Today's News

  • Shelby tops state for DUI convictions

    People who make it a point to eat, drink and be merry this holiday season might not be so merry if they hit the roads in Shelby County in a besotted condition.

    Statistics complied by Kentucky State Police show that Shelby County has the state's highest conviction rate for DUI cases.

  • Shelby farmer seeks producers for his auction

    The Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office will host an informational meeting for a new regional produce auction Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m.

    Shelby County farmer David Neville started Capstone Produce Auction this fall in response to increased demand for local produce. The business combines his agriculture and auctioneering interests.

    "The biggest part of my job is to do the marketing," Neville said. "I'll be the one talking to the restaurants in Louisville or the Humana cafeteria or Oldham County Schools."

  • Basketball: Lady Rockets’ holiday tourney kicks off Monday

    The Max Performance Lady Rockets Invitational will get under way Monday with four games beginning at noon at SCHS. The tournament will feature four games each day and will include a consolation bracket winner, third-place team and winner.

  • Hunting: Kentucky’s first bear hunt in modern times coming up

    On Dec. 19, Kentucky hunters will make history. The first bear hunt in modern times will take place in Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties. The hunt is open to any Kentucky resident who purchases a bear-hunting permit in addition to an annual hunting license.

    “The population has shown phenomenal growth from only a decade ago,” said Steven Dobey, bear program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Basketball: State runners-up honored

    The 2000 SCHS girls' basketball team that finished the season as state runners-up will be honored before tonight's Lady Rockets' game against Anderson County.

    The 2000 squad beat Scott County, 72-51, to claim the 8th Region crown. In the Sweet 16, the girls topped Shelby Valley, 53-51, in the opening round and then beat Presentation, 66-54, in the quarterfinals. The Lady Rockets exacted some revenge with a 52-50 victory over Lexington Catholic in the semifinals.

  • Scathing KLC audit likely won't affect relations in Shelby


    A stinging audit of the spending practices of the Kentucky League of Cities likely won’t affect Shelby County’s two cities’ relationship with that organization.

  • Lady Rockets fall to visiting Bearcats

    Sunk by poor shooting and inconsistent defense, the Lady Rockets (1-5) lost to visiting Anderson County 61-46 Friday night.

    Shelby County shot 14 percent from the field in the first half, but improved to 52 percent in the second half by driving more to the basket.

    The Lady Bearcats (4-0) jumped to a 24-9 lead in the first half, and Shelby County never got closer than 10 points through the second half.

  • McDaniel to sign Fishing with Paps

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  • A gift for all

    Each holiday season the spirit of giving and generosity seizes many of us, prompting an extra card here, some bills in a bucket there.

    And there are some as Christmas approaches who take that spirit just a bit father, who reach out to our neighbors who are most in need.

    Their stories are inspirational and too often go untold, lost in the dash and sparkle of the season, private acts of kindness that spread blessings among us.