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Today's News

  • Shelbyville City Council eases into 2010

    The Shelbyville City Council braved the cold and snow Thursday for its first meeting of the new year.

    The council eased into 2010 with a relatively quiet meeting.

    Attorney Mark Dean represented the members of Clubhouse Drive in the Fairway Crossing subdivision, asking the city to bring the private road into its system.

    The council will wait until the Jan. 21 meeting to make a decision, allowing Dean time to get proof that the majority of the citizens on the street are in favor of the move into the city system.

  • Beware the ice

     About 3 inches of snow delivered a white blanket to Shelby County throughout Thursday, bringing about accidents that sent at least one person to the hospital, but concerns grew late in the day that conditions were about to worsen because of overnight temperatures and strong winds.

  • The roof is up, and the store is open

    After struggling through the building process, Family Video will finally open its doors today.

    The store, located at 1733, Midland Trail, saw its roof collapse twice during construction, but now the store has a roof and is full of new videos just wanting to be rented.

    Store Manager Adam Wainwright said the Family Video stands out from the pack.

  • EARLIER: No Kill Mission spins off from Humane Society

    With a new clinic and animal sanctuary in the works, officials at the Shelby County Humane Society determined they could not devote the time needed to continue running the No Kill Mission. Although the society still supports the mission, the tim

  • Zoning board establishes overlay district

    The east entrances to Shelbyville will receive a facelift overtime.

    On Tuesday the Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission approved a text amendment, defining overlay districts along the Frankfort Road and Mount Eden Road entrances to the city.

    The overlay districts don’t change any zone designations, Executive Director Ryan Libke was quick to point out.

    “They will keep the same zoning, whether it’s residential, commercial or whatever,” he said. “The only difference is that new construction will have to meet certain standards.”

  • News Briefs: Jan. 20, 2010

    KU/LGE recalling thermostats

    Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas And Electric Company announced that because of a potential safety concern, they are voluntarily replacing the programmable thermostats that are a component of their Demand Conservation programs. The affected customers will not be charged for the replacement.  

  • Rockets hand South Oldham its third loss of the season

    Shelby County assumed the No. 1 position in the 8th Region according to The Courier-Journal Litkenhous Ratings with its 74-53 pounding of South Oldham on Friday.                                  

  • Humane Society hoping to open new clinic in spring

    By springtime, the homeless dogs and cats should be in even better care.

    The Shelby County Humane Society’s new clinic on Hudson Boulevard in Hi-Point Industrial Park is scheduled to be open in April.

    Barbara Zekausky, the humane society’s CEO/CFO, said everything is going as planned. There were some minor changes, and R.A. Burry Architects and Contractors were brought in to do the job, in place of Scott-Klausing & Company, which did the original concept sketch in 2008.

  • Committee looks at facility plan

    The Local Planning Committee for Shelby County Public Schools will meet January 21 to begin the process of revising the District Facility Plan. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. at Central Office, 1155 West Main. There will be a series of meetings, along with subsequent public forums to receive input from the community before a recommendation is prepared for the Board of Education. Kerry Whitehouse, Assistant Superintendent for Operations, will facilitate the committee along with consultant Dr. Robert Arvin.

  • WMS student compiles 'hit list'

    Parents of 19 West Middle School students were concerned recently when informed by school officials that their kids were on a “hit list,” school officials said. Duanne B.