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Today's News

  • Church news: Aug. 21, 2015

     

  • Court report: Aug. 17, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Zavian Dre Banta, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess – guilty – $514 fine and costs.

    Faith L. Mack, theft by deception – guilty – $194 costs.

  • School menus: Aug. 24 to 28, 2015

    Monday

    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Turkey, Egg and Cheese Quesadilla, WG Blueberry Muffin (28g), Fresh Apple (25g); Entrées: Pepperoni Pizza Pocket (35g), Mini Corn Dogs (30g); Sides: Steamed Broccoli (4.64), Cooked Carrots (8.38g), Fresh Apple (25g), Orange Smiles (22g), Peach Slices (14g), Blue Razz Juice (14g); Condiments: Ketchup (2g), Mustard (0g), Promise Margarine (0g)

  • Birth: Smith daughter

    Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, on July 15, 2015 at Baptist Health of Louisville. She has been named Jenna Elizabeth Smith.

    Grandparents are Rob and Janevera Rothenburger, and Jim and Teresa Smith, all of Shelbyville.

  • Flight of fancy

    After a gathering to “break a leg,” calls of “check your costumes, check your props!” echo through the Shelby County Community Theatre as excitement washes over the cast and crew of Footloose like a tangible force.

    “Adding shows gives you that extra little adrenaline rush,” said director Cyndi Skellie, with a breathless laugh as she glanced around as people dashed off in all directions to get into costume and do their hair and makeup.

  • Shelbyville state trooper reassigned as punitive measure

    A Kentucky state trooper who lives in Shelby County has been taken off patrol and reassigned to an administrative job after an internal affairs investigation.

    Kentucky State Police spokesperson Michael Webb said that the punitive measures were taken against trooper Mitch Harris for not covering patrols.

    Webb said the activity in question took place last year.

    “The allegations were brought to the agency’s attention by WAVE 3 in August 2014,” said Webb.

  • 50th anniversary: Glen and Carolyn L. Seay Miller

    Glen and Carolyn L. Seay Miller of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Sept. 4, 1965 at St. James United Church of Christ.

    They are the parents of Alex Miller (Michelle), Amanda Teague (Bob) and Andrew Miller. Their grandchildren are Kayla, Cordelia, Amy, Alyssa, Amber, Casey, Joseph, Ashlee; and great grandchildren, Ella, Molly and Johnny.

    They will celebrate from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 5 at Simpsonville Christian Church with family and friends.

  • 91st birthday: Bessie Chowning

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville celebrated her 91st birthday with a picnic in her honor on her farm in Owen County in July. Attending were approximately 100 people including her brother Nelson and Ti Jones and their family; and Bessie’s children, Wanda and Roy Bailey, Nancy and Phil Metts, Mike and Erica Chowning; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Engagement: Beach-Peete

    Monique Beach and Vincent Peete announce their engagement.

    She is an art therapist and graduate of the University of Louisville, and is the daughter of Eric Beach and the late Leslie Beach of Shelbyville.

    He is an information technology coordinator, and the son of Eugene and Linda Peete of Simpsonville.

    The couple has planned their wedding for May 2016 in Louisville.

  • Court report: Aug. 12, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    David A. Morgan, alcohol intoxication in a public place - guilty - $189 fine and costs.

    Dillon M. Haynes, drinking alcoholic beverage in public place - guilty - $214 fine and costs.