Today's News

  • Wife stabs husband in groin


  • Update: Health department reopens Legends

    Less than two days after the North Central Health District closed Legends restaurant, the county's only chinese eatery has been cleared to reopen.

    Legends, located in Settlers Center, was closed Wednesday afternoon after employees of a neighboring business reported that live ducks were caged outside behind the restaurant. North Central Health District Director Renee Blair said Friday that inspectors had visited Legends on multiple occasions since Wednesday and that owner Jenny Sun had worked hard to bring the establishment up to code. 

  • COLUMN: Addressing anxiety

    Anxiety is a dilemma that all of us have faced some time in our lives, and we wonder “is this who I really am? Are there others like me?”
    Why do some people become more excited than others, although each may have experienced, relatively speaking, the same factors ? Well, people react differently due to heredity, perhaps biological factors, or even how each was raised as a child.

  • Taylorsville Police Citations: Aug. 28 edition

    The Taylorsville Police Department issued the following citations July 29 through Aug. 14:

    Harlie M. Naumowicz, 18, of Finchville Road in Shelbyville, was cited July 29 for failure to wear seat belts.

    Krystal Cranmer, 26, of Isaac Way, was cited July 29 for no registration plates and no registration receipt.

  • COLUMN: Masters of camouflage: Look out for stinging caterpillars

    This time of the year I am on the lookout for a variety of masterfully camouflaged stinging caterpillars.  The first time I saw one it sort of turned into a game:  I took Andy down to the Parrotia tree and said “can you find the caterpillar?”  He never did because this caterpillar looked exactly like the scorched edge of a leaf that would be a result of a long hot summer.  

  • COLUMN: UKAg Weather Center and Kentucky Mesonet offer new features to assist farmers

    When farmers want to know how the weather will impact their planting, growing and harvesting decisions, they can get a multitude of information from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Ag Weather Center website and the Kentucky Mesonet. Agriculture meteorologists Tom Priddy and Matt Dixon continually add new features to keep the state’s farmers and livestock producers in the know.
    Recently Priddy and Dixon updated the center’s PointAgCast to include additional information that farmers had requested.

  • PHOTOS: First Assembly youth group helps clean up at Valley Cemetery

    The First Assembly of God youth group cleaned up Valley Cemetery on Aug. 18. The Valley Cemetery Board of Directors supervised the cleanup. Board member Annelle Hoene said the assistance was very much appreciated. The youth especially enjoyed learning about the Civil War veteran buried there, she said.

  • COLUMN: Worry does not have to consume you

    Today’s scripture comes from Luke 12:22-34:

  • COLUMN: Life's simple things

    In my life I have been blessed to travel and to see some of the most amazing things, from the beauty of Yosemite to a snow covered village in the mountains of Japan, from the awesome power of a pacific storm crashing into the cliffs off of Washington’s Puget sound, to the splendor of a starlit sky while camping in the Appalachians. I don’t know how you could see those things and not be in awe of God’s handiwork.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Aug. 28

    Waddy concert series continues
    Appearing Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the shelter at Waddy Baptist Church in Shelby County will be Benson Creek. Attendees are encouraged to bring their instruments and voice-audience participation is encouraged for the second half of the program. Concessions will be available.
    This is a free community event sponsored by Waddy Baptist Church. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. This is the last concert of the summer series.
    For more information, contact Kent McKinney at 502-513-8100.

    Wakefield Christian plans