Today's News

  • Altercation at mud bog leaves 1 man hospitalized

    What started out as a random punch thrown between two men at the Mount Eden Mud Bog on Saturday night turned into a drunken brawl that ended with one man being air-lifted to the University of Louisville.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Shawn Cresap said the blow knocked the man out, and that when he started to come to and was trying to get up, he was flailing his legs and inadvertently kicked a woman.

    When she complained to someone that she had been kicked, the incident escalated and several people became involved at that point.

  • Clifton’s hit presents 2nd consecutive walk-off

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team ended its Fourth of July game with a bang.

    Nate Clifton’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning helped cap off a comeback and give Shelbyville a 9-8 victory over Somerset at Clear Creek Park on Wednesday afternoon.

  • SCHS’s Thomas finishes 5th in state junior amateur tourney

    Shelby County sophomore-to-be Madison Thomas tied for fifth place overall and also won her age group at the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour’s girls’ Kentucky Junior Amateur Championship, which took place Monday and Tuesday at Maywood Golf Course at Bardstown Country Club.

  • Fall sports practices about to come alive

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s dead period, the annual moratorium on school-sponsored team and individual activity, ends at 11:59 p.m. Monday.

    Many of the fall sports teams at Collins and Shelby County, however, won’t conduct their first official practices until the following week.

  • Team talking title after rout of Scott

    To the Shelby County Cal Ripken 10-year-old all-star baseball team, its first-round victory in the District 2 Tournament was just the first step.

  • 2nd bout of cancer keeping Simpsonville commissioner away

    If you have followed the activities of the Simpsonville City Commission in recent months, you may have noticed an empty chair on the podium for meetings.

    Commissioner Vicky Wise has been missing from numerous meetings this year, and at the commission’s meeting Tuesday night, City Administrator David Eaton explained why.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments July 4, 2012

    Donte L. Hayden, 42, of 800 Village was indicted for first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), operating a motor vehicle on a suspended operator’s license, failure to maintain insurance and disregarding a stop sign.

    Christopher J. Sharp, 19, of 1214 Frankfort Road was indicted for theft by unlawful taking (auto).

    Taressa P. Woolums, 45, of 3200 Sweet Owen Road in Owenton was indicted for theft by unlawful taking (over $10,000) and theft of identity of another without consent.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports July 4, 2012



    Dana C. Lucas, 38, of 4320 Nanveen Drive in Louisville was arrested June 13 at 612 10th St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.




  • Zaring named teacher of the Year

    Sally Zaring (center), of Shelbyville, a first-grade teacher at Painted Stone Elementary, is presented with the Teacher of the Year Award by WKYT-TV personnel Amber Philpott (left) and Chris Bailey, after being nominated for the award by Lynn Whitaker, the grandmother of one of her students. The award is given each year by Morehead State University. Teachers do not have to be an alumnus.

  • County to consider adding court fees

    Shelby County magistrates will consider at their meeting tonight an ordinance that will add to the costs you pay for court proceedings.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court, which meets at 7 p.m. at Stratton Center, will consider first reading on significant fee increases on filings in circuit and district courts for both civil and criminal proceedings.

    If passed, the ordinance would add:

    §       $25 to file civil cases.

    §       $25 to court costs in circuit court.