Today's News

  • Post 37 'came together' to take title

    Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 picked the perfect time to play its best baseball, capturing its sixth state championship – and third in eight years – this past weekend in Paducah.
    Shelbyville (19-11) ran roughshod over its competition, winning four consecutive games – all by three or more runs – on its way to the crown, capturing the title with a 5-2 triumph over host Paducah in the final at Brooks Stadium.

  • Collins opens OK, but SCHS building

    Monday’s Rocket Invitational was another building block for the Collins boys’ golf team and a starting block for the Shelby County squad.

    The Titans, playing in their third invitational in a week, finished in fourth place, and the host Rockets, with an all-new lineup, opened their season with a 16th-place finish.

  • Thomas’ birdie at 18 clinches title

    Madison Thomas’ nerves may have been aflutter, but that didn’t show with her putter.

    Thomas, a sophomore at Shelby County High School, birdied the final hole at Weissinger Hills Golf Course on Saturday to win the Rocket Invitational by one stroke.

     “Eighteen was a big rush for me. I couldn’t calm myself down,” Thomas said. “But I knew where I was and what I needed to do.”

  • Brown’s PGA debut a wild ride

    Brandon Brown’s big break into the big time looked like it might produce a big payday – for a little while anyway.

    In his PGA Tour debut last weekend, Brown, a professional golfer from Shelbyville, went from being in danger of not making the cut in the Reno-Tahoe Open, to challenging for a top-10 spot, to a respectable 62nd-place finish in his first crack at the sport’s major league. 

  • Wiley opens with 78 in U.S. Amateur

    Shelbyville’s Candice Wiley shot a 6-over-par 78 Monday in the first round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.

    Wiley, a senior-to-be golfer at the University of Louisville, had four birdies, two bogeys and four double-bogeys in her round at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Hi-Point bond rates up for annual review

    It’s that time of year again for some homeowners who live in the Hi-Point Subdivision along Boone Station Road in Shelbyville.

    Property owners in Phase 1 will be getting their bond bills soon from the city of Shelbyville, because the city council will consider at its meeting Thursday the first reading of the annual ordinance to set those rates.

  • Birth: Baker son

    Andrew Baker and Ember Riddle announce the birth of their first child, a son, Feb. 7, 2012 at Norton’s Suburban Hospital Louisville. He has been named Jezzah William Baker. He was born at 6:45 p.m., weighing seven pounds and eight ounces and 21 inches tall.

    Grandparents are Claudia Riddle of Simpsonville, Bill and Cathy Baker of Louisville, and the late Jim Riddle.

    Great-grandparents are Nancy Baker and the late Clayton Baker.

  • Birth: Monroe daughter

    Aaron and Diana Monroe of Waddy announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, on May 25, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East. She has been named Kendall Michelle Monroe.

    Born at 4:23 p.m. she weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 21 ½inches long. She has a 2-year-old sister, Aubrey Monroe. Grandparents are Lewis and Darlene Daniels of Graefenburg; Nathan and Beth Monroe of Waddy.  Great-grandparents are Harold & Glenna Monroe of Shelbyville, Clyde Daniels of Frankfort, Grace Wrenn of Lancaster, Christine Burgin of Harrisonville, Allan Murphy of Waddy.

  • Vows renewed: Burgin-Crombie

    Surrounded by friends and family, Tamryn Royce Burgin, 51, and Barry Lee Crombie, 52, renewed their vows July 15 at Simpsonville Baptist Church.

    She is the daughter of Wilson Burgin of Alexandria and the late Betty Horton Burgin. She graduated from Shelby County High School in 1979 and Cincinnati Technical College in 1991 with a degree in managerial accounting.

    He is the son of Adriel “Sonny” and Emma Lou Crombie of Simpsonville and graduated from Shelby County High School in 1978.

  • Wedding: Ellis wedding

    Randi Marsh and Derek Ellis were married July 28 at their home in Frankfort.

    She is the daughter of Frank Morris of Frankfort. He is the son of Marty McClain of Frankfort and Kevin Ellis of Lexington.