Today's News

  • Promoting good health

    An annual event Saturday offers an invaluable opportunity for men to safeguard their most precious commodity – their health.

    The 16th annual Men’s Health Fair being held at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville offers free health screenings for men, including everything from cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, oral cancer, skin cancer and the PSA-prostate specific antigen.

  • Day-cations

    June has arrived and school is out. It’s officially time to start planning those summer family vacations. 

    But not every vacation requires a strict budget and a week off work.  The Bluegrass State is filled with numerous tourist hotspots and Shelby County’s prime location finds us a short drive from many of the most desirable spots.

  • Transitional housing plan moves forward

    After a lengthy discussion, the Shelbyville City Council eventually elected to move forward with a request to seek a recommendation from the Triple S Planning Commission for a conditional use permit on property in the Limited Historic District that would allow for transitional housing for women struggling with drug addiction.

  • Court report: June 27, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by judge J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

    Citizens Union Bank, vs. Michael Heady, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $1,090.08 with interest.

  • Church news: July 1, 2016


  • Church news: Vacation Bible school, July 1, 2016

    Cropper Baptist

    Vacation Bible school will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 8, 9 and 10. Commencement will begin at 11 a.m. on July 10. Please join us. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

    Elmburg Baptist

  • WE CONGRATULATE: Quick work, safety actions in Walmart scare

    What could have been a scary situation was handled calmly, coolly and with the upmost care Saturday when store personnel and county officials quickly handled a potential bomb scare at Walmart in Shelbyville.

    A store employee had noticed a suspicious suitcase sitting outside the Tire and Lube center of the store and alerted store management, who then calmly evacuated the store.

    From there our county officials took over, calling in a bomb squad from Lexington.

  • WHAT WE THINK: Take care with the rockets red glare

    Apple pie, homemade ice cream, hamburgers and American flags, houses and families nationwide will be decked out in their Red, White and Blue best this weekend to celebrate the 4th of July.

    Barbecues will dot the landscape in the afternoon and early evening before an overabundance of colors takes over our night sky.

  • Anglin announces intention to make plea

    With a trial on the horizon, a former Shelby County Public Schools payroll manager charged with embezzling more than a half million dollars announced her intention Monday to make a plea in the case.

    Benita Anglin, who was arrested August 2014 two days after she was indicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands from the school district, will make a plea arrangement with prosecutors on the charges.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports


    Makayla B. Quintero, 21, of 103 Lanter Ave. was arrested March 10 on Frankfort Road and charged with careless driving, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, improper equipment and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree promoting contraband.

    Ruben J. Warr, 24, of 11618 Summit Crest Apartments, No. 202, in Louisville was arrested March 23 on I-64 and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and speeding.