Today's News

  • Former Spencer County Judge-Exec gets home incarceration for DUI

    Former Spencer County Judge Executive David Jenkins was ordered to undergo 10 days of home incarceration after being found guilty of DUI after a jury trial in Shelby County District Court Thursday.

    Jenkins’s trial was ordered moved from Spencer County in November by Special Judge Jerry Crosby II, who moved the case to Shelby County because he didn’t think it could be argued fairly in Spencer.

  • Garden/art show hits fairgrounds

    It’s an 11-year-old rite of spring that helps you get right for spring.

    The Shelby County Master Gardeners are hosting their 11th annual Shelbyville Garden and Art Fair this Saturday, and they will have plenty of plants to help you get your yard in shape for the days when there’s no snow or the threat your house may wind up in Ohio – which they hope won’t happen Saturday.

    “We’re just praying we don’t get the storms,” show chair Carolyn Brenner said. “That would just devastate us.

  • Testing time again

    Students in Shelby County Public Schools will be taking the annual state assessments through April 29. In preparation, various activities have been scheduled to not only review content and test-taking strategies but to also motivate students to do their best.

  • Creepy crawly

    It was creepy crawly day for third and fourth grade students at Clear Creek Elementary. Biologist Chris Carpenter spent the morning educating and sharing with the students about Native Kentucky Amphibians and Reptiles. He brought several live species - toads, salamanders, turtles and snakes - for the students to see and feel up close and personal. Snake hugs were free.

  • Painted Stone's academic team awards

  • Vance Simmons retires

    Employees of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office held a retirement bash for Vance Simmons (center) on Tuesday. Simmons, who has been a deputy there for 15 years, will retire April 30.

  • Graefenburg UMC celebrates Easter with a new pastor

    Graefenburg United Methodist Church, located on U.S. 60 at Crab Orchard Road, celebrates Easter with its new pastor, Matthew Kimmons, and his wife, Jennifer.

    He and Jennifer have already brought the church into the technology world with multimedia technology on Sunday mornings and creating a church blog, www.graefenburgumc.blogspot.com, which also includes a link to the church's Web site and where you can watch his Sunday sermons.

    Visitors to the blog will enjoy the insight they bring to their faith. 

  • Anderson church kicks off annual shoe drive

    Landmark News Service

    LAWRENCEBURG – Central Baptist Church is conducting its annual shoe collection, and it looking for donors, the church announced.

    All types of shoes will be collected, including dress shoes, work boots, tennis shoes and play shoes and flip-flops.

    Shoes can be picked up for free by calling 502-829-5013 or 502-319-0903, or dropped off at the church, located on US 127 North in Anderson County, has members from Shelby County.

  • Church news: April 22, 2011

    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic Church, you are invited to come to RCIA, contact Diana at 647-3499.


    Bagdad Baptist
    You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.


  • Easter services: April 22, 2011

    Annunciation Church
    Holy Week Sacrament of Penance is after morning-prayer Friday, or by appointment and Good Friday, before and after the liturgies. Good Friday will include morning prayer at 8 a.m.; Seven Last Words Meditation is 1 p.m.; Living Way of the Cross is 5 p.m. at 7th and Main streets; evening prayer is 7 p.m. Blessing of first foods is 9:30 a.m. during morning prayer on Holy Saturday. Easter Vigil Mass is 8:30 p.m. on Saturday; Easter Sunday Masses are 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
    Bagdad Baptist