Today's News

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports


    Kristen A. Newberry, 24, of 2955 Waddy Road was arrested May 22 at 2378 Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

    Taylor J. Hart, 21, of 566 Cemetery Road in Pleasureville was arrested May 31 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.



  • Man charged with rape, kidnapping

    A Shelbyville man has been charged with several felony offenses in the alleged sexual assault of a teenaged girl.

    Phillip E. Bynum Sr., 55, was arrested Saturday in connection with an incident that had occurred Tuesday, July 21, when a 16-year-old girl spent the night with his daughter, who was at his residence, according to a Shelbyville Police report.

  • Kuzmanovic indicted for murder

    Two months after being arrested and charged with reckless homicide in a vehicular death in May, a Lakewood, Washington man has had that charge bumped up to a more serious level.

    A Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Miroslav Kuzmanovic July 20 with murder, three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, and operating a commercial vehicle while using a hand-held mobile phone.

    Reckless homicide is a Class D felony, which carries a penalty of only 1 to 5 years in prison, whereas murder penalties range from 20 years to life, and can even encompass death.

  • Susanne of Allen Dale Farm, Part 2: Coming to Kentucky

    General Baron de Charette died on October 9, 1911, at the age of 79.  His widow, Tennessee-born Antoinette, Baronne de Charette, continued to live at La Basse Motte in Brittany. Here during World War I she entertained American troops on leave from the Western Front.  After her death on February 3, l9l9, her obituary in a Nashville paper closed with this tribute:

  • Cruising downtown

    The Shelby County Car Club downtown cruise had 160 classic cars this weekend.

  • Good ole' days

    The clients at Crescent Place Assisted Living having fun breaking beans and reminiscing about the good old days were (from left) Gladys Moss, Lois Miller, Peggy Catlett, Jackie Stucker and Bill Hundley.

  • Engagement: Wiley-Iceman

    Susan and James Ray Wiley of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Candice Wiley of Shelbyville to Daniel Iceman of Louisville. He is the son of Lisa and Dan Iceman of Louisville.

    Candice is a 2009 graduate of Shelby County High School and 2013 graduate of the University of Louisville where she played golf. She received her master’s degree in 2015 from the University of Louisville and will begin teaching health and P.E. at Eminence Independent Schools in the fall.

  • Birth: Sensabaugh daughter

    LouAnn and Donnie Sensabaugh of Shelby County announce the birth of their third child, daughter, on March 5, 2015, at Baptist East. She has been named Maggie Ann Sensabaugh. She was born at 11:04 a.m., weighing 9 pounds 12 ounces and was 22 inches long. She has two older brothers, Chase, 10 and Owen, 3.

    Grandparents are Marie Wright of Bagdad, Linda and James Sensabaugh of Hodgenville, Don and Diana McMillin of Duluth, Minn.

    Great-grandparents are Annie Boone and Don McMillin Sr.

  • 50th anniversary: William E. and Nancy Smith

    William E. and Nancy Smith of Rushville, Ind.have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on July 17, 1965 at First Baptist Church, Shelbyville.

  • Datebook: July 29, 2015

    This week
    Rocket service day
    The Shelby County High School Rockets will have service days for students. Senior service day will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today to receive parking permits, and get senior portraits, gap and gown information for graduation from Balfour. Junior service day will be 9 a.m. to noon on July 30 to get parking permits and lockers.
    Publisher computer class at JCTC