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Today's News

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Discovery Blvd. development moving forward

    The Triple S Planning Commission will review the final plat with a waiver for the Catalpagreen Development at Discovery Boulevard when it convenes for its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street in Shelbyville.

    The purpose of the plat is to create twenty-four lots, and it includes a waiver request to waive the five feet required sidewalk width along Discovery Boulevard to a four-foot sidewalk width.

    The Catalpagreen development has been in the works for quite some time.

  • Shelby County Humane Society investigating missing funds

    The Shelby County Humane Society has hired an auditor to investigate missing funds that could total into the hundreds of thousands.

    A suit filed against former Shelby County Humane Society President Mark Smith alleges that he took $250,000, sold property belonging to the Shelby County Humane Society and redeemed a Certificate of Deposit valued at $115,000 all “under false pretenses.”

    Smith and former Executive Director Tracie Lennon resigned from the humane society in March.

  • Marian Village fined $12K

    The Shelby County Code Enforcement Board voted to fine the owners of the Marian Village Apartment Complex more than $12,000 for various violations.

    Code enforcement officer Chris Brown had previously cited the complex for failing to mow the grass, allowing trash to pile up near the dumpster and failing to adequately stop pest infestation at the complex. 

  • A life-changing trip

    Imagine growing up in a community, building a life there and having to flee in fear for your own life.

    Fortunately, most of us will never face a horrific situation like this, but it is the tough reality for many people residing in Karen State.

  • Farmers Feeding Families aims to help food insecurity

    Roberta Steutermann remembers meeting with the Shelby County Farm Bureau to talk about a new project when she ran into Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles.

  • Accident on Freedom’s Way claims two

    A multi-vehicle crash Saturday that left two people dead and several others injured is still under investigation.

    Kentucky State Police spokesperson Bernie Napier said they received the call around 7:18 p.m. regarding a collision in the northbound lanes of Freedom’s Way.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Country Manor residents urge council against zoning, development decision

    Last month the Triple S Planning Commission voted to send a positive recommendation to the Shelbyville City Council for a zone change request for 98-acres of property at the intersection of Freedom’s Way and LaGrange Road. Property owner Tom McGinnis proposed to the commissioners his plan for a town-home style residential development with commercial on 3.76 acres.

  • Bus, do your stuff

     Even though summer is in full swing, Shelby County Public School officials plan to keep exercising kids’ minds – through educational physical exercise.

  • Collins students build Little Free Libraries

    More Little Free Libraries are up and running around Shelby County, all thanks to some Collins High School students and faculty.

    Little Free Libraries are exactly what they sound like: mini libraries where people can access books for free in their communities. These small cabinets secured onto pedestals hold issues for all ages.

    A nationwide organization that aims to bring books to people who have limited access, Little Free Libraries aims to help people form connections with their neighbors in the community.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - District finalizes plans to accommodate growth

    On Thursday Shelby County Board of Education members will consider resolutions that assure the district is prepared for future growth.

    At 7 p.m. Thursday at the district’s central office, the board will consider approval of the construction documents for the Discover Boulevard project.  The project will expand Discovery Boulevard to connect to Midland Industrial drive.