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Today's News

  • Cross country: Lady Rockets dual with Seton

    The SCHS girls’ cross-country team took the top two spots but couldn’t hold off Seton High School (Ohio) on Friday.

    Caterina Karas and Taylor Webb were first and second in the 3K race, with times of 11:01 and 11:50, respectively.

    However, Seton took seven of the next eight spots to win the meet.

    Rounding out Shelby’s to seven were Lindsey Miller in ninth with a time of 12:48, Katie Melanson 12th in 13:25, Alexandrea Schank 13th in 13:27, Kathrin Ulrich 19th in 14:53 and Nettie Melanson 20th in 15:01.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Sept. 16, 2009

    Traffic-Related

    Victoriano Perez, 29, of 801 Shelby Manor in Shelbyville was arrested Thursday on Washington Street and charge with no operator’s license and improper turning.

    Antonio Cardenas, 41, of 816 Bland Ave. in Shelbyville was arrested Friday at Henry Clay and 7th streets and charged with no operator’s license and disregarding a stop sign.

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Lady Rockets whip Henry County

    The Shelby County girls’ volleyball team dominated Henry County Thursday night, but the score wasn’t the most important thing.

    The Lady Rockets beat Henry, 2-0 (25-15, 25-17), but the schools teamed up to raise money with a ‘Volley 4 the Cure’ night, benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. The teams raised $1,100 with raffles, a bake sale and donations.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 9, 2009

     2010 legislative calendar set

    A schedule for the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2010 session was approved today by legislative leaders. The session is scheduled to convene on Jan. 5 and adjourn April 13. It is expected to last 60 working days – the maximum allowed by the state constitution in even-numbered years.

  • Lady Rockets' golfers full of all-stars

    As the high school golf season opens, Shelby County can already count one victory.

    The Lady Rockets' squad is the only team in the state with three Player of the Year winners on the Pepsi Tour this summer.

    “It’s pretty exciting,” SCHS Coach Anna Simpson said. “No other coach can say that.”

    Some of the girls were moving up in age group or competition level, but none of the girls expected this kind of success.

  • EARLIER: After dark, Downs at its best

    If you weren't among the estimated 28,011 horse-racing enthusiasts, Southern socialites and downright drunkards who attended last week's debut of "Downs After Dark" -- don't worry. This Friday you can repent when Churchill Downs hosts the second-coming of three night-time racing sessions aimed at luring larger crowds to the struggling track.

  • Lady Rockets finish top 10

    Caterina Karas led the SCHS girls’ cross-country team to a 10th-place finish at the St. Xavier Tiger Run at Old River Run Country Club in Louisville on Saturday.

    The Lady Rockets had 286 points, and Sacred Heart won the event with 88.

    Karas placed fourth out of 221 individuals with a time of 19:11, just 40 seconds behind winner Emma Brink of Sacred Heart.

    Taylor Webb was also in the top 30, finishing with a time of 20:54.

  • SCHS cross-country teams host meet

    The Shelby County Invitational Cross Country Meet will get under way Saturday with some big name teams and runners coming to the course East Middle School.

    Although the field isn’t completely set, on the boys’ side Butler is a top-five school that will be the main team competition, and Franklin County’s Robert Sandlin and Walton-Verona’s Trevin Petersen will no doubt challenge for first place.

  • Pampering your pet

    A few of the collies and Great Danes have figured it out, especially those canine film fans who’ve been catching an afternoon flick such as the slobbering St. Bernard movie Beethoven, and so havethe senior pooches who already are taking naps on the couch in the new doggie lounge.

  • Jubilee Youth Art Show open to entries

    Once again, the Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee and AT&T are sponsoring a youth art contest open to students in the region from kindergarten through grade 12.

    Entries are already stacking up in the offices of the Shelby Development Corporation, but Executive Director Eilene Collins said there is room for more.

    The show has two-dimensional categories for all grades and three-dimensional categories for middle and high school students. Participants may enter one item per category.