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Today's News

  • Rabies case reported in Shelby

     

  • “They are the bedrock of why we have our freedom.”

    VFW Post 1179 will conduct a Memorial Day Service Monday, a long-standing tradition at Grove Hill Cemetery.

    “We have been doing this for many years, I couldn’t tell you how long,” Post Commander Henry Jew said.

    The service will take place at 11 a.m. at the chapel at Grove Hill Cemetery. In past years, a presentation has taken place at the chapel before the cemetery, but this year, that will not be the case, said Roger Green, past post commander and a member of the post who organizes the event.

  • Picture of health

    There’s excitement in the air at the North Central District Health Department as a new leader comes on board.

    Roanya Rice, MBA, BSN and RN, brings plenty of experience with her, coming to North Central from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, where she spent 16 years in leadership positions including primary care clinical manager, women’s health manager, cancer program coordinator and public health clinical coordinator.

  • Leathers to retire

    Next week there will be a bittersweet atmosphere at one of Shelby County’s top industries when a longtime leader takes the first step toward retirement.

    On Thursday, Ray Leathers, President/CEO of Roll Forming on Brooks Industrial Road, will relinquish his role of president to Kevin Dierking. He will then step down as CEO on Oct. 1, when that title will also then go to Dierking.

    Leathers has been with the company since 2000 when Roll Forming Corporation was purchased by Austrian company, voestalpine AG. He has been President/CEO since 2007. 

  • Andriot gets shot with PDL team

    While most college soccer players will be suiting up for their respective summer league teams, Shelbyville-native Walker Andriot has taken his talents to the west coast.

    As a member of the Portland Timbers 23-and-under team in the Premier Development League, Andriot is getting his shot at playing with some of the best college athletes in the country.

  • Heritage archers advance to worlds

    In just its first year of competition, Heritage Elementary School’s archery team has already accomplished an incredible feat – sending its archery team to the national level of competition on May 11 and now moving on to a worldwide meet held on July 21 in Orlando.

    The school vied for the National Archery In Schools Program’s national competition; finishing 165th out of 180 competing schools, which was good enough to advance to the global competition.

  • Cornerstone building towards athletics

    In a construction project that has been building nearly a year now, Cornerstone Christian Academy announced that Phase 1 of its plan to create a complex for the school’s various athletic programs is finished.

    The completed phase of the project was announced on May 19, with the grand opening of the facility taking place this morning, weather permitting.

    The complex is located on the 31 acres of the school grounds, where both phases are to be completed.

  • SCHS student earns congressional medals

    Amidst the numerous awards, scholarships and recognitions presented to seniors at Shelby County High School Tuesday evening, one student’s star shined bright.

    Madalin Roachnot only joined the ranks of the Distinguished Young Women and a member of the KHSAA Academic All-State, but she wowed the crowed as presenters announced that she had earned a prestigious Congressional Medal.

  • Biagi-Rickert continues her giving spirit

    Shelby native Kate Biagi-Rickert has taken on the role of Director of Stewardship with the Community Foundation of Louisville.

    “I am kind of the liaison to the donors,” she said. “I just want to work with them and their philanthropic goals.”

  • Veteran project to preserve memories

    Each year veterans, family members, friends and those wishing to pay their respects to those who fought for their freedom gather at Grove Hill Cemetery, often hearing the recounts from veterans who were deeply impacted by their service.  For those in attendance, they will tell you the experience is moving and memorable. 

    For those unable to attend this event, either to share or to take in the narration of others, there is another option.