Today's News

  • Neihof: Help us 'Close The Deal'

    School children swarm the downtown area like bees to honey each fall when the Fountain Committee volunteers describe historic sites. The field trips have been going on for more than 15 years and provide hands-on, real-life connections to the core content about community or state history.

  • We congratulate: Fiscal Court for keeping its promise

    The final words of rejection and consolation barely had been spoken in the county’s pursuit of Harley-Davidson when Shelby County Fiscal Court proved that it could squeeze some lemonade out of that batch of lemons.

    The court went into special session Monday morning and rescinded its request for a zoning change on acreage near the Shelby County Industrial Park.

  • Songs of the season, Shelby style: Just hum along

    With Christmas season on full furry-red-suit fury, our radio airwaves are full of the carols, melodies and parodies that brighten our days and help us carry holiday themes all year round.

    Starting on Thanksgiving, they’re there, 24/7, at any of a number of spots on the dial, varying versions and spectacular spoofs along with just the first-sung hymns of the holidays.

  • EARLIER: Grant being sought for conference center project

    When the Shelbyville City Council gathers Thursday night at City Hall, it will consider authorizing the city to apply for a Renaissance on Main Grant to help fund the conference center and theater project that has been proposed for downtown Shelbyville.

    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission is seeking the grant for the Shelbyville City Center project, which is being proposed for the property surrounding the Shelby County Community Theatre at 8th and Main streets.

  • EARLIER: Carroll County, OT too much for Lady Rockets

    A 63-60 overtime loss at Carroll County on Tuesday night wasn’t the way SCHS girls’ basketball Coach Phillip Conder wanted to start his first season, but he said he saw plenty to build on.

    “I was very pleased with the way we got back in the game,” he said. “Who could be upset with that fight?”

  • News Briefs: Dec. 2, 2009

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  • Tough weekend will test Rockets

    The SCHS boys’ basketball team isn’t wasting any time getting this season started.

    After opening the season against a solid Dunbar team on the road, the Rockets will travel to Trinity tonight and turn around for their home opener Saturday against a solid Christian Academy-Louisville squad.

    “Who made this schedule?” SCHS Coach (and schedule-maker) Mike Clark said jokingly Wednesday.

  • Sheriff's office makes arrests in burglaries

    Shelby County Sheriff's detectives have arrested four men and charged them in connection with several burglaries.

    Two of the men, Orville Marcum, 38, and Michael Gillis, 26, both of Henry Clay Street, are charged with burglaries on Vigo Road and Cedarmore Road.

    James Cox and Nathan Doss, both 28 and both of Louisville, are charged in connection with a burglary on Aiken Road.

  • Lady Rockets to remember Ford at tonight’s game

    The SCHS girls’ basketball team will have a short announcement remembering former Lady Rocket Ashley Ford followed by a moment of silence before tonight’s home game against South Oldham at 7:30.

    The girls also will wear black bands embossed with with Ford’s initials, and the team will move her jersey that has been hanging in the girls’ locker room to a lobby display.

    Ford, 20, died in a car accident Monday night.