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Today's News

  • What we think: City Center needs support from all of us

     Shelby Countians are astride a streaking steed of positive energy and community spirit these days.

    Martha Layne Collins High School is growing into a new destination for many of our children.

    The potential – however uncertain – that Harley-Davidson could choose our chunk of the Bluegrass as the site for its largest plant has just about everyone giddy with hope and wonder.

    A new judicial center is sprouting in steel and wood from the ancient soil at Fourth and Main.

  • Cross Country: Karas takes title at Franklin Inv.

    Shelby County sophomore Caterina Karas took first place at the Franklin County Invitational Saturday, but the Lady Rockets' cross-country team  just missed out on a top-10 team finish.

    Karas ran the Kentucky Horse Park, the site of the State Meet, in 20 minutes, 1 second to win by 24 seconds.

    Freshman Taylor Webb also placed in the top 30 of the 271 individuals, coming in 29th with a time of 22:04.

  • Rockets win fourth in a row

    BARDSTOWN -- Despite several penalties and sloppy conditions, Shelby County held on to defeat Nelson County, 20-16, Friday night.

    This was the fourth consecutive victory  for the Rockets (4-1), while Nelson (2-3) lost its third straight in a row.

    The Cardinals scored on their first possession, capping a 70-yard drive with a 7-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tyler Martinez to Quentin Brooks.

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  • Shelby County’s winners at State Fair

     

    Youth Dairy

    Ayshire Division II Showmanship: Emily Goins, Waddy

    Ayshire Division III Showmanship: Rachel White, Waddy

    Brown Swiss Division I Showmanship: Kendall Horn, Shelbyville

  • Cross Country: Eden leads Rockets to 3rd at Franklin

    Shelby County’s Stacey Eden scored his first victory of the season at Saturday’s Franklin County Invitational.

    Running at the Kentucky Horse Park, the site of the State Meet, Eden, a senior, won with a time of 16 minutes, 46 seconds, more than 6 seconds ahead of Todd Hewitt of Eaton.

    Eden’s race up the standings wasn’t the only big move for Shelby's cross-country team. Senior William Thompson moved up to 15th overall out of 306 individuals with a time of 17:48, and his classmate Travis Adams was in the top 50, finishing 42nd with a time of 18:44.

  • Shelby celebrates 100 years of 4-H

    John E. Kalmey remembered back to 1939, when he and his wife, Nina, attended 4-H Jr. Week.

    "We didn't know each other yet, but we found out later, we had both gone to it," he said, laughing.

    Kalmey, a former cattle farmer, said he plans to round up his 4-H scrapbook and take it to the Shelby County Extension Office this afternoon, where the county will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of 4-H in Kentucky.

  • EARLIER: Showing Monday: City Center plans

    Just days away from unveiling the proposal for a downtown Shelbyville City Center, Leon Mooneyhan, chief executive officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and the man behind the project, said he hasn’t heard too much from the public, his E-mail hasn’t been filling up with concerns, but he still feels like a musician preparing to debut an album and start getting feedback.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Sept. 30, 2009

    Driving Under the Influence

     Alisa Anderson, 50, of Winter Street in Augusta, Ga. was arrested Sept. 26 on I-64 West at the 29 and ½ mile marker and charged with driving under the influence, third offense, and reckless driving.

  • EARLIER: What we think: City Center show must go on

    Successful entertainment comes from a vivid imagination, from a cell of creativity that is given birth as a living, breathing reality of words, music and scenery. Do that process well, and you are left with a creation we can cherish, an everlasting benefit to everyone.

    And now we know that such conception has been happening in Shelby County, and we, too, could be delivered a bundle of boundless benefit for all.