Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: May 24, 2010

    No operator’s license  

    Maria Elana Vaszquez, 45, of 301 B St. in Shelbyville was arrested May 20 at 1800 Midland Trail and charged with no operator’s license.

    Miquel A. Hernandez, 25, of 507 Forrest Hill in Frankfort was arrested May 24 at Cherry and Sunset streets and charged with no operator’s license, careless driving and failure to maintain insurance.

  • Police warn public of new scam

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  • New-author Barber is old hat at preaching

    Rev. Stephanie Barber was raised in a congregation of Southern Baptists where it just wasn’t proper or expected for women to preach or teach the word of God.  

    Even on the day she said God spoke to her and gave her the message to deliver His word, she still thought about that obstacle.

  • 2 Ripken teams lose in finals

    Shelby County’s 10- and 12-year-old all-star teams each played into the finals of their Cal Ripken State Tournaments but couldn’t quite pull out the titles.

    The 10-year-old all-stars lost to Scott County, 17-7, Monday night at Georgetown.

    “They battled back,” Coach Ron Leazier said. “I’m so tickled to be state runner-up. We fought hard. The fans were behind us. It was exciting baseball.”

  • Shelbyville Police reports May 5, 2010

    Driving under the influence


    Ryan C. Curtsinger, 25, of 80 Frankfort Road No. 107 in Shelbyville was arrested May 1 on 6th Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, driving on suspended operator’s license and disregarding a traffic regulation.

  • American Legion Update: Shelbyville wins two Friday

    Ashland 11, Shelbyville 8

    Shelbyville was unable to get enough hits to make up for sloppy defense, losing, 11-8, to Ashland in the first round of the American Legion State Tournament at Clear Creek Park on Thursday night.

    Post 37 will face Lyon County at 10 a.m. Friday in the loser's bracket. The tournament is double elimination.

  • WICHE: Curing is key to storage for potatoes, garlic onions

    Potatoes, garlic and onions: These tree vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their ability to be stored.

    Late July and August is when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest.

  • Shelby County Sheriff’s Reports: May 18, 2010

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  • What we think: We need more willing candidates

    The deadline is less than a week away for the final slate of candidates for this year’s General Election, and we’re concerned that the list of those interested in public service won’t grow at all.

    The races for Simpsonville City Commission and the Shelby County School Board are drawing far less attention than they did in 2008. No new blood or – worse – new ideas have emerged.

  • Woman killed in Alabama only lived in Shelby a short time

    More information has surfaced about a murdered woman who was originally thought to be from Shelbyville.

    Uleesha Stoner, 28, who was gunned down in 2006 in Alabama, was really from Louisville, officials say.

    Bill Bostick, chief assistant district attorney in Shelby County, Ala., the prosecutor in the case, said Stoner had only lived in Shelbyville for a brief time shortly before her death.