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Today's News

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Council to review bypass zone change

     Due to a scheduling conflict with their usual date, the Shelbyville City Council hosted a special called meeting Wednesday. Though the routine meeting included a fairly cut and dried agenda, a rehashed topic in the mayor’s report garnered the most attention.

    The Triple S Planning Commission on Tuesday approved the transcript and findings of fact for a zone change request on the McGinnis Farm at Freedom’s Way and LaGrange Road. 

  • Scott Woodburn comes to Centenary Methodist

    Centenary United Methodist Church will welcome its new minister June 24. The Rev. Scott Woodburn comes from Middletown United Methodist Church where his responsibilities included being the primary speaker in the contemporary worship service (Ignite), Director of Sports and Recreation Ministry, Supervisor to Director of Communications and Contemporary Worship Leaders, heading Community Outreach programs, and serving in a leadership capacity on the building campaign.

  • Church News - June 22, 2018

    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

     

  • Titans look sharp under new set of leaders

    With the graduation of forwards Nick Fort, Jacob Feltner and sixth-man Kyle Perdue from last year’s squad, the Collins basketball team is using this summer to get acclimated with a trio of new team leaders out on the court.

    Guards Dayvion McKnight, Marcellus Vail and Tyson Turner will accept their respective roles as some of the most experienced varsity athletes with the team as incoming juniors.

  • Rockets using summer to grow together

    With a new head coach and several fresh faces suiting up for Shelby County boys’ basketball this summer, the team is currently in the planning stages for the upcoming season later this year.

    Incoming coach Eddie Oakley says the team was mostly focused on getting experience against other teams after practicing against itself in the early part of June.

    “We were able to get some experience against other teams,” Oakley said. “We will continue evaluating and see what we’re able to do as a team.”

  • Post 37 drops weekend slate of games

    A new group of athletes for Shelbyville Post 37 saw some hiccups in its second weekend of action, as the team dropped four straight games from Thursday to Sunday, and moved to a record of 1-5 so far this summer.

    “Really all four games we were winning at one point in time,” Post 37 coach Matt Buresh said. “It’s early and everyone knows what the ultimate goal is at the end of the season. They competed and played well, but we’re missing some pitchers due to vacation.”

    Lyon County 15, Shelbyville 14

  • Local sweetheart Ruby Lewis stars in new Vegas show

    A local woman who has sung and danced her way onto Broadway and the Las Vegas strip is now taking part in telling the tale of another successful woman who first achieved stardom more than 60 years ago: Marilyn Monroe.

    Shelbyville native Ruby Lewis will play the part of Monroe in “Marilyn! The New Musical” at the Paris in Las Vegas. 

  • Fishing for Fair fun

    Exuberant colors, sticky powder sugar covered fingers, little boys and girls in fancy pageant outfits and smiles that stretch from one end of the county to the other – this is what the Shelby County Fair is made of.

    While the Shelby County fair just celebrated its 156 years in existence, this was my first year attending. As a summer intern from the suburbs of Chicago, I had never attended a county fair — ever. I have been in Kentucky for three years attending the University of Kentucky for print journalism, but a county fair was still a whole new experience.

  • Fireworks ordinance approved

    Shelby County Fiscal Court voted to approve an ordinance banning the use of fireworks in the county between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m.

     

    The ordinance was passed unanimously on a motion by magistrate Tony Carriss and a second by magistrate Michael Riggs.

    The ordinance caused furious debate among Shelby County residents, with some in favor of heavy restrictions and others opposing the idea of any restrictions at all.

  • Fair continues with horse shows today

    Though the rides, the tractor pulls and the pageants of the Shelby County Fair are now a summer memory, one piece of the festivities remains. 

    The Shelby County Horse Show will begin Wednesday and continue through Saturday, giving fairgoers a chance to watch some of the best horses from around the country compete.