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Today's News

  • One step at a time

    Like other customers at McDonald's restaurant at Governor's Square on Wednesday, Sam Neace was just passing through.

    "I just stopped in to get a bite of breakfast on my way to Chicago," he said, taking a last sip of coffee before hitting the road again.

  • Offensive woes slowing Lady Rockets

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team has hit a rough patch.

    After winning six of their first seven, the girls are 1-3-1 over the last five games, and Coach Joe Turner seems to be at a loss.

    “We just can't seem to get our act together,” he said. “We seem to be struggling with the concept of team. We have a lot of talented players, but we just won't play together.”

    Most of the team’s recent struggles have come on the offensive end. The Lady Rockets had 28 shots Monday against Western Hills but wound up with just a 3-0 victory.

  • EARLIER: Basketball star Hicks returning to Shelby County

    Standout basketball player Darryl Hicks appears headed back to Shelby County High School.

    Hicks, a freshman, had enrolled at North Oldham High School this year for better educational opportunities, according to his father Darryl Hicks Sr.

  • Court Reports Oct. 7, 2009
  • County gets grant money for traffic safety

    Local law enforcement officials were on hand Wednesday at the Stratton Center to accept more than $21,000 in state grant money.

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety presented two checks, one to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for $10,300 and the other to the Simpsonville Police Department for $10,900.

  • We congratulate: Darryl Hicks on his decision to come home

    Basketball player and student Darryl Hicks’ return to Shelby County High School could be good news for everyone.

    We’re sure his family is happy to have him back, and we assume his coaches and teammates will be, too. The latter will play out on the court.

    But the real winner here is the statement that is made in favor of loyalty and tradition.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Oct. 14, 2009

    Casey D. McCall, 23, of 5264 Dobson Lane in Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 5 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, third offense, failure to notify the Department of Transportation of address change, trafficking in marijuana, second offense and possession of drug paraphernalia, second offense.

    Clayton A. Chatterton, 22, of 1261 Pebble Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Oct. 6 on the 500 block of Veechdale Road and charged with DUI.

  • Scouting Report: SCHS at Male

    Scouting Report: SCHS at Male

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Oct. 9, 2009

    Ricky Davis, 55, of 1327 Lagrange Road No. 3 in Louisville was arrested Thursday at 7th and College streets and charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

    James Anthony Watkins, 38, of Shelbyville was served Thursday with a warrant at the detention center, where he is in custody, for bail jumping.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 7, 2009

     Second Sunday event

    This year's Second Sunday event will take place on Sunday and will offer Kentuckians the opportunity to take advantage of a statewide day for physical activity and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.