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Today's News

  • Rural King gets special zoning meeting to meet its time frame

    The Triple S Planning Commission will take up the request for the new Rural King store’s outdoor storage at a special called meeting Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at the Stratton Center.
    The company is looking to add outdoor storage on the lot, fronting Boone Station Road.
    According to zoning regulations, outdoor storage is not allowed without adequate screening, as determined by regulations and the commission.

  • Court report: Sept. 28, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Bonita L. Alba, criminal littering – guilty – $394 fine and costs.

    Donna S. Baker, theft by deception – guilty – $183 costs.

    Christopher P. Becerril, possession of marijuana – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 1 year, $244 fine and costs and $100 to SCDIF.

    Curtis Benge, possession of marijuana – guilty – $244 fine and costs and $100 to SCDIF.

  • Simpsonville: King and queen crowned

    Lilly Roadcap and Keaton Sanford-Baird were crowned queen and king of the Simpsonville Fall Festival. They are members of the Shelby County 4-H Dairy Club and students at Simpsonville Elementary. Lilly is the daughter of Steve and Lisa Roadcap, and Keaton is the son of Vicky Sanford-Baird and Keith Baird.

  • Engagement: Spaulding-Smith

    Barbara and Victor Ray Fallis of Pleasureville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julia Dawn Spaulding of New Castle, to Anthony Lee Smith of New Castle. He is the son of Doug and Cindy Smith of Bagdad.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy and is pursuing a career in nursing.

    He is a 2001 graduate from Shelby County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in horticulture.

  • Engagement: Raeuchle-Madden

    Kenneth Raeuchle of Louisville and Sharon Fowler of Taylorsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karie Raeuchle of Louisville, to Donnie Madden of Shelbyville. He is the son of Darrell and Barbara Waits of Shelbyville.

    She is a graduate of Spencer County High and currently resides in Louisville. He is a graduate Shelby County High and lives in Louisville.

    The wedding will take place at 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2011, at New Hope Church in Shelbyville.

    All friends and family are invited

  • Engagement: Milburn-Norton

    Angela Milburn of Mount Eden and Pete and Donna Milburn of Coxs Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Milburn of Mount Eden, to Jared Norton of Elizabethtown. He is the son of Bob and Judy Norton of Elizabethtown.

    Milburn is a 2001 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy and a 2010 graduate of Kaplan University. She is employed at the state medical examiners office. Norton is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Budget Car Sales in Muldraugh.

    The wedding will take place in October in Bardstown.

  • 50th anniversary: Albert and Lillie Duncan

    Albert and Lillie Duncan were joined in marriage on Sept. 9, 1961. Peggy Hedges McCray and William Bernice Hedges stood together with them as they began this journey in their lives. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a simple get together given by her son and daughter.

    Albert Duncan is retired from Process Paint Company. and Lillie is a homemaker. He bowls and spends time with his family, and she quilts and crochets. They are members of Simpsonville Baptist Church.

  • Timberlake promoted to brigadier general

    Craig Q. Timberlake, a graduate of Oldham County High School class of 1977, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps on Sept. 2.

  • Datebook: Sept. 30, 2011

    Public meetings
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning will have a public hearing on a request by Rural King at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.

  • SCHS volleyball team wins 2

    The Shelby County volleyball team won a pair of matches, the Rockets’ second and third in a row. Shelby County spoiled Henry County’s Senior Night, beating the Wildcats, 25-18, 25-10, last Thursday night and then rallied Monday night to beat host Owen County, 20-25, 25-11, 25-22.

    Against the Wildcats, the Rockets were led junior Shelby Tooke with four aces, sophomore Dasia Jones and seniors Chelsey Howell and Caty Hawkins with two kills apiece, and junior Ariana Jones and sophomore Kyndle Pace had three digs each.