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Today's News

  • Community joins forces for workforce development

    All three government entities in Shelby County have joined with Shelby County Public Schools and local industry leaders to commit to funding a position for a workforce development coordinator to recruit and train high school students for local employment.

  • Damp start can’t slow show

    Despite a wet start, competition at the 2016 Shelby County Fair Horse Show was not impeded by the weather Wednesday night, and the show went off without a hitch, organizers said.

    “I was very pleased with it, we had a lot of horses turn out to show,” said R.H. Bennett, co-manager of the show, along with his brother, Edward “Hoppy” Bennett. “The weather kind of gave us a wet start early on, but it finally turned out nice, and we had a great [opening night].”

    The show, which runs through Saturday, had 20 classes on Wednesday.

  • Cyber groceries

    Some older folks who remember phoning in an order to the grocery and then going to pick it up in years past, may notice a similarity in Kroger’s new shopping service.

    The only difference is, instead of phoning in your order, you do it online, said Brandee Flynn, E-commerce manager for Kroger.

  • Wiley grabs 1st PGA Jr. tourney title

    Shelbyville’s Faith Wiley took first place in the girls’ 16-18 year old division of the Kentucky PGA Jr. Tour Summer Series Tournament on June 15, earning her a spot in Kentucky PGA Jr. Tour Championship in July.

    Wiley, a rising junior at Shelby County High School, shot an impressive 84 during her round at the Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville, finishing three strokes ahead of second place.

  • Post 37 continues to roll

    Shelbyville Post 37 kept its offensive onslaught going, this time decimating the Bullitt 18-and-under team by a score of 16-1 in just seven innings.

    Post 37 drew first blood in the top of the third frame, when Bryson Dillow scored off a Matt Gammon single. RBI singles from Blake Lambdin and Alex Doyle followed as Post 37 raced out to a 4-0 lead after two-and-a-half innings of play.

  • Shelby racer is on the Kart fast track

    Although he may only be 10 years old, Tyler Bailey is quickly becoming a veteran on the race track.

    “I started when I was seven, driving in a little yard with a go kart that doesn’t go as fast as the one I drive now,” Tyler Bailey said. “My neighbor made a little track and that’s what got me into [kart racing].”

    Tyler’s father says that remote control cars were also a factor in getting Tyler interested in kart racing.

  • Dental office coming to Governor’s Square

    The revitalization of Governor’s Square is well underway and real estate broker, Lee Webb, a co-owner of the center, said a new business will soon fill a long vacant space.

    “The interior build out is happening right now,” Webb said.  “We are hoping within the next few months that Doctor Coleman will be in practice.”

    Dr. Jamie Coleman currently operates out of Buecker, Long, & Coleman D.M.D Family Dentist on Washington Street and was unavailable for comment by press time.

     

  • Church news: June 24, 2016

     

  • Grads of all ages from Cornerstone

    Kindergarten and senior graduates celebrated at Cornerstone Christian Academy for the 2016 year.

     

  • JROTC scholarships

    Ron Van Stockum (from left) chats with Collins High School winners of the Brig. Gen. Van Stockum JROTC Scholarships, Emma Smith and Dylan Siler, joined by Ebony O'Rea, scholarship representative of the Community Foundation of Louisville.