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Today's News

  • Reading program reward winners

    A group of Shelby County girls were treated to a party at the Club Tabby at the Oxmoor Mall on July 6. The party titled “Where Reading and Girls Rock” was a reward for completing the Shelby County Library Summer Reading Program. The party was attended by (from left) Hannah Brown, Katherine Church, Bryce Berry and Brooke Berry.

  • Ice cream social at library

    Not even rain could dampen the kick-off for the Summer Reading Ice Cream Social at the Shelby County Public Library on June 16. There was plenty of ice cream and good music by Kentucky Blue.

  • New floor for Bobcats

    Simpsonville Elementary Principal Jill Tingle tried her dribbling techniques before posing for a photo with the new mascot emblem featured on the new gymnasium floor at her school. A new, shock-absorbent surface features striping for basketball, volleyball and bowling. Tingle said a dedication is being planned for August.

  • Going to Gatton

  • Dazzling performance

    The first all-star dance team from Shelbyville, The Dazzlers, competed in the rainbow regional dance competition in Franklin, Ind., on April 28. They won Double Platinum in their age division and also won first in their division overall. Team members are (front row, from left) Lauren Early, Audrey Hinkle, Shelby Ledford; (back row) assistant coach Amber Burgin, Elizabeth "Lulu" Ayers, Chloe Meredith, Megan Ellis, Reece Eilers and Coach Micca Watts-Gordon.

  • Dr. Suess Day in Shelby County Schools

    Mary Jane Kimball dresses as the Cat in the Hat with her third-grade reading group at Clear Creek Elementary. Included in the picture are (from left) JaJuan Winstead, Carlos Wells, Cat in the Hat, Dillon Yates, Ryan Yeager and Reice Ford.  Green eggs and ham were served for lunch.

  • On campus: July 13, 2012

    Kaitlyn Bryn Foree, a graduate of Henry County High School, received a Bachelor of Arts from Transylvania University during a commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison.

    Foree graduated summa cum laude with honors in writing, rhetoric and communication and a minor in business administration.

    She is the daughter of Kathleen Erwin of Pleasureville and Kenneth Foree of Louisville.

  • On campus: July 13, 2012

    William M. Payne of Louisville was made a member of Phi Beta Kappa, America's oldest academic honor society, during Morehouse College's commencement activities based on his high scholastic attainments.

  • EARLIER: Triple S Planning Commission: Horizon’s plan begins approval process

    The Triple S Planning Commission will hear its first arguments and possibly make a recommendation Tuesday on a plan to build an outlet mall in Simpsonville.

    The request for the 50-acre parcel comes from Horizon Group Properties, which first announced plans for The Outlet Shoppes of Louisville to be built just south of Interstate 64 at the intersection of Buck Creek and Veechdale roads last year, and it will be heard at the commission’s regular monthly meeting at Stratton Center in Shelbyville.

  • EARLIER: Could there be 2 outlet malls? Larger, 2nd mall site ready to move forward

    As one outlet mall site on the south side of Simpsonville looks for approval on a zone change, another right across the street is announcing that it, too, has developed a plan for its location.

    Trio Property announced last month that it was trying to secure a development plan and would seek zoning approval for its 82-acre parcel on the east side of Buck Creek Road in Simpsonville just south of Interstate 64.