Today's News

  • MAGISTRATE: Mike Taylor

    Democrat Mike F. Taylor of Mulberry Pike in Pleasureville has filed to run for magistrate in District 4.

    Taylor, 55, has been a full-time farmer for 40 years and was an AI (artificial insemination) technician of cattle.

    He is from Bagdad and has lived on Mulberry Pike for 29 years.

    He has run for office twice before.

  • No Kill Mission to be held at Shelby Christian

    A "No Kill Kentucky" event will be held Saturday night in the Shelby Christian Church gymnasium, featuring Nathan J. Winograd, author, radio host and founder of the No Kill Advocacy Center.

    Winograd will explain the steps of becoming a "No Kill Kentucky" during an address to animal lovers, humane societies, rescue organizations, animal control officers and the public at 5 p.m. at 2375 Frankfort Road.

    Shelby Christian Church pastor Dave Hamlin said Thursday that at least 300 people had registered to attend.

  • News Briefs: March 3, 2010

     Schools facility committee meets Thursday

  • Ethingtons clean up some junk but not all of it

    Ethington Auto Sales has made progress in removing junked vehicles from its property on Midland Trail by its March 1 deadline, but the company continues to violate zoning regulations.

    Triple S Planning and Zoning issued letters in December, January and February warning that fines could be levied if the areas were not cleaned up dozens of junked cars, and Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said owner Donnie Ethington has asked for a 30-day extension because of the weather.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: March 5, 2010


    Pamela G. Corona, 44, of 85 N. Shelby House in Shelbyville was arrested March 2 at 303 Main Street and charged with second-degree burglary.

     No operator’s license

  • Business Briefcase Feb, 26, 2010

     Webb named RE/MAX top 10

  • Snow forecasts: How deep will it get?

    Longtime Shelby Countians tell the story often and with the time-granted ability to smile and even chuckle:

    One night in January 1994, they went to bed after hearing that Shelby County would see snow flurries over night.

    They awakened the next morning to 17 inches. That was 16 years ago Saturday.

  • Rockets draw North Oldham

    Shelby County will play North Oldham in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Henry County High School.

  • Crabtree receives lifetime award

    Redd Crabtree, the second generation of one of the American Saddlebred industry’s patriarch families, is known for the horses he breeds and trains, but his contributions to the industry don’t stop there.

    And on Saturday night in Lexington, the American Saddlebred Horse Association recognized those contributions by presenting Crabtree with its highest honor: a lifetime achievement award.

  • WICHIE: Pepe la Pew wasn’t so far from the real thing

    Remember Pepe la Pew, the cartoon skunk?

    Pepe would follow the lovely black feline Penelope Pussycat, who, in some episodes painted a white stripe on her back to escape dog harassment and in others she accidentally scooted under a newly painted white fence. In any case Pepe was a persistent suitor.