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Today's News

  • News Briefs: Aug. 28, 2009

    Obama-advisor McKenzie speaks Saturday

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on car break-ins

    Information is being sought on two car break-ins that happened between 5 p.m. on Aug. 23 and 6 a.m. on Aug. 24 in the 1000th block of Lakeview Drive.

    Both vehicles were locked.

    In one of them, the thief gained entry to the vehicle by breaking out the front passenger window. In the other, the driver’s window was broken.

  • EARLIER: County reviews comprehensive plan

    The Shelby County Fiscal Court held a workshop Wednesday night to review the Goals and Objectives of the county’s new Comprehensive Plan.

    The workshop was held at the request of Magistrate Michael Riggs, who said at a fiscal court meeting on July 19 when the document came up for a first reading that he wanted  the court to examine it further before adopting it.

  • Franklin Co. holds off Shelby

    After storming through the first game, the SHCS girls’ volleyball team struggled in a 2-1 (14-25, 25-22, 25-20) loss at Franklin County on Tuesday.

    “The girls opened up big, and I was really proud of the way  they put the first game away,” SCHS Coach Felicia Pace said.

    But the Lady Rockets (3-2) couldn’t maintain that momentum against the Lady Flyers (3-1).

  • Lady Rockets whip North Bullitt, 5-1

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team took over in the second half and coasted to a 5-1 victory at North Bullitt on Wednesday.

    The Samantha Orange got the Lady Rockets on the board first about 15 minutes into the game, and Maggie Goetzinger scored off a pass from Elizabeth Plante just a few minutes later to give Shelby a 2-0 lead.

    “Orange did a nice job in her first start,” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said.

    North Bullitt got a goal near the end of the half to close the gap to 2-1 at the break.

  • News Briefs: Aug. 26, 2009

     Kiwanis meeting

    The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets noon Thursday at the Stratton Community Center.  Mayor Tom Hardesty will be the speaker. Lunch is provided, and guests are welcome. Please call 633-3750 for lunch reservations.

     

    Humanities grant

  • EARLIER: Shelbyville releases its list of 'domestic pets'

    Chickens in the city of Shelbyville are not considered "domestic pets."

    Shelbyville City Council amended an existing ordinance Thursday relating to the keeping of animals in the city limits to define better which animals are considered "domestic pets."

    That more specific list includes domestic dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, chinchilla, hamster, gerbil and ferret. The proposed list originally included mouse, rat and reptile, but the council decided to scratch those from the list.

    Chickens were never on it.

  • Shelbyville keeps property tax level for third year

    Shelbyville City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance Thursday night levying ad valorem property tax rates for the calendar year of 2009.

    The property tax rate proposed this year is 27.5 cents per $100 assessed real property – the same as the last two years. The rate is expected to produce $1,972,111 - nearly $16,000 more than last year.

  • Vets rewarded for their sacrifice

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  • News Briefs: Aug. 21, 2009

    Obama-advisor McKenzie speaking here