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Today's News

  • Valentine’s event where you can howl

    For a bit of a unique Valentine’s celebration, you can head over to Claudia Sanders Dinner House on Saturday night for a buffet dinner, dancing and silent auction – all to help a lot of animals.

    The Monarchs, Mutts & Meows Valentine’s Dinner Dance is in its second year as a joint fundraiser to benefit five of Shelby County’s animal advocacy groups: Shelby County No-Kill Mission, Shelby County Humane Society, Tyson’s Chance Animal Foundation, Woodstock Animal Foundation and Operation CatSnip of Kentucky, Inc.

  • EMS wins district in Governor’s Cup

    The seventh- and eighth-grade academic team at East Middle School brought home its second consecutive district title at the Governor’s Cup competition.

  • Mad about MAC

  • Student/Citizens of month at Tech Center

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center received the student of the month for January, which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom: Christian Olsson, office technology; Derek Stivers, office technology; Jesse Calvert, automotive technology; Cathryn Craycraft, health science; and Christopher (Daniel) Lysher, information technology.

  • Simpsonville's ‘official’ problem draws ordinance change

    The Simpsonville City Commission passed a resolution to deal with an “official” issue at its meeting Tuesday night.

    But this time the issue concerned officials for games in the city’s recreational basketball leagues: There’s a shortage of qualified and available whistle-blowers.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Feb. 10, 2011

    DUI

    Eriberto Miguel Ramirez-Entzin, 19, of an unknown address in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 29 on Taylorsville Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession of marijuana.

    Paul D. Meyers, 32, of 87 Kent St. No. 1 was arrested Jan. 22 at 7th and Washington streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and no operator’s license.

     

    Theft

  • Sheriff’s office asks for help in locating car-theft suspect

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is appealing to the public for help with locating a person of interest in connection with a car theft at a truck stop in Waddy.

    The incident happened Jan. 22 at about 6 a.m. when a vehicle was stolen from the Flying J Truck Stop on KY 395. The vehicle was recovered a few days later in the Hickory Ridge Road area.

    A male subject was photographed by the truck stop’s security cameras. He is wanted for questioning in reference to the theft.

  • Sheriff’s office asks for help in locating car-theft suspect

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is appealing to the public for help with locating a person of interest in connection with a car theft at a truck stop in Waddy.

    The incident happened Jan. 22 at about 6 a.m. when a vehicle was stolen from the Flying J Truck Stop on KY 395. The vehicle was recovered a few days later in the Hickory Ridge Road area.

    A male subject was photographed by the truck stop’s security cameras. He is wanted for questioning in reference to the theft.

  • Man charged with 3-day crime spree

    A Shelbyville man has been arrested after a 3-day crime spree charged with a string of offenses, ranging from sex abuse, burglary and vandalism to theft.

    Kenneth R. Downey, 20, of 1016 Amanda Drive was arrested Saturday and charged with theft by unlawful taking for allegedly shoplifting $6.24 worth of stolen merchandise from Thorntons, an offense that occurred on that day.

    After his arrest, Shelbyville Police have charged Downey with first-degree sex abuse of a 14-year-old girl, who police said is acquainted with Downey.

  • Girls’ basketball: J-town’s rally ends Collins’ streak

    The Collins girls' basketball team couldn't hold off momentum or the Jeffersontown Chargers on Monday, dropping a 50-46 decision in overtime.

    The Titans (17-9) took the lead in the second quarter after a slow start, and pushed it out to 10, 31-21, after three periods before J-town came storming back.

    The Chargers outscored Collins, 21-11, in the fourth quarter in no small part by hitting five 3-pointers. J-town forced overtime, where the Chargers’ momentum carried them through, outscoring Collins, 8-4, in the extra period for the win.