Today's News

  • One stop on the bypass

    When the Shelbyville Bypass finally opened Nov. 3 after an often frustrating half-decade of construction, some drivers were surprised to find a single oasis of commercial activity already in place on a mostly barren stretch of road.

  • Many reasons to be thankful

    Alyson Myatt still gets choked up when she talks about the night she ran barefoot through a burning house to rescue a 5-year-old boy.

    Though he is very young, Aden Gray Hawes already knows the meaning of trust more fully than most adults ever will.

    And you can’t imagine how much of that trust was at play last March, when Myatt dashed through flames and pulled Aden from his bedroom in the home owned by his guardian on Golden Rod Court in Shelbyville.

  • Warmer winters possible

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  • Business Briefcase Nov. 12, 2010

     Making Ends Meet’s cancer

    doll fundraiser starts today

    To celebrate her sixth year of being “cancer free,” Making Ends Meet owner Leslie McCarthy is once again creating and selling dolls to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. But there’s a bit of a twist this time.

  • EARLIER: Collins' Shuck makes first-team All-State

    In a season for firsts for Collins High School's boys soccer team, Brandon Shuck has added another.

    Shuck, a senior forward and defender, has been selected first team All-State by the Kentucky High School Soccer Coaches Association.

    “That’s a great honor,” Titans Coach Scott Cress said. “He’ll forever be the first kid from Collins to be first-team All-State.”

    Shuck led Collins, which finished its first season 14-6-1, with 16 goals and with his actions too.

  • EARLIER: Left turn lane on bypass may get green arrow

    Although the topic was not on Tuesday’s agenda Shelby County Fiscal Court, the Shelbyville Bypass continued to dominate talk, even when finished.  “People have been calling me about intersections on the [Shelbyville] Bypass,” said magistrate Allen Ruble, amid nods of agreement from others.

  • Fall fun for everyone


  • Sports Digest: Nov. 3, 2010

    Cross Country: SCHS' Webb, Anderson run well at Meet of Champions

    Shelby County sophomore Taylor Webb and senior Alyssa Anderson had solid showings Saturday in the Kentucky Track & Cross County Coaches Association (KTCCCA) Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

  • 'Tis the season

    The weather was mild, but the Christmas spirit still permeated the air Saturday night with the sights and sounds of the holidays.

    Several hundred people attended the 23rd Annual Celebration of Lights, and they were treated to the sounds of the holiday season, including caroling, and other holiday music from the Ye Merrie Melodius Dulciners, who played at the Main Street Antique Mall.

    Children remained on their best behavior as Father Christmas and Santa Claus both strolled about, handing out candy as they checked for naughty and nice.

  • State cross country: SCHS surprising girls, first-year Collins in State Meet

    It has been a surprising season for the Shelby County cross-country team.

    Losing its best runner - Caterina Karas - to Collins, the Rockets didn’t have much experience returning from last season other than sophomore Taylor Webb and senior Alyssa Anderson.