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Today's News

  • Schools' planning committee taking shape

    The school board got the ball rolling in the creation of a Local Planning Committee Thursday, approving the employment of an architect/engineering firm to evaluate existing buildings, and naming board member Allen Phillips as the board's representative on the committee.

    The Kentucky Department of Education requires school districts to select a local planning committee to develop plans and outline capital priorities.

  • 'Paranormal Activity:' a terrifying Halloween treat

    Remember when leaving your feet hanging off the bed was bait to the monster beneath it?

    Watching Paranormal Activity will bring back those childhood fears and remind you that just because you can't see anything lurking in the dark, doesn't mean something is not there.

    Paranormal Activity is No. 1 at the box office, filmed with nothing more than the Blair Witch-esque, singlehand-held camera technique, which is effective because of how limited it is.

  • Court Reports Oct. 14, 2009
  • CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Catalpagreen

    Catalpagreen Subdivision, to be located next to the new Martha Layne Collins High School got its go-ahead from local planners in July.

  • WICHE: The turnip tells the tale of a real Hallow’s Eve

    Pumpkins have been on sale for weeks, children have obsessed over their costumes, and somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.

  • March For Babies won't be held in Shelby

    There will be no March for Babies in Shelby County this year.

    This annual event, which had been scheduled for Oct. 3, fell through this year because of problems on the state level.

    The last couple of years, this event has raised $18,000 to $20,000, which supports programs in the community that help expecting mothers have healthy, full-term pregnancies and supports research concerning ill or premature babies.

  • Grand Jury Indictments Oct. 9, 2009

    Anthony L. Green of 110 Fairview Dr. in Simpsonville was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), tampering with physical evidence, operation of a motor vehicle by a person whose operator’s license has been suspended or revoked, failure to surrender license, failure to maintain insurance and failure to wear a seat belt.

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  • Acklin honored in top 24

    Clear Creek Elementary teacher Artavia Acklin was not among the nine semifinalists in consideration for the 2010 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, but she said she is excited and honored to be able to go to the capitol in Frankfort as one of 24 educators to be honored with 2010 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

  • EARLIER: Acklin receives Teacher Achievement Award

    Shelby County educators continue to rack up honors for their quality of work.

    Artavia Acklin, a third-grade teacher at Clear Creek Elementary, has been named by the Kentucky Department of Education as one of 24 winners of the 2010 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards and is a finalist to be named the state's teacher of the year.