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Today's News

  • Special delivery

    Cheese or pepperoni pizza, with garlic breadsticks. If you order it, they will come.

    And you may find yourself in a television commercial with "Papa John" Schnatter himself.

    Josh Miner of Louisville was more than familiar with the “Better ingredients. Better pizza” of Papa John’s. When he lived by himself as a bachelor, he ordered it online probably once a week, he said.

    “So honestly, in a year at least 52 pizzas,” he said. “Now that I got married, I don’t eat it as much.”

  • Court Report Sept. 2, 2009

      District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Paul Castillio Torres, speeding 26 mph over limit and no operator's/moped license - guilty - 45-day sentence and $204 fine and costs.

    Angela A. Groves, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting - guilty - 60-day sentence, serve 10 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

    Jesse Guzman, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree disorderly conduct - guilty - seven-day sentence and $169 fine and costs.

  • Simpsonville wins grant to boost downtown plan

    Simpsonville’s new downtown plan has received a big kickoff: a $320,000 sidewalk grant from the state.

    The grant from the Transportation Enhancement Program will pay for the construction of  a sidewalk along the south side of U.S. 60 from Old Veechdale Road in the east to Fairview Drive in the west, including underground utilities and other enhancements that are part of the city’s Town Center Project.

    The Simpsonville City Commission will have to appropriate $80,000 in matching funds for this $400,000 project, which will get under way in 2010.

  • Volleyball: Franklin Co. upends Lady Rockets

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  • Datebook Sept. 2, 2009

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  • Golf: Rockets close out conference play

    The SCHS boys’ golf team ended the Central Kentucky Conference regular season with a 163-215 victory in a road match against Frankfort High.

    Josh Griffin’s 37 earned him his sixth medalist honor in the team’s seven conference matches this year, setting the CKC record. The Rockets also tied the CKC record with a 7-0 mark in the Western Division.

    Rounding out the varsity scores were Jared Redmon and Tyler Adams with 41s and eighth-grader Brandon Sanner with a 44 in his first varsity match.

  • Detectives make large pot bust

    Shelby County Sheriff's detectives arrested two people Monday after making a large pot bust at their residence.

    Carol Wright, 34, and Patrick Redmon, 39, of 657 Southlawn Drive were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, cultivation of marijuana, more than five plants, and trafficking in marijuana over 8 oz, less than 5 pounds.

  • Rockets hammer North Hardin, 42-18

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  • Shelbyville Police Reports Sept. 9, 2009

    Traffic-Related

    Manuel Marcus, 36, of 23 Lees Court in Shelbyville was arrested Thursday on Midland Trail at Stone Crest and charged with no operator’s license, disregarding a traffic-control device, reckless driving, failure to maintain insurance.

    Jose Elvis Vazquez, 30, of 457 Seven Mile Pike No. 2 in Shelbyville was arrested Saturday on Midland Boulevard and charged with no operator’s license and speeding.

     Drug-Related

  • Soccer: Lady Rockets hammer Henry County

    Despite a slow start the SCHS girls’ soccer team hammered host Henry County, 9-0, Thursday.

    The Lady Rockets (5-1) got two goals from Alex Patterson, two assists from Callie Greiner and a goal from Maggie Goetzinger in the first half, but Coach Joe Turner wasn’t pleased with the team’s play early on.

    “The first half was a slow process,” he said. “We played very flat from the beginning.”

    The second half, however, was a different story. The girls stormed out of the gate and ended Henry County’s (0-4) chances early on.