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  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Villas at Cardinal Club takes another swing at development

    The Triple S Planning Commission will consider the approval of the Planned Unit Development for The Villas at the Cardinal Club on Tuesday. The Preliminary PUD proposes 54 Golf Villas with a density of 3.08 units per acre & 4.64 acres of Open Space and is zoned R-4, Multi-family Residential.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said the property had originally been approved for nearly 60 condos some time ago.

  • Captain D's drops anchor in Shelby

    Another new restaurant is hitting the town.  Officials with Captain D’s have confirmed that Shelbyville will be home to one of five new locations planned for Kentucky over the next several years.

    The “fast-casual” seafood restaurant announced last week that it has accelerated its franchise development efforts, signing agreements to expand the brand’s presence in Illinois, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky.

    The restaurant has announced the development of 18 new sites.

  • Annual Women’s Wellness Affair is Monday

    Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s annual Women’s Health Fair is coming up on March 20 and tickets are yet again in hot demand, organizers say.

    “We are really excited about this year’s event,” said Holly Husband, marketing manager for JHS, KentuckyOne Health. “There are still tickets left, but we anticipate another ‘sell-out’ crowd.”

  • Diageo opens with a flourish

    Tuesday was a red-letter day for Shelby County with the long-awaited grand opening of Diageo’s Bulleit Distilling Company on Benson Pike.

    The event, hosted in a huge tent on the distillery grounds, was attended by distillery officials as well as state and local officials, including Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, and of course, Tom Bulleit, founder of Bulleit Distilling.

  • Shelby County Horse Show has new manager

    After more than two decades of managing the Shelby County Fair Horse Show, R.H. Bennett has stepped down, citing other commitments.

    “I'm the manager of the Shelbyville Horse Show, and I have stepped down from managing that,” he said. “I've got a conflict with other stuff going on. I've done it for the past twenty years or so.”

  • Promotional scammers targeting businesses

    Reports are coming in from across the nation concerning a scam in which an Iowa-based organization, CW, or City Wide, Promotions, is contacting local businesses claiming to be working with or on behalf of the area chamber of commerce or school sports programs seeking advertisement for calendar booklets.

    It appears the scammers may now be targeting the Shelby County region.

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  • KCHC focuses on scam protection

    When considering what makes up a healthy community, financial health typically does not top the list.  But the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities urges that personal economic health can weigh heavily on our physical health. 

    So on Tuesday, KCHC hosted a panel of experts who shared with a room of about 20 guests the importance of remaining savvy when faced with the growing possibility of becoming a scam target.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Calendar bill moves forward

    Due to a calendar conflict, the Shelby County Board of Education rescheduled their regularly planned Thursday meeting and convened instead on Tuesday for a special-called meeting.

  • Filing doesn’t have to be taxing

    With the confusion surrounding the possibility of delayed tax returns, tax-filing season got off to a rocky start.

    Nancy Kasey and Violeta Garner with Liberty Tax on Midland Trail in Shelbyville, confirmed that because the IRS issued a delay in releasing some refunds because of enhanced fraud protection with those claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax Credits (ACTC).