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Today's News

  • First Person: Redmon plans to keep it interesting for SCHS boys golf

    Matt Redmon, 26, is Shelby County High School’s new boys’ golf coach. He just completed his first year of teaching at SCHS. He teaches Special Education. Redmon has met several of the players through informational meetings. The tryouts begin Thursday

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  • First person: James Wright’s confidence is building

    Though  there were several heroic moments in the regional baseball games, James Wright certainly had more than his share.

     

    Wright, a left-handed-hitting senior, stroked a 2-run, walk-off single to defeat North Oldham, then started the first comeback against Anderson County with a home run in the bottom of the sixth. In the 11th inning, it was Wright who came in to pitch and get the final two outs (both batters grounded out). He hadn’t pitched but a couple innings all season.

     

  • 2 indicted in huge merchandise theft

    Two men who were arrested in April and charged of perpetrating what police have called “one of the largest merchandise thefts” in Shelby County have been indicted for that crime.

    Jack McIntosh, 42, of Jeffersontown and Michael T. Hagan of Bloomfield were indicted Wednesday for complicity of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 in a huge theft from Buckhorn Inc.

  • EARLIER: Rockets flame late in opening defeat

    It was supposed to be the unveiling of Shelby County high school football in the new era of a two-school system. What it turned into was a showcase for a powerful Nelson County team.

    The Cardinals scored six touchdowns rushing and two via punt returns in doubling up on Shelby County, 54-27, in the Rockets’ season opener at Robert Doyle Stadium on Friday night.

  • Preliminary testing shows improvement

    The Shelby County Board of Education got to walk through the district's first year of MAP data during Thursday's meeting and to learn how administration and teachers can use the data to track learning by school, grade, class and individual student.

    Kerry Fannin, the assistant superintendent for student achievement, and Lisa Smith, the director of student programs and services, led two groups that showed how the district is able to breakdown the data.

  • Magistrates hear request for City Center funding

     Leon Mooneyhan has a vision.

    Tuesday night he shared it with about 30 people who showed up to hear him speak about his City Center project at the Stratton Center.

  • Guthrie hears about immigration

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  • Boys soccer: Collins ties No. 5 Ballard

    The Collins High Titans tied Ballard, the fifth-ranked team in the Kentucky High School Soccer Coaches Association preseason poll, 2-2, Saturday.

    “To be down two-nothing and come back – that’s the first time all year we’ve had to play with adversity, and we did it and did well,” Titans Coach Scott Cress said.

  • Crime Stoppers seek info on break-in

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  • Shelby residents flock -- and bake, prance and sew -- to the fair

    Blue ribbons once again are up for grabs, and several Shelby County residents will be chasing them at the 106th Kentucky State Fair, which got off to its 11-day run Thursday.

    Although the exact number of Shelby County entrants is unknown because fair officials don’t track and publish such data, a survey of past participants and club leaders suggests Shelby County once again will have a strong presence in many classes.