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Today's News

  • ‘Voice of the Wildcats’ at Shelby Kroger

    Tom Leach, the ‘Voice of the Wildcats,’ will be at the Shelbyville Kroger store on Monday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. signing copies of his new book Rich Tradition.

    Leach’s book covers University of Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks’ resurrection of UK's football fortunes and looks back at his career.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments July 17, 2009

    David Armstrong of 5311 Guest Avenue in Louisville,  was indicted for flagrant non-support.

    Juan Carlos Querapa of 460 Old Seven Mile Pike in Shelbyville, was indicted for first-degree assault.

    Fraser Williams of 4332 Garfield St. NW in Washington, DC, was indicted for third-degree assault, resisting arrest, first-degree disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense and reckless driving.

  • New spay/neuter clinic developed for county

    Through kind donations, tedious fundraising, and grant money, there’s a new spay/neuter clinic in Shelby County.

    With support primarily from Lifebridge for Animals and other donors, the clinic was opened last month inside the Shelby County Animal Shelter building at 266 Kentucky Street in Shelbyville.

  • SCHS dominates Western Hills

    The SCHS volleyball team visited Western Hills on Tuesday and came away with a dominating victory, 2-0 (25-11, 25-7).

    “It was nice to start with a lead and finish with it,” SCHS Coach Felicia Pace said. “That’s something we’ve been working on, and something the girls needed to see that they could do. Hopefully we can learn from that.”

    The Lady Rockets (1-1) dominated Western Hills (0-2) at each position on the court, Pace said.

  • Shelbyville Sheriff’s Reports Aug. 21, 2009

    Normal 0 0 1 688 3923 32 7 4817

  • WICHE: Get ready the fall vegetable garden

     

    This could be the best fall vegetable year ever! Ample moisture and relatively mild temperatures mean that a second round of planting for fall garden can get a good start.  The challenge with the fall garden is getting seed and seedlings to germinate and grow during the heat of the end of summer. If we stay mild we have a better chance!

  • Deal or no deal? Easy question, important answers

    A few months ago I wrote in this column about my search for the perfect mattress and about how difficult it was because of all of the choices.

    Well, boys and girls, now I’m stepping it up a few notches – I’m looking for a new truck.

  • News Briefs: Aug. 19, 2009

     Continuing delays

    on I-64, elsewhere

    If you travel I-64 around Shelbyville during the evening or early morning hours, be alert to continuing possible delays.

  • Liberty National now hiring agents

    Liberty National Life Insurance Company, located in Louisville, is now hiring  new agents.

    Branch manager Steve DeBoer said the company plans to hire more than 50 agents. A hiring event was held Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne in Louisville. The company is seeking to appoint 50 plus sales agents and sales management positions initially, with the possibility of additional growth in the future. The company provides complete training and the opportunity for rapid advancement.

  • Nichols wins state BPW Young Careerist award

    A Shelbyville resident was recently named the 2009 Kentucky Business and Professional Women Young Careerist.

    Elizabeth Nichols won the nomination by the Shelby County Business and Professional Women chapter and won the regional and state competitions. She was invited to give her speech at the national conference in St. Louis.

    Mary Jo Newton, past president of Shelby County BPW, said Nichols is the second from the chapter to win the state contest, which is for young, upcoming women in a career. Tina Tipton won in 1972.