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Today's News

  • Jubliant Jubilee

    The economy may not be booming, but if the enthusiasm for this  year's Horse Show Jubilee is any indication, people in Shelby County are still just as interested in having a good time as they ever were.

    The Jubilee, in its 14th year, began Thursday with a successful Kick off Breakfast as Undulata Farm hosted 326 guests. And the events continued throughout Saturday with some downtown events featuring fun for all.

  • We congratulate: Preschool worker who stopped choking

    Amy Wells listened in class, and as a result, one of her students escaped a difficult situation.

    Ms. Wells is a staff member at Jacob’s Ladder Preschool in Shelbyville, and about a week ago, she was there when a chip became stuck in the throat of one of the students.

  • Brown's in the swing of things

    The pursuit of excellence is a driving force for most professional athletes.

    The difference between them and golfer Brandon Brown is that he knows perfection is out of reach.

    "That's what makes it such a challenge," Brown, 28, said. "Knowing you're trying to perfect it, but it’s unperfectable."

  • Shelbyville man arrested for car break ins

    A Shelbyville man is charged with breaking into cars on a car lot in Shelbyville, law enforcement officials say.

    Scott A. Gribbins, 32, of 706 Village Lane is charged with theft from auto, second-degree criminal mischief, theft of parts from auto and second-degree criminal trespass.

    Shelbyville Police arrested Gribbins on Tuesday just before daylight at the Shell station on Taylorsville Road.

  • Sports Digest: August 6, 2010

    Brown in hunt for Kentucky Open

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown is in the running to win the 2010 Powerbilt Kentucky Open at Lexington Country Club. Thursday marked the third day of play, and results were unavailable at press time.

    After the second round, Brown was tied for second place with a 3-under-par 141. He shot a 1-under-par 71 in the first round, which had him two strokes off the lead. His second-round score of 2-under-par 70 was the second-best score of the day.

  • Old hands at new aluminum

    Most people started taking aluminum cans and foil for recycling in the mid-1980s, but the process has been around much longer.

    Ohio Valley Aluminum Company -- which on Saturday celebrated its 50th anniversary in Shelbyville -- is proof of that.

  • First Person: England rises through rodeo ranks

    Chris England, 12, competed in the Sixth Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo from June 27 through July 3 in Gallup, N. M., He was a member of the Kentucky National Junior High rodeo team, earning his position by placing in the top four in the wrangler division. England’s competitions included the team roping and breakaway calf roping events. England will be in seventh grade at East Middle School.

    On getting into the rodeo:

  • Volleyball: Titans win scrimmage at North Oldham

    If the Collins High School volleyball squad’s preseason showing is any indicator, it’s going to be an exciting season for a team that boasts six seniors.

    Collins scrimmaged North Oldham, the defending 29th District champions and runners-up in the 8th Region tournament last season, and won, 25-21 and 21-16,.

  • Tournament, scholarship to honor former Shelby golf star Eddington

    A golf tournament this weekend in Franklin will honor one of Shelby County’s legendary golfers and a beloved former resident: the late John Eddington of Simpsonville.

    The first John Eddington Memorial Scramble will be held Saturday at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course to raise money to endow a college scholarship in his name.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments July 30, 2010

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