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Today's News

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - AT&T Seeks fiber ready partnership with city

    Holly Spade with AT&T Kentucky shared with the Shelbyville City Council an opportunity to partner on plans for the city to become a Fiber Ready Designation.

    “We go into the industrial park just to announce formally and acknowledge formally that the park is fiber ready and has state of the art fiber in the ground at the site.”

    The designation was specifically related to the Midland Trail Industrial Park and will provide technology capable of transmitting high-bandwidth communications from both existing and future industrial sites.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Tax rate expected to stay flat

    The Shelby County Public School tax rates for the 2016-2017 school-year will be established during the school board’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the district’s offices, 1155 Main Street.

    Superintendent James Neihof told the board during the previous meeting that he plans to recommend no change for the tax rate for FY17.

  • An artistic take on Shelbyville

    The City of Shelbyville is seeking proposals from artists interested in creating commissioned public art to be displayed in mural form on buildings in downtown Shelbyville.

    Eilene Collins, director of Shelby Main Street, said she feels the project will enhance our downtown region.

    Collins said the idea has been pondered by various individuals and groups, including the Shelby Main Street Design Committee, for some time but the financial means to back the specific project was not available until recently.

  • Child dies after being hit by car

    A small child has died after being struck by a car this afternoon in Shelbyville.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Ittin Russell said the child was pronounced dead at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.

  • Jefferson County accident ties up I-64

    An accident on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 22 in Jefferson County has traffic backed up for about 4 miles. Anyone coming into Shelby County using that route may want to consider an alternate route until about 5 p.m. Friday afternoon.

  • Collins upends Shelby at Weissinger

    In Tuesday’s boys’ golf match between rivals Collins and Shelby County high schools, the Titans got the best of the Rockets, by a score of 177-188.

    Tyler Zimmerman was the medalist of the match and led Collins to a victory, shooting a 40 overall. Teammate Jake Griffin finished not too far behind him, posting a 42 after the match was complete.

  • Garrard looks for revenge in opener

    Coming off of a 48-7 victory over Jeffersontown High School in a scrimmage on Friday, Shelby County High School will travel to Lancaster to take on Garrard County High School in the Hall of Fame Bowl on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

    Shelby is coming off of a 12-2 overall record, and is looking to retain the momentum from last season’s team.

    GCHS has been preseason ranked No. 8 in Class 3A football heading into the year.

  • Titans prep for new look from Montgomery

    The Collins High School Titans are looking to start off the ’16 campaign on a winning note, and will travel to Mt. Sterling to take on Montgomery County in the 69th Recreation Bowl on Saturday night at 8 p.m.

    Collins’ finished 2015 with a 5-7 record, and will be looking to improve, coming off of an up-and-down season.

    Montgomery ended its season with a 7-4 overall record in the Class 5A regular season before falling to Dixie Heights in the first round of the state playoffs.

  • LexCath jumps on Collins, 4-1

    The Collins High School boys’ soccer team put up a solid effort in the season opener, but in the end, Lexington Catholic was too much to handle and the Knights defeated the Titans by a count of 4-1.

    “It’s just one game for us, and it’s going to be a long season,” coach Jamil Shalash said. “We’re always going to be disappointed with a loss, but Lexington Catholic just came in more prepared than we did.”

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Mixed recommendations for Simp zone change requests

    As businesses are spawning left and right in the region, Simpsonville is quickly evolving and throughout these changes the Triple S Planning Commission has not taken its eye off the county’s Comprehensive Plan.  

    On Tuesday, several zone change recommendation requests came before the commission for potential commercial developments in the Simpsonville region.