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Today's News

  • New postal facility opening delayed

    The date for the opening of a new postal facility on Boone’s Station has been delayed.

    The new Contract Postal Unit (CPU) was scheduled to open on Thursday, April 16,  at 215 Boone Station Road at Mark's Hallmark in Highpoint Center. The new opening date Is Monday, April 20.

    Shelbyville Postmistress Lisa Newton said the ribbon cutting and open house complete with refreshments will still take place on opening day at 1 p.m. The public is invited-and encouraged-to attend.

    For more information, call 633-3325.

     

  • Rockets top Mercer, 9-5

    Last season the SCHS baseball team struggled to score runs with two out, but this year the Rockets crave the clutch situation.

    In Thursday's 9-5 victory over Mercer County (4-5), Shelby County (7-3) scored eight runs with two outs.

    Although those runs didn't come in one outburst, they did come in bunches.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 15, 2009

    Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Aaron Bruner, 35, of Waddy, was arrested April 12 on 7th Street and charged with DUI, first offense.

    Alcohol Intoxication

    Jeffrey Popp, 34, of Shelbyville, was arrested April 9 at Village Plaza and charged with alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct.

    Moses Lopez, 29, of Shelbyville,  was arrested April 14 at 8th and Main streets and charged with alcohol intoxication.

    Other

  • Crime stoppers ask for info on skid loader theft

    A John Deere 250 skip loader has been stolen from the Todds Point area.

    The theft occurred between March 19 and April 8. The owner cannot narrow the time frame down more than that because he was on vacation.

    The loader was taken from the owner's barn. The loader has several distinguishing features.

    It has between 400 and 500 hours on it and is a 2001 model in very good condition. The headliner is falling out, and the right front tire has a bad gash in it. A hydraulic hose has been wrapped with garden hose.

  • Don't mock me: These are simply uneducated guesses for the 2009 NFL Draft

    The NFL Draft is April 25-26, here are one football-phile's opinions about how the day selections will fall in the first round. This is the second of two parts.

    17. New York Jets (9-7): Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR, Maryland

  • Teen arrested for shooting at deputy

     

  • Dead-animal issue laid to rest

    No one at Shelby County Fiscal Court's meeting Tuesday seemed unhappy that the county will not be getting into the dead animal hauling business.

    Magistrates unanimously approved a contract with Dars, Inc. a company from Winchester, Ky., that has agreed to haul off the county's roughly 2,000 dead livestock per year to be rendered into fertilizer by a company in Greensburg, Ind.

  • Rockets drop Waggener, Webster

    The SCHS baseball team squeezed two games in Wednesday after a couple of rainouts earlier this week.

    The Rockets whipped visiting Webster County, 9-6, then a few hours later downed Waggener, 12-5.

    “The good thing was we got a couple of wins and got to pitch a lot of guys,” SCHS Coach Bart Roettger said. “We threw seven guys in the two games, and it was nice to see them get some work and look good.”

  • Rockets split Saturday games

    Saturday morning was cold, but the Rockets’ bats heated up quickly. Shelby County's baseball team put nine runs up in the bottom of the third to whip Fairless, Ohio, 11-1, in five innings.

    That afternoon, however, wasn’t as kind to the Rockets (3-2). Shelby got up 1-0 on No. 5-ranked Tates Creek, but the Commodores (2-0) rallied with an eight-run fourth inning for the victory.

  • Winding and racing through Waddy

    Cyclists from across the region descended on Waddy Sunday for the third race of the McDonald's Kentuckiana Spring Classic Series. Everyone from juniors to professionals raced through the 10-mile loop that went from the Waddy Ruritan Club on Kings Highway down 395 onto Scott Highway and back to the club.

    The results, listed by category, were:

     

    Men's 1-2

    1 - John Eisinger, Legacy Energy

    2 - John Grant, Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team

    3 - Kevin Attkisson, Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team

    Men's 3