Local News

  • 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.

  • Junkyard owner in compliance with court order

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  • Sept. 11 ceremony set for Saturday

    Shelby County's firefighters and EMS workers will again mourn the loss of those killed in the terrorists' attacks on September 11, 2001.

    Ike Russell, the Shelby County EMS Honor Guard Commander, said the group has honored those who lost their lives every year since the attacks.

    This year the ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shelby Christian Church.

    The Shelby County EMS and Fire Department honor guard will be on hand to present the flag, and there will be a Table of Honor Ceremony at the beginning of the presentation.

  • County antes up for winter

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