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  • Simpsonville to hold special meeting Wednesday
  • Shelby author’s novel hits the shelves

    Need something to perk up your romantic side?

    If a new adult erotica romance novel from a first time Shelbyville author doesn't do the trick, nothing will.

    Camilla Corder, who goes by the pen name C.L. Huff, smiles as she thumbs through her recently published novel Never Enough.

    "It’s pretty racy in certain spots," she said with a wicked grin. "When I say adult romance, if you are not eighteen years old, you should not pick up this book."

  • State investigating Shelby oil spill

    A large oil spill last week in western Shelby County is not likely to cause any harm to any livestock in the area, state officials says.

    “We haven’t seen any adverse affects on any animals,” said John Mura, spokesperson for the Kentucky Energy and Environmental Cabinet. “We haven’t seen anything detrimental to animals. As far as vegetation, I’m not sure.”

  • Lincoln Dinner brings out Republicans

    The seats were packed and the stomachs were filled at Claudia Sanders Dinner House Saturday evening as Shelby County Republicans gathered for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

    Attendees dined on the local fare while enjoying bluegrass tunes from Wild & Rare before a brief greeting from recently appointed new SCRP chair Tony Harover opened the event.

  • Collaborating for culture

    Several schools across Shelby County are joining forces this week to spread cultural awareness within the community.

    On Thursday evening from 6-7:30, students from Simpsonville, Clear Creek and Painted Stone elementary schools will join West Middle and Collins High schools in the Collins cafeteria for Cultural Night.

  • Homicide investigation continuing

    The investigation is continuing into the death of Thai Le, the owner of Donut Express on Midland Trail, said police.

    “They’re still working it and it’s going kind of slow,” said Jeff Gregory, spokesperson for Kentucky State Police Post 4. “It’s still early in the investigation, they’re still doing interviews, looking at evidence,” he said.

    Le, 54, was found dead at his home on Creekview Court in Shepherdsville March 17.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves planning committee’s recommendations

     

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Edwards Moving and Rigging moving on new development

    A new industry may be quietly tiptoeing into Shelby County.

    The Triple S Planning Commission convened Tuesday for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting and heard a development plan for an 87,500-square-foot warehouse on Everett Hall Road.  However, if there are plans in the works for the anticipated development, those involved aren’t ready to share.

  • Shelbyville Donut shop owner murdered

    A small donut shop on Midland Trail is closed with a small, hastily scrawled, handwritten sign taped to the door, proclaiming the shop closed until further notice due to a family emergency.

    That family emergency refers to the death of Thai C. Le, owner of Donut Express, that police are labeling murder.

    The 54-year old was found dead at his home on Creekview Court in Shepherdsville Friday afternoon, according to Jeff Gregory, spokesperson for Kentucky State Police's Post 4.

  • Collins culinary arts team wins state

    The Collins culinary arts team is as hot as habanera.

    The cooking team won its state competition Wednesday at the Galt House in Louisville and will now start prepping for the national competition to be held in Nashville in July.

    “We were ecstatic,” first year culinary arts student and Collins senior Camden Hunter said. “We just looked at each other in awe and thought, ‘Did we really just win state? Are we really going to nationals?’ It hit us by surprise.”