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Today's News

  • Wills bids for release on bond

    Jody Wills, the Shelby County woman serving a 10-year sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer, will try again next week to earn her release.

    Wills went to prison in December, when Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman revoked her probation for failure to honor her restitution schedule.

  • Update: SCPS cancels after-school care, some evening events

    Shelby County Public Schools is notifying parents that due to the potential of dangerous storms after-school care has been cancelled along with some evening events.

  • Mercury spill doesn’t linger

    Shelby County High School reopened Thursday morning without delay after an incident had the school on lockdown Wednesday afternoon.

    Assistant Superintendent Kerry Whitehouse commended the school and all those involved through a release issued by Shelby County Public Schools Thursday morning.

    ""It is gratifying to know so many community and school individuals come in a second's notice to work together when an incident such as this occurs," he said.

  • ELECTION 2012: Schumm says he has right experience

    LA GRANGE – A Crestwood resident is one of the last candidates to file for the U.S. Congressional seat being vacated by Republican Geoff Davis.
    Walt Schumm, a builder/developer and real estate agent, joins six other Republicans and two Democrats vying for the seat.
    Shelby County was moved into District 4 after the reapportionment approved two weeks ago by the General Assembly.
    Schumm is also the vice-chair of the Oldham County Board of Education. He has served on the board for 10 years.

  • Scholarships available

    The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award more than $420,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, to more than 2,200 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 will be accepted through March 15 at kohlskids.com.

  • Corpus Christi calendar

    Corpus Christi Academy's Calendar

    March 14 – End of third quarter

    March 16 – Green shirt/sweater day

    March 17 – Crusade for Education Fundraiser at Claudia Sanders' Restaurant, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    April 5 – Holy Thursday – no school

    April 6 – Good Friday – no school

    April 9-15 – Easter break – no school

    April 16 – School resumes

  • Armed forces news: Payton-Sewell graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Ronnie R. Payton-Sewell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    Payton-Sewell earned distinction as an honor graduate and recently was promoted to the rank of private first class.

    He is the son of April V. Sewell of Shelbyville and Ronnie L. Payton of Frankfort. His wife, Shelly E. Sewell, is the daughter of Angela May of Frankfort.

    The private first class is a 2011 graduate of Franklin County High School.

  • Birth: Sanford son

    Kristen Quire and Scott Sanford of Frankfort announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Nov. 10, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Hospital. He has been named Malachi Scott Sanford. He was born at 9:20 p.m., weighing 4 pounds 5 ounces and 18 inches long. He has one brother, 22-month-old Isaiah.

    Grandparents are Lori and Davis Mason of Shelbyville, and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad; Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville, and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

  • Birth: Sanford son

    Kristen Quire and Scott Sanford of Frankfort announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Nov. 10, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Hospital. He has been named Malachi Scott Sanford. He was born at 9:20 p.m., weighing 4 pounds 5 ounces and 18 inches long. He has one brother, 22-month-old Isaiah.

    Grandparents are Lori and Davis Mason of Shelbyville, and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad; Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville, and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

  • Love in the air

    Love was in the air at Crescent Place Assisted Living on Valentine’s Day. Jim and Dorothy Collings (left rear) were king and queen. Honored with them were (front row, from left) Bobbye and Bill McCarthy, Al and Mary Jane Smith and (rear right) Pat and James Edwards.