Today's News

  • 50th anniversary: Tom and Fay Yadon McClurkin

    Tom and Fay Yadon McClurkin were married Nov. 7, 1965, in Louisville. 

    He Served in Vietnam Nam with the U.S. Navy, Retired from AT&T after 38.5 years. 

    She has been a hairdresser for 50 years.

    They have 2 children, Robert (Angela), Kathy McClurkin; five grandchildren, Holly, Spencer, Jamie, Lucy and Kayla.

    They will celebrate at Claudia Sanders Dinner House with family and friends.

  • 55th birthday: Darryl Sanders

    The family of Darryl Sanders (top row, second from left) traveled from North and South Carolina, and all over Kentucky to celebrate his birthday on July 4.

  • 85th birthday: Garnett "Newt" Newton

    Garnett “Newt” Newton (front row, left) turned 85 years old on Sept. 5. Helping “The Mayor of Bagdad” celebrate his birthday were his wife Betty; and children (back row, from left) Danny “Kac” Newton, Rusty Newton and Camilla Newton.

  • UPDATED: Attorney arrested, charged with pistol-whipping man

    Shelbyville attorney James Tim Crawford was arrested Monday at the Shelby County Courthouse during court for allegedly pistol-whipping a man earlier this month.

    According to a police report, Crawford, 55, was charged with 2nd degree assault after striking a man in the face on Sept. 13 at 3:30 a.m.

    An arrest warrant indicates a revolver was used.

  • Pectoral Sandpiper can linger in Kentucky

    The Pectoral Sandpiper is common in Kentucky during migration and occasionally lingers into early winter but is extremely rare in mid-winter and summer.

    However, they occur most often west of the Cumberland Plateau and sometimes pass through as early as March 4 and as late as Dec. 30. They are one of many shorebirds that migrate from the Arctic to the Antarctic and then back again.

  • Collins hosting powerful Boyle County

    There could be a lot of question answered for the Collins High School football team Friday after they face Boyle County.

    Boyle County, ranked No. 1 in 3A is 4-0 this season and expected to challenge for another state title again this year.

  • Thomas wins tourney at Memphis

    Shelby County’s Madison Thomas wasted no time making a name for herself with the University of Memphis women's golf team.

    In her first collegiate tournament, Thomas topped senior teammate Ashleigh Whisenan in a playoff for individual medalist honors, leading 5 Tigers in the top 10 of a tournament at Ridgeway Country Club.

    Playing the No. 9 hole in the playoff, Thomas' putt circled the cup and fell in to edge Whisenant for tournament medalist honors.

  • Shelby County hosting East

    Shelby County could see the 0-4 Bullitt East team or the team that was picked ninth in the preseason 5A poll this Friday when they host the Chargers in their homecoming game.

    That the normally powerful Chargers have opened the year winless has been a shock to most but it also comes with some understanding.

    “They have been kind of dinged up all year, I don’t think they have ever had their full team,” Shelby County coach Todd Shipley said. “Plus they have played great competition.”

  • Shelby comeback dooms Western Hills

    There may be something about the home court and a bit of drama for the Shelby County High School volleyball team

    In just its second home game, the Rockets went a full five games to pull out a win after dropping the first two matches to their foe. Shelby County came back from the 0-2 deficit Tuesday to beat Western Hills by winning the final three games.

  • Collins scores late to best Shelby County

    It’s been a one step at a time season for the Collins girls’ soccer team and the girls took a big step toward one of their goals Wednesday with a 2-0 district seeding win over Shelby County.

    “Collins has never won a post-season game in girls’ soccer and if we can beat Spencer County now we will not be facing the No. 1 seed in the district tournament for the first time,” Collins coach Tim Oltman said. “One of our goals coming into this season was to win a district game before the tournament. This is a big win for us.”