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Today's News

  • EARLIER: New school boundaries drawn

    We now have a clearer picture of which students will attend Martha Layne Collins when it opens next summer.

    School officials have outlined the attendance boundaries for the separation of students between Collins and Shelby County High School. and they may look somewhat familiar.

    If you live in the West Middle School District, you would go to Collins. In you live in the East Middle School District, you would go to SCHS.

  • EARLIER: School rezoning: Another change

    Following discussions during an open forum Thursday, at least some parents have a better understanding of the reasons and impact behind the school attendance area redistricting for 2010-11.

    And it appears school administrators benefited from the forum as well.

  • Four get WOW awards

        Each month, the Shelby County School system honors selected employees for exceptional performances. At Thursday night’s

  • Boys soccer: Regular season ends as it began for Titans, Rockets

    Shelby County and Collins wrapped up their first regular seasons last Thursday with the second match between the boys’ soccer programs, and host Collins won on senior night, 5-0, to send both teams to the 16th District tournament.

    These teams’ matches book-ended their seasons, with Collins winning the first, 11-3, on Aug. 17 to open the regular season.

  • School Board District 1: Doug Butler

    Incumbent school board member Doug Butler has his eyes fixed squarely on the goals for Shelby County Public Schools.

    Butler, who took over in 2007 when Paul Goodlett resigned from the board, wants to continue pushing the district to reach those goals set here and nationally.

    "I want to continue to be a part of a great public school system that puts children first on the path to excellence," he said. "I believe in giving back to Shelby County by serving in this community that I so much respect and enjoy."

  • CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Bypass construction progressing at steady pace

    Construction on the Shelbyville Bypass has been continuing at a steady pace for the past two months following a meeting in Frankfort in mid-August between contractors and state officials.

    Andrea Clifford, public information officer for the Transportation Cabinet's District 5, said Friday that she is not sure how many working days are left on the contract now, but that at this time, much of the concrete paving has been completed.

  • State girls golf: Rockets finish 7th

    Shelby County senior Michaela Manley searched for the words to summarize the girls’ 2010 Leachman Buick-GMC/KHSAA State Golf Championships.

    “Bad,“ she said after a long sigh.

    It was apparent in the Rockets’ collective body language, their voices and their words - it had been a frustrating two days.

  • District volleyball: Collins, Shelby could meet in final

     The Shelby County volleyball team wrapped up its regular season Tuesday night with its annual senior night, however the Rockets couldn’t pull off the victory and fell, 2-0 (25-18, 25-20).

  • U.S. wins gold in Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup

    A gold medal by a United States team in the 2010 Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup warmed the heart of many last Friday, but perhaps none more than Shelby County’s own Jimmy Robertson.

     

    Robertson, who coached the 3-gaited team to victory in the international event staged over three days at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, said the experience was definitely one he wouldn’t forget.

     

  • EARLIER: 2010 World Cup: Germany's team a surprising entrant -- even to its coach

    The fact that a team from Germany is appearing in the 2010 Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is in many ways a victory in itself.

    A German squad made its debut Wednesday in the biennial international competition that concludes today at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, joining more-seasoned teams from the United States, Canada, Great Britain and South Africa.