Today's News

  • Women's Wellness event in Monday

    Ladies, if you’re interested in a fun-filled, high-energy community event where professionals present topics specifically focused on you, then be sure to get your tickets to the 14th Annual Women’s Wellness Affair.

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville will host the event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29 at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, 3202 Shelbyville Road. Tickets are on sale now through today.

    Topics and events will include:

    Health and wellness education

    Tastings from Archer Roose Wines

    Food and fashion

  • Church News - April 26, 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

  • The complicated history of France, Notre Dame

    By Dave Charlton

    In May of 2015 my wife and I were in Paris, and among the many places we anticipated visiting in the city, at the top of our list was the cathedral of Notre Dame.

  • Gemma’s Italian Plate opens in Shelbyville

     Brian Curella got his start working at the legendary Kaelin’s restaurant in Louisville - and hopes to bring the skills he learned there to Shelbyville.

    “I’ve been around restaurants, hotels and bars either around a kitchen cooking or entertaining,” he said. “I did just about every hat as I grew older at that job.”

    Curella has opened up a new family restaurant - Gemma’s Italian Plate – at 535 Main Street in Shelbyville and hopes that it becomes a Main Street staple. 

  • 2009: 95-year-old note found in hidden whiskey bottle

    10 years ago…

    In 2009, a collapsing roof on a construction site left three injured. A half-completed building’s roof collapsed, causing injuries to three of the construction workers who were in the process of building it. Though none of the injuries the workers sustained were life-threatening, one of them was considered in serious condition thanks to a broken leg. The accident occurred at the future site of a Family Video on Midland Trail in Shelbyville and was under OSHA investigation.

  • SCPS, law enforcement secure unloaded weapon at Collins High School

    Shelby County Public Schools, the Collins High School Resource Officer and local law enforcement Thursday were able to secure an unloaded weapon brought to the school by a student.

    “Early this morning school administration was made aware of the possibility that a student had a weapon. School officials acted quickly and discreetly to speak with the student and determined that the student was in possession of an unloaded firearm. A complete search determined there was no ammunition,” the district stated in a release.

  • VAN STOCKUM: Close calls during World War II, Part 7: Eureka!

    Ed Caeser in his New York Times article, “The Epic Hunt for a Lost World War II Aircraft Carrier,” described further the search for the sunken USS Wasp (C-7). He was actually aboard the research vessel Petrel, during the search.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL: Budget sees almost 10 percent increase

    The Shelbyville City Council heard on first reading the 2019-20 budget Thursday which saw an almost 10 percent increase from the current budget.

    The balanced budget of $11.12 million is more than 9 percent higher than last year’s $10.2 million budget, and Mayor David Eaton said the budget is perfectly balanced with $11.12 million in General Fund expense projected for next fiscal year.

    “All budgets are balanced, with no surpluses or deficits,” he said in the annual Mayor’s Budget Message.

  • Colonel change

     When the 2019-20 season rolls around for the Collins girls’ basketball team, there will be a different look on the Titans bench. Head coach Sean Pigman made it official Monday, he will step down as the coach of the Titans and has accepted the same position at Whitley County.

    The Titans wrapped the 2018-19 season at 23-13 and went on to win the 8th Region Tournament to punch the school’s first ticket to the KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.

  • Collins walks away from Anderson

     After losing their last three games, the Collins baseball team bounced back in a big way Friday defeating 30th District foe, Anderson County 15-0 in three innings.

    The Bearcats could not throw pitches through the strike zone against the Titans, walking nine batters in just three innings, which put plenty of Titans in scoring position.