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Today's News

  • Post 37 splits doubleheader with Paducah

    The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team split back-to-back doubleheaders against Bowling Green and Paducah.

    "We played four really good games," Coach Jim Wiley said. "Both of those teams are good, but we had a chance to win all four games."

    The boys played two against Bowling Green on Tuesday at the University of Louisville and took the first game, 3-2, before falling, 6-4, in the second game.

  • News briefs: July 8, 2009

      

    Simpsonville meeting

    There will be a special called meeting of the Simpsonville Site-based Decision-Making Council on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the school library for the purpose of receiving information about candidates from the superintendent and for discussion of interview questions and interview planning.

     

    Meet & Greet

  • Shelby County Fair 2009

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  • New Business: CJ's Candies

    New Business CJ's Candies

      We are: CJ's Candies Owned by: Carol and John Flannigan Address: 610 Main Street, Shelbyville Phone: 437-5344

    Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays.

  • County to buy 4 ambulances

    The county will be buying four new ambulances to augment its aging fleet.

    Shelby County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday night to purchase four vehicles at an estimated $110,000 per truck at the request of EMS Director Steve Wortham, who reported that four of the county's ambulances are old and worn out.

    Because the older models, whose mileage ranges from 126,000 to 156,000 miles, keep having to be repaired, it would be more economical to replace them, he said.

  • Simpsonville extends moratorium on permits

    The Simpsonville City Commission took action on three ordinances at its meeting Tuesday night.

    Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance extending the moratorium on any zoning, building or demolition permits in the area around Shelbyville Road. The moratorium allows time for the commission to update regulations for the long range plan for the area. It's in effect until January 31, 2010.

  • Big move for the big movers

    Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc. moves into former-84 Lumber property

    When you make a living moving hundreds of tons worth of structures and equipment, every move is a big move.

    But for Shelby-based Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc., this could be the biggest move yet.

    With business growing, expansion was inevitable, and now Edwards has purchased what he said is an ideal location for the future of his company.

  • Associates in Pediatric Therapy has new audiologist

    Associates in Pediatric Therapy has a new audiologist, Amy Oliver.

    She provides complete hearing evaluations for both pediatric and adult patients and is trained to perform tympanometry, Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions testing and pure tone audiometry testing within a sound booth.

    Oliver recently completed her doctor of audiology degree from Salus University. She also holds state licensure in the department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as well as Hearing Instrument Specialists.

  • Shelby County Court Report: July 1, 2009

    The following cases were hears by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Shaun E. Drane, two charges of theft by unlawful taking under $300 - plead guilty - 6-month sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $144 costs.

    Martin Gonzales, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance and no operator's/moped license - plead guilty - 12-month sentence, serve 4 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $894 fine and costs.

    Victor Manuel Lagunes-Hernandez, no operator's/moped license - guilty 30-day sentence.

  • Leggett & Platt likely out by end of July

    Leggett & Platt, once the county's largest employer, is down to a skeletal crew and within a few weeks even they will be gone.

    “We've got 16 workers left,” Plant Manager Doug Allen said. “They're moving assets and getting ready to close.”

    Allen said the plant will “probably be closed by the end of the month.”

    The company will keep a small presence in Simpsonville – an engineering staff and design team – for the foreseeable future, he said.