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Today's News

  • We congratulate: SCHS for earning home playoff game

    The Shelby County Rockets are playing their last football season as a unified high school. For the first time in more than three decades, there will be two football teams representing the county next fall.

    And this team is trying to make its last season as one truly memorable.

    The Rockets, who won just a single game last fall, have rebounded to win seven this year, and with their rout of Southern last Friday night, they have earned the school’s first home playoff game since 1995.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 23, 2009

     Candlelight vigil for Duckett set for Nov. 9

     

    The family of murder victim James Duckett is holding a candlelight vigil has at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Rockbridge United Methodist Church at 5317 Rockbridge Road.

    Duckett, who lived across the street from the church and worked there, was murdered one year ago on that date. His killer remains at large.

     

    Mooneyhan to address Rotary

  • Rockets manhandle Southern, 55-0

    The SCHS football team’s victory over Southern on Friday night was a lot like a train ride: The start was slow, but once the Rockets’ started rolling, there was not stopping them.

    Shelby County (7-2, 2-1 in District 4) fumbled on its first two possessions and then scored on its next eight that spanned halftime and into the third quarter en route to a 55-0 win.

    The Trojans (1-8, 0-3) had no answer on offense or defense against the Rockets.

  • Main Street Music and More presents two concerts Saturday
  • Shelbyville Police reports Oct. 26, 2009

    Traffic-Related  

    Jerrad S. Murphy, 21,  of 1320 Nancy Hanes Drive in Lexington was arrested Friday at KY 55 and I-64 and charged with DUI first offense.

    Gary L. Figg, 29, of 6014 Dutschke Road in Louisville was arrested Oct. 20 on Lees Court and charged with DUI first offense and reckless driving.

      Alcohol Intoxication  

    Felipe D. Rodriguez, 40, of 800 Main Street in Shelbyville was arrested Saturday at that address and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 21, 2009

      

    Hempridge Road closed Saturday

    The Department of Highways will temporarily close KY 714, Hempridge Road, Saturday for drain installation. It will be closed to through traffic near the intersection of KY 53 with KY 44 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

  • EARLIER: SCHS-Southern? Trap game?

    It’s staring them straight in the eyes, and some may not even realize it.

    This could be the most difficult Friday night – not necessarily the most difficult opponent – of the season, but without a closer look, most might miss it.

    The team is feeling good after whipping a top-10 opponent last week and asserting itself into the heart of District 4 race.

    And now in limps Southern (1-7), the same set of Trojans that have failed to score in the last two games, falling a combined 90-0 to Fern Creek and Male.

  • SCHS volleyball team comes up just short in upset bid

    The SCHS volleyball team just couldn’t get over that North Oldham hump.

    The Lady Rockets (22-6) scratched, clawed and battled their way through a very close match with the North (22-9), the 8th Region’s No. 1 team, but the upset was just a couple of points away Wednesday night at the SCHS gym.

    Shelby fell to the Lady Mustangs, 2-0 (25-23, 25-19), but played them closer than anyone had since North beat Greenwood, 2-1, on Oct. 8.

  • Scouting Report: SOUTHERN AT SCHS

    Radio: WXLN-FM (9.33)

    Records: Southern 1-7, 0-2 in district; Shelby County 6-2, 1-1

    Last week: Southern lost, 42-0, at home to Male; Shelby County beat visiting Fern Creek, 39-13.

    Coaches: Southern, Corey Crume (1-7, 1st year at school); SCHS, Todd Shipley (50-58, 10th year at school)

  • My Madden Memories

    Many of his biggest fans weren't even alive to see him coach the Oakland Raiders to 1977 Super Bowl. They didn't see any of his winning seasons, which were all of them. They've never seen him with anything but white hair.

    But they've seen that achieving grin on old school Nintendo box art. They've heard his stuttering football commentary, and they've played his video game - for the last 20 years.