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Today's News

  • County to hold drug abuse forum

    A county sponsored community drug abuse forum will address several issues residents are facing concerning the problem of drug abuse in Shelby on Tuesday morning at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street in Shelbyville.

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison and several community partners are coordinating the event between medical and emergency service officials who will speak at the 3-hour event.

  • A family tree

    A new home at 840½Heinsville Road near Bagdad has everyone driving by doing a double take at its unique features, but don’t call any realtors to set up showing.

    But you might want to ask the Moores just how they turned an old maple tree into the most interesting new house in Shelby County.

  • Road widening from KY 53 to Rocket Lane pushed back

    Shelby County Fiscal Court Magistrates discussed the status of some highly anticipated road projects at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

    State Rep. Rob Rothenburger (R-Shelbyville) told the court that the widening project scheduled for Mount Eden Road was still on schedule for 2019, but that in the meantime, he hopes a proposal to resurface a portion of the 7000 block of the roadway will be approved.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports

    DUI

    Michael H. Carter, 20, of 3430 Drake St. in Newtown, Ohio was arrested March 5 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, speeding, careless driving, possession of marijuana and no other state registration receipt.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    Warrants

    Nancy Anngela McCarty of 226 East Vista Drive in Lexington was served Feb. 15 at the Shelby County Detention Center with an Anderson County warrant for improper registration plate, failure of owner to maintain insurance, careless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, wanton endangerment (3 counts) operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and possession of a controlled substance.

  • I-64 fatality claims one

    A Frankfort man died after a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 64 Tuesday night.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeff Ivers said that James Long, 62, a retired jockey, died after he crashed at the 36 mile marker on I-64 at around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    Long, who was returning home from Louisville, was not wearing a seatbelt, said. Rice.

    A longtime jockey in Kentucky, Long was at one time was the only black jockey riding in the state.

    He ended his career in 2008, winning more than 300 races.

  • Titans late rally stopped short

    While the first and last innings may have been successful ones for Collins softball, very little went right between.

    From the second until the sixth frames, Anderson scored nine of its 10 runs and halted a late Titans (15-6-1, 1-1 district) rally that came a bit too late in a 10-6 loss on Wednesday.

    Defeating Anderson County (9-6, 2-0 district) is as much of a mindset as it is actual performance, according to Collins’ head coach.

  • SCHS splits with Anderson

    SCHS closed its district-opening series on Tuesday night with a 7-3 home win over the visiting Bearcats.

    The offense was significantly more aggressive than it was the night before, racking up 13 hits and jumping on Anderson (8-6) early.

    Shelby’s biggest offensive inning came in the bottom of the third while up 1-0.

    The Rockets (9-9-1) tallied up a double and five singles in the frame to jump up 5-0 and put the pressure on the Bearcats to score.

  • Collins sweeps series with Spencer County

    A pair of top-notch pitching performances in as many days allowed Collins baseball to pick up its first district wins of the 2017 season.

    Cameron Mattingly’s outing capped off the sweep with a 6-2 victory on Tuesday night over Spencer.

    The junior pitcher took to the hill, going six full innings while allowing just four hits and an earned run while striking out five batters in his fourth win of the year.

  • J-Town outlasts Shelby in extras

    Shelby County softball’s Tuesday night matchup with Jeffersontown turned out to be more of an exercise in patience for both teams.

    Both the Rockets (5-6-1) and Chargers were knotted at six after seven innings of play, where it would take another two full innings to decide a winner.

    Shelby’s hitting cooled off after a fifth inning RBI by shortstop Hannah Webb brought the game to the 6-6 deadlock.