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Today's News

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on stolen checks

    Several checks stolen from a Simpsonville woman have been passed at area Walmarts, including Shelbyville, as well as other stores, Simpsonville Police said.

    The checks were passed in late August and early September at Walmart, Rural King and Kroger stores.

    Police report that two checks totaling $423.79 were passed at the Shelbyville Walmart, and on Aug. 30, a check was $508.79 was used to purchase a chain saw at Rural King in Shelbyville.

    In addition, nine checks totaling $1,207.09 were passed at Shelbyville and Louisville area Walmarts. 

  • Business briefcase: Sept. 21, 2012

    SC Farm Bureau honored for community service efforts

    Shelby County Farm Bureau is one of the eight companies to be honored by Republic Bank in its eighth annual We CARE Awards for the Louisville area.

    We CARE – which stands for Community, Activity, Recognition and Enterprise – was created in 2005 to recognize companies whose employees stress those four elements and who do what the press release announcing the award stressed was “great things in the community.”

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictment Sept. 21, 2012

    John R. McTinosh, 31,  of 120 Hyatt Store Road in Bagdad was indicted for tampering with physical evidence, falsely reporting an incident, operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, first offense, speeding, improper registration and display of an illegal or altered registration plate.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Sept. 21, 2012

    DUI

    Chrystal N. Cowles of 25 Burba Lane in Brandenburg was arrested June 16 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, second offense, driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense, reckless driving, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified) and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Sept. 21, 2012

    DUI

    Chrystal N. Cowles of 25 Burba Lane in Brandenburg was arrested June 16 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, second offense, driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense, reckless driving, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified) and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

  • 2-legged dog steals hearts

    A two-legged dog named Jenna may not have a back end, but her heart more than makes up for what she lacks, animal rescue officials said.

    The small, terrier mix was hit by a car last year and had to have both back legs amputated, said Vicki Moore, spokesperson for 5rescues.org.

    The dog, which belongs to Denise Jones of Woodstock Animal Foundation, was scheduled to be put down, but homemaker Robin Kenyon said, “They just couldn’t do it.

  • The last day of business for Smith-McKenney

    The mood at Smith-McKenney in Village Plaza today will be one of bittersweet emotions as employees wrap up their last day of business before being taken over by CVS.

    “I’ve been doing this for a long time, forty years, and I know these people – we’re like a family, and it’ll be tough, leaving,” owner Greg Hayes said. “But the cycle goes on, you know, and the one thing that’s constant in life is change.”

  • Collins boys’ soccer team loses 1st match of season

    No. 22 Bethlehem handed the seventh-ranked Collins boys’ soccer team its first loss of the season Tuesday night in Male’s Bulldog Cup.
    Senior forward Zack Miller scored the Titans’ lone goal in the 2-1 loss.
    Collins (9-1-1), which played Christian Academy of Louisville on Thursday evening in its second match of the event, is slated to play Scott at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in its third match at Male.

  • Postseason golf play begins Monday

    Saturday is the first official day of fall, but Monday begins the first official day of postseason play among the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s fall sports.

  • Rockets ready to rumble, not fumble

    One of the few complaints Shelby County football coach Todd Shipley has had with his team’s 3-1 start is the Rockets’ tendency to put the football on the ground.
    Shelby County has lost nine fumbles in its first four games, including four in last week’s 21-0 victory over Henry County.