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Today's News

  • Man charged in Waddy murder

    One man is dead and another behind bars following a shooting in the Waddy area Wednesday morning. 

    Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a home at 434 Bardstown Trail around 4 a.m. after a 911 hang up. It is not clear who made that call.

    When deputies arrived on the scene they discovered one male subject lying on the ground outside the home and a deceased male inside the home.

  • Planning a big day?

    It is estimated that nearly 6 million Americans popped the big question last week.

    Second only to Christmas, Valentine's Day is one of the most popular days for couples to get engaged.

    And for those who are now walking around with a shiny new rock on that special finger, Kate Raisor with All About You Celebrations, has some advice. Raisor has been working with brides for eight years to plan their dream wedding and says the first step any bride should take after saying yes is to just enjoy the experience.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Triple S denies Partridge Run patio homes

    The Triple S Planning commission Tuesday voted down a request for an amended preliminary plat with three variances for Partridge Run, Section 4. The amended preliminary plat proposed 16 patio home lots on 3.70 acres at the end of Eagle Pass on the east end of the subdivision and included waivers for lot width, lot area and side yard setbacks.

  • Shelby County Fiscal Court: County puts extensive resurfacing out for bid

    Shelby County Fiscal Court Tuesday voted to approve a request to solicit bids for a number of road resurfacing projects. 

    The court will allow the road department to solicit bids for multiple roads, including Old Brunerstown Road, Windhurst Way, Old Mt. Eden Road, Old Seven Mile Pike and Christianburg Road, to be resurfaced in the Spring. 

  • Overdose calls down in Shelby County

    Ambulance runs and overdoses are down in Shelby County, but there might be more to the story than it seems.

    Shelby County Emergency Medical Services Director Jarett Barnes said the number of overdoses cases has dropped over the past year, and he believes public education and the availability of overdose drugs have helped the cause.

     

  • Hughes to lead historical society

    The Shelby County Historical Society filled a new position recently when it hired Nicky Hughes as its executive director.

    Hughes, who began the part-time position several weeks ago, is typically on-site from noon-4 p.m. weekdays, and he is eager to meet anyone in the community.

  • SCHS girls are teachers in training

    Three Shelby County High School sophomores will travel to Orlando in June to participate in the 2019 Educators Rising Conference.

    The conference gives aspiring teachers the chance to compete with others from across the United States by participating in various teacher-related events. Students also have the opportunity to network with and learn from other students.

  • City to look at helping Kentucky Changers

    Before embarking on Tuesday’s regularly scheduled business, the Simpsonville City Commission heard a request for funding from Bob Perkins with the Kentucky Changers.

    The group is a ministry of Kentucky Women’s Ministry Union (WMU) and partners with cities and Baptist associations that provides middle and high school students the opportunity to serve those in need. The goal is to bring home improvements in the areas they serve.

  • Adams cites experience as key to Secretary of State position

    The primary job of the Secretary of State is to help run elections and ensure compliance with election laws.

    And GOP election lawyer Michael Adams says his unique qualifications put him in position to best uphold the office.

    He threw his hat into the ring in February 2018 and is making a path to all 120 Kentucky counties. This year the primary will be May 21 and the general election is Nov. 5.

    “It takes a long time to travel the state, to meet people and build relationships so I got in early,” Adams said.

  • Leadership Shelby refocusing on building leaders

    After a successful 25-year run, Leadership Shelby is looking to grow and find a way to make leadership training a way of life in Shelby County.

    The recently announced expansion includes plans to bring additional and affordable leadership training and professional development courses for both the flagship program and alumni.