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  • City approves several streets for city road system

    The Shelbyville City Council voted Thursday night to accept several new streets into the city road system.

    This would allow the city to be able to maintain these roads and include them in such activities as repairing potholes and winter maintenance, including salting and snowplowing.

    At the request of its public works department, the council approved these streets:

  • Scathing KLC audit likely won't affect relations in Shelby

     

    A stinging audit of the spending practices of the Kentucky League of Cities likely won’t affect Shelby County’s two cities’ relationship with that organization.

  • Holiday events in need

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  • Wills case continued to Dec. 23

    A Shelby County woman charged with embezzling $600,000 of escrow accounts from her employer has delayed her scheduled appearance in Shelby Circuit Court until Dec.

  • News Briefs: Dec. 16, 2009

     Animal shelter applications sought

    The Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board is seeking applications from county governments for shares of $3 million in grant money to provide funding for animal shelter construction and improvements.

  • Shelby schools could oppose state proposal

    When the Shelby County School Board meets Thursday it will consider the approval of a Resolution of Opposition to a proposed plan that would allow the state to capture local school district contingency funds to help with its projected fiscal shortfall for the 2010-12 fiscal biennium.

    Kentucky state law requires local school districts to maintain a contingency fund equal to at least 2 percent of their annual budgets.

  • County completes circle on Harley land

    Shelby County Fiscal Court voted on a zoning issue Tuesday morning just as it had three months ago to the day – but this time the result was the opposite.

    Magistrates unanimously approved a motion to rescind a 150-acre zone change from agricultural to industrial for the Shelby County Industrial Park, one of the parcels targeted to attract Harley-Davidson.

  • EARLIER: It's time to get ready for winter weather

    If you've ignored the wooly worms and the squirrels and all the other dire forecasts that a cruel winter may be upon us, Shelby County Fiscal Court wants to make sure you don't miss the news.

    Magistrates proclaimed this week as Winter Weather Awareness week, and that's more than just a slogan to Emergency Management Agency Director Charlie Frazee, the man who proposed it.

  • Fiscal Court approves sheriff's 2010 budget

    Shelby County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to accept the 2010 budget submitted by Shelby County Sheriff Mike Armstrong that included a slight increase from 2009.  Armstrong’s 2010 budget is projected to include $1,310,200 in tax receipt

  • Frankfort Road accident victim dies

    A Frankfort woman who had been in critical condition since being injured in a single-vehicle auto accident Wednesday has died. Clarice Agnes Barber Burch, 46, of Frankfort, died Saturday at the University of Louisville Hospital, where she had been airlifted following the accident late Wednesday afternoon.