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Today's News

  • Police say teen chased woman, shot pellets at car, faces multiple charges

    A Taylorsville teen driving a stolen car has been arrested after chasing another car all the way down Midland Trail in Shelbyville and shooting at it out the window Wednesday night, police say.

    Shelbyville Police Major D. Goodwin said the incident began at Speedway on Midland Trail, when the 17-year-old, whose name has not been released because he is a juvenile, pulled up beside another car at Speedway at about 11:30 p.m.

    Goodwin said the teen did not know the woman in the other vehicle, and it is not known what prompted the incident.

  • EARLIER: MY WORD: Catholics' message doesn't mesh with government

    In the June 3 edition of The Courier-Journal, there was a story on the front page about Louisville Archbishop Kurtz and others protesting outside the federal courthouse. The group led by Archbishop Kurtz was protesting the recent federal mandates requiring coverage of contraception costs for most employees.

  • MY WORD: Shelby County shares Arizona's issues

    The Supreme Court struck down much of Arizona's attempts to control illegal immigration but left a major part. Police still can check for documentation related to citizenship. I want to quote one sentence from Antonin Scalia's dissent – "Are the sovereign States at the mercy of the federal Executive’s refusal to enforce the Nation’s immigration laws?" – as questioning President Obama's decision not to enforce federal immigration law against 1.4 million illegals.

  • EARLIER: Spencer woman tries false ‘citizens arrest’ of Judge Myles

    TAYLORSVILLE ­­­– A Taylorsville woman who believes she was treated unfairly by Family Court Judge John David Myles unsuccessfully called for the judge's arrest during court July 2 and was removed from the court room.

  • News briefs: July 11, 2012

    State retirees’ health plans headed for some changes

  • Engagement: Wheeler-Price

    Kim Searcy and David Wheeler of Shelbyvilleannounce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Wheeler of Shelbyville, to Michael Price of Shelbyville. He is the son of Becky and Jerry Price of Shelbyville.

    She is the granddaughter of late Nancy and Tommy Wheeler and granddaughter of Nell Conley.

    He is the grandson of Ruby and Elzie Price of Bardstown and Pauline and Link Ball of Covertown.

    The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at Wheeler Farms.

  • Engagement: Brown-Dazey

    Darrell and Tara Brown of Waddy and Kevin and Kara Henry of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Michelle Brown of Shelbyville, to Mark Richard Dazey of Winchester. He is the son of Richard and Deanna Dazey of Winchester.

    She graduated from the University of Louisville in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in sociology.

    He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2012 with a Master of Science in computer science and with a Bachelor of Science in computer science in 2009.

  • 50th anniversary: Samples

    Wilbert and Elsie Samples of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married June 27, 1962, in Shelbyville.

    They are the parents of Leigh and Aaron Johnson of Shelbyville and Tina and Randy Mallory of Austin, Texas. Grandchildren are Brittnee Johnson, Hannah Dominguez and PJ Dominguez; and great-grandchildren are Coulton and Marian Dominguez.

  • 100th birthday: Wilma (Granny) Gordon

    Friends and family in the community are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of Wilma "Granny" Gordon at 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Simpsonville Community Center (old gym).

    She has lived in Todds Point since 1936. She is known by many people for her having worked at the Gleneyrie School cafeteria, the Todds Point Store and many years as a polling officer.

    She is the oldest member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and was active in the church until recent years.

  • Datebook: July 11, 2012

    Public meetings
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelbyville Water and Sewer Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday at 1059 Washington St.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    The Simpsonville City Commission meets 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at City Hall.