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Today's News

  • Shelbyville gets grant to test porous concrete

    If you pass through Shelbyville during a rainstorm sometime soon and think you see water running through concrete, you might be right.

    City Engineer and Public Works Director Jennifer Herrell told the city council Thursday night that she had been successful in landing three grants from the state for $24,000 to develop new methods for handling storm-water runoff.

  • Two alarm fire destroys house in Simpsonville, damages two others

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  • Extreme contributors from Shelby County

    If you’ve watched and read about ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition doing its thing in Fairdale, if you’ve seen that house and maybe understood the process, what you have watched is in a very large way businesses in Shelby County coming together to help a family.

  • News Briefs: Nov. 3, 2010

     Special school board

    meeting to be Thursday

    The Shelby County School Board will have a special called meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday for a working session to hear reports from Shelby County High School, Collins High School and The Education Center @ Cropper.

    The session is the third of three to hear reports and improvement plans and goals from each school in the district.

  • Robert Matthews: 1923-2010: 'A good person; a well-respected citizen'

    Those who knew Robert Matthews Jr. best say he always embraced the winds of change with grace and dignity, particularly when the longtime Shelby County attorney and former public servant returned to civilian life after World War II.

    Matthews, whose career included a stint as Kentucky Attorney General and a just-missed attempt at lieutenant governor, died Saturday at Crestview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was 87.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Nov. 05, 2010

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  • New Business: Abbott's Big Game Supply

    Address: 6406 Zaring Mill Road, Shelbyville

  • Buchert living 'a dream' as NBA referee

    Nick Buchert’s realization that he had realized his dream came with a tap on the shoulder.

    He turned around to find LeBron James standing in front of him.

    “He said, ‘Hey Nick, my name is LeBron James,’” Buchert recalled.

  • Collins vs. Madison Central: Titans focus on Indians

    It was back to basics last week for the Collins High School football team, and back to business as usual this week.

    The Titans spent their bye week – during which they won their district – working on “fundamentals,” Coach Jerry Lucas said. 

    This week Collins, which is No. 6 in Class AAAA in this week’s Associated Press Top 10, has been preparing for tonight’s 7:30 p.m. regular-season finale at 6A Madison Central while trying not to ponder the postseason, which begins next week.

  • Cresap's six TDs lead Titans to victory

     

     

     

    Branden Cresap threw six touchdown passes in the first three quarters to lead the Collins High School football team to a 49-21 win at Madison Central in its regular-season finale Friday night in Richmond.

    The senior quarterback completed 19 of 27 passes for 412 yards with touchdowns of 8, 62, 60, 33, 35 and 74 yards and engineered the Titans to TDs on their first seven drives of the game.