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Today's News

  • Some tips on preparing, handling horses in winter

    Preparing horses for the arrival of winter involves many of the same tasks done for humans: Drag out the winter clothes, check to see if heater is working, guard against frozen pipes, stock the pantry and make sure shots are up to date for the cold-and-flu season.

    The first forecast of possible snow is signaling the imminent arrival of winter, and horse operations are scrambling to get the local equine population under wraps.

  • Craig now facing harsher sentence

    Because she didn’t comply with an agreement to reimburse some of the thousands of dollars she admitted stealing from her former employer, Kelly Craig now faces a stiffer sentence.

    Craig, 45, a former long-time employee of Tracy’s Home Furnishings in Shelbyville, had pleaded guilty in October to the original five charges for which she was indicted – theft by unlawful taking of more than $10,000.

  • News briefs: Nov. 30, 2011

    Plenty of rain scheduled

    to change into first snow

     

    This year is among the wettest on record throughout the state, and Shelby Countians were forecast to awaken today to perhaps a light dusting of the season’s first snow.

  • KSP holds feed the needy campaign

    Frankfort - Starting Nov. 28, 2011, you can help feed needy families for the Christmas Holiday. “Cram the Cruiser” food drive at the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post began today. A marked Kentucky State Police cruiser will be parked on the grass at the entrance of the Frankfort Post. Anyone who wishes can drop off nonperishable food items in the State Police cruiser day or night. You can also drop off food inside the lobby of the Frankfort Post.

  • Man agrees to 12 years for pizza store robbery

    A Shelbyville man who was charged with the attempted murder of a deputy in 2009 has now pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery.

    Jesse Andrew Loving, 21, of 7609 Hempridge Road pleaded guilty Monday in connection with the robbery last year of Papa John’s Pizza in Shelbyville.

    “He pleaded guilty to that yesterday, and took a twelve-year sentence,” Shelby County Commonwealth Attorney Laura Donnell said.

  • I-64 work could finish tonight

    If the weather would just dry up and warm up a bit, all lanes on the Interstate 64 widening project will be open for business.

    That’s the word from officials at the state Transportation Cabinet, who hoped to have the six lanes between Simpsonville and the Jefferson County line open for business by today.

    But the more than 6 inches of rain and some crisp cold temperatures have halted the project for most of the past week and left some gaps in the final details.

  • Titans come up a play short & a game short

    FRANKLIN – Friday night’s Class 4A state football semifinal between Collins and Franklin-Simpson was a roller-coaster of a game that featured momentum swing after momentum swing.

    And when it ended, it was the Titans, despite leading most of the game, who felt the sting.

    Chris Davis' 9-yard touchdown run – which capped off an 18-play, 87-yard drive – with 5:05 to play gave Franklin-Simpson a 20-15 victory over the Titans at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium.

  • Collins boys beat Gallatin County 61-58

    Buddy Johnson's fifth 3-pointer of the game - with 56 seconds left - propelled the Collins boys' basketball team to a 61-58 victory over Gallatin County in the season-opener for both Tuesday night. 

    Sophomore point guard Ralphie Stone deflected a shot by Wildcat Jordan Morris with less than 20 seconds left, then hit two free throws with 15.6 seconds left to play to preserve the victory for the Titans and first-year coach Chris Gaither.

  • Court report: Nov. 28, 2011

    District court

    The following case were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Cesar Calderon Gutierrez, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – plead guilty – 10-day sentence and $643 fine and costs.

  • Collins falls 20-15

    FRANKLIN - The Collins football team held the lead for most of its Class 4A state semifinal against host Franklin-Simpson, but it was the Wildcats who came out victorious.

    Chris Davis' 9-yard touchdown run - which capped off an 18-play, 87-yard drive - with 5:05 to play gave Franklin-Simpson a 20-15 victory over the Titans at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium.