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Construction at Mall St. Matthews entrance to prompt lane closures

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The entrance of Mall St. Matthews is getting a facelift. According to a news release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, "reconstruction work" will be performed at the entrance of the mall property, located just west of I-264. The work will be performed by Hall Contra

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-19 22:41:00


SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - It was quieter than usual at Lake Shelby on Monday evening. "Just recently there was probably 200 geese around," Larry Fowler, who walks around the lake regularly, said. The park area in Shelby County is usually over-populated with geese. Now, they're nowhere to be found

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-19 19:24:25

New entrance to Mall St. Matthews is meant to ease traffic. In the meantime, expect delays

Mall St. Matthews plans to reconfigure its main entrance on Shelbyville Road to make access easier. But while the road work is in progress, traffic congestion is likely to be worse. The state Transportation Cabinet has approved permits for Mall St. Matthews contractor, Hall Contracting, to close tu

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 11:17:56

Stolen property hit helps EPD zero in on theft suspects

Eminence police recently brought charges in a rash of residential burglaries after a national database hit on a stolen Xbox, according to Police Chief Kevin Kemper. An arrest followed an investigation of four or five thefts in which the suspects made off with firearms along with other property.

HENRY COUNTY LOCAL - 2017-09-20 07:14:00

State Fair 4-H Lawn Tractor contest.

Christopher Drury, pictured, participated in the Kentucky State Fair 4-H Lawn Tractor contest. He brought home Junior Champion for the state of Kentucky. Colton Todd also participated in the Kentucky State Fair 4-H Tractor Operations Contest and represented Spencer County. Read and share your tho

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 17:39:00

Locals win at KY State Fair Lamb show

Congratulations to Spencer County 4-H and FFA members, Brady Matherly, Madison Warren, Sydney Warren, Zach Herndon, Georgi Herndon, and Darilyn Browning Hamilton for participating in the 2017 Kentucky State Fair Market Lamb Show. In Market Lamb Showmanship; Sydney Warren placed 3rd and Zach Herndon

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 17:33:00

KY State Fair Ham entries

Lachlyn Hardin, Adam Pietz, Jillian Dunning, Brooke Montgomery, Kate Brove, Ryann Truax, Justin Pietz, Beau Girdley, Cooper Lyvers, Baylee Todd, Luke Jeffiers, Ethan Thompson, Jonathon Combs, Desmond Stubbs, Emily Truax, Jackson Baird, Colton Todd, Christopher Drury, Jenna Thompson, Jason Combs, Lei

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 16:48:00

Tipton, Higdon to hold townhall about pension

State Representative James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, will join State Senator Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, for a townhall meeting at 6 p.m. on September 26 at the Spencer County Middle School Auditorium. The two legislators will talk about an upcoming special session to deal with the pension issue that im

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 16:27:00

Taxpayers shouldn't fund hobbies

It takes great discipline and sometimes even a cold heart to clean out an attic, closet, basement or garage. Over the years it's easy to accumulate many things once of some value, that now only take up space. For many, it's hard to let go of some of these belongings. We sometimes deceive ourselves o

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 16:22:00

Hunting, fishing fees may rise

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses. The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. It took the action during its September

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 11:36:00

Being thoughtful - on purpose

Over a 12-year span at UCLA, American college basketball coach John Wooden won ten National Championships and their total of 11 remains a record today. Wooden is regarded as one of the most successful coaches in sports history, and more importantly an even greater person. He was a man of integrity

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 11:36:00

Lady Bears go 4-1 in tournament, improve to 14-7

The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball team improved to 14-7 on the season with a terrific showing at a tournament in Henry County over the weekend. The girls got victories over Gallatin County, Henry County and Belleview, and split with Bullitt Central during the event. Read and share your tho

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 11:36:00

Program preps students for the workforce

A four-year liberal arts degree is no longer the surest path to success for high school graduates. More and more students are looking to head straight to the job market and a new program at Spencer County High School will help prepare students for the workforce, whether it's with or without a colle

SPENCERMAGNET.COM - 2017-09-20 11:36:00

Help center needs to raise funds for more cold storage capacity

A gift of a walk-in freezer and a walk-in refrigerator from the La Grange McDonald's will provide significant cold storage for the Henry County Help Center, according to its director, James Dills. As a result, the food pantry network needs to raise around $18,000 to build walls around the new equip

HENRY COUNTY LOCAL - 2017-09-20 07:08:00

Sen. Rand Paul says latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare just 'reshuffles' spending

CRESTWOOD, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul says he cannot support the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Instead, Paul is looking for different ways to shake up the healthcare system. Paul toured a doctor's office in Crestwood to see a growing alternative to traditional med

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-18 20:31:00

POLICE: Crestwood man charged with DUI after being found in vehicle with his 2 kids

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Shively Police have arrested a Crestwood man who is now facing several charges, including DUI, after authorities say he was found in a vehicle with his two small children inside. Jordan Williams, 25, was arrested Friday in the 4000 block of Addison Lane near Crums Lane. A p

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-18 17:59:00

Crestwood doctor touts innovation to Senator Rand Paul

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Could a Crestwood doctor's office be the future of healthcare? Some suggest it may be part of the solution to solving the country's debate over care and insurance. Bluegrass Family Wellness in Crestwood, Kentucky hosted a healthcare roundtable Monday with Senator Rand Paul

WHAS 11 - 2017-09-18 21:55:35

Deer shot in the middle of a residential Louisville neighborhood triggers outrage

A quiet, affluent neighborhood in Louisville is shaken up after a deer was shot dead right in its own backyard. Louisville Metro Police are searching for the unknown hunter that shot a young, female deer Sunday evening in the Riverwood neighborhood, sparking outrage from residents and city official

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 15:08:14

UPDATE: 1 dead in crash involving Louisville Fire & Rescue vehicle; 4 crew members injured

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - On a day when Louisville firefighters were planning to bury one of their own, a Louisville Fire & Rescue truck was involved in a collision in the Algonquin neighborhood that left one person dead. + News app: Apple | Android + Weather app: Apple | Android The wreck was reporte

WAVE 3 - 2017-09-21 13:02:20

A day after Louisville sees 2 homicides, LMPD chief says community needs to 'pull together'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For nearly three weeks, Louisville went without a homicide. That streak was broken on Monday, when the city saw two murders in one day. LMPD Chief Steve Conrad hit the streets of Smoketown with his officers Tuesday, and he said the it's hard to say what slowed down the viol

WDRB.COM - 2017-09-20 05:24:00