Today's News

  • KSP investigates suicide at B&N

    A suicide closed the B&N Food Mart in Bagdad Monday evening.

    According to the Kentucky State Police, an unidentified man died by suicide inside the market. 

    Trooper Bernie Napier, the Public Affairs Officer for Post 12, said the unidentified man apparently died in front of his wife, from whom he had been separated.

  • Datebook - March 6, 2019

    This Week

    Cooking under pressure

  • Plante participates in exercises with Marines

     Cpl. Neil Plante, a rifleman and team leader with Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, holds security during platoon attack training at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 28. Plante, a native of Shelbyville, graduated from Martha Layne Collins High School in May 2015 before enlisting in August the same year.

  • Titans boast depth, experience for 2019

     As the calendar flips to March the weather is warming and fields are starting to grow again. With the change of season comes the change of sports, and the 2019 Collins baseball team looks to bounce back after an 18-18 campaign last year.

    The 2018 squad advanced to the 8th Region semifinals where it suffered a narrow, 11-10, defeat at the hands eventual region champion South Oldham.

    Collins head coach Mike Hammond says the expectations for the upcoming season are the same as they are every year – to bring home a championship.

  • New season, new coach same Rockets

     The Shelby County Rockets will have a new coach for the new 2019 season, but it’s the same old Rockets as the Shelby County baseball team prepares for the 2019 season.

    The Rockets are coming off a 20-11 season and the team’s first district title in five years after posting a 3-2 win over rival Collins in the 2018 tournament.

  • Church News - March 1, 2019

    Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.


    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.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

  • Fighting childhood hunger

    Though only 16 years old, Shelby County's Heaven Redmon is determined to end childhood hunger, and in just six months she's already made a significant dent in her cause.

    "I've already collected over 24,000 items," she said.

    Along with her mother, Tiffany, Redmon has hosted several collection drives and pageants to garner a multitude of non-perishable donations hoping to quiet tiny rumbling tummies across Shelby County.

  • Waddy distillery still a possibility

    Though little discussion has stirred recently regarding the project, plans for a distillery in Waddy are still moving forward.

    "We are still working very hard to raise the capital so we can begin," said Judy Hollis with Hollis Jones & Associates, and one of the organizers of Grain, Limestone & Oak LLC.

    Hollis said they are making progress.  "We are still planning to move forward."

  • We must be serious about tackling abuse

    By Dave Charlton

    No more excuses. No more talk. No more foot-dragging. No more waffling. No more promises of “reform” that amount to nothing.

  • 1974: Old Floral Hall building torn down at Fairgrounds

    10 years ago…