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Today's News

  • Christmas at Claudia’s helps more families than ever

    The economy’s dark shadow vanished when the bright light of Christmas spirit entered Shelby County on Sunday.

    In the weeks leading up to Christmas at Claudia’s, there was concern that the recession would result in too few gifts and not enough food for the families who attend the affair this annual event at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Shelbyville has picked up 4,100 bags of leaves

     

    As Shelbyvillians awoke to the first snow of the season Monday, attention turned to keeping roads clear of the slippery white menace.

    Yet few residents may realize the extensive work that had been done during the past couple of months to protect the city from another annual hazard: leaf season.

  • A familiar story: The war on flu

     

    You pick up the newspaper and see those familiar headlines: The flu is a national health concern, and American soldiers are at war on foreign soil.

    The publication date: 1918.

    From fall 1918 through the spring of 1919, while the battles of World War I were going on in Europe, an even deadlier battle was taking place here in the United States.

  • Police make drug bust

    Shelbyville Police made a drug-related arrest on Dec. 17 after searching a resident on Rose Street.

    Officers arrested Roninque Marshall, 25, of 79 Rose St. after finding quantities of marijuana, crack cocaine and associated trafficking paraphernalia at his residence. They also discovered more than $1,000 in U.S. currency related to trafficking in controlled substances.

  • Shelbyville Police reports: Jan. 6, 2010

    Driving Under the Influence  

    Jessica S. Brandenburg, 22, of 1502 Bostwick St. in Louisville was arrested Jan. 4 at 1533 Midland Trail and charged with driving under the influence, second offense, under aggravating circumstances.

      Theft-Related  

    Marvin Palencia, 38, of 1586 Lena Court in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 30 at 303 Main St. and charged with second-degree forgery and identity theft.

  • On Christmas, the spirit is delivered

     Recently at Shelbyville’s Centro Latino, a freezer stood empty except for one small box of food.

  • Vaccinations for K-5 completed

    By Tuesday afternoon, 786 children from kindergarten through fifth grade in Shelby County had received the H1N1 vaccination through their schools.

    These school-wide vaccinations were provided by the North Central District Health Department and administered by local nurses and paramedics. Parents had to return a signed consent form last week to individual schools.

  • Shelby County has seen a medley of changes this decade

    The first decade of the new millennium yielded plenty of interesting changes for Shelby County, from a boom of growth in businesses, population and infrastructure, to busts in jobs, tobacco and the housing sector.

    Shelby County rode the waves of American advances in technology, while setting itself apart in areas like the horse industry. Shelby leaders weighed in on the biggest changes of the past 10 years.

    Economic, population growth

    In terms of sheer growth, the past decade was the biggest for the City of Simpsonville, Mayor Steve Eden said.

  • Those we lost in 2009: Casey, Chatham, Davis

     

     

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Victor M. Roldan-Hernandez, 41, of 25 Midland Boulevard in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 20 at Kentucky Street and Nora Avenue and charged with DUI, no operator’s license, no insurance, no registration, fourth-degree domestic assault, second-degree wanton endangerment.