Today's News

  • Thomas named Player of Week

    Following her top-five finish at the Moon Golf Invitational over the weekend, former Shelby County and current University of Memphis golfer Madison Thomas was named the American Athletic Conference’s women’s Player of the Week on Tuesday.

    Thomas says that the honor was a surprise, as she became just the fourth women’s golfer in the Tigers’ history to win the award.

  • 1968: Shelbyville prints first telephone directory

    10 years ago…

    In 2008, a car crashed into the Save-A-Lot grocery store in Village Plaza. The wreck caused at least six injuries. Police suspected the driver may have lost control of the car due to a medical condition that caused her to lose control of her muscles. The car drove straight through a concrete wall and before wrecking into the store, also damaged nearby mailboxes and parked vehicles. Police cited the driver for operating on an expired license.

  • Church News - March 2, 2018

    All Saints Catholic

    Mass is at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.


    Bagdad Baptist

    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services begin with a meal at 6 p.m., followed by children and youth activities at 6:30 p.m. and adult Bible study at 6:45 p.m.


  • JHS emergency room gets updates

    Hospital officials are proud of Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s newly revamped emergency room, which was revealed in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

    “I think it’s great,” said Ron Waldridge, chief medical officer and president of Jewish Hospital. “We did a major upgrade several years ago, but the renovations we undertook this time were for patient friendly access.”

  • Rains damage Catwalk Road

    Motorists traveling around Bagdad near the Franklin County line should be prepared to take a detour if their route involves Catwalk Road.

    That’s because flooding and heavy rains last week created a huge, yawning crack in the middle of the road, Shelby County Road Supervisor Craig Myatt said.

  • Anderson steals district title from Titans

    With one minute left in regulation, both Collins boys’ basketball and Anderson County had a chance to win the 30th District Championship with the game tied at 40.

    In a mirror image of last season’s district title game though, it was the Bearcats that made the plays down the stretch, as Anderson defeated the Titans 44-40 on Friday night.

  • Collins to face Oldham County

    Fans of Collins boys’ basketball are hoping this season is a repeat of last year’s, after the Titans were paired with Oldham County in the 8th Region Tournament for the second straight season.

    Collins upset a then No. 13-ranked Oldham County last season to start a run that ended up in the Sweet 16, and the Titans are hoping to pull off the same sort of surprise this time around.

  • Middle schools to kick off baseball program

    With tryouts wrapping up this week, both Shelby County West and East middle schools are looking to get a new program off to a hot start.

    The plan for this season is to field a combined schools unit with three teams separated by age-level into sixth, seventh and eighth grade teams. The schools assess later on whether to split the teams.

    Former Shelby County Little League coach Jonathan Carroll has been tabbed to help lead the teams.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Jelsma named ambassador of Shelbyville

      On Thursday, the Shelbyville City Council convened with just a few items on their agenda, including appointing Jacob Gurney to the Historic District Commission.  Gurney will fill out the unexpired term of Sherry Jelsma, with a term to expire June 30, 2020.

    However, prior to the appointment, Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty recognized Jelsma with an Ambassador Award for the city.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board to review civics exam

    Shelby County School Board members will hear a report on the new civics exam requirements and hear an overview on the why behind the new exam when they meet Thursday for their regularly scheduled meeting.

    Shelby County Public Schools Public Relations Coordinator Ryan Allan said the exam is part of a new state requirement.