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Today's News

  • Memphis thumps Shelby 70-36

    FAIRDALE -- Shelby County hung with Memphis (Tenn.) Central for six minutes Tuesday afternoon. The Rockets even led for about 20 seconds, 9-7, when Eric Standefer scored inside.

    But after that it was a humbling mismatch of a game, as Memphis went on to pummel Shelby, 70-36, in the fifth-place game of the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic.

  • News Briefs: Jan. 22, 2010

     Frankfort church members home from Haiti

    The last two members of a mission team from Capital City Christian Church in Frankfort that had been stranded in Haiti returned safely around midnight Wednesday.

    Doug Riddell and Raymonde Jacques landed at the Cincinnati airport. Twelve other members of the team came home on Tuesday.

  • EARLIER: Louisville man dies of injuries from after-Christmas wreck

    An elderly man who was involved in a traffic accident on Finchville Road on Dec. 26 has died of his injuries.

    Calvin A. Hall, 86, of Louisville died Monday, making the accident a double fatality. The other driver, Dennis C. Murphy Jr., 28, of Finchville, died at the scene.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Ron Turley said Thursday that neither driver was wearing a seat belt, and that was ultimately the cause of both their deaths.

  • What we think: Lots of smoke but no real fire

    The Shelby County City Council responded to a request from some of its citizens to limit smoking at the city’s restaurants about like we expected it would in an election year: not at all.

    A few dozen concerned citizens on both sides of the debate showed up at last Thursday’s council meeting to hear Vladi Gomelsky’s request for the city to consider following others in Kentucky and create an ordinance that would address smoking in restaurants.

  • We congratulate: Triple S for moving to remove vehicles

    Sometimes the public questions the activities of Triple S Planning & Zoning, saying the commission is not operating in the clear or reflecting the public’s desires.

    But, no matter whether or not you agree with those points, we believe you have to join us in offering congratulations to the board for its strong, purposeful and appropriate steps to remove a collection of unsightly automobiles from properties on the western extremes of Shelbyville.

  • Rockets' intensity brings big victory at North Oldham

  • My word: Latino or Hispanic? Really we are all just people

    Just the other day I overheard a couple of ladies discussing the growing number of Hispanics in Shelby County. They were judging the boom of this population by their increasing presence in one of our county’s most cherished landmarks. While shopping, one lady said, “There are more and more people speaking Mexican at Walmart everyday.” 

  • My Word: Polarization in our community takes many forms

    What are the polarizations that exist within our little community of Shelbyville?

    Of course we have three prominent groups—White, Black, and Latino—that commingle to make Shelbyville, well, Shelbyville.

  • Business Briefcase Jan. 15, 2010

     Red Cross looking for help

    The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help in emergencies. Volunteers provide transportation for disaster relief, collect blood, provide health and safety training and numerous other activities and services. There are several roles available in the Shelby and Henry County areas. Call 502-633-2486.

  • Arrest of 1 man leads to lots of loot

    Shelbyville Police made an amazing discovery recently when they arrested several people for various charges. Police discovered stolen property that, after being confiscated, nearly filled up the evidence room at the police station with flat-scre