Today's News

  • Lady Rockets earn tie with Oldham

    The SCHS girls’ soccer team played Oldham County to a 1-1 tie at home Wednesday, the Lady Rockets’ best result this decade against the powerhouse Lady Colonels (4-4-1, No. 24).

    “I could not be happier with our effort and energy tonight [Wednesday],” SCHS Coach Joe Turner said. “For most of the game we were the aggressors, and we put an enormous amount of pressure on Oldham. I believe our players really came of age.”

  • Labor Day highway fatalities up but none in Shelby

    Kentucky State Police reported that there were three deaths in Post 12 during the Labor Day weekend, but none of those deaths were in Shelby County. There were no deaths in those seven counties in 2008.

    A double-fatality occurred in Woodford County and a single-fatality crash occurred in Anderson County. Ten fatalities occurred statewide during the official 2009 Labor Day holiday.

  • EARLIER: Rockets drill North Hardin, 42-18

    Another slow start put the Rockets behind, but a strong finish Friday gave the SCHS football team its first victory of the season, 42-18 over visiting North Hardin.

    Trailing, 18-14, at the half, the Rockets (1-1) came out and dominated the second half, outscoring North Hardin (2-1), 28-0, and controlling both sides of the ball.

  • Soccer: Former Rocket tabbed All-tourney

    Former SCHS All-district and All-region soccer player Bradley Shuck was named to the Mafiaoza’s Invitational All-tournament team for Belmont University.

    Shuck, a freshman for the Bruins, was chosen for his strong play at the center back position.

    Belmont lost 4-1 to Marshall and 2-1 to Oral Roberts in the tournament, and is 0-2 in regular season play.

  • Special delivery

    Cheese or pepperoni pizza, with garlic breadsticks. If you order it, they will come.

    And you may find yourself in a television commercial with "Papa John" Schnatter himself.

    Josh Miner of Louisville was more than familiar with the “Better ingredients. Better pizza” of Papa John’s. When he lived by himself as a bachelor, he ordered it online probably once a week, he said.

    “So honestly, in a year at least 52 pizzas,” he said. “Now that I got married, I don’t eat it as much.”

  • Court Report Sept. 2, 2009

      District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Paul Castillio Torres, speeding 26 mph over limit and no operator's/moped license - guilty - 45-day sentence and $204 fine and costs.

    Angela A. Groves, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting - guilty - 60-day sentence, serve 10 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

    Jesse Guzman, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree disorderly conduct - guilty - seven-day sentence and $169 fine and costs.

  • Simpsonville wins grant to boost downtown plan

    Simpsonville’s new downtown plan has received a big kickoff: a $320,000 sidewalk grant from the state.

    The grant from the Transportation Enhancement Program will pay for the construction of  a sidewalk along the south side of U.S. 60 from Old Veechdale Road in the east to Fairview Drive in the west, including underground utilities and other enhancements that are part of the city’s Town Center Project.

    The Simpsonville City Commission will have to appropriate $80,000 in matching funds for this $400,000 project, which will get under way in 2010.

  • Volleyball: Franklin Co. upends Lady Rockets

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  • Datebook Sept. 2, 2009

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  • Golf: Rockets close out conference play

    The SCHS boys’ golf team ended the Central Kentucky Conference regular season with a 163-215 victory in a road match against Frankfort High.

    Josh Griffin’s 37 earned him his sixth medalist honor in the team’s seven conference matches this year, setting the CKC record. The Rockets also tied the CKC record with a 7-0 mark in the Western Division.

    Rounding out the varsity scores were Jared Redmon and Tyler Adams with 41s and eighth-grader Brandon Sanner with a 44 in his first varsity match.