Today's News

  • SCHS’ Bentley named Teacher of the Year

     After nearly three decades in the classroom, Eva Bentley said Thursday night’s honor was the pinnacle of her career.

    “It was a good feeling to be appreciated,” Bentley said of the honor of being named Shelby County Public School’s 2017-18 Teacher of the Year. “I was pretty surprised.”

    In a video dedication Margo Whisman, principal at Shelby County High School, shared why her teacher was highly deserving of the honor.

  • Ag Commissioner Quarles visits Shelby

     As guest of honor, Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles dropped by the Shelby County Farm Bureau Board Meeting Monday and gave members an update on some pending bills that could impact their future productivity.

    The hot button issue on the table related to Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) for truck drivers.

  • SCPS on 2-hour delay for Monday, Feb. 5

    Due to inclement weather, Shelby County Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for Monday, Feb. 5.

  • Identity of human remains still a mystery


  • Bird’s eye view

    The staff at Bowersox Vision Center is using new technology they say is heads above any high resolution imaging equipment they have seen so far.

    “We love it, it’s been a great addition to the practice,” said Dr. Stuart Young of the Ultra-Widefield Retinal Camera.

    At first glance, the machine resembles most of the standard machines that you see at the eye doctor’s office, with a small platform for resting the chin up and a small screen for the patient to look into while the technician photographs the eye.

  • Tribute to history

    A new exhibit at the Shelby County Historical Society Museum will draw attention to Black History Month for February, and replace the longtime Community Tapestry event.

    “As February is Black History month, the Shelby County Historical Society continues to celebrate the history and heritage of local black history,” said Sanda Jones, president of the Shelby County Historical Society. “Although there will not be a Community Tapestry event this month, the historical society will showcase a black history theme in the history museum.”

  • Election 2018: Deadline passes, field is set

    With the election-filing deadline for partisan races past, all candidates who are running for public office for the coming election are in place.

    This election will bring many new faces into office, as many longtime public servants – including Shelbyville Mayor and Shelby County Sheriff – are stepping down.

    Shelby County Clerk Sue Carole Perry said that filings for some offices were not what she expected.

  • Shelby picks up third win of season

    Shelby County boys’ basketball put together its best effort of the season and picked up its third win of the year while holding off a visiting Frankfort team, 67-62, Tuesday night.

    Led by top-scorer and senior Kennley Ballinger, the Rockets (3-18) scratched and clawed to earn the win while getting some of its younger players into the mix.

  • Titans hold off Male in nailbiting win

    A late defensive stand and a strong performance from Collins boys’ basketball’s bench players added up to a 54-51 win over a visiting Male on Tuesday night.

    With 3.7 seconds remaining and 52-51 lead, Titans’ point guard Dayvion McKnight forced a huge turnover, edging Male’s Tyren Moore out of bounds and giving Collins an extra possession.

    On the ensuing inbounds, McKnight was fouled and hit both of his free throws.

    A desperation three from the Bulldogs ended in an airball and a win for the Titans.

  • Bearcats run through visiting Rockets

    Anderson County continued its domination of 30th District girls’ basketball on Wednesday night, handing a visiting Shelby County team a lopsided 72-35 loss while dropping the Rockets to 0-6 in district play this season.

    “Anderson County is really good and played really well,” Shelby coach Bruce Blanton said. “We suffered from a bad start and too many turnovers that led to easy baskets for them.”