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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Spencer woman tries false ‘citizens arrest’ of Judge Myles

    TAYLORSVILLE ­­­– A Taylorsville woman who believes she was treated unfairly by Family Court Judge John David Myles unsuccessfully called for the judge's arrest during court July 2 and was removed from the court room.

  • News briefs: July 11, 2012

    State retirees’ health plans headed for some changes

  • Engagement: Wheeler-Price

    Kim Searcy and David Wheeler of Shelbyvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Wheeler of Shelbyville, to Michael Price of Shelbyville. He is the son of Becky and Jerry Price of Shelbyville.

    She is the granddaughter of late Nancy and Tommy Wheeler and granddaughter of Nell Conley.

    He is the grandson of Ruby and Elzie Price of Bardstown and Pauline and Link Ball of Covertown.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at Wheeler Farms.

  • Engagement: Brown-Dazey

    Darrell and Tara Brown of Waddy and Kevin and Kara Henry of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Michelle Brown of Shelbyville, to Mark Richard Dazey of Winchester. He is the son of Richard and Deanna Dazey of Winchester.

    She graduated from the University of Louisville in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in sociology.

    He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2012 with a Master of Science in computer science and with a Bachelor of Science in computer science in 2009.

  • 50th anniversary: Samples

    Wilbert and Elsie Samples of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married June 27, 1962, in Shelbyville.

    They are the parents of Leigh and Aaron Johnson of Shelbyville and Tina and Randy Mallory of Austin, Texas. Grandchildren are Brittnee Johnson, Hannah Dominguez and PJ Dominguez; and great-grandchildren are Coulton and Marian Dominguez.

  • 100th birthday: Wilma (Granny) Gordon

    Friends and family in the community are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of Wilma "Granny" Gordon at 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Simpsonville Community Center (old gym).

    She has lived in Todds Point since 1936. She is known by many people for her having worked at the Gleneyrie School cafeteria, the Todds Point Store and many years as a polling officer.

    She is the oldest member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and was active in the church until recent years.

  • Datebook: July 11, 2012

    Public meetings
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at City Hall.

  • Titans will return to their home field this season

    It looks like Collins High School’s soccer and football teams finally will be back on their home turf this year – although it may not come by Monday’s deadline for tryouts.

    Contractors have been putting the turf back on the Collins’ multipurpose field during the past several days, and they will begin gluing the seams together possibly as soon as today. The seams are being glued this time instead of stitched, as they were originally, although both are approved instillation methods.

  • Shelby County School Board: Wright Elementary looking for another principal

    District officials and the Wright Elementary Site-Based Decision-Making Council are going to have to scramble to fill the principal’s position at Wright.

    Bethany Groves, who had been an assistant principal in Jacksonville, Fla., was hired in early May, but on Sunday she alerted the district that she was resigning the position, which started on July 1, citing family concerns.

  • Shelbyville City Council: New building inspector takes over

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty announced during Thursday’s meeting of the city council that Barry Edington is the city’s new chief code enforcement officer, taking over for Jeff Tennill who left the position in May.

    Edington, who lives in Bagdad with his family, spent the last eight years as a building inspector with Lexington/Fayette County and the 10 years before that in commercial construction.

    He said he made the move from the construction side to the inspection side at kind of a whim.