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  • Promotional scammers targeting businesses

    Reports are coming in from across the nation concerning a scam in which an Iowa-based organization, CW, or City Wide, Promotions, is contacting local businesses claiming to be working with or on behalf of the area chamber of commerce or school sports programs seeking advertisement for calendar booklets.

    It appears the scammers may now be targeting the Shelby County region.

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  • KCHC focuses on scam protection

    When considering what makes up a healthy community, financial health typically does not top the list.  But the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities urges that personal economic health can weigh heavily on our physical health. 

    So on Tuesday, KCHC hosted a panel of experts who shared with a room of about 20 guests the importance of remaining savvy when faced with the growing possibility of becoming a scam target.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Calendar bill moves forward

    Due to a calendar conflict, the Shelby County Board of Education rescheduled their regularly planned Thursday meeting and convened instead on Tuesday for a special-called meeting.

  • Filing doesn’t have to be taxing

    With the confusion surrounding the possibility of delayed tax returns, tax-filing season got off to a rocky start.

    Nancy Kasey and Violeta Garner with Liberty Tax on Midland Trail in Shelbyville, confirmed that because the IRS issued a delay in releasing some refunds because of enhanced fraud protection with those claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax Credits (ACTC).

  • County gives easement to Kentucky Wired Project

    At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Shelby County Fiscal Court granted a deed of for an easement to the Kentucky Wired Project.

    The easement is located at 401 Main St. at the Shelby County Judicial Center.

    The project, the first step toward moving Shelby County’s rural areas forward in terms of high speed Internet access, enables Shelby County to be included in the initiative, whose goal is to connect all 120 Kentucky counties with gigabit internet.

  • Small town with a lot of heart

    If you'd like to settle down with a good book, a soon-to-be published book detailing the history of one of Shelby County's smallest towns might be just what you're looking for.

    Cropper Reflections is a collection of stories and photos that tell the history of Cropper, located in the northeastern portion of the county.

    Author Mike Grimes, a resident of Cropper, said stories date back to the first settlers who came to this part of Kentucky in the 1780s.

  • Cold front could bring snow

    Snow in the forecast will probably just mean some inconvenience for most people if that scenario comes to pass, but road crews are gearing up for the possibility and farmers are worried about fruit crops.

    “I heard that most of it is going to hit south of us, but we are ready for whatever happens,” said Shelby County Road Supervisor Craig Myatt.

  • Collins holds off Bearcats for 8th region championship

    As Anderson County guard Cobe Penny’s layup bounced off the left side of the rim and signaled the end for the Bearcats, the gym at Henry County High School exploded with cheers as both Collins fans and players stormed the court following the 54-53 win in the 8th Region Championship.

    After the game’s conclusion, three players from the Titans roster were named to the 8th Region Tournament team.

  • Collins captures 8th Region Title

    For the second time in consecutive nights, the Collins boys’ basketball season came down to late free throws.

    With five seconds remaining in regulation and down 53-52 to Anderson County, senior forward Dominique Turner stepped up to the foul line and knocked down both charity stripe shots to put Collins ahead by one point, but the game was not over yet.