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Today's News

  • Dog bites cop during pot bust

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  • 2 arrested for assault with baseball bat, pit bull

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  • The military career of Bob Matthews

    Shortly before Bob Matthews died last month, I sat down with him several times in the Crestview Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, where he was living, and talked with him about his life in the Navy.

    This column reflects those conversations and other interviews with members of his family. I also added my own research.

    I had hoped that Bob would have had an opportunity to read it himself, but such was unfortunately not the case.

  • Bicyclist from Spencer dies after being hit by car

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  • 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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