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Today's News

  • Tradition of dedication to industry

    Picture a community completely devoid of industrial parks, only two large companies, and only a small water supply barely adequate to serve its residents.

    That was Shelbyville in the 1950s, before an organization was born that took Shelby from a trickling economic climate to the thriving business community it is today, with seven industrial parks and more than 70 industries.

  • Friendship matters

    An international organization with a Kentucky chapter has come to Shelby County, with the goal of helping kids with disabilities make friends easier, say officials.

    Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Touched Twice ready to serve

    With an extensive list of goods and services growing by the day, volunteers are excitedly gearing up for the eighth annual Touched Twice clinic, an event that provides the community with spiritual guidance and goods and services that include a food pantry and clothes closet, vision services, a spa area with haircuts and manicures, a family photo area with a professional photographer and chiropractor and dental services.

    The annual clinic will return next weekend at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville, 1516 Midland Trail.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION – Villas at Cardinal Club takes another swing at development

    The Triple S Planning Commission will consider the approval of the Planned Unit Development for The Villas at the Cardinal Club on Tuesday. The Preliminary PUD proposes 54 Golf Villas with a density of 3.08 units per acre & 4.64 acres of Open Space and is zoned R-4, Multi-family Residential.

    Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said the property had originally been approved for nearly 60 condos some time ago.

  • Captain Ds drops anchor in Shelby

    Another new restaurant is hitting the town.  Officials with Captain D’s have confirmed that Shelbyville will be home to one of five new locations planned for Kentucky over the next several years.

    The “fast-casual” seafood restaurant announced last week that it has accelerated its franchise development efforts, signing agreements to expand the brand’s presence in Illinois, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky.

    The restaurant has announced the development of 18 new sites.

  • Collins holds off Bearcats for 8th region championship

    As Anderson County guard Cobe Penny’s layup bounced off the left side of the rim and signaled the end for the Bearcats, the gym at Henry County High School exploded with cheers as both Collins fans and players stormed the court following the 54-53 win in the 8th Region Championship.

    After the game’s conclusion, three players from the Titans roster were named to the 8th Region Tournament team.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Calendar bill moves forward

    Due to a calendar conflict, the Shelby County Board of Education rescheduled their regularly planned Thursday meeting and convened instead on Tuesday for a special-called meeting.

  • KCHC focuses on scam protection

    When considering what makes up a healthy community, financial health typically does not top the list.  But the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities urges that personal economic health can weigh heavily on our physical health. 

    So on Tuesday, KCHC hosted a panel of experts who shared with a room of about 20 guests the importance of remaining savvy when faced with the growing possibility of becoming a scam target.

  • Filing doesn’t have to be taxing

    With the confusion surrounding the possibility of delayed tax returns, tax-filing season got off to a rocky start.

    Nancy Kasey and Violeta Garner with Liberty Tax on Midland Trail in Shelbyville, confirmed that because the IRS issued a delay in releasing some refunds because of enhanced fraud protection with those claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax Credits (ACTC).

  • Safely spring forward