Today's News

  • Parks and Recreation fish fry

    Good fish, good company — and a view.

    That’s what Shelby County can expect at the Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Lake Shelby.

    Lake Shelby, a Parks and Rec. property, benefits from net sales.

    Fish dinners cost $10 for adults and $7 for kids and include:

    fish sandwich

    potato wedges

    cole slaw

    hush puppy

    drink and

    ice cream

    Food items may also be purchased a la carte.

  • 911 property fees would go into effect this year

     Shelby County Fiscal Court’s new plan to fund the local 911 system would go into effect this year if passed, but could soon see changes after being adopted.

    According to Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison, the ordinance, which received a first reading at the July 2 Shelby County Fiscal Court meeting, would fund the county’s 911 program through a $48 fee on property on the county. Ison said that if the ordinance is passed, residents could see the fees on their tax bills as early as this November.

  • USDA Secretary and Sen. McConnell visit Shelby

    National, state and local officials visited Bulleit Distilling Co. Tuesday to discuss agriculture in general and hemp in particular.

    Kentucky and Shelby County Farm Bureau and Shelby County Chamber of Commerce guests gathered in the distillery’s tasting room at its newly christened visitor’s center to hear from United State Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, hosted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.

  • Shelby County School Board: Board to consider high school meal prices

    Though the upcoming Shelby County School Board meeting is expected to be short, the board will steal deal with some important end of year housekeeping.

    According to Shelby County Schools Public Relations Coordinator Cyndi Skellie, the school board’s meeting on July 11 will be relatively quiet.

    “For July, we have a pretty light agenda,” Skellie said. “There’s not a lot going on. We are cleaning up the old school year and getting ready for a new one.”

  • My 103rd Birthday

    I’m diverging from the continuity of my current “Close Calls” series in order to focus on my 103rd birthday.

  • Post 37 splits Oldham County 1-1

     Post 37 played a double header on Sunday against Post 39 Oldham County at Bellarmine. Oldham County took the first game 9-5, but Shelbyville would rebound and win game two, 7-2.


     Head coach of Post 37 Matt Buresh said he believed they hit the ball well in game one, but was pleased with the result in game two.

  • Swish2Success draws 150 campers

     Coming off of a French National Championship with France 24 – owned by former San Antonio Spurs great Tony Parker – and getting the Polish National Team qualified for the World Basketball Games in China later in August, Shelbyville native and former Shelby County Rocket standout AJ Slaughter returned home to host his second annual Swish2Success Slaughter Elite Camp with his fiancéand founder Anna Persaud.

  • Stingrays remain unbeaten champs

     For the 5th time in a row, the Shelby Stingrays are the unbeaten Summer League Champions after scoring 1,818.50 points to top Hillcrest, Woodmont and Cooper Farms in the Blue Division and wrap another perfect season.

  • Farm girl showcasing artisan crafts

    Find a need and fill it.

    That’s an essential phrase commonly touted for business success, and it’s exactly what one Shelby County woman is doing.

    Ashley Hughes started a new online marketplace selling high-end, authentic USA made products based on crafter’s needs to market their handmade work beyond the craft show.

    She learned about the need while attending craft fairs with her daughter when various vendors expressed they wanted other selling platforms for their items.

  • Post 37 falls to Floyd Knobs

     Shelbyville Post 37 battle Floyd Knobs, Ind., in a makeup game from a rainout last month, and despite a late rally Post 37 fell 10-8 in a tight game.

    Post 37 head coach Matt Buresh was impressed with Floyd Knobs.

     “It was a battle of two good teams playing each other,” he said. “Floyd Knobs is always a tough team to beat. We battled until the end, had the tying run on base in the ninth, but couldn’t bring him in.”