Today's News

  • Events designed for candidates to meet voters

    With the primary election less than a month away, various organizations are stepping forward with events designed to help candidates meet their potential constituents.

    U.S. Senate candidate Trey Grayson attended a Republican gathering in Shelbyville on Thursday night, and the lineup of events continues tonight with a “Meet Your Candidate” pork chop dinner at the East 60 fire house at 9211 Frankfort Road.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 26. 2010

    No operator’s license


    Jennifer F. Sharp, 35, of city at large in Louisville was arrested April 25 at 1220 Shepherd Way and charged with no operator’s license and giving a false name or address to a police officer.

    She was also served with a Jefferson County bench warrant for cold checks.


    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Cornerstone teacher named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

    Cornerstone Christian Academy teacher Bill Scheidt said he was “absolutely shocked” when he received the award on Wednesday.

    Scheidt was named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, based on a nomination from CCA junior Joshua Tipton. He was one of only 16 teachers in Kentucky to earn the award.

  • Only 2 county jobs to get pay increases

    Magistrates approved only two raises for county employees at the meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court on Tuesday.

    On the recommendation of County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger and the Finance Committee, Finance Officer Karen Blake and Treasurer Paula Webb both received a raise.

    Blake got an increase of $651 per year, and Webb received an increase of $1,431, putting them at $40,651 and $57,431, respectively.

  • Trinity shuts out Shelby

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  • Page, Thomas headed to college together

  • News Briefs: April 21, 2010

     Grayson in town Thursday

    Trey Grayson, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, will address the Shelby County Republican Party at its regular gathering Thursday night. The event, at 7 p.m. at the Stratton Community Center, is open to all registered Republicans. For more information, call chairperson Jennifer Decker at 633-4925.

  • Buchert bringing energy to Collins volleyball

  • Dicky Moore: 1934-2010

    Dicky Moore, who gained notoriety for a career in country music but was known more for being the country-thick-voiced appliance man from the Bagdad area, died Saturday. He was 76.

    Moore played the guitar and performed country songs, some of his own creation, with some legendary stars and in many a well-known venue. He was admired for his ability to entertain.

  • Parks department to receive land donation

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation is expected to receive a substantial land donation for a park to be located in western Shelby County.

    The property, belonging to Dr. Roger and Diane Shott of Anchorage, consists of 400 acres and has an indoor riding arena and a stable.

    Plans for the facility include a camp, an outdoor riding arena, a nature center, a handicapped paved trail, restroom and shower house, agricultural area and lots of equestrian/nature trails.