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Today's News

  • Lawyers may test city’s sidewalk law

    A group of local lawyers is planning to meet with citizens and business owners to discuss the possibility of testing Shelbyville's sidewalk ordinance.

    Attorney Austin Hays said he, Vic Brizendine and Gilmore Dutton, all with offices on Main Street, have had clients and business and property owners ask them about the ordinance.

    "We've discussed it, and we've had several property owners mention it to us, so we thought we'd try to organize something to see what some people think about it,” Hays said.

  • Farm conglomerate CPS new owner of Miles

    You may have noticed a new though not totally unfamiliar name on the sign in front of one of Shelby County’s oldest farm supply facilities.
    Miles Farm Center, the owner since 1999 of a plant that has served Shelby County’s agricultural community for decades, has been gobbled up Crop Production Services, one of the nation’s largest agribusiness companies.
    CPS purchased the store on the corner of Taylorsville Road and Old Brunerstown Road in Shelbyville and 19 others from Miles Farm Supply, a Western Kentucky chain founded in 1960 by William Miles.

  • 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.