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Today's News

  • Marian Village remedies problems found in KHC inspection

    An inspection by the Kentucky Housing Corporation resulted in the relocation of one Marian Village resident in early July.

    According to KHC, an inspection found multiple violations of public housing standards, including several for electrical hazards such as exposed wiring or open panels and blocked fire exits.

    KHC confirmed that those violations had been remedied, but that one unit, not listed on the critical violation form, did not pass inspection and that the resident living in that unit has since been given a voucher to relocate.

  • Datebook - July 18, 2018

    This Week

    The Sound of Music

  • The scoop on staying cool during National Ice Cream Month

    On Sunday, America celebrated National Ice Cream Day. But no worries if the day slipped past you unnoticed. This great country has dedicated an entire month to the sweet treat.

    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed National Ice Cream Day into law in recognition of the industry’s economic contributions. And, noting that more than 90 percent of the U.S. population enjoys the sweet treat, Reagan also proclaimed July as National Ice Cream Month.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Zone change to hear first reading

    In May, the Triple S Planning Commission voted to give a positive recommendation for a zone change request for 98-acres of property at the intersection of Freedom’s Way and LaGrange Road from Agricultural to R-3 (multi-family residential) on 94.89 acres and to C-2 (commercial) on 3.76 acres.

    The Shelbyville City Council then had the option to either do nothing and let the commission’s recommendation go into effect automatically or review the matter by July 10.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves JCTC Campus startup funds

    On Thursday, the Shelby County Board of Education voted to provide $200,000 for startup funds for the JCTC campus.

    The district recently acquired the building and property and said the funds are necessary to accommodate the students that will utilize the facility.

    The funds cover necessary changes to the fire alarm and burglar alarms, locks, security cameras and HVAC controls. It also covers Wi-Fi upgrades, instructional technology equipment and funds for contingencies for any unforeseen needs such as furnishings, signage and flooring repairs.

  • Church News - July 13, 2018

     Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.

     

    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

     

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

  • School starts Aug. 1 – are you ready?

     Shelby County’s youth have been enjoying summer fun, but it won’t be much longer before they return to school.

    On Aug. 1, the bells will ring again. But before that, students need to prepare, and that includes buying school supplies.

    Cyndi Skellie, the public relations director for Shelby County Schools, said that parents shouldn’t fear though, since the school district has a few tools for families preparing for another year.

  • Oldham rallies late to top Post 37

    A pair of late mistakes allowed Oldham County Post 39 pick up the win over Shelbyville in a Monday night meeting at Bellarmine University.

    Clinging to a 1-0 lead for much of the contest, Post 37 was undone on a pair of wild pitches in the top of the sixth inning, allowing Oldham to escape with a 2-1 win.

    Despite taking the loss, Shelby’s pitching was fantastic, as Post 37 limited its opponent to just three hits over the entire game.

  • Stingrays close regular season undefeated

    With the Summer Fun League Championships on the horizon for later this month, the Shelbyville Stingrays will head into title contention with plenty of momentum after defeating Polo Fields in Louisville on Monday night.

    “Overall we swam well, especially with our relays. We had a few [disqualifications] that we plan to fix before Saturday at the championship meet,” Swim coach Tom Coons said. “They [Polo Fields] were a quality team. Most likely, they will be our biggest rivals to beat at championships.”

  • Midland strip center to open soon

    A piece of prime property on Midland Trail has sat vacant since the closing of Swifty Oil in 2015.

    However, developers assure business will soon be booming at 1530 Midland Trail once again.

    Hunter Jacobs with Hogan Real Estate says the new stores that are set to occupy the property could be ready to open their doors as early as next month.

    “Everybody’s opening date is a little bit different,” he said, noting Family Allergy & Asthma will likely open at its new Shelbyville location in the development within the next 30 days.