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Today's News

  • First Christian calls Charlton

  • CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Collins High still on schedule

    Despite some seriously wet weather, the construction of Martha Layne Collins High School is on schedule.

    Sherman-Carter-Barnhart official Michael Smith presented a progress report at Thursday's School Board meeting at East Middle School, showing that the construction of Martha Layne Collins High is 48 percent done and on schedule for its July 26, 2010 completion.

    Superintendent James Niehof said what's important to know is the school is expected to beready for class when school starts August 2010.

  • EARLIER: Hardesty 'doing fine' after surgery

    Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty is recovering at Jewish Hospital after emergency surgery Wednesday for a bleeding ulcer.

    Hardesty had a third of his stomach removed in the surgery and will be hospitalized for 7-10 days, his wife said.

    Hardesty's wife, Maxine, said that the doctor told her that, if Hardesty had not had the surgery when he did, he likely would have bled to death by morning.

    "I know there were numerous prayers for him, and we can't begin to thank each of you enough," she said.

  • The inspiration of Isabella

    Thom Coffee recalled the Biblical story of Abraham taking his son Isaac up to the mountain at God's request for him to sacrifice his son. God stopped Abraham, but the story showed just how powerful faith and trust can be in serving God.

    Coffee didn't know he'd be tested in the same way.

  • Beware of deer everywhere

    Dustin Shouse of Shelbyville contemplated the mangled deer draped across the hood of his car. “It scared me to death,” he said, lifting the animal’s antlers. “It jumped right into the car.

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  • Substance abuse program gets $67,800 federal grant

    Some federal stimulus money has found its way to Shelby County through a one-time grant of $67,800 that was awarded to the Shelby County Substance Abuse Treatment Program.

    SAT was presented the 2009 ARRA Justice Assistance Grant by Gov. Steve Beshear during a presentation in Frankfort on Wednesday.

    The funds must be used within one year.

  • New coach fuels expectations for AquaRockets

    New SCHS swim team coach Jean Paul LaVertu is excited to get his team started.

    “I’ve been very impressed with the team’s technique and skill level,” he said. “Obviously they’ve been very well coached in the years past. I’m still learning about them and trying to find out who to use where and when. But I’m having fun figuring everything out.”

  • Cross country: Rockets 11th at Franklin-Simpson

    A young SCHS boys’ cross-country team struggled Saturday to an 11th-place finish at a tough Franklin-Simpson Wildcat Wilderness Invitational in Franklin.

    Stacey Eden led Shelby County with a seventh-place finish in 17 minutes, 24 seconds, but he was more than a minute behind winner Ryan Eaton of Greenwood. Eaton is the defending state champion and one of Eden’s top targets at this year’s State Meet. Eden was the only upperclassman in the Rockets’ top five.

  • We congratulate: Student rep's approach to role on school board

    Austin Crowe is the newest member of the Shelby County School Board, and we like his moxie.

    Mr. Crowe, a junior at Shelby County High School, took over the student delegate’s seat at the last board meeting, and he made a wonderful impact with his curiosity and his candor.