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Today's News

  • Ag Report: May 13, 2011

    Weather-caused livestock

    deaths may generate aid

  • Major railway repairs under way in Shelby County

    Every morning, not long after sunrise, an army of workers in hardhats and a fleet of red-painted machines amass in an old parking lot next to the railroad crossing on Todds Point Road in Simpsonville.

  • News Briefs: May 13, 2011

    Gold Wing riders host

    motorcycle safety event

    The Honda Gold Wing Road Riders Association, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts that has a chapter in Shelby County, will be attending to one of its primary goals on Saturday: promoting motorcycle Saturday.

    Members will gather from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the rest area on Interstate 64 eastbound, just east of the Simpsonville exit, to hand out pamphlets and discuss how to be safer on the roads.

  • Business Briefcase: May 13, 2011

    Bailey’s Service Center

    No. 1 for transmissions

    Bailey’s Service Center, which has been repairing automobiles in Shelby County for more than three decades, has been honored by Jasper Engines and Transmissions as its top installer in Kentucky for 2010.

  • New business: Ink and Skin Studios

    Address: 44 7th St., Shelbyville

     

  • Election 2011: Rob Rothenburger’s 1st statewide run nears finish line

    Rob Rothenburger’s first foray into statewide politics hits its final days this weekend.
    Shelby County’s judge-executive, locked in the Republican primary for state commissioner of agriculture, presents the biggest draw for voters in what is expected to be a small turnout for Tuesday’s Primary Election.

  • Shelby gas prices reach all-time, painful high

    Gas prices hit an all time high in Shelbyville this week when the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded went up to $ 4.15.
    It was such a striking leap to the heights of the peaks during the fall of 2008  in what has been a volatile gasoline market this spring that it moved residents to call and E-mail the newspaper asking why there was such a climb when news reports had been describing a decline in international oil prices.

  • Heritage preschool Derby

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: May 13, 2011

    DUI

    Christopher M. Major, 36, of 28 Happy Ridge Spur in Pleasureville was arrested May 8 at 2nd and 8th streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohols or drugs, first offense, disregarding a traffic control device and speeding.
    Christian L. Shanks, 24, of 308 Lynn Drive in Charleston, Ind., was arrested May 8 on I-64 westbound and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol under aggravating circumstances and reckless driving.

  • Weather causes delay for U.S. 60/KY 55 intersection

    One impact of the recent spate of weather and sometimes dangerous weather is that the repairs to the oft-discussed and much-maligned intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 55 have been postponed.

    The original plan to complete the work on May 16 had been delayed a week by weather, and now, wiht a heavy chance of rain and perhaps worse tonight, those final touches again have been delayed.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Andrea Clifford said Tuesday that she was not sure of a new target date to make the repairs.