Today's News

  • Shelby, Collins advance in region openers

    With the 8th Region tennis tournament held in Frankfort over the mornings of Monday and Tuesday, several athletes from both Collins and Shelby County high schools have advanced through the first day of matches and are within striking distance of a KHSAA State Tennis Tournament appearance.

    For Collins, top singles player Rylee Suttor advanced through the first three rounds of tournament play, and is one win shy of qualifying for the state tournament.

  • Shelby shutout by Spencer on the road

    For the majority of the matchup between Shelby County softball and district-foe Spencer County, it looked like the contest would go scoreless for a long time.

    But the Bears bats awoke in the fifth inning on a pair of home runs to give Spencer the 4-0 lead and the shutout win over Shelby.

    The Rockets (8-12-1, 0-5 district) tallied just three hits against a solid pitching performance from Spencer’s (17-8, 3-3 district) Emily Cole.

  • Timely hits lead Collins past Henry County

    If consistency is the most important thing when hitting a baseball, Collins showed it had the ability to make Henry County pay with a trifecta of scoring bursts in a 7-4 win Monday.

    The Titans racked up two runs in each of the second, third and fourth innings against the hosting Wildcats (18-6).

  • Shelby drops three at weekend tourney

    Shelby’s matchup with Daviess County looked very similar to the loss the day before at the hands of Christian County in the Town and Country Classic in Hopkinsville.

    Despite earning nine hits as a team, SCHS just could not find a timely hit against the Panthers, logging a tough 9-2 loss while leaving six base runners stranded.

    Daviess got to Shelby starting pitcher Brandon Moore early, tagging the pitcher for 11 hits and eight earned runs.

  • Siblings vie for national crown

    They might be new to the pageant world – and fairly new to the world in general – but Mya, 1, and Elijah, 3, White are no strangers to the crown.

  • Netflix series raising concerns

    “It’s an unfortunate reality that we definitely want to try to stay in front of as much as we can,” Shelby County Public Relations Coordinator Ryan Allan said when discussing a new Netflix mini series entitled 13 Reasons Why.

    SCPS Superintendent James Neihof discussed the show and the concerns it is raising during a recent board meeting.

  • A top Topper

    Shelbyville’s Jordan Webb was recognized Sunday during the 2017 Greek awards convocation as the Greek Woman of the Year. 

    Honored in front of nearly 3,000 of her Western Kentucky University Greek community peers, Webb said the recognition was came as a surprise, and she didn’t know until she heard a brief biography of her leadership and campus involvement being read.

    “It was more of shock,” she said. “I was pretty surprised.”

  • Edwards recognized as top workplace

    Edwards Moving & Rigging has been honored as one of the best places to work in Kentucky for the second year in a row.

    Moving up from 34 last year, the Shelbyville-based company took the 10th spot this year in the small business category.

    Edwards Moving & Rigging specializes in providing heaving lifting and transport solutions for exceptionally large loads. The company was founded in 1961 and is currently located at 200 Everett Hall Road in Shelbyville.

  • Police seek info on theft from vehicles

    Shelbyville Police are seeking information about thefts from several vehicles April 29 that were broken into while parked in the lot of a business on Midland Trail.

    They report that three vehicles were broken into at the Planet Fitness parking lot Saturday at about 2 p.m.

    Shelbyville Police Department Detectives are actively working the case and say that various items inside the three vehicles were taken.

  • Speaking out

    County officials have been working on putting a formal policy in place for public comment at fiscal court meetings.

    When a resident asked to address the Shelby County Fiscal Court at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison permitted him to speak, with restrictions.

    He told the person, Austin Redmon, who wanted to suggest putting child proof devices on the electric outlets at the Stratton Center, that he would prefer that people call ahead of time so they can be put on the agenda to speak.