Today's News

  • State provides emergency road repair

    Two Shelby County roads will soon be repaired, thanks to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet County Road Aid emergency funds.

    KYTC awarded Shelby County $68,000 for road slide repairs on Bardstown Trail and $148,000 for repairs on Catwalk Road. 

    The KYTC District 5 Office will administer the work and GeoStabilization International LLC will repair the slides. Then to save on costs, KYTC maintenance staff and the Shelby County Road department will excavate and haul out the old materials.

  • New milk contract will help farms

     Just shy of his family’s 100th anniversary in the dairy business, John Kalmey had decided to close up shop on his Shelby County farm.

    But then, Maury Cox, the executive director of the Kentucky Dairy Development Council, came to him with a ray of hope: a southern Ohio farmer-owned cooperative known as Scioto.

    “Working with them, they were able to find a market for the milk,” Cox said. “It has to travel or be hauled to West Virginia.”

  • Golden Alert cancelled, missing woman found

    The 75-year-old Simpsonville resident who had been missing from her home since Wednesday afternoon has been found.

    Leoni Unzicker was found by a citizen on horseback Friday morning at the north end of Brooks Lane off U.S. 60, more than a mile from her home.

  • Rite Aid set to close

     Signs outside of the Shelbyville Rite Aid doors and a greeter at the front entrance of the store this week directing customers to information regarding the pending changes.

    Shelbyville’s Rite Aid is preparing to close their doors at the end of the month as the corporation completes its merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

    Last year Walgreens announced their plans to purchase more than 1,900 Rite Aid stores across the nation in exchange for cash proceeds of $4.157 billion.

  • Food worker has Hep A

    A food service worker from Huck’s gas station in Simpsonville has just been diagnosed with Hepatitis A.

    A press release from North Central District Health Department stated that an employee handled and cooked food from June 2-22 while ill. According to the health’s department Environmental Director, David Cammack, there have been 10 recent cases of Hep A around the county.

  • Post 37 blows away Floyds Knobs

    Using three innings of incredible offensive output, Shelbyville’s American Legion team blew out Floyds Knobs, Ind. by a score of 12-4 on Wednesday night at a game held at Bellarmine University in Louisville.

    The game served as the regular season finale for Post 37, which ends its campaign with a record of 10-9.

    After a slow start at the plate, Post 37 was able to plate 11 of its 12 runs in the win over its Indiana-based opponent from the fourth through the sixth innings alone to come away with the blowout win.

  • Fields to take part in Bassmaster tourney

    Collins High School freshman Evan Fields will compete in the biggest fishing tournament of his young life on August 1-3, as the angler is set to compete at the Bassmaster High School National Tournament at Kentucky Lake on the border of Kentucky and Tennessee.

    “My expectations for the tournament is not to win, but to do the best I can and just try to learn for future tournaments,” Fields said. “Of course I would love to win or place high, but if I learn as much as I can and try my hardest, I think that would be okay too.”

  • Simpsonville approves budget amendment

    At the city of Simpsonville’s regular meeting on Tuesday, the commission passed a budget amendment ordinance and gave an update on Police Chief Chip Minnis’ health following his July 4 accident.

  • Church News - July 20, 2018

     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

  • 1978: Glenveyrie Elementary closes for good

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