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Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports July 7, 2009

    Alcohol Intoxication   Devon K. Washington, 24, of 2887 Royal Drive of Orangeburg, S.C., was arrested Saturday on Memorial Drive and charged with alcohol intoxication in  a public place, first offense.

    An male of unknown name of Shelbyville at large was arrested Saturday at 75 Baker Street and charged with alcohol intoxication.

    Helen Waits, 49, of 155 Baker Drive, No. 135, was arrested Thursday at Walmart on a warrant from another agency.

       

  • Shelbyville Police Reports June 24, 2009

    DUI and Traffic-Related  

    Richard A. Graham, 45, of 226 Depot Street in Bloomfield, Ky. was arrested Thursday at U.S. 60 and Old Finchville Road and charged with DUI first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container.

    John R. Patton, 51, of 607 Matterhorn Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Thursday at 5th and Main Street and charged with DUI first offense and careless driving.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports July 15, 2009

     

    DUI  

    Shane F. Timothy, 25, of 6557 Clays Mill Road in Lexington was arrested Sunday on I-64, eastbound, at the 32-mile marker, and charged with DUI, first offense and improper use of left lane-overtaking vehicle.

      Alcohol Intoxication  

    Jamie Ramerez, 29, of  Shelbyville was arrested Saturday at 123 Henry Clay Street and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • Rockets stay unbeaten

    The SCHS boys’ golf team kept its match-record perfect with a 166-175 victory over Sayre at Picadome Golf Course in Lexington.

    Josh Griffin, the Rockets’ No. 1 player, continued his hot streak, taking medalist honors for the fifth consecutive match.

    Griffin finished with a 1-over-par 36 in a nine-hole match. Rounding out the Rockets’ top six were Josh Kuhn and Tayler Adams with 43s, Turner Mayton with a 44 and Jared Redmon and Brandon Sanner with 45s.

  • Working to be elite

    Shirt soaked with sweat and gasping for breath, Branden Cresap reached for a small table, a table he would use to lift himself up and down, some on his right knee and some on his surgically rebuilt left.

  • Shelby County man going to prison for shooting at police

    A Shelby County man was sentenced Tuesday to 201 months in a federal penitentiary for firing shots at a police officer in an apartment in Shelbyville last fall.  

    Calvin R. Morgan, 21, of Shelbyville was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Danny C. Reeves to serve 57 months (4.75 years) for  being an illegal user of marijuana in possession of a firearm and 12 years for the use and discharge of a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime. 

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Aug. 21, 2009

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  • 12-year-old swimmer making a splash

    At 7:30 in the morning most seventh-graders are still hours away from even dreaming about waking up. Then there's Sam Ruble, who at that early hour is in the swimming pool training like it's his job. And this job really pays.

    Ruble's hard work has earned him one of the seven spots across the state for the Southern Zone Swim Team that will splash into competition Wednesday and represent the Commonwealth at this year's 3-day USA Swimming Southern Zone Meet in Orlando.

    Ruble, 12, has been training for competition since around the time he could say the word.

  • Rockets top Anderson

    The SCHS boys’ soccer team traveled to Anderson County on Thursday and topped the Bearcats, 2-0.

    Matthew Huff scored in the first half to give Shelby a 1-0 lead.

    The Rockets (3-1-1) controlled the first half but came away with just one goal despite having several opportunities against Anderson (3-2).

    Brandon Shuck added a second-half goal off a corner kick to give Shelby some breathing room.

  • Economy squeezing sports at park

    Companies and individuals tightening their belts to deal with tough economic times are putting the squeeze on the athletic programs at Clear Creek Park.

    Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation Director Clay Cottongim said fewer individuals and businesses are stepping up to the plate this year to help youth soccer, baseball, basketball and football programs. The park, for example has signups for 40 soccer teams but sponsors for only 14 of them. Youth basketball had 45 teams this winter, and seven of those teams were without sponsors.