Today's News

  • New law tightens up auto insurance

    A new state law that went into effect last week makes it mandatory for drivers to keep their auto insurance up to date – and be able to prove it.

    The Department of Insurance in Frankfort now are requiring insurance companies to report policies that have been terminated by drivers.

    State officials say that notices will be sent to owners of vehicles for which continuous coverage is not verified, and those owners will be given 30 days to establish coverage or to present proof of coverage.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair

    Contestants for the Little Miss and Mister will be judged at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Floral Hall. They should be at the show ring no later than 6 p.m. County winners will be eligible for the state contest at the Kentucky State Fair. First-place winners will receive $30, roses and a crown, plus a $100 savings bond. Second-place winners will receive $20, roses and a ribbon. Third-place winners will receive $15, roses and a ribbon. The pageant is sponsored by Danielle Dixon with Re/Max Performance Realty.


    Little Miss contestants:

  • Sheriff’s office, county clerk receive good audits

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the county clerk’s office have been shown to have excellent bookkeeping methods, the annual audit reports released from State Auditor Adam H. Edelen said.

    The reports found those offices to be in conformity with the state’s accounting standards and found nothing that state auditors considered to be weakness in their bookkeeping systems.

    Sheriff Mike Armstrong said the good report reflects on his staff.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair

    The Tiny Tot pageant will be held in Floral Hall at 6 p.m. Friday. All 2-year-olds can check in at 5:45 p.m., 3-year-olds by 6:30 p.m. and 4-year-olds can check in at 6:45 p.m. The pageant is sponsored by Danielle Dixon with Re/Max Performance Realty.


    The participants are:

    2-year old boys:

  • 16 to compete for Miss Shelby County Fair

    Sixteen Shelby County girls will compete Tuesday in the Miss Shelby County Fair pageant.

    A contestant must have reached her 16th birthday by Oct. 31 and shall not have reached her 22nd birthday by Oct. 31 of the year when the contest is held. Contestants will be judged from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

    At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, they will compete in casual attire, followed by formal attire at 7:30. There is also a private showing in bathing attire for judges only.

  • Organizers say Shelby County Omnium is first of its kind

    Bicyclists will be all over Shelby County this weekend.

    That’s thanks to a new and unique event that will be held here Saturday and Sunday.

  • Tipton (6 RBIs) tips scales of game

    Tyler Tipton’s big night at the plate helped the Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team make quick work of host Scott County on Tuesday.

    Tipton went 3-for-4 with six runs batted in to lead Shelbyville to an 11-0, 5-inning victory

  • Looking for a go-to No. 2

    Aaliyah Wells and Leeara Cardwell have been like the LeBron James and Dwyane Wade or Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook (depending on your NBA Finals preference) for the Collins girls’ basketball team during the past two seasons.

    Cardwell, however, graduated earlier this month, leaving a big void on the Titans’ next squad.

  • SCHS girls host basketball event

    Shelby County will host a girls’ basketball team shootout Monday-Wednesday. It will be played in the school’s auxiliary gym and at East Middle because Mike Casey Gymnasium is being painted.

    The complete schedule is below. All games are varsity unless otherwise noted.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: June 15, 2012

    Green Raiders Jr. Golf League