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Today's News

  • Detective's home again damaged by fire

    For the second time in year, Kentucky State Police Detective Mitch Harris has lost his house to fire.

    Though no one was injured during the fire Thursday evening, Harris's home acrooss from Heritage Elementary on U.S 60 sustained heavy fire damage,

    "No one was at home at the time," East 60 Fire Chief Brian Raizor said.

  • Detective's home again damaged by fire

    For the second time in year, Kentucky State Police Detective Mitch Harris has lost his house to fire.

    Though no one was injured during the fire Thursday evening, Harris's home acrooss from Heritage Elementary on U.S 60 sustained heavy fire damage,

    "No one was at home at the time," East 60 Fire Chief Brian Raizor said.

  • How do you resolve the promise of New Year’s Day?

    Are you glad today is the final day of 2008?

    Will a new year really make a difference for you?

    Does today represent anything more than the last Wednesday of the calendar year?

    There’s no magic switch that will be thrown Thursday – well, unless you celebrate too much tonight and need deep silence – and none of the challenges we have faced will vanish along with that page ripped from our desk calendar or clicked off our Outlook.

  • How do you resolve the promise of New Year’s Day?

    Are you glad today is the final day of 2008?

    Will a new year really make a difference for you?

    Does today represent anything more than the last Wednesday of the calendar year?

    There’s no magic switch that will be thrown Thursday – well, unless you celebrate too much tonight and need deep silence – and none of the challenges we have faced will vanish along with that page ripped from our desk calendar or clicked off our Outlook.

  • EARLIER: 'I wanted to kill him'

     On a horrible morning in November, a woman in Waddy walked into a room and found a grown man with his hands down the pants of her 6-year-old daughter. She reacted with the sort of rush of rage that would embrace most parents.

    "I wanted to kill him," she said.

    She quickly removed the child from the room and then reached for a weapon. "I grabbed the first gun I could find," she said.

  • Saddlebred auction fetches $273,000

     It may have been cold outside, but bidding for “dates” with the studs of the saddlebred world was hot at Claudia Sanders Saturday night.

    The fifth annual All American Cup Auction fetched a total of $273,000 for the rights to breed to saddlebred stallions. The top bid of $34,000 was for a breeding service to Callaway's Blue Norther, a stallion based in Missouri. The price was a record for the event.

  • There’s no time like the first snow time

     So the big topic this weekend at our house was the forecast of snow. Chances are it might have been at yours, too, but our terms of endearment were probably quite different.

    Ours was a sort of breathless anticipation. We checked online to monitor the hour-by-hour updated forecast. We watched the skies and felt the chill.

    We were ready to awaken on Sunday morning and see the white stuff.

    “Does that mean we can go out and build a snowman tomorrow?” my son asked, his eyes bright and shining.

  • Local DJs make Hall of Fame

    Four local DJs will be inducted into the DJ Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Bardstown tonight.

    William “Daddy D” Murphy, Robert “Big Rob” Marshall, Anthony “DJ Smurf” Beckley, and John “DJ Master Rocker” Foree Jr. have a combined total of more than 100 years of experience in rocking the microphone and getting the party started.

  • Deputy receives Governor's Award

    Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Eddie Whitworth was honored recently with the Governor's Award for Impaired Driving Enforcement.

    In addition to receiving recognition for making the most DUI arrests in the state of Kentucky last year, Whitworth was also honored with the Division II Award, both of which he received at an awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency on Dec. 4 in Lexington.

    Whitworth, who won the same award last year, made 105 DUI arrests in 2007 and 86 in 2006.

  • Community Theatre announces next season

     Two musical productions based on popular children’s books headline the schedule for The Shelby County Community Theatre’s 2009-2010 season.

    The Secret Garden, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Seussical, Jr., based on the work by Dr. Seuss will lead off the schedule, starting in July.