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Today's News

  • Transitional housing plan moves forward

    After a lengthy discussion, the Shelbyville City Council eventually elected to move forward with a request to seek a recommendation from the Triple S Planning Commission for a conditional use permit on property in the Limited Historic District that would allow for transitional housing for women struggling with drug addiction.

  • New water tower taking shape

    Those driving in downtown Shelbyville near Prospect Street might see a new structure peeking out over the tree line. 

    “[It] should all be complete by about December,” said Shelbyville Municipal Water and Sewer Manager Tom Doyleof the developing water tower that is to replace the infrastructure on 5th Street.  “So far they have about one-hundred-and-twenty feet of the concrete structure built.”

  • Shelby teacher selected to Education Professional Standards Board

    Shelby County High School Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science teacher Ashley Fishback has been selected to join six new appointees on the Education Professional Standards Board.

    Last week, Gov. Matt Bevin announced seven new members to the 17-person board that consists of fourteen gubernatorial appointees and Fishback said she was grateful to be included.

    “I am very honored to have been chosen for the position, and I look forward to serving the Commonwealth in this capacity,” she said.

  • Operation Care gets a rain garden

    Equipped with shovels, mulch, plants and dirt, Walt Reichert, horticulture technician at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office, and a team of devoted Master Gardeners went into battle this week against a drainage issue and chances are they will come out on top.

    Janevera Rothenburer, housing director of Operation Care’s Women’s Shelter, said the rainwater rushing down the steep slope coming from Washington Street to their backyard made her uneasy.

  • 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