Today's News

  • No delay for Relay

    Though storms tried to dampen the spirits of the volunteers participating in the 2010 Relay for Life, the rain couldn't stop them from surpassing their goal, bringing in more than $103,000 for the American Cancer Society.

    The event was moved inside the gymnasium at Shelby County High School because of the forecast for severe weather during the benefit's hours, which run 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

  • Cardinal Caravan gets Strong push

    The green grass at the Shelby County Fairgrounds will look a little more like red on Tuesday evening.

    That’s when the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Caravan will pull into town, and this time the parade is being led by none other than the school’s new football coach, Charlie Strong.

  • School budget may get tighter


  • Stucker will be a shortstop at Spalding next year

    The one guarantee for Hannah Stucker as she continues her softball career in college is the positive impact she’ll have on future teammates and coaches.

    “She’s an inspiration [with her] heart and soul and hustle,” Rocket softball coach Kelly Cable said. “You always hope as a coach you’re able to inspire one of your athletes. The more I’ve watched this kid mature and grow through the years, she’s inspired me.”

  • News Briefs: May 28, 2009

     Memorial Day service

  • Chapter 1: Florence Van Stockum -- The long life of Shelby County's oldest recorded resident

    My mother, Florence Van Stockum, spent the last 18 years of her long life in Shelby County.

  • Business briefcase: May 21, 2010

     Veterinarian Way joins practice

    Jennifer Reese Way, D.V.M., joined Jon W. Kresin, D.V.M. at Kresin Veterinary Clinic. Her practice will include farm animals as well as companion animals.

    Dr. Way is a Shelby County native, graduating from Shelby County High School in 2002. After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 2006 with a degree in animal science she attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

  • Williams will pitch for St. Catharine

  • Boys track looks to win region

    When the boys track team arrives at Fern Creek for the 8th Region Championships Wednesday, they won't only be looking to improve on last season's fourth-place finish. No, they'll be trying to win the meet, and the possibility is hardly a long shot.

    "I feel pretty good as far as an overall team," Coach George Cottrell said. "This is the first time since I've been doing track here [10 years] that we have a legitimate shot to win the region.

    "This year we've had a lot of things come together."

  • EARLIER: Soler Jiminez advances to region finals

    FRANKFORT – Shelby County's Antonio Soler Jiminez settled into a patient game just in time to nick a formidable Andrew Barrett of Bullitt East, 6-2, 6-3, Wednesday in the semifinals of the 8th Region Tennis Tournament at Franklin County High School.

    “I thought he didn’t play very well. He’d be the first to tell you,” Coach Jerry Buchert said. “But he won. It’s a tribute to his game.”