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  • City studies zoning in downtown core

    After completing its East End Study earlier this year, the Shelbyville City Council is now looking into keeping the rest of downtown in good shape.

    The council held a workshop on Tuesday to discuss the different zoning districts, future regulations and uses in those districts.

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty said he hopes the council can have a recommendation for Triple S Planning and Zoning to review at its meeting Thursday. 

  • City Council to hear zoning proposals

    After skipping a meeting that fell during the Shelbyville Horse Show, the Shelbyville City Council will be back in session Thursday with its regular meeting.

    The council will discuss downtown zoning issues, with the hopes of making a recommendation to the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission, Mayor Tom Hardesty said.

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  • One thought dead in interstate crash

    Details are still sparse on a crash on I-64 in Shelbyville in which it is believed that at least one person has died.

    The crash happened around 6 p.m. in the vcinity of the 38th to 40th mile marker. Kentucky State Police are investigating the incident in which a bus is thought to be involved, possibly a Grey Hound, as well as at least one passenger car. It is not known if the incident involved one accident or two, close together.

    More details are expected in the morning.

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  • Company expanding, needs site changes

    Walnut Ridge Log Homes may have to look into a new name.

    The company that was started 27 years ago by Mike and Linda Miller is expanding into modular homes.

    The company is requesting an amendment of their site on the corner of Old 7 Mile Pike and Mount Eden Road to add a modular display home next to the log home.

    Nick Miller, who co-owns the company with his parents, said the expansion is needed.

  • EARLIER: Hot competition on hot night

    Wednesday’s oppressive heat kept neither patrons nor competitors away from the opening night of the 21st Shelbyville Horse Show, as thousands of spectators viewed the annual equine show and festival at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

  • Schools: One down, four to go

    As Collins opens its doors this week for student orientation, the Shelby County Board of Education will turn its attention to the next project.

    At Thursday's meeting the board will consider approval of beginning the process of designing and building a new 600-student elementary school on Discovery Blvd.

    The long-term plan also includes a middle school on the 110-acre parcel off of U.S. 60 just west of Shelbyville. The elementary school is projected to be built south of Collins High School, closer to U.S. 60.

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  • EARLIER: Dottie's location goes on the block

    For more than 70 years Dottie's Beauty Shop has held court on 6th Street in the building with its classic stone façade.

    But come Saturday someone or something new will move in and set up shop.

    The former Dottie's, and the building to its north with the same stone front, 410 and 414 6th Street, will be put up for auction at 11 a.m.