Today's News

  • Women’s Wellness Affair spotlights hidden health issues

    There was barely an open seat at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House Monday night when Jewish Hospital Shelbyville hosted its 13th annual Women’s Health Affair.

    The event gave women a chance to learn more about their unique health concerns, participate in a silent auction, connect with Shelby County health services and win door prizes from local businesses.

    Keynote speaker pulmonologist Dr. Josephine Mei opened with a subject women are slow to take care of – themselves.

  • Six Shelby Odyssey teams to advance to Worlds Finals

     After a fantastic showing over the weekend, six Shelby teams have qualified to compete in the World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind.  Collins High School hosted the state competition on Saturday after inclement weather in March forced a relocation from Union.

    Teams from around the state attended and brought their best performances.

    Ten teams from Shelby County competed and coaches say they are proud of their students for their achievements.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Amended calendar up for approval

     The Shelby County Board of Education will consider adding a day to 2017-18 school calendar at Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting.

    Due to a snow day earlier this year, the amended calendar would add one day to district schedule, pushing the end of the year to Friday, May 25.

  • Perfect game leads to Shelby victory

    Pitchers all-around the country and in the world can go an entire lifetime without being able to finish a game with a no-hitter much less a perfect game, so the city of Shelbyville was in for a treat in Tuesday night’s matchup between the Rockets and visiting East Jessamine.

    Rockets pitcher Caleb Collins was as good as one can be on the mound, tossing his first career perfect game at home while being backed up by some stellar defense in a 4-0 win over the visiting Jaguars (6-16).

  • Collins tops Eastern behind big inning

    The Titans baseball team needed just one inning to accumulate all seven runs on Tuesday night, handing host Eastern a 7-1 defeat handily.

    Robert Sproul, Brandon Ethington and Will Cline were each able to drive in two RBIs apiece in the opening inning of action, setting the table for the rest of the game and giving starting pitcher Austin Ruble plenty of run support.

    Ruble made the most of his safety net, tossing a complete game win while allowing six hits and one earned run. In addition, the pitcher struck out five Eagle hitters and walked three in the victory.

  • Six Shelbyville athletes named triple threat winners

    The KHSAA unveiled a new honor to bestow upon high school athletes from around the state with its new ‘Triple Threat Award’ on May 14, given to athletes who excel at three or more different sports in the fall, winter and spring seasons.

    Between the Shelby County and Collins high schools, six athletes were named: Four athletes for the Titans were selected, and two from SCHS.

    From Collins, athletes Hannah Cleary, Henry Robbins, Mary Grace Vest and Lilly Vest were each named winners of the award.

  • Rockets extend winning streak to five

    Shelby County softball continued its hot streak with a 4-1 win over visiting Carroll County Wednesday, moving to 18-12 this season.

    Three of the Rockets’ four runs came on RBIs, with Elizabeth Ivers, Haley Vermillion and Sierra Redmon helping guide Shelby to the win.

    “It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win,” Rockets coach Kelly Cable said. “We didn’t hit it like we have been, but we were able to string some hits together and scratch out some runs.”

  • Kentucky leading way in new talent system

    A new federal program aims to supercharge workforce development, and Kentucky will be one of the first states to take it for a test drive. 

    Kentucky is one of three states, along with Michigan and Tennessee, chosen as testing grounds for the Talent Pipeline Management System, a new workforce development program designed to help businesses find employees who will excel in their fields. 

  • 1988: First Christian ordains 1st woman pastor

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  • Church News - May 18, 2018

    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 Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services begin with a meal at 6 p.m., followed by children and youth activities at 6:30 p.m. and adult Bible study at 6:45 p.m.


    Beechridge Baptist