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Today's News

  • Shelbyville clean-up starts Monday

    If you’ve been looking to get rid of that old fridge or that worn out plaid recliner taking up space in the basement, now’s your chance -- at least in Shelbyville.

    Shelbyville’s Public Works Department will be offering pickup service for the city’s citizens all next week.

  • 9-year-old dives in to save little sister from drowning

    A peaceful Sunday afternoon at Lake Shelby nearly turned into a tragedy for the Hernandez family.

    When 6-year-old Gabriella Hernandez fell into the water as she and her sister were playing near the dam, 9-year Isabella didn’t hesitate, her mother said.

  • Nicholas Meriwether Chapter 5 : The final days

    Nicholas Meriwether’s dispute with Daniel M'Cleland's about legal proceedings and land dealings in Shelby County did not end with Meriwether’s lengthy letter to the Kentucky Gazette.

    About two weeks later, M’Cleland got in his response.

    He wrote:

  • Woman arrested in robbery of pizza delivery man

    Another person has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a Pizza Hut delivery driver, which occurred March 30.

    Angelic Burkhead, 24, of 408 Lynne Acres, was arrested March 31 and incurred the same charge as the three men who are accused of beating a Pizza Hut delivery man and taking his money and pizzas.

  • Slaughter site nears its finish

     

    The Slaughter memorial site just west of Simpsonville has received a $1,000 grant from the Louisville Civil War Roundtable to place memorials to each of the 22 members in Company E of the 5th U.S. Colored Calvary who died at that site on Jan. 25, 1865.

  • Kidwell moves to Collins

    Gary Kidwell has held just about every position, climbing Shelby County’s public educational rungs like a ladder.

    And now he's moving again: Kidwell is leaving his role at the district's central office to be the Student Support Specialist and an assistant basketball coach at Collins High School.

  • EARLIER: Junk yard slips through the cracks

    For years people have wondered about the junk piled up at 546 Burks Branch Road, just north of the 4-way stop where 7th Street meets Eminence Pike, and as it turns out, that junk should have been cleaned up years ago.

    In June 2005 former code enforcement officer Joanne Bemiss alerted property owner Arthur Gerald Butler that he was in violation of a zoning codes for having an illegal junkyard in an area zoned commercial.

  • Warrant issued for junkyard owner

    The junk piled up at 546 Burks Branch Road may not be cleaned up for a while longer.

    On Thursday a warrant was issued for the arrest of its owner, Arthur Gerald Butler, who has been in violation of zoning codes for having an illegal junkyard in a commercial area since 2005.

  • What we think: Fire investigation is a good idea

    We were inspired to learn last week that the state fire marshal and the Kentucky State Police are looking into the fire on Golden Rod court that nearly became a tragedy, were it not for the heroics of nanny Alyson Myatt.

    The strange circumstances surrounding this fire are so unusual that an investigation can do nothing but help to bring closure to an awful event.

  • Rockets split 2 spring games