Today's News

  • Datebook - June 19, 2019

    This Week

    Learning Disabilities

    Parents of Children with Learning Differences and Attention Difficulties meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, 2210 Goldsmith Lane, No. 118, Louisville. For additional information call the LDA office at 502-473-1256.

    Cropper Ruritan

    Cropper Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20.

  • Anniversary announcement - McKinney

     Bill and Janice McKinney are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The couple was originally married at Waddy Baptist Church by pastor Argin G. Floyd on June 21, 1969. They are holding an anniversary party Sunday, June 23, 2-4:30 p.m. at The Stratton Community Center. All friends and relatives are invited.

  • American Legion opens season two 2 wins

     The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team opened its season with two wins in a doubleheader with Oldham County Post 39 Wednesday at Collins High School.

    Post 37 dominated both games, racing out for a 6-1 win in the opener and staying hot in a 7-3 win to wrap the night.

    Post 37 skipper Matt Buresh said the doubleheader was a good start to the season and is pleased on how the team looks this early.

  • Javanon FC appears in Midwest Regional

     Collins girls’ soccer may be over, but that doesn’t mean some team members aren’t still playing.

    Sophomore goalkeeper, Amanda Smither will make an appearance at the Midwest Regionals with Javanon FC after the club defeated Northern Kentucky Soccer 5-1 in the State Cup.  With the win, Javanon will travel to Saginaw, Mich. on June 21 to take on the State Champions from Wisconsin in the Midwest Regional.

    Smither says she’s excited for the opportunity and can not wait to take the field.

  • Stingrays notch first win

     The Shelby Stingrays swim team kicked off its season Monday at Harmony Landing in Goshen.

    The Stingrays dominated Harmony, rolling up 522 total points compared to the home team’s 199.The Stingrays took 1st in 34 of the 50 individual events.

    Stingrays head coach Tom Coons was clearly pleased with his team’s excellent effort in its fist meet of the season.

  • Do or do not. There is no try

    By Jerry Cappel

    There is an old story of a tightrope walker who could perform many difficult and amazing stunts on a high wire. He would often perform in unusual places such as between buildings or over a canyon, without a net, to boost the dramatic effect.

  • 1924: Moonshine bust finds 20 gallons of whiskey

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  • Church News - June 14, 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

  • Datebook - June 12, 2019

    This Week

    Kiwanis Club meeting

    Shelbyville Kiwanis Club meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, June 13 at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street.  Lunch is served at noon. Club meetings are open to the general public interested in learning more about Kiwanis International.

    Lions Club

  • Shelby’s Clark, Collins receive Courier-Journal awards

     The Shelby County Rockets were well represented Sunday at the Courier Journal Sports Awards recognizing some of the most outstanding individuals in the Kentuckiana high school sports scene. Grace Clark would win Golfer of the Year and Caleb Collins would be named to the All-Area Team. Collins golfer Rylee Suttor was named to the All-Area Girls’ Golf Team and was nominated for Girls Golfer of the Year.