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Today's News

  • State Senate race: Different parties, similar positions

    The campaign trail for the 20th District Senate seat stopped in Shelbyville on Tuesday, when candidates David Eaton and Paul Hornback spoke to the Shelby County chapter of the Home Builders Association of Louisville.

    The candidates were given 10 minutes to speak, and that was followed by a brief question-and-answer period from a crowd of about 30.

    Hornback, a Republican, was born and raised in Shelby County and, after two years in the banking industry, became a farmer in 1977. He now farms 2,000 acres for a variety of crops.

  • EARLIER: City continuing sidewalk crackdown

    The City of Shelbyville is drawing close to finishing the sidewalk campaign originally started in the spring.

    During Thursday's City Council meeting Thursday, Mayor Tom Hardesty and Public Works Director Jennifer Herrell said the second round of letters are on the way to home owners, giving more information and directing questions to Herrell.

    The city is giving homeowners notice to get sidewalks fixed as a matter of public safety. Sidewalks throughout the city are maintained by the property owners, not the city.

  • Business Briefcase Sept. 10, 2010

     APT adds 2 therapists

    Associates in Pediatric Therapy in Shelbyville has added two new therapists.

  • First Person: Quinten Cottrell is local to the "old school' way

    Quinten Cottrell is a senior running back/defensive back on the Shelby County High School football team, and the son of Andrea and George Cottrell, who is an assistant coach for the Rockets football team and head coach of the SCHS track team, on which his son excels.

  • New Business, Under the Sun, KY

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  • EARLIER: Marion County 42, SCHS 7: District power confirmed

    Marion County scored early and often, and showed why they are the top team in Class 4A, District 4 with a dominating, 42-7 victory at Robert Doyle Stadium  on Friday.

    The Rockets (0-4, 0-2 in the district) narrowly avoided the shutout when senior Quinten Cottrell scored on a 3-yard run with less than a minute to play.

    The Knights used a powerful running attack to grind out 424 rushing yards on 58 carries. Senior running back Joseph Hazelwood scored four touchdowns, including runs of 31 and 41 yards. Clayton Smith and Austin Turner added the two other scores.

  • EARLIER: Collins 50, Elizabethtown 21: Elzy leads rout

     

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 10, 2010

    Boys golf: Collins upset

    Collins was upset by Lexington Sayre on Wednesday at the Shelbyville Country Club, 160-161. The Titans (7-2) were led by senior Josh Griffin’s 2-over-par 38.

    The JV team continued its winning streak by beating Sayre, 169-226. Brandon Sanner led with a 40. The Titans traveled to Brightleaf Golf Course in Harrodsburg Thursday to play against Mercer County.

  • Shelby helps Equestrian Games get flowing

    On Friday, a Shelby County woman proved that not only can you lead a horse to water but people as well – and on a global scale.

  • Cross country: Karas wins invitational

    Collins runner Caterina Karas continued her dominance on the girls’ cross-country competition by winning Saturday’s Shelby County Invitational.

    Both Collins and SCHS competed among 17 teams in boys and girls varsity and JV races.