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Today's News

  • EARLIER: Collins says ‘her’ high school looks ‘marvelous’

    Much like former Gov. Martha Layne Collins was a pioneer, she sees Shelby County’s new school that will carry her name in the same vein.

    “It’s a model,” she said after a guided tour on Monday.

    Collins was invited along as school board members are taking tours this week of the school.

  • Motorists injured in I-64 wreck

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    An early morning crash on Interstate 64 Tuesday morning resulted in at least two people being injured, officials say.

  • 'Dud' storm spares 'lucky' Shelby

    An ominous Tuesday morning -- with winds roaring and tornado sirens shrieking as the skies darkened from gray to indigo  and school children and residents scurrying for cover – quickly turned into a damp but quiet afternoon, much to the relief of many.

  • Most Shelby students higher in MAP

    The Shelby County Board of Education got its first look at the district's 2009-2010 MAP scores compared to the national averages at Thursday' board meeting.

     

    The Measures of Academic Progress test is given three times – in the fall, winter and spring – to students in second through 10th grade, and next year the district will add 11th grade as well.

     

  • EARLIER: Shelby man indicted for child porn

     A Shelby County man has been placed on house arrest after being indicted on charges of possessing child pornography. 

  • County concerned about rash of street sign thefts

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  • Rash of fires last week spark concern by fire departments

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  • Rogers, Hamilton buy bowling alley

    Bluegrass Bowling Center has new owners, but they're not sure if anyone will be rolling strikes anytime soon.

    Real estate magnate Larry Rogers and developer Donald Hamilton purchased the building on Midland Trail about two weeks ago at the Master Commissioners sale, but they haven't decided what to do with it yet.

  • EARLIER: Regional cross country: Karas goes wire to wire

    BUCKNER – Caterina Karas had a strategy going into the Class AA, Region 3 cross country meet.

    If she was feeling good, Karas, a junior at Collins High School, was going to go out fast.

    The plan worked to perfection.

    Karas broke out early, built an insurmountable lead on the 5,000-meter course at Oldham County High School and cruised to victory Saturday.

  • New Business: The Empty Closet LLC

    Address: 171 Alpine Drive, Shelbyville