Today's News

  • News Briefs: Oct. 1, 2010

    Hardesty honored by KLC

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty was among 40 city officials recognized by the Kentucky League of Cities for their ongoing commitment to continuing education on local governance issues. Hardesty received the gold level award in the Public Officials Essential Skills Institute (POESI) from KLC. The City of Shelbyville is a member of KLC.

  • Shelby's big presence felt in WEG's grand opening

    The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games kicked off its 16-day run at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday night, and members of Shelby County’s equine community were prominently on display in the opening ceremonies.

    The kickoff event, which lasted more than three hours, attracted a crowd of more than 20,000 and appearances from such Kentucky-related personalities as Muhammad Ali, University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari, actor William Shatner and singer Wynonna Judd, among many oth

  • Equestrian Lakes expansion wins narrow approval

    Equestrian Lakes again dominated the Triple S Planning Commission meeting this month, but on Tuesday the subdivision got a favorable vote, barely.

    After the vote was tabled at the Aug. 17 meeting, this week the developers came back with written notification from County Road Supervisor Carl Henry that about 1 mile of road, from the subdivision to Buck Creek Road, will get shoulders, likely this fall.

  • Shelby Energy answers its members

    Shelby Energy Cooperative's board of directors met Thursday morning with a group of members who are concerned with how the co-op was spending money among other topics.


    Customers are left tightening their belts as the country continues to suffer through a recession, but Shelby Energy is raising rates, renovating buildings and adding new technology.


  • ‘Next time serve mine without ice’

    In recalling some of the “characters” with whom I served during my 30-year career (1937-67) as an officer in the regular U.S. Marine Corps, Rear Admiral Thomas B. Brittain comes to mind.

  • EARLIER: State officials to meet with bypass contractors

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  • March for Babies walk surpasses expectation

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  • EARLIER: Shelby's AP scores rise dramatically

    Former and current SCHS and Collins students have been recognized for excellence in Advanced Placement exam scores.

    As one of the first schools in the AdvanceKentucky program, Shelby County High School has seen a dramatic increase in the College Board's AP program.

    And this year's increase was even better.

  • High-powered Cresap ready for next game, next level

    Branden Cresap is analyzing his future as a college quarterback much like he does when dropping back to pass for the high-powered Collins High School football team: He’s considering all his options.

    Cresap, who is preparing for tonight’s Class 4A District-4 matchup at North Bullitt, said he is being courted by several regional schools who would like to see him call signals for their teams.

  • The masses of Annunciation celebrate their history

    As the Church of the Annunciation celebrates it's 150th anniversary this weekend, members will no doubt tell stories from the church's past.

    "To make one hundred and fifty years... that's really something special," Rev. Bill Bowling said.