Today's News

  • Be careful, mindful in Bible interpretations
  • VAN STOCKUM: Mt. Fuji Climb, Aug. 20-21, 1956; Part 2 (concluded): A breathtaking adventure

    Gotemba Trail

    We departed Station 2.5 on foot at about 12:30 p.m., and headed up the Gotemba Trail.

    The current Mt. Fuji website describes this trail:

  • Rawlins continues improving over summer

    With his first state title in the triple jump event back in May, Collins athlete T.J. Rawlins is still working towards improving and testing his own physical limits over this summer.

    Rawlins recently competed at the USA Track and Field Kentucky Association Junior Olympic Championships earlier this month and took second-place in the triple jump with a finish of 44-feet, two-inches.

  • Post 37 wins three games over weekend

    The Shelbyville American Legion team rebounded from a tough start to the season over the weekend, going 3-1 on Saturday and Sunday and improving to 4-6 on the season.

    Shelbyville 5, Owensboro 4

    Tied at four runs apiece late, Shelby was able to cash in on a sacrifice fly ball from Jakob McDaniel in the top of the sixth inning and helping Post 37 score what would prove to be the game-winning run for the team’s third and final win of the weekend.

  • Sewer infrastructure ordinance passes

    The Simpsonville City Commission passed an infrastructure related ordinance at its regular June 19 meeting.

    The ordinance — for which the first reading was held at the previous meeting — states that anyone who wants to install water/sewer infrastructure on their land must pay the same price as any neighbors who had constructed it before them, even if they are just connecting to that neighbor’s already-built lines.

  • Shelby rings in freedom with holiday events

    The 4th of July will come early and often in Shelby County this year.

    The explosive events begin Saturday morning with the Park Spark 5K race at the Shelby County Parks and Recreation’s Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center, 717 Burks Branch Road. Runners of all ages are welcome and will be split among two youth age groups and five adult age groups.

  • Shelby County Fair Horse Show results

    Class 1: Amateur Five-Gaited

    1. Emerald’s Blue Heir, Tandy Patrick, Tandy Patrick, Renee Biggins
    2. Speak No Evil, Dan and Kathy Cummins, Danny Cummins, Merrill Murray
    3. Hart’s Memories, Wyatt Dehart, Makayla James, Wyatt Dehart
    4. I’m Blue In The Face,  Mount Saddlebreds, Kelly Mount, Rob Byers
    5. Totally Courageous, Shirley Trail, John Trail, Shirley Trail


    Class 2: Junior Roadster Pony:

  • Routine traffic stop leads to burglary arrest

     A routine traffic stop turned into much more when Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Kyle Tipton pulled Christopher Corbett of Shelbyville over in the Waddy area last week.

    When Tipton pulled Corbett over for a simple seatbelt violation on June 20, he was quickly informed that Corbett was wanted on a Franklin County warrant and his license had been suspended. Upon further investigation, Tipton found even more – a wealth of illicit materials in Corbett’s car.

  • Datebook - June 27, 2018


    Homemakers book club

    The Homemakers book club, meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27 at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road. Participants can bring their lunches and favorite books they have read to tell other club members about them and then take home a new book to read. To register for the book club or for more information, call 633-4593.

    MAPP meeting

  • City officials look to trade places

    Several leaders in our community are looking to play a political version of musical chairs as two longtime mayors have recently announced confirmed decisions not to run for reelection.

    After 16 years at the helm of the council, Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty recently confirmed his decision to step back and let someone else take the reigns.

    “My wife and I have just decided there are things that we would like to do in the next chapter of our life,” he said.