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Today's News

  • Business Briefcase: Jan. 14, 2011

    Waldridge receives certification
    as Medical Review Officer

    Dr. Ron Waldridge II recently received certification as a Medical Review Officer (MRO) for federally regulated drug testing programs. As a Medical Review Officer, Waldridge is now certified to ensure quality and determine the validity of drug tests. The study and subsequent certification provide a working understanding of the legal and technical issues involved in drug testing.

  • Shootings cause ‘caution flags’ for Miller

    The shootings in Arizona of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others that left six dead on Saturday has had more than a small aftershock in Shelby County.
    Steve Miller, who is the field representative in Shelby and 4.5 other counties for Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green), said the shootings really hit home with him and will cause changes in the way he conducts his business.

  • Vet works to find homes for murdered woman's cats

    Police are appealing to the public for help in locating the killer of an Anderson County woman who was found dead last week, and now a vet in Shelbyville is trying to find homes for her many pets.
    Tena L. McNeely, 49, was found dead in her home on Clay Burgin Road in Anderson County on Jan. 7. She had died of a blow to the head, Kentucky State Police spokesperson Ron Turley said, and perhaps as long ago as Jan. 3.
    A suspect, “Terry” Allen Cram, who was McNeely’s roommate, remains at large.

  • Ranard named county's top employee for 2010

    Kathy Ranard, coordinator of Shelby County Clean Community, was selected as 2010 Fiscal Court Employee Of The Year at the county’s annual banquet held at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Ranard named county's top employee for 2010

    Kathy Ranard, coordinator of Shelby County Clean Community, was selected as 2010 Fiscal Court Employee Of The Year at the county’s annual banquet held at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Kathy Ranard: Shelby County's top employee for 2010

    Kathy Ranard, coordinator of Shelby County Clean Community, was selected as 2010 Fiscal Court Employee Of The Year at the county’s annual banquet held at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.
    “Kathy is the coordinator for Shelby County’s Clean Community Program, and she works hard to ensure that our roadways are litter-free, administers beautification projects, and enforces litter and nuisance ordinances throughout the county,” said Magistrate Hubert Pollett, who presented the award.
    Ranard expressed her appreciation of receiving the award.

  • ‘Coach Mo’ tips off “Biggest Loser’

    Though many people made New Year's resolutions, most will fizzle by the end of the month.

    But Clay Street Missionary Baptist Church is offering a way to make sure that resolution lasts at least through February.

    On Saturday at 8 a.m. the church will kickoff a 12-week “Biggest Loser” program with an inspirational speech from Coach Mo, Louisville-native Mozziz Dewalt who in 2009 lost 130 pounds on the NBC TV show Biggest Loser.

  • Triple S to review 2nd extension for Catalpagreen

    The Triple S Planning Commission has a very short agenda for its monthly meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center.

    The agenda has just three topics, including a second extension of the preliminary plat for the Catalpagreen subdivision located east of Arlington Lane.

    Construction has started on one portion of the subdivision off of Discovery Lane directly across from Collins High School.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke had said earlier that he's not sure if this extension is required.

  • News Briefs: Jan.14. 2011

    Guthrie’s rep holds
    offices hours Monday
    Steve Miller, field representative for U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green), whose district includes Shelby County, will hold office hours in Shelby County 10-11 a.m. Monday at the Stratton Center located at 215 Washington Street in Shelbyville.
    Miller will be available to answer any questions and address concerns regarding current issues or problems with federal agencies. He will forward all comments to Guthrie.
    For further information or questions, call 270-842-9896.

  • Rolling Ridge elects officers

    The questions about leadership within the Rolling Ridge Homeowners Association appear to have new answers.
    At a meeting last week, homeowners elected officers ¬– Jason Phelps as president, Amy Glass, secretary, and Ben Shinabery, treasurer – to lead the creation of a new association for the development in Simpsonville, one of the county’s largest.
    That ends five years of leadership by Bruce Irvin, whose tenure had been marked by questions, accusations and issues of transparency about how the association was being run.