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  • Court Reports Aug. 26, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Samuel John Alvey Jr., first-offense DUI and no/expired registration plates - plead guilty - 10-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $748 fine and costs.

    Thomas F. Albrecht, first-offense DUI - guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Ladner is new headmaster of Cornerstone

    With 25 years of history in its books, Cornerstone Christian Academy now looks to David Ladner to help write its next chapter.

    Ladner took over as headmaster for Cornerstone on Monday, bringing a two-prong mission for the students of the school.

  • Rockets hold off Woodford

    The Shelby County boys’ golf team held off visiting Woodford County on Tuesday, 167-170.

    Shelby’s Josh Griffin was the medalist in the match with a 39, and Jared Redmon was next with a 40. Both players out-shot Woodford County’s top score, a 41. Tayler Adams and Turner Mayton each shot 44 to round out the Rockets’ top four.

    The victory moved Shelby County to 3-0 in matches on the season.

    Next up for the Rockets will be a trip to Stonecrest Golf Course for the Prestonsburg Invitational on Saturday.

  • Oldham tops Shelby in volleyball opener

    The SCHS volleyball team showed promise early but couldn't maintain momentum in a 2-0 (25-16, 25-17) loss to visiting Oldham County on Monday.

    The girls led early in each game before giving way to Oldham, but SCHS Coach Felicia Pace said she knows her team is better than that first match shows.

  • Datebook Aug. 26, 2009

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  • Home destroyed by fire

    Keyshia Patterson, captain of the Shelby County High School volleyball team, stood beside a backyard trampoline early Monday morning, sorting through damaged family mementoes, all that seemed to be left after her family’s home was destroyed by a sudden and violent blaze.

  • Rockets can’t hold off St. X in soccer

    The Shelby County boys’ soccer team gave visiting St. Xavier all it could handle Tuesday, but came up just short in a 2-1 loss.

    The Rockets (No. 14, 0-1) dominated the first half, controlling the ball on the Tigers (No. 4, 1-0) and earning several shots on goal but came up empty until a penalty kick in the 37th minute.

    Luis Cervantes was taken down by a St. X defender on the right side just inside the box.

    Taylor Shaver took the kick and buried his shot inside the top right corner, giving the Rockets a 1-0 lead.

  • County to approve Goals and Objectives

    The Shelby County Fiscal Court will consider a variety of items when they meet Tuesday night, including approving  the Goals and Objectives of the county’s updated Comprehensive Plan.

    The G&Os comes before the fiscal court after two workshops to refine the plan to fit the wishes of the magistrates and County Judge Executive Rob Rothenburger, who met with Triple S Planning and Zoning Executive Director Ryan Libke on those occasions.

  • Shelbyville Post office reducing hours

    The revenue shortfall that is causing so many problems for the United States Postal Service has delivered some bad news in Shelbyville.

    The Shelbyville Post Office will but curtailing its hours as part of its effort to help the agency absorb about $7 billion in lost revenue.

  • Volunteers help care for animals during Louisville flood

    Employees and volunteers at the Shelby County Humane Society are always helping out animals in need in the county. But when flood waters filled the Metro Animal Services shelter in Louisville last Tuesday, they went out of their way to lend a helping hand. 

    Several people took supplies to Louisville and helped care for the animals, which had been relocated to the fairgrounds, said Nancy Guilliom, volunteer coordinator for the Shelby County Humane Society.