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Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: Police chase, apprehend couple near downtown Shelbyville

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  • EARLIER: Bryan Station runs over Rockets

    Bryan Station, and especially running back Tevin McCaden, proved to be too much for the SCHS football team Friday.

    McCaden had 37 carries for 272 yards – 162 coming in the second half – and four touchdowns to lead the Defenders to a 38-26 victory.

    “He’s a good back, and he finds holes,” SCHS Coach Todd Shipley said. “He has tremendous cutback ability.

  • Rockets struggle at Prestonsburg

    The SCHS boys’ golf team finished 12th out of 17 teams at the Prestonsburg High School Invitational on Saturday at Stonecrest Golf Course.

    The Rockets fired a 351 for the 18-hole tournament. Lexington Christian was first with a 302.

    Josh Griffin led the Rockets with an 80, finishing 30th overall, but knocked himself out of the top 10 with five penalty strokes in his round.

    Turner Mayton and Josh Kuhn played their first 18-hole tournaments for the Rockets, and both fared well, finishing tied for 59th and 69th, respectively.

  • EARLIER: Rockets roll in first scrimmage

    There were a few questions that SCHS Coach Todd Shipley wanted answered when the Rockets took the field against Lafayette on Friday at Dunbar in the football team’s first scrimmage.

    After a 28-0 varsity victory, 42-0 including the JV score, Shipley was pleased with all his answers.

    The first question revolved around the Rockets’ psyche coming off last year’s 1-10 finish.

  • 'Cash for Clunkers' no lemon in Shebyville.

    There's a lot of uncertainty about the future of the "Cash for Clunkers" program, but local car dealers say one thing is for certain: The program has helped get people into showrooms and buying cars in Shelby County.

    Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), better known as "Cash for Clunkers," allows people to turn in their inefficient vehicles for new, more fuel efficient ones with a $3,500 or $4,500 discount. The government then reimburses the dealer for the discount.

  • EARLIER: New high school nearly one third complete

    Martha Layne Collins High School is coming along, and school officials report that the construction is nearly a one-third complete.

    Duanne Puckett, community relations coordinator with Shelby County Schools, said that the construction is 27 percent complete, according to a report from Sherman-Carter-Barnhart architects.

    The school, on Discovery Boulevard west of Shelbyville, is set to open in August 2010.

    "The progress report was issued July 14 with input from Whittenburg construction," Puckett said.

  • Lady Rockets win at Montgomery

    The SCHS girls’ golf team held off Notre Dame Saturday to win  its second tournament of the season.

    The girls shot a 353, topping Notre Dame by one stroke for the title at the Montgomery County Invitational at the Mount Sterling Golf Course.

    Eighth-grader Jordan Webb led the Lady Rockets with an 83.

    “She played very well on a tough course,” SCHS Coach Anna Simpson said.”

    Shannon Harover was next with an 85, Michaela Manley added an 86, and Madison Thomas rounded out the scores with a 99.

  • Lady Rockets top Atherton

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team dominated visiting Atherton on Wednesday but came away with just a 3-0 victory.

    “I’m happy we won, and I thought we played hard, but I know we’re better, and the girls know we’re better,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    The Lady Rockets (2-0) had 21 shots on goal in the game, but they had a lot of trouble finding the back of the net against the Rebels (1-1).

  • Lady Rockets top Atherton

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team dominated visiting Atherton on Wednesday but came away with just a 3-0 victory.

    “I’m happy we won, and I thought we played hard, but I know we’re better, and the girls know we’re better,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    The Lady Rockets (2-0) had 21 shots on goal in the game, but they had a lot of trouble finding the back of the net against the Rebels (1-1).

  • Court Reports Aug. 26, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Samuel John Alvey Jr., first-offense DUI and no/expired registration plates - plead guilty - 10-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $748 fine and costs.

    Thomas F. Albrecht, first-offense DUI - guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.