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Today's News

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 29, 2009

    William C. Russell, 45, of Shelbyville, was arrested May 27 on Main Street and was charged with second-degree disorderly conduct and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.

    Joshua B. Spaulding, 20, of Eminence, was arrested May 27 on Osprey Cove and charged with disregarding a stop sign, failure to wear a seat belt and operating on a suspended operator’s license.

    Donald Douglas, 37, of Lousville, was arrested May 26 at Highway 55 and I-64 and charged with speeding 19 miles over the speed limit.

     

  • Women enjoy food, fun, checking for fractures

    Heather Axline was "off the chart" when her bone density was checked at the Women's Wellness Affair Tuesday at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

    Axline, a graduate of Shelby County High School and former girls basketball player, had her bone density checked by a heel scan done by employees of Jewish Hospital using a bone ultrasonometer. Her results showed outstanding bone density and strength.

  • Lady Rockets drop South, advance in region

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  • Whitehouse takes 3rd in 400

    The Shelby County boys’ track and field team finished ninth overall at the KHSAA State Track and Field Meet on Saturday.

    Led by Stacey Eden’s championship in the 3,200 and Tyler Whitehouse’s third-place finish in the 400, the Rockets scored 26 points.

    “Coming in ninth in the state at the end of the year, I was very pleased,” SCHS boys coach George Cottrell said. “I had a feeling at the beginning of the year that we could be at this level.”

  • Students learn plants from roots to stamens

    Senior Nathan Truax supervised as a couple of students in the high school's greenhouse class mixed fertilizer for the ferns.

    They consulted the chart on the bag, measured out the fertilizer in a cup and poured it into a bucket, turning the water a deep, aqua blue. Then they added more water to the bucket before heading to the greenhouse to give the ferns a shot in the fronds.

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets whip South Oldham, 7-0

    The SCHS girls' softball team continued its hot streak, beating South Oldham 7-0 in its 8th Region Tournament opener Monday at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

    The Lady Rockets now have won three in a row by an average of seven runs.

    "The girls came out pumped up," SCHS Coach Kelly Cable said. "We talked about carrying that emotion over from [winning the 30th District] last week, and, honestly, I think they just came out ready to play."

  • Shelbyville's budget remains about the same

    The Shelbyville City Council on Thursday night passed the first reading of the ciyt's budget for 2009-10, and it's not a whole lot different from the current one.

    The budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 carries a balance of $3.5 million, which is about $500,000 more than this year.

    The budget suggests the city will spend at about the same rate as last year, but there are a couple noticeable changes.

  • Region tourney gets under way Monday

    Having lost four of its last six games, the SCHS baseball team is limping a little into the 8th Region Tournament.

    But Coach Bart Roettger feels good about his team’s chances.

    ""I still like our team, and I like our chances against any team in the 8th Region," he said. “If I didn’t feel that way, I’d be in the wrong business.”

  • EARLIER: Rockets rip Grant, 15-5

    A two-run home run from Jared Clarkson got the Rockets started in the top of the first, and Clarkson's RBI double in the top of the sixth effectively ended it Monday.

    That final run put Shelby (18-12) on top of Grant County (10-16) 15-5, and Ben Glassner closed the game by striking out the side for the Rockets in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Eden takes 3,200 at state meet

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