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  • Mooneyhan honored for distinguised service

    With more than four decades in the education business, Leon Mooneyhan would appear nobrainer for the Kentucky Association of School Administrators' Distinguished Service Award.

    At the group's annual conference, the KASA recognizes a retired or retiring member of the education community celebrate to their work to advance the objectives and purposes of the KASA and serve the education community.

    When he was presented with the award on Thursday, Mooneyhan said he was surprised, but he said he told the group it wasn't one-man show.

  • PSC OKs Shelby Energy's increase

    If you’re a Shelby Energy customer, your rates are going to rise today.

    Shelby Energy got its desired raise Tuesday from the Kentucky Public Service Commission, though not as much as it had been seeking.

    The PSC authorized the cooperative to increase its rates by 5.2 percent, which will boost its annual revenue by $1.9 million, but it’s nearly $350,000 less than the amount sought.

  • Saddle Seat World Cup coming to Shelby

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  • News briefs: July 21, 2010

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  • New park to be called Shelby Trails

    The county’s newest park has a name.

    Roger and Diane Shott of Anchorage, who have donated more than 400 acres they own on Aiken Road for that park, have christened the place “Shelby Trails.”

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Clay Cottongim gave that news to Shelby County Fiscal Court during its meeting Tuesday night, and then he asked for money.

  • New park to be called Shelby Trails

    The county’s newest park has a name.

    Roger and Diane Shott of Anchorage, who have donated more than 400 acres they own on Aiken Road for that park, have christened the place “Shelby Trails.”

    Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Clay Cottongim gave that news to Shelby County Fiscal Court during its meeting Tuesday night, and then he asked for money.

  • Time to hit cancel on texts

    Drivers young and old now need to think twice about pulling out their cell phones while on the commonwealth’s roads.

    Kentucky’s new texting and cell phone laws went into effect on July 1, but fines and tickets are still a few months away.

    The new law, House Bill 415, states that no driver can “write, send, or read text-based communication using a personal communication device.”

  • News Briefs: July 23, 2010

    Shelby’s unemployment rises slightly in June Shelby County’s unemployment rose slightly in June but remained below 9 percent for the second consecutive more, hitting 8.9 percent for June according to figures released Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training. Shelby was one of only 13 counties in Kentucky whose unemployment rose in the month (up from 8.6 percent in May), but its rate still remained among the lowest n the state, trailing only Oldham (8.2) and Franklin (8.7) in the area around Louisville. Fayette and

  • EARLIER: City to get free help on 7th Street plan

    The city of Shelbyville is about to get big help for a little, or no, cost.

    The city agreed at Thursday's city council meeting to get help from City Solutions Center for a 7th Street corridor study.