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Today's News

  • Education by Fire Bear

  • Honor rolls: Clear Creek

    Third grade

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Dec. 12, 2011

    Collins dance camp

    The Collins Dance Team is having its kids camp 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 13-15 at the high school. The group will perform at halftime of Friday night’s girls’ game against Bullitt East. The camp is $40, which included a tee shirt, per person. For more info, and/or to register, contact michelle.isenberg@shelby.kyschools.us.

    SCHS sports passes available

  • Parks gets grant for planned facility

    This sketch depicts the designed of the planned activity center at Shelby Trails Park, located on Aiken Road in Todds Point. The facility, which will be funded with a $50,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant, will serve as a bath and shower house with a small office, meeting and store room that will serve the primitive and RV campgrounds at the park. The park is a natural park dedicated to horseback riding and trails.

  • Company buys angel tree gifts

    Mike Abney (left), representing National Envelope Company, along with his wife, Linda (second from left) and Bonnie Bullock pose for a photo beside the Angel Tree at Kroger on Boone Station Road. The company collected $2,500 to buy toys for 10 “angels,” plus $500 to go to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, $500 to local food banks, $50 to the backpack program and $50 to the Ronald McDonald House. Tina Hutchins and Tonja Steins (not pictured), also participated from the company.

  • Man charged with molestation gets hearing date

    A hearing for a Shelby County man charged with multiple counts of child molestation has been rescheduled for January.

    Henry Telles, 25, was arrested May 12 at a residence on Spruce Drive where he temporarily was staying and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse against two girls, ages 9 and 13 years old at the time, for whom his wife was caring.

  • Smoking ban for county buildings gets its 1st OK

    Smokers soon may not be able to light up in county government buildings.

    Magistrates voted unanimously to approve an ordinance prohibiting smoking in county buildings at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court.

    The ordinance was proposed at the Nov. 15th meeting of the fiscal court by District 2 Magistrate Michael Riggs, a substance abuse advocate who said he the move would not only set an example for the public but would also be a prudent step to take to do something to stem the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. 

  • News briefs: Dec. 9, 2011

    Yum! Brands has paid no state
    income taxes for past 3 years

    The Louisville-based parent of such companies as Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell paid no net corporate income taxes to states over the past three years, even as it generated more than a billion dollars in profits for shareholders, according to a new report published in The Herald-Leader.

  • Arts Briefs: Dec. 9, 2011

    New program helps SCCT

    earns facelift for its lobby

    The Shelby County Community Theatre will get a refurbished lobby with the help of a new crowd-sourcing program to boost arts efforts.

    SCCT is the first project on the new Fund for the Arts program on the crowd-sourcing Web site, www.power2give.org, and attained the goal for its “Facelift for our Lobby” project by raising $5,063 on the first day of the Web site’s launch.

  • Church news: December 9, 2011

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, please call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, you are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.