Today's News

  • Two men charged with wanton endangerment

    Cody S. Ogden, 19, and Dalton K. Patterson, 18, were arrested early Tuesday morning  and charged with wanton endangerment and other charges after being in a fight at Indian Ridge.

    A report from the Shelbyville Police Department stated that Ogden allegedly had a gun, and that Patterson had a knife. Some residents said the pair threatened their lives at around 2 a.m.

    They were lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.


  • Taylor becomes third Rocket to sign with Lindsey Wilson football

    Senior Kris Taylor’s football knowledge and exceptional speed for a 6-foot-1, 220-pound guy earned him a star

  • Voting officials ready for election 2010
  • Business Briefcase May 7, 2010


    McCracken joins Abbot Realty

  • Schooled with the tools

    Though it’s a given that people go to college in hopes of landing good jobs after graduation, students in the Machine Tool Technology program at Jefferson Community & Technical College often get a jump on strong-paying careers long before a sheepskin is placed in their hands.

    Against a backdrop of high unemployment in Kentucky and across the nation, the JCTC program at the Shelbyville campus has for years been placing students with a variety of industries in the region, an

  • Roundup: Tennis, baseball, track & field


    Girls tennis prepares for regional

    The Rockets (17-3) have wrapped up regular season play this week. Monday, Shelby lost, 4-1, to North Oldham. Paige Kregor was the lone singles winner winning her third-seed match 6-1, 6-2 .

    In singles, Ellie Watts lost 6-3, 6-1, and Micah Broughton lost 6-1, 6-1. In doubles, Emma Turner and Keira Lopez lost 6-2, 6-2, and Patty Dempsey and Jennifer Hormell lost 6-0, 6-2.

  • Director Farmer: This show is funny

    During Any Number Can Die four ingenious murders take place in an island mansion as a pair of elderly detectives set to work on their first case.

    It’s a hilarious take-off on the Who Done It? Mystery plays of the late 1920s, complete with sliding panels, robed figures, the cryptic poem and the ever popular storm.

  • Magistrate District 4: Ray Gunn

    Political newcomer Ray Gunn is running for magistrate in District 4.

    Gunn, a Democrat and Vietnam veteran, is retired from the excavating business after 45 years, the last 30 of which he operated his own business, Ray Gunn Excavating, LLC.

  • Constable District 4: Charles Lee Davis III

    Charles Lee Davis III is running for constable in Shelby County’s District 4.

    Davis, a Democrat, is a life-long resident of Shelby County, with a family that dates back five generations in the county.

  • What we think: Attacking dog shouldn't be loose

    If you read the account on the front page of today’s newspaper about a dog running from a house and severely biting a 2-year-old girl, you probably were as horrified as we were.

    But were you as equally horrified to read that the dog remained in its home, quarantined by game officials rather than taken into custody?

    Yes, we understand that this is within the limits of the law, but we are at a loss to understand why this would be appropriate.