bond of $250,000 cash, with a condition that he would have no contact with the alleged victim.

  • Pflughaupt Scholarship in final year

    In 1995 Eugene and Margery Pflughaupt stepped forward to create a scholarship for a Shelby County High School students with exceptional character, grades and community service.

    And when the finalists are named March 22 for this year’s Pflughaupt Scholarship, they will be the last to go through the interview process for the $20,000 prize.

    The Pflughaupt Scholarship will cease to exist after this year because the program no longer will be able to fund new scholarships.

  • Dea Riley: Old friend in new places

    Born in Louisville, raised in Shelby County and matured in Utah, Dea Riley has done a number of things in a number of places.

    But despite being a 1986 graduate of Shelby County, Riley isn't very well known around the county.

    That could change now that she is running for lieutenant governor, but before that, Riley made a name for herself as an aggressive marketer and woman of impact.

  • News Briefs: Feb. 23, 2011

    Shelby resident chosen
    for prestigious Phi Kappa Phi

    Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi announced that James-Etta Goodloe of Shelbyville will be initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at Carroll University, Waukesha, Wis., on April 20, 2011.
    Carroll University is where Goodloe studied Adult and Continuing Education as a graduate student. Goodloe is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.   

  • 50th anniversary: Barbara and Ken Hudson

    Barbara and Ken Hudson have been married for 50 years. The couple were married on Feb. 25, 1961 at the Earlewood Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina by the Rev. C.W. Poston. Barbara previously worked for Bell Telephone Company and Ken had a 30 years career with the U.S. Army retiring with the rank of Colonel.

    The couple have two children, Michael and Andrew (Kelly) and two grandchildren, Emily and John.

    The couple will celebrate privately with family.

  • Army graduate

    Army Pvt. Jasper J. Smith has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Knox, which included basic combat training and advanced individual training (AIT).

    During the first nine weeks of initial entry training, the trainee completed basic combat training which included instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, marches, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.