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Today's News

  • Former Shelby schools official honored by state

    The Kentucky Board of Education honored a former Shelby County Public Schools employee on Wednesday.

    Sally Sugg, who served as SCPS assistant superintendent for student achievement in 2007 and 2008, received the Kevin M. Noland Award, which recognizes a KDE employee for significant service to Kentucky's public schools and for providing inspiration for education,

  • Collins collapses against Clark

    Phillip Conder said he didn’t sleep much Tuesday night.

    And it wasn’t because of his two small children.

    His Collins High School girls’ basketball team was outscored, 21-7, in the fourth quarter that night as it fell, 47-36, to George Rogers Clark.

  • SCHS-South Oldham: Rematch is no match

    CRESTWOOD - The rematch of last year’s 8th Region final was a mismatch.

    Host South Oldham sprinted to a 30-9 lead after the first quarter and cruised to an 86-49 victory over Shelby County in high school boys’ basketball action Tuesday night.

  • News Briefs: Dec. 10 2010

     Hanna’s Day of Hope

    generates $18K, 200 toys

    The Hanna’s Day of Hope fund-raising effort for 2010 has generated $18,000 in cash and about 200 toys to be donated to the Kosair and Vanderbilt children’s hospitals this Christmas.

  • Rockets put up fight before falling

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team continued to show signs of progress Tuesday night.

    The Rockets, who played a solid second half in Friday’s loss at Collins, carried that momentum over to the first half of their game against visiting Henry County.

  • Masonic Home tops in the state

    After being voted the best in its district twice in the last five years, Masonic Home Shelbyville was voted number one statewide by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities (KAHCF).

    The KAHCF represents more than 300 nursing homes across the commonwealth, and as Central District Facility of the Year, the Mason Home of Shelbyville continued to stand out.

  • EARLIER: Shelby man dies after being shot

    A Shelbyville man died Monday after a shooting in Frankfort that left three men wounded. Obie Murphy, 40, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Medic

  • Student’s community service project is personal

  • Searcy to serve 5 years diversion

    A year and a half after an automobile crash killed her best friend, a Shelby County teen was sentenced Monday for her role in that death.

    Jeana Searcy, 19, of Waddy accepted a plea agreement from prosecutors last month in the death of Samantha Mathus-Cooper, 18, which consisted of a guilty plea of reckless homicide, which carries a potential penalty of 5 years in prison.

    Her agreement stipulated that she would undergo felony diversion for a period of 5 years and that she do public speaking about the dangers of reckless driving.

  • Board votes to build new Southside, add preschool on Northside site

    With construction and finishing touches just wrapping up at Martha Layne Collins High School, Shelby County Public Schools will jump right back into the building process.

    But this time they'll work on two buildings at once.

    The Board of Education Thursday voted to make a few changes in buildings around the county.