Today's News

  • News Briefs: March 24, 2010

    Shelby schools place in cup competition

  • Board begins setting goals for 2010-11 school year

    With new guidelines and strategies still on the way and CATS testing on the way out, the goals that the Shelby County Board of Education sets for the upcoming school year could be even more important than usual.

  • Business Briefcase March 19, 2010

     AFB announces moves

    American Founders Bank announced a series of personnel changes:

    Miranda Phillips has been promoted to assistant vice president/mortgage originator.  She is responsible for handling mortgage applications at all AFB locations.

  • TENNIS: Boys, girls teams look to start strong


    With four returning players and a new No. 1 singles player, the boys tennis team looks to improve on 2009's 6-8 record. They also hope to advance beyond the second round of regionals.

    Spanish exchange student Antonio Soler Timenez has played tennis since age 8 and was eagerly welcomed by his Rocket teammates. He could make a run at the regional championship.

  • School board to set goals, daycare program Thursday

    At its meeting on March 11, the Shelby County Board of Education held a working session to discuss and learn more about the proposed Board Goals for the 2010-2011 school year.

    At Thursday’s meeting, the board will decide if the goals presented by Superintendent James Neihof are solid enough. The board  also will discuss and vote on the district’s after-school care program for next year.

    Neihof’s goals follow the district’s 5 Main Things program of Curriculum, Instructional Norms, Professional Learning Community, Intervention and Enrichment.

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  • Farm Bureau will host State Senate candidates

    The Shelby County Farm Bureau will kick off the local political season Tuesday.

    The Farm Bureau will welcome the four candidates running for the 20th District Senate seat, occupied by the retiring Gary Tapp (R-Shelbyville), at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

    The district covers Shelby, Spencer and Bullitt counties.

  • Wade stepping down at CUB


    Citizens Union Bank announced today that Billie Wade, its CEO since 1991, will retire from that position and as a member of the bank's board of directors, effective Friday.

    The bank had been under review by both the state and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for what bank officials have said was a series of problem loans.

  • Census participation helps Shelby's funds

    Sometime this month you will receive your questionnaire for the 2010 census, and in that form you will hold more power than you realize.

    If you want Shelby County to have more of a presence in national politics and receive more federal tax dollars, all you have to do is fill out the form and return it.

  • Woman dead from Friday's crash

    A Louisville woman was fatally injured Friday morning in a three-car collision on the interstate in Shelbyville that left another woman in critical condition.