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Today's News

  • Board of Ed meets Thursday

    The Shelby County Board of Education will meet with a light agenda Thursday at Central Office, 1155 West Main Street. The board will host a Diploma Recovery Graduation ceremony and consider the approval of an Eagle Scout Project.

     

    Also at the meeting, the board will:

    ·       Consider approval of revised BG-1 for the Shelby County High Gym Sound System and Technology Upgrade project.

  • Zaxby’s lot considered for city annexation
  • 92nd birthday

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville will celebrate her 92nd birthday on July 28. She received a very special early birthday gift from her great-grandson, Logan Bailey. Bailey, a pilot who attends Embry Riddle University, took her for here first ever airplane ride. They flew over the city of Frankfort in his Cessna 172 to view the capital and then back to Shelby County over her family’s homes. After landing she told family member “I loved it.”

  • Engagement: Tejeda-Allen

    Mario and Maria Tejeda of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karem Tejeda, 21, of Shelbyville, to Josh Allen, 25, of Shelbyville. He is the son of Edward and Angelina Allen of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m., Aug. 6, 2016 at Shelby Hills Farm.

  • Fishing Derby for children

    The Guist Creek Marina and Campground hosted a Kid’s Fishing Derby for ages 1 to 15 in June and had more than 50 participants in the event. All fishers received a free T-shirt, hot dogs, lemonade, “fish” cookies and bait. A representative from Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife was there to supply poles and assistance where needed,

     

  • Court report: July 11, 2016

    District court

    The following cases were heard by J.R. RoBards

    Civil final

  • Datebook: July 12, 2016

    This week
    Canning class
    For more information about the how-to of safely preserving food, call 633-4593 to reserve a space in the Canning Class at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Shelby County Extension Office.
    Stubblefield Repeater Club meeting

  • Greater Yellow-legs

    In Kentucky, the Greater Yellow-legs is recorded chiefly west of the Cumberland Plateau. An early spring date that they have been seen is Feb. 15 and a late autumn date is Dec. 15.

  • Fourth of July Festival postponed again

    Both Fourth of July festivals for Shelby County and Simpsonville, which had been set for tonight, have been postponed again due to inclement weather. 

    Officials at both parks departments say the events will take place Saturday, July 9, instead, with the same schedules as before.

    However, Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Shawn Pickens said that he is not sure if all of the children's activities, such as face painting, will be available at Shake the Lake, but there will be bouncies.

  • Wet/dry ballot cards now blanket county

    The second wave of cards has now been mailed out to collect signatures for a wet/dry vote for the county.

    Magistrate Mike Miller, who is heading up the effort by the Shelby County Fiscal Court to get a wet/dry vote held, brought the other magistrates up to date on the issue at Tuesday’s meeting of the fiscal court.

    He said that the first mailing, which involved 14 of the county’s 34 precincts, fell short of the 2,915 signatures required – 1,753 in favor of a vote have come in so far.