Today's News

  • UNDERWOOD: What will your legacy be?

    Our legacy will grow out of what we do this year. Matthew West’s The Story of Your Life raises some provocative questions about our future. “Is this the end or only the beginning? Is it the second chance you never thought you would get? The question is, will you do something with it? Or will you spend your days lost in your regret? This is the story of your life. You decide how the rest is going to be. This is your chance between the lines to redefine what legacy you will leave…is this the end or only the beginning?”

  • WICHE: Edible flowers tasty and pretty

    I think about food so much this time of the year because vegetables abound. I just came home from working at Courtney Farms in Bagdad with a load of vegetables that will be presented to Community Supported Agriculture subscribers for a weekend gathering of shared experiences and shared food. We are combining our farming efforts to bring food to local families, and that includes the pretty things that can be added and eaten in the mix.

  • News briefs, June 20, 2012

    Portions of U.S. 60, KY 55

    to be closed early today, tonight


    Edwards Moving of Shelbyville is transporting a “super load” through Shelby, requiring the closing of U.S. 60 and KY 55 at various times early this morning and overnight into Thursday.

    Most of the move will occur at night, under Kentucky State Police escort, to minimize disruption of traffic.

  • 60th anniversary: Stewart and Irene Waits

    Stewart and Irene Waits of Frankfort celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 14. They married June 14, 1952, in Frankfort. They have three daughters, Marilyn (George) Owens of Louisville, Phyllis (Mike) Bailey of Bagdad and Sandy (Ken) Phillips of Shelbyville; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. The couple celebrated with their family.

  • Engagement: Amos-Ninichuck

    Jim and Darlene Amos of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Melodie Brooke Amos, to Steven Anthony Ninichuck. He is the son of Steve and Donna Ninichuck of Ohio. The wedding will take place on June 30 in Louisville.

  • Engagement: Stokes-Davis

    Debbie and Cubb R. Stokes of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Reese Stokes of Fulton, to Terry Lynn Davis II of Shelbyville. He is the son of Kim Nutt and Terry Davis of Shelbyville.

    Stokes is a 2001 graduate of South Fulton High School, South Fulton, Tenn., and earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She is a trade operations specialist with Invesco Advisors, Inc. in Louisville.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair pageant winners

    Pageant winners were announced for the 2012 Shelby County Fair

  • Salvation Army donation

    Madison Stephenson (left) donated $35 to Betty Mattingly from the Salvation Army. Madison wrote and performed a song on YouTube about the Salvation Army and raised the money through family and friends. She is the daughter of Todd and Robin Stephenson.

  • Shelbyville gets its close-up

    Downtown Shelbyville was awash in the glow of good lighting on Monday.

    A film crew from City On A Hill Productions spent the entire day into the evening at the Shelby County Courthouse on 5th and Main streets, blocking the side street for the day and, at some times, one lane of Main Street. The crew also shot at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville at an earlier date.

    Producer Cassie Pelan said the movie, Acts of God,nearly is finished shooting, wrapping its sixth of seven weeks of filming, but the film won’t be ready until next year.

  • Fair’s horse show could be biggest ever

    The Shelby County Fair Horse Show, which gets under way tonight at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, is shaping up to be one of the biggest in a long time.

    “For the number of years I’ve been manager, I think this will be the biggest one we’ve seen,” R.H. Bennett said on Tuesday while he was trying to juggle stalls to fit all the need for boarding horses overnight. “We have people coming in from Georgia, Chicago, Evansville and other places. Of course, ninety percent of our competitors come from here in the county.”