Local News

  • News Briefs: Sept. 29, 2010

     Special Olympics equestrian event back in Shelby

  • Building moratorium headed for 7th Street

    The Shelbyville City Council is continuing to crack down on 7th Street.

    As the city, county and Triple S Planning Commission continue to study the corridor up to the entrance of Clear Creek Park, the city has started the process of placing a building moratorium on its portion of the area.

    At Thursday's meeting, the council approved the first reading of an ordinance that will postpone any building and demolition permits, zoning map amendments and development plans for the area.

  • EARLIER: Home of murder suspect burns down

    Fire investigators are citing arson as the possible cause of a fire that burned the home of a former Shelbyville man who is charged with murdering his girlfriend nearly to the ground Wednesday morning.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 24, 2010

     Shelby’s unemployment

  • Property owners to city: Sidewalks not our problem

    Several residents came to Thursday’s Shelbyville City Council meeting looking for answers on the city’s mandated sidewalk repair letters that were mailed recently.

    Some came asking the city for more time and help with the repairs, but most were questioning its legality.

  • Regional golf: SCHS girls are 2nd


    The Shelby County High School girls golf team will be returning to the State Tournament.

    SCHS was the runner-up Monday at the 5th Regional Tournament at Midland Trail in Middletown.

  • EARLIER: 'I sliced her from ear to ear'

     A friend of a former Shelbyville man accused of murdering a woman from Mount Eden on Sept. 3 claims the man admitted doing so the next day while trying to convince him to help get rid of her body.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 22, 2010

     SCHS Homecoming, Pep Rally for Life

  • News Briefs: Sept. 17, 2010

     State’s jobless rate up to 10 percent

    Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10 percent in August from a revised 9.9 percent in July 2010, according to figures compiled by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. That rate is .8 percentage points lower than the 10.8 percent rate recorded in August 2009 for the state. The 10 percent rate matches June.

  • School board looking at 'green' buses

    Shelby County High School is navy blue and gold, and Collins is light blue and black, but Shelby County Public Schools is making a push for green.

    Earlier this year, the district, in conjunction with five other school districts, hired an Energy Manager to help control utility costs throughout the district and find new ways to help the district save money.

    Sherman Adams will give his first report on the state of energy management to the school board at Thursday's School Board meeting.