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Today's News

  • New Business: The Polka Dotted Pineapple Consignment Boutique

    Address: 536 Main St., Shelbyville.

     

  • SOUDER: Messages of 9-11 should not be forgotten

    There are some days you don’t forget. Your first kiss. The day you got your driver’s license. Your wedding day. The birth of your child. These days are important personal milestones in our lives, and most of us can remember not just the events, but the feelings and emotions that accompanied them.

    There are some days Americans don’t forget. July 4, 1776. The Alamo (OK, that one isn’t a day, but you get the idea). Pearl Harbor. When John F. Kennedy or Martin Luther King, Jr. were shot. These dates have been burned into our national psyche.

  • Real estate deeds: Sept. 9, 2011

    Aug. 1-22

    Catherine Margaret Roberts Estate, Marvin B. and Betty Sue Coles, Walter Lynn and Rubie Roberts, Grady N. and Mary Lou Yeary to Kim Volk, 8.78 acres on Frankfort Road, $40,700

    Catherine Margaret Roberts Estate, Marvin B. and Betty Sue Coles, Walter Lynn and Rubie Roberts, Grady N. and Mary Lou Yeary to Jerry W. and Patricia L. Pulliam, 6.633 acres on Graefenburg Road, $23,100

    Jimmy R. Adams to Robert E. and Laquitta J. Fugate, Lot 59, Block 1 Trailwood Lakes, $1,000

  • Shelby County winners at Kentucky State Fair: Sept. 9, 2011

    Winners as posted on Kentuckystatefair.org by Aug. 7, 2011

    Beef cattle

    Angus

    Early Sr Heifer Calves Sept 1 and Oct 31, 2010

     

     

    3. 3rdKY, Kost Bade Blackbird 1054, Andrew Glass, Waddy

     

     

    Jr. Yearling Bulls Jan - Feb 2010

     

    1. 1stKY, MS Forward Progress, Phil Tripp, Shelbyville

     

     

  • Ag producers can apply for CAIP grants

    Phase I of the Shelby County Community Agriculture Investment Program is under way.

    Agricultural producers in the county may submit applications for grants between Sept. 26 and Oct. 7 through the Shelby County Extension Office.

    Tammy Brookshier of the Shelby County Cattlemen and the extension office is coordinator for the program, and she says applications are available now at the extension office, which is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at 1117 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

  • Ag producers can apply for CAIP grants

    Phase I of the Shelby County Community Agriculture Investment Program is under way.

    Agricultural producers in the county may submit applications for grants between Sept. 26 and Oct. 7 through the Shelby County Extension Office.

    Tammy Brookshier of the Shelby County Cattlemen and the extension office is coordinator for the program, and she says applications are available now at the extension office, which is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at 1117 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

  • WICHE: The 2011 tomato trials

    This year turned out better than last is the first piece of good news! In 2010 I wrote, “Sadly this year was sort of a bust for the vast majority of what I planted.” I can’t do that year after year so thank goodness the tomatoes and zucchini kept pace this time around.

  • Ag Report: Sept. 9, 2011

    Farm receipts surpassed

    $4 billion in 2010

    Kentucky farmers have once again exceeded $4 billion in farm cash receipts in 2010 and surpassing total receipts from the previous year.

  • Simpsonville City Commission accepts bids for sewer project, building repairs

    With city officials and volunteers wrapping up final plans and thinking about the setup for the 22nd annual Simpsonville Fall Festival on Saturday, commissioners took time at their meeting Tuesday night to consider costs of a couple of key projects.

    First they voted to accept a bid from Salmon Construction for its Cardinal Club Force Main Extension Project, which builds a force main line from the pump station at Cardinal Club to the main pump station near the Purnell’s factory.

  • Court report: Sept. 9, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Matthew Eckert:

    Mary Mandoza, fourth-degree assault minor injury – plead guilty – 30-day sentence and $144 costs.

    John J. Medley, giving officer false name or address – plead guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

    Jessica Dutschke, no tail lamps and person 18-20 poss/pur/att purchase/have another purchase alcohol – plead guilty – $269 fine and costs.