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  • La Grange man still hospitalized after wreck

    A man who was ejected from his car in an accident on La Grange Road Friday morning is still hospitalized at the University of Louisville.

    Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Gene Witt said that Scott A. Lynn, 33, of La Grange was traveling southbound on KY 53, about two miles south of the Oldham County line when his car ran off the road.

  • No Kill expert visiting Shelby

    A "No Kill Kentucky" event will be held Saturday night in the Shelby Christian Church gymnasium, featuring Nathan J. Winograd, author, radio host and founder of the No Kill Advocacy Center.

    Winograd will explain the steps of becoming a "No Kill Kentucky" during an address to animal lovers, humane societies, rescue organizations, animal control officers and the public at 5 p.m. at 2375 Frankfort Road.

    Shelby Christian Church pastor Dave Hamlin said Thursday that at least 300 people had registered to attend.

  • No Kill Mission to be held at Shelby Christian

    A "No Kill Kentucky" event will be held Saturday night in the Shelby Christian Church gymnasium, featuring Nathan J. Winograd, author, radio host and founder of the No Kill Advocacy Center.

    Winograd will explain the steps of becoming a "No Kill Kentucky" during an address to animal lovers, humane societies, rescue organizations, animal control officers and the public at 5 p.m. at 2375 Frankfort Road.

    Shelby Christian Church pastor Dave Hamlin said Thursday that at least 300 people had registered to attend.

  • News Briefs: March 3, 2010

     Schools facility committee meets Thursday

  • Ethingtons clean up some junk but not all of it

    Ethington Auto Sales has made progress in removing junked vehicles from its property on Midland Trail by its March 1 deadline, but the company continues to violate zoning regulations.

    Triple S Planning and Zoning issued letters in December, January and February warning that fines could be levied if the areas were not cleaned up dozens of junked cars, and Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said owner Donnie Ethington has asked for a 30-day extension because of the weather.

  • Snow forecasts: How deep will it get?

    Longtime Shelby Countians tell the story often and with the time-granted ability to smile and even chuckle:

    One night in January 1994, they went to bed after hearing that Shelby County would see snow flurries over night.

    They awakened the next morning to 17 inches. That was 16 years ago Saturday.

  • News Briefs: Feb, 26, 2009

     Simpsonville Commission

    holds special meeting

    The Simpsonville City Commission will conduct a special called meeting today at 4 p.m. to discuss the purchase or sale of property. City officials declined to elaborate on the specific property. The meeting will be held at city hall.

     

    ‘New Cool’ up for award

  • Aftershocks from Haiti

    Claire Miertschin, injured and in pain, kept vigil over her dying friend throughout what she told her family was the longest night of her life, as they slept in a field in Haiti after the earthquake had battered their bodies and throw their mission trip into disarray.

  • Magistrates promise to explore smoking ban

    Magistrates committed Tuesday to explore the issue of a smoking ban in Shelby County but set no timetable to do so.

    Shelby County Fiscal Court held a workshop at Stratton Center to hear discussion on an issue being pushed by a group called Make Shelbyville Restaurants Smoke Free.

  • School closing a quick call Thursday morning

    Many families awoke to quite a surprise Thursday morning when Shelby County Public Schools were canceled.

    With most of the worst snow and weather to the south and east of the county, there seemed little chance that Shelby County's kids would miss another day in the classroom.

    Shelby County Director of Student Accounting and Support Services Gary Kidwell said the decision had to be made quickly as the weather started to turn worse very early Thursday morning.