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Today's News

  • Shelby Countians' chief concern: health care

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  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Aug. 28, 2009

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  • Rocket soccer team drills Spencer

    The SCHS boys’ soccer team coasted to an 11-1 victory at Spencer County on Tuesday.

    The game was called with about eight minutes to play because of the 10-goal mercy rule.

    “We had about a million chances to score,” SCHS Coach B.J. Andriot said. “I thought we played really well. I told the kids going in that I didn’t want them fooling around or joking around, I wanted them to play hard just like we were playing anybody else. It’s my belief that you respect your opponent by playing hard, and I thought we did.”

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments: Aug. 14, 2009

    Richard D. Smith of 571 Big Valley Drive in Sheparedsville, Ky. was indicted for second-degree escape and for being a persistent felony offender.

    Antonio D. Sanderson of 617 and 1/2 3rd St. in Shelbyville was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), complicity, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, illegal possession of a controlled substance (hallucinogen marijuana), possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, and reckless driving.

  • News Briefs: Aug. 28, 2009

    Obama-advisor McKenzie speaks Saturday

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on car break-ins

    Information is being sought on two car break-ins that happened between 5 p.m. on Aug. 23 and 6 a.m. on Aug. 24 in the 1000th block of Lakeview Drive.

    Both vehicles were locked.

    In one of them, the thief gained entry to the vehicle by breaking out the front passenger window. In the other, the driver’s window was broken.

  • EARLIER: County reviews comprehensive plan

    The Shelby County Fiscal Court held a workshop Wednesday night to review the Goals and Objectives of the county’s new Comprehensive Plan.

    The workshop was held at the request of Magistrate Michael Riggs, who said at a fiscal court meeting on July 19 when the document came up for a first reading that he wanted  the court to examine it further before adopting it.

  • Franklin Co. holds off Shelby

    After storming through the first game, the SHCS girls’ volleyball team struggled in a 2-1 (14-25, 25-22, 25-20) loss at Franklin County on Tuesday.

    “The girls opened up big, and I was really proud of the way  they put the first game away,” SCHS Coach Felicia Pace said.

    But the Lady Rockets (3-2) couldn’t maintain that momentum against the Lady Flyers (3-1).

  • Lady Rockets whip North Bullitt, 5-1

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team took over in the second half and coasted to a 5-1 victory at North Bullitt on Wednesday.

    The Samantha Orange got the Lady Rockets on the board first about 15 minutes into the game, and Maggie Goetzinger scored off a pass from Elizabeth Plante just a few minutes later to give Shelby a 2-0 lead.

    “Orange did a nice job in her first start,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    North Bullitt got a goal near the end of the half to close the gap to 2-1 at the break.

  • News Briefs: Aug. 26, 2009

     Kiwanis meeting

    The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets noon Thursday at the Stratton Community Center.  Mayor Tom Hardesty will be the speaker. Lunch is provided, and guests are welcome. Please call 633-3750 for lunch reservations.

     

    Humanities grant