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Today's News

  • Court report: Oct. 12, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Catalino Castillo Contreras, no operator's/moped license and second-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $1393 fine and costs.

    Robert Dempsey, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $243 fine and costs.

  • North Bullitt edges Shelby County 14-13

    The Shelby County football team lost a heart-breaking district opener Friday night.

    The Rockets couldn’t hang on to an early 13-0 as host North Bullitt rallied for a 14-13 victory in Shelby’s first game in Class 5A, District 4 in Shepherdsville.

    Patrick Egnor’s two-point conversion pass to Ryan Collins – on the heels of Todd Asbury’s 20-yard touchdown run – with 4:48 to shot down the Rockets’ chances.

  • Shelby County girls finish 4th at State; Webb ties for 9th

    The Shelby County girls' golf team finished fourth at the two-day KHSAA State Tournament, which concluded Saturday at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    The Rockets carded a collective 694, one shot behind third-place Williamsburg and two shots behind second-place Green County in the team race for first-place. Sacred Heart easily captured the state title with a 649.

  • Collins nips North Oldham 24-22

    The Collins football team took a giant step toward the Class 4A, District 3 title Friday night.

    Austin Nakatani’s 23-yard field goal with 3:51 to play propelled the Titans to a 24-22 victory over previously-unbeaten North Oldham in the de facto district championship game at Shelby County’s Robert Doyle Stadium.

    “It was a very good high school football game, we came up just a little bit short,” North Oldham Coach Billy Martin said.

    Less than a yard to be exact.

  • New Business: Samples Custom Archery LLC

    Address:  6036 Frankfort Road Suite 102, Shelbyville, 40065

    Who We Are: Kyle Samples is a Shelby County native, the son of the late Robert Samples, a local businessman, and Kathy Samples, a teacher. Kyle worked in the archery department at Sportsman’s Warehouse in Lexington for 4 years, with 1.5 of those as the archery manager. He has been shooting bows recreationally and competitively for more than 12 years. 

  • News briefs: Oct. 7, 2011

    Bridge on Benson needs

    repairs, to be limited

    A bridge on Benson Road is about to have a new load limit and lane restrictions because it has some shown some deterioration.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Friday it would limit the bridge over North Benson Creek, at Mile Marker 9.73 on KY 1779 to 15-ton loads.

    In addition, the roadway is being reduced to one lane on the bridge to restrict loads on the upstream side beams.

  • Datebook: Oct. 7, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelbyville-Shelby County Parks Board meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday in the FAC Conference Room
    The Shelbyville Historic District Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 627 Main Street, in the Shelbyville Welcome/Heritage Center.

  • Clear actors

  • Varghese enrolls at Clemson University

    Mariah Sosanna Varghese of Simpsonville has enrolled at Clemson University. Varghese is majoring in biological sciences. She is among nearly 3,000 freshmen at Clemson for the fall semester.

  • Collins Homecoming court

    Collins High School will name its queen during halftime of the Titans' game against North Oldham at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Robert Doyle Stadium. The senior queen candidates are (front row, from left) Lauren Duncan, Sydney Guffey, Allie Henshaw, Deja Hicks, Samantha McDowell and Megan Wiedemann. The court is made up of (back row, from left) sophomores Caitlyn Lyles and Annemarie Gramig, Freshmen Katie Maddox and Kathryn Morrow, and juniors Diana Nava and Josie Wadlington.