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Today's News

  • MY WORD: Kentucky has 'rotary dial laws in an iPhone world’

    In 2006, the Kentucky Legislature took a major step towards building Kentucky’s economy by overwhelmingly passing the Emerging Technology and Consumer Choice Act. Lawmakers recognized that outdated, monopoly-era regulations were hampering competition and stifling investment in advanced technologies, and took direct action to reduce them.

  • Collins plays for regional title tonight

    Another perfect shooting night from Brian Stone, and another dominant defensive effort, carried Collins into the 8th Region boys' basketball final.

    Stone scored 16 points (on 8 for 8 shooting), grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked six shots to lead the Titans to a 56-47 victory over Gallatin County in the 8th Region semifinals Monday night at Henry County.

  • Snow causes power outages

    Shelby County isn't specifically mentioned in this report from the Kentucky Press News Service, but we know that Shelby County had some power outages caused by the 5 to 7 inches of wet heavy snow that fell from Sunday night until Monday morning.

    Shelby Energy officials reported at 1 p.m. that they still had about 300 customers without power in Shelby and Henry counties.

    Spokesperson Candi Waford said the outages were caused by snow on the lines and as it melts, the problem should clear up.

  • Statewide tornado drill canceled

    The statewide tornado drill that had been scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled.

    The decision comes in light of the devastating and deadly weather that struck Kentucky on Friday.

    No new date for the drill has been announced.

  • News briefs: March 2, 2012

    Still more help coming in
    war against synthetic drugs
    Shelby and other counties may soon get state help in their efforts to crack down on synthetic drugs.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court last week passed on first reading a new ordinance to ban such drugs, and Spencer and Anderson counties have similar legislation. And as of Wednesday, the House of Representatives was moving ahead to try to get a law in place to do just that.
    In fact, The Herald-Leader reported that two bills to fight drugs won approval from the House Judiciary Committee:

  • ‘Math Night’

    The first- and second-grade teachers at Southside Elementary held a “Math Night” for their families to learn a about strategies they are using at school and how they can help students at home to reach their “Big Goal.”

  • I can use an iPad

  • On campus: March 2, 2012

    Jones graduates from KSU
    Tracy B. Jones graduated cum laude from Kentucky State University with a bachelor of arts in business administration, with a specialization in Accounting.  Jones is a 2008 graduate of Shelby County High School, the daughter of Cecil and Jody Jones and the granddaughter of Rosa Jones all of Simpsonville.

     

  • Multiple brains

  • SCHS academic team

    Shelby County High School’s academic team won the district competition and will compete in the regional competition. Members are (from left) Claire Kelley, Katie Brown, Jeremy McNutt, Matthew Perry, Tyler Chambers, Steven Loudermilk, Logan Dewitt, Ethan Russell, Patrick Casper, Haley White and Alex Franklin, who wore his good luck hat.