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Today's News

  • Cramming Kentucky State Police cruisers with food

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Nov. 28, 2012

    Warrants

    Eric Christopher Corbett, 31, of  529 Burchwood Circle was arrested Nov. 14 at 401 Main St. on a Henry County warrant for an unspecified charge.

    Joshua Lee Renfro, 28, of 566 Hawthorne Ave. was arrested Nov. 8 at that address and on a Jefferson County warrant for an unspecified charge.

    Debra Jordon, 55, of 5011 Black Falcon Way was arrested Nov. 7 at that address on a Shelby County warrant for an unspecified charge.

  • 2nd Shelby person to spin the Wheel

    Former Shelby Countian Seth Edens will appear on Wheel of Fortune on Thursday night, less than a week after Heritage Elementary librarian Kathy Mansfield won big on the show.

    A 1999 Shelby County High School graduate who lives in Middletown with his wife, Adrienne, Edens said he will be watching the show Thursday night at the home of his parents, Cathy and Bill Edens of Shelbyville.

  • Federal changes affect charities

    There’s good new and bad news on the horizon for Shelby’s charitable organizations heading into the holidays.

    Although charitable giving around the county is up – certainly good news – the bad news is that federal funding has suffered, and that has been having a negative impact on some of Shelby’s top charitable organizations, namely those that serve the elderly, the homeless and the poor.

  • Bed bugs biting in Shelby

    Are there bed bugs afoot in the county?

    “We don’t want anybody to panic, but, yes, they are out there, and, yes, it is a huge problem,” said Lynn Whittaker, a volunteer with A Place to Sleep, a local ministry that finds beds for children.

    Whittaker was one of the organizers of a public gathering at the Stratton Center recently that addressed the issue.

  • News briefs: Nov. 28, 2012

    Friday last day to apply for state’s taxpayer amnesty

    Department of Revenue officials expect the busiest week yet for Kentucky’s tax amnesty program, which is nearing the end of a 61-day window for delinquent taxpayers to come forward.

  • EARLIER: Collins High School's Titan nation ready to travel for football final

    Collins High School is abuzz with excitement leading up to the school’s first trip to Kentucky’s Class AAAA state championship in Bowling Green this Saturday.

    The Titans hammered Warren East, 58-7, on Friday to earn a spot in the final at Western Kentucky University’s L.T. Smith Stadium against the Highlands Bluebirds, a Northern Kentucky powerhouse playing for its sixth consecutive state title.

    Collins officials already have put together a couple of options for fans looking to travel to the game, which will kick off at 8 p.m. EST on Friday.

  • Court report: November 26, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Randy K. Bowlin, second-offense DUI – plead guilty – 20-day sentence, serve 7 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 12 months and $878 fine and costs.

  • A most magnificent species

    The range of the Golden Eagle covers more than half of the land in the world.

    This species inhabits the western and northern United States, eastern Canada, parts of Europe, east through much of central and northern Asia and even portions of Africa. Its territories may be as large as 80 square miles, which issimilar size of a medium-sized city.

  • Man cited for vandalizing toothbrushes

    A bizarre case of hide-and-go seek vandalism has led to charges against a Michigan man.

    Stone Gray McVeigh, 20, of Lenox, Mich., was apprehended at the Walmart in Shelbyville Nov. 9 in a case of toothbrush vandalism, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

    A sheriff’s report said a store manager saw McVeigh and began to watch him as he took two battery-operated toothbrushes from their packages.

    But McVeigh did not attempt to steal the toothbrushes, the report said.