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Today's News

  • Property dispute gets its 3rd judge

    A lawsuit filed by a group of local business people about the sale of a parcel of land they own along the new Shelbyville Bypass is back on the court docket after several months in limbo.

    At dispute are three tracts totaling 72 acres along U.S. 60 and Kentucky 55, west of Shelbyville. The group that owns that property sued Icon Properties, which they say had an agreement to buy the land but didn't complete the deal by its contracted time.

  • Rockets fall in title game

    The SCHS baseball team put up a strong fight, but fell to defending 8th Region champion Anderson County 8-5 Wednesday in the championship game at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Rockets, Lady Rockets roll into region finals

    Host Shelby County will have a big presence in the 8th Region Championship games Wednesday.

  • Money stolen from concession stand at country club

    Money stolen from concession stand at country club

    On Memorial Day weekend some money was stolen from the concession stand at Shelbyville Country Club.

    The police report states that $100 was taken on Sunday, May 24, and has not been recovered.

    No suspects have been identified and no arrests have yet been made in the case, which was reported by Dan Iceman at the Country Club.

     

  • Ash borer found in Shelby

    It is usually a good thing when Shelby County finishes first in the state. Not this time.

    The emerald ash borer, a foreign-born insect that is decimating ash trees in the Midwest, was found near Cedarmore in Shelby County last week. That is the first confirmed sighting of the pest in Kentucky. A few days later, the borer was also found in Jessamine County, according to a press release from University of Kentucky entomologists.

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  • Lady Rockets take 8th Region crown

     The Shelby County girls’ softball team put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to put Oldham County away 6-3 in the 8th Region Softball Tournament championship game Wednesday at the SCHS Athletic Complex.

  • Triple S hears concerns with comprehensive plan

    Noting the economic recession, representatives from a trio of local organizations were in attendance to express their concerns at a public hearing Tuesday about the development of Shelby County's new comprehensive plan.

    Their united focus was clear: Let's maintain Shelby County's agricultural base and not overrun it with residential, commercial, or industrial development.

  • Two elementary schools win science awards

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    Simpsonville Elementary's Robotics team finished first at the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) championships in Lexington last week. Participating were (left) Ben Loveall, Carter Baralt, Jacob Hershberger and Matthew Hershberger.

     

    Painted Stone Elementary sent 15 students to the STLP state championships in Lexington. The school's Robotics team finished second.

  • Finchville Park to be dedicated Sunday

    Finchville Park is finally taking shape, and its new shelter and trail will be dedicated this weekend.

    The dedication starts at 12:30 p.m. Sunday with an old-fashioned potluck lunch. Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation, which runs the park, will provide chicken and drinks and guests are asked to bring a dish. Those wanting to come should RSVP to the parks at 633-5059.