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  • Broadband upgrades coming to Shelby

    Some broadband customers in Shelby County will have some positive changes to look forward to in their service.

    All Points Broadband announced last week that it has acquired Shelby Broadband, a wireless and fiber-optic internet service provider serving customers in 15 counties throughout central Kentucky.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Zone change request Old Seven Mile Pike

     On Tuesday, the Triple S Planning Commission will consider a zone change request for more than 100 acres of property located on Old Seven Mile Pike.

    The matter will be considered when the commission convenes for its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street Shelbyville.

    The request calls for a zone change from Agricultural to R-4 for approximately 106 acres and includes a waiver request to reduce the amount of open space provided.

  • Bishop named Shelby’s Distinguished Young Woman

    After a temporary hiatus, Shelby County’s Distinguished Young Women competition is back and action and quickly regaining steam.

    This year, eight participants faced off in a competition that showcased their talents, minds and hearts.

    Arianna Dunn, Skyler McClusky, Paige Donovan, Kaitlin Bishop, Kayley Smith, Hannah Woods, Caitlin Chambers and Grace Wilkinson graced the stage with their skills.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Enrollment on the rise

    Shelby County school board members heard an update on the enrollment numbers when they convened for the regularly scheduled meeting Thursday at the Blair Center at Southside Elementary.

    “Enrollment is up from the beginning of last year,” Superintendent James Neihof said, noting they have a somewhat firm number at this point to determine staffing allocations. “This year we are working with Wright and Collins to make some adjustments.”

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL: Discovery Boulevard extension bid accepted

    Following suit with Shelby County Public Schools, the Shelbyville City Council Thursday approved Louisville Paving Company for its portion of the Discovery Boulevard extension, which will connect the road to Collins High School to Midland Industrial and in turn to Freedom’s Way.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL: HRC presents new Fairness Ordinance

    It was standing room only Thursday at a special called meeting of the Shelbyville City Council.

    The large turnout was in most part there to support a planned presentation from the Shelbyville/Shelby County Joint Human Rights Commission of a Fairness Ordinance.

    Alvin Farris, the president of the HRC, spoke on behalf of the commission, its new ordinance and the recommendation to pass it.

  • Bishop named Shelby DYW

    After a temporary hiatus, Shelby County’s Distinguished Young Women competition is back and action and quickly regaining steam.

    This year, eight participants faced off in a competition that showcased their talents, minds and hearts.

    Arianna Dunn, Skyler McClusky, Paige Donovan, Kaitlin Bishop, Kayley Smith, Hannah Woods, Caitlin Chambers and Grace Wilkinson graced the stage with their skills. 

  • Witt steps down due to pension issues

    Though Commonwealth Attorney Laura Witt is stepping away from her office, she hopes she won’t be gone long.

    Witt retired on Aug. 1 from her role at the Commonwealth Attorney’s office, but come Election Day, she will be on the ballot to resume her work. 

  • State to roll out new IDs in 2019

    Changes are coming to Kentucky’s driver’s licensing system.

    According to Lowry Miller, Shelby County Circuit Court Clerk, the state will roll out new guidelines for state identification in 2019, allowing Kentucky residents to obtain federal identifications.

  • Shelby County School Board: Enrollment on the rise throughout SCPS

    Shelby County school board members heard an update on the enrollment numbers when they convened for the regularly scheduled meeting Thursday at the Blair Center at Southside Elementary.

    “Enrollment is up from the beginning of last year,” Superintendent James Neihof said, noting they have a somewhat firm number at this point to determine staffing allocations. “This year we are working with Wright and Collins to make some adjustments.”