Today's News

  • Ken-Tex recognized as a top 10

    Shelbyville's Ken-Tex BBQ has earned a top 10 title among BBQ dining options in Kentucky.

    A survey conducted by Kentucky 100, a new, twice-monthly publication that delivers 100-word stories and short videos to subscribers, tasked readers with selecting the top 10 BBQ restaurants and joints in Kentucky.

    “We’ll pit Kentucky’s BBQ against the best anywhere,” said Publisher Chad Carlton. “Picking just 10 places wasn’t easy. Our readers and our staff are passionate about great food.”

  • Help in grief comes from listening, hope

    By Dave Charlton 

    17 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days.

    18 Now Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem,

    19 and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother.

    20 When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home.

  • 1974: Man pleads guilty of selling fake insurance

    10 years ago…

  • Church News - March 29, 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

  • County 911 board consider funding through water companies

     Shelby County is exploring a possible method to help fund its 911 services following a longstanding decline in its primary income.

    The county’s dispatch services used to receive a significant majority of their funding through fees attached to home phone service, but according to Chris Spaulding, director of Shelby County Emergency Management, the use of landlines has plummeted in recent years. 

  • BlueMine Health partners with Baptist Hospital

     Select Shelby County residents may soon have new healthcare benefits.

    BlueMine Health has allied with Baptist Health to provide a wider range of services to those eligible, including those in the Shelbyville area.

    According to Michael Dees, president of BlueMine, the healthcare service has a unique business model that partners directly with businesses.

  • VAN STOCKUM: Close calls during World War II: Part 5; By rail across the country to San Diego; by converted merchant cargo ship to the South Pacific

    In mid-August 1942, having completed my two week assignment as Commander of the beach guard on Onslow Beach at the Marine Base at New River, N.C., later named Camp Lejeune, I brought my company back to the main base where we continued to train for combat.

  • Brotherly bond

     In the fall of 2016, Gerson Solis, a sophomore at the time was in the middle of his second soccer season with the Collins Titans when he received news that his parents had to return to Mexico. Solis, who was born in the United States and is a citizen, had a decision to make.

  • Titans win three straight

     The Collins baseball team regrouped after an 0-3 start and grabbed its first win of the season against Ashland Blazer. The Titans then kept that momentum rolling with wins at East Jessamine and at home against Christian Educational Consortium to move back to .500 on the season.


    Collins 9,
    CEC 0

    The Titans started early, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first when Evan Payne’s double brought home Drew Goodlett and Nick McLaughlin for a 2-0 lead.

  • Rockets searching for 1st win

     The Shelby County softball team fell to 0-3 on the season after home losses to Eminence and North Oldham last week. The Rockets were scheduled to play at Anderson County Monday, but was cancelled due to rain. It will be made up April 22.


    North Oldham 7,
    Shelby County 2

    The Mustangs came out swinging Friday against the Rockets, tacking on four runs in the top of the first inning. North Oldham would add on another run in the second to make it 5-0.