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Today's News

  • Surfing broadband options

    An air of expectancy hung over a crowd of about 25 people who gathered at the Stratton Center Tuesday night as they waited to hear what kind of ideas would come from a workshop on how to improve – and in some cases, provide for the first time – broadband Internet access to their neighborhoods.

  • Laboring to farm

    With all the issues that farmers endure everyday, trying to find enough people to work their farms continues to be a major problem, especially now that a new problem has cropped up recently.

    A federal program that permits farmers to bring in migrant workers from other countries has added more requirements with paperwork that is causing delays for farmers in bringing in laborers, said

  • Post 37 rolls on with 17-2 victory

    Shelbyville Post 37 got back to its winning ways in a dominating fashion, dismantling Madison Post 9 by a score of 17-2 Tuesday night.

    The first inning was a quiet one for Shelby, but the second frame showed the squad’s offensive firepower.

    Jacob Cole started off the second inning taking first base after being hit by a pitch, and Riley Everson joined Cole soon after, drawing a walk to place another Post 37 runner in scoring position.

  • Shelby, Collins athletes compete in baseball showcase

    Over the past month, athletes from both Collins and Shelby County high schools have been showing off their skills in the Underclass Games, a showcase for baseball players who are years from graduating.

    The games, which are hosted by Prep Baseball Report, were held at both Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville and at the University of Kentucky earlier this month.

  • Marshall preparing for first season as Shelby AD

    Newly minted athletic director Charlotte Marshall already has the support from everyone involved with Shelby County High School.

    “The first week has been pretty good so far,” she said. “The one thing that I absolutely love is the support from not only the coaching staffs, but from the district level has been amazing as well. Margo [Whisman] and the principals have been nothing short of amazing.”

    Her first task as athletic director is working on the details of the upcoming sports season for the Rockets.

  • Church news: July 15, 2016

     

  • Church: Vacation Bible school, July 15, 2016

    Elmburg Baptist

    There will be a Vacation Bible school pool party today at Scott and Cindy Smith's house. VBS Commencement is during the Sunday morning worship service, followed by a potluck meal. Located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

    Dover Baptist

  • Third time's the charm

    Shelby County and Simpsonville finally celebrated the 4th of July Saturday with separate festivals at Lake Shelby and the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. The weather held off for the festivties at both places, which were well attended despite having been rescheduled twice.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Warrants

    Marcia L. Payne, 28, of 120 Chrysalis Court in Lexington was arrested March 7 at 401 Main St. on a Jessamine County warrant for an unstated charge.

    Christine R. Edlin, 32, of 6707 Triangle Drive in Louisville was served March 8 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Jefferson County warrant for operating on a suspended license, no registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

    Robert Nelson, 24, of Shelbyville was arrested March 7 at 401 Main St. on a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

  • Police alert public to missing juvenile

    Police are asking the public for information on the whereabouts of a runaway teen.

    Kaitlyn Michelle Ewing, 15, is a juvenile from Shelby County that has left home and is believed to be traveling or staying with Alexander Pineda, according to officials from the Shelby County Sheriff’s office. They may be trying to leave the area, officers say.

    Anyone who sees either of them is asked to call 911.