Today's News

  • First title for Titans

    The Collins boys’ soccer team got its hands on some hardware Thursday night.

    And the Titans hope this wasn’t the last trophy they get this postseason.

  • Rockets start slowly, roll into semifinals

    The Shelby County volleyball team started slow but finished strong Monday night.

    The Rockets swept Henry County, 3-0, in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

  • EARLIER: Triple S delays vote on 2nd outlet mall

    Following the same pattern it used in July, Triple S Planning Commission on  Tuesday night tabled until Nov. 20 a zone change request for a second proposed outlet mall in Simpsonville.

    A crowd of about 100 people turned out for at a public hearing at Stratton Center as the commission considered a request for a zoning change and the development plan from Trio Property Development and its partner, Paragon Outlets Development, for a parcel east of Buck Creek Road and south of Interstate 64.

  • News briefs: Oct. 17, 2012

    No driver’s license service on Oct. 25

    Installation of software and cameras for Kentucky’s new driver’s license will require a 1-day suspension of license-issuing activity in the Shelby County Circuit Court Clerk’s office on Oct. 25.

    Circuit Clerk Lowry Miller previously had alerted the public to this delay, but state Transportation Cabinet officials distributed a formal announcement on Tuesday.

  • Shelbyville City Council to name Betty Chatham as ambassador

    Betty Jean Chatham, one of Shelbyville’s great musical icons and benefactors, will be named this week to a post she has held for decades: Ambassador of the city of Shelbyville.

    Chatham, who is retiring from her 60-year musical career during services and celebrations Oct. 28 at First Baptist Church of Shelbyville, which she long has served as accompanist, is known around the nation and the world for her talents on the piano.

  • Halloween events

    VFW Halloween dance
    The Frankfort VFW will host a Halloween dance party at 7:30 p.m.-midnight Oct. 26 at 104 East Second St. Costumes are optional but encouraged. Prizes will be given for the best costumes. The cost is $10. Call for table reservations for groups of six or more (seats 10). Half of proceeds go to the cancer fund. For more information or reservations, contact Rita at 502-229-7966, the VFW at 502-227-2483 or Betsy at 502-382-7913.
    Fall festival

  • Shelby County School Board issues bonds, starts Southside

    The Shelby County Board of Education took the next steps for both its ongoing building projects during Thursday’s meeting at the district’s offices.

    The board heard updates from the architects on the new Southside Elementary School and the Northside Early Childhood Center and approved the bond issue to get the Northside project started.

    K. Norman Berry & Associates’ Harry Dumesnil reported to the board that the contracts are in the works with BCD, Inc., the general contractor the board approved at the Sept. 27 meeting.

  • Intermittent shutdowns of I-64 tonight

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of interstate maintenance work taking place Wednesday evening in Shelby County.  KYTC crews will be applying an asphalt wedge to some bridge ends on westbound I-64 between mile points 40 and 41.
    These repairs will be performed in a mobile operation on Wednesday, October 17th, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.  I-64 will be closed intermittently, up to 15 minutes at a time, during this work.

  • Suspect in Shelbyville shooting arrested

    A suspect wanted in connection with a Sept. 22 shooting in Shelbyville was arrested Sunday during a routine traffic stop, police said.

    Stefan L. Harris, 32, was arrested when police discovered he was a passenger in a car being driven by Jerome Harris, 27.

    Shelbyville Police had pulled over Jerome Harris’ vehicle after they noticed him driving careless on Midland Trail shortly after midnight on Sunday morning.

  • I-64 lane closure Monday night

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists of interstate maintenance work taking place this evening in Shelby County.  KYTC crews will be performing shoulder repairs along westbound I-64 between mile points 38 an 37. The left lane will be closed  from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.