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Today's News

  • Datebook: Aug. 31, 2016

    This week

    Bagdad Ruritan

    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

    NAACP branch meeting

    The local NAACP branch meets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Stratton Community Center. Membership is $30 per year. For more information contact Janice Harris at 502-321-6896 or E-mail sisterjaniceharris@hotmail.com. The meeting was rescheduled from Sept. 1.

    Retired teachers meeting

  • Edelen-Shipley Wedding

    Andrew Joseph Edelen and Kelsi Faye Shipley were united in marriage Saturday, July 2.

    The groom is the son of Larry and Margarita Edelen from Vine Grove. The bride is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Shipley from Shelbyville.

    The wedding took place at the Shelby Hills Farm. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth officiated.

  • Lisby celebrates 65th Kentucky State Fair
  • Crime Stoppers seek info on stolen tractor

    Police are asking for the public’s help to get information connected with the theft of a tractor from the John Deere dealership on Taylorsville Road.

    The theft occurred shortly after midnight Friday when a Dodge pickup truck pulled into the dealership. Then, 17 minutes later, a John Deere tractor was hooked up to a trailer.

    The pickup, shown in the photo supplied by video surveillance, was occupied by two white males.

    Maj. Jason Rice with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said he has no further description of the occupants of the pickup.

  • Danger on the highways

    Highway statistics for 2015 showed a marked decline in terms of safety with more drivers arrested for driving intoxicated and more than a third more injury accidents.

  • Rockets drill Grayson County, 50-8

    After working on defense and fundamentals all week in practice, the Shelby County High School Rockets saw the results pay off in a big way, defeating Grayson County 50-8.

    SCHS severely limited any offense from the Cougars, allowing just 91 yards rushing and zero yards passing in the first victory of the season.

  • High-flying Titans top Bullitt East

    In a shootout that would have made Mike Leach proud, Collins High School defeated a visiting Bullitt East team by a score of 55-52 on Friday night.

    Trailing 52-48 in the final quarter, quarterback J.R. Lucas found Sam Harrod in the end zone to take the lead, and lock up the second win of the season for the Titans.

    “I think it was a great high school football game,” coach Jerry Lucas said. “If you’re an old-school, defensive-minded person, it may not have been the game for you.”

  • Collegiate slips past Titans with 2-1 win

    With the game knotted at 1-1 and time running out, Louisville Collegiate’s Regan Kommor put in her 17th goal of the season to defeat Collins girls’ soccer, 2-1.

    “They have a really top-notch goal scorer [in Kommor],” head coach Steve Nash said. “Overall, I think we played well, and I feel like we’re real close to winning some of these close matches.”

    The Amazons jumped on Collins late in the first half, thanks to Kommor’s 16th goal of the season as time was running out.

  • Rockets take their best shot at Thursday’s tri-meet

    At Thursday’s tri-meet, the Shelby County girls’ golf team defeated both Henry County and Collins high schools, but it was one of the Rockets that took a beating.

    Shelby’s Jenna Lewis and Lilly Young tied for the team-high score, with each shooting 41. A ball on the No. 5 hole struck Lewis, who gutted out the final four holes of play, and tied Young for the team-leading score.

  • Rockets rolling in First Spike

    The Shelby County High School volleyball team went 3-1 in the First Spike Tournament held over the weekend, moving to 4-3 for the season.

    “The weekend was a great victory,” coach Kristen Kapp said. “We placed first in silver in the tournament. The tournament gave the team a chance to play several matches against very different teams. They worked on keeping up their speed and their intensity, despite the pace of the other team.”