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  • News Briefs: Dec. 2, 2009

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  • Tough weekend will test Rockets

    The SCHS boys’ basketball team isn’t wasting any time getting this season started.

    After opening the season against a solid Dunbar team on the road, the Rockets will travel to Trinity tonight and turn around for their home opener Saturday against a solid Christian Academy-Louisville squad.

    “Who made this schedule?” SCHS Coach (and schedule-maker) Mike Clark said jokingly Wednesday.

  • Sheriff's office makes arrests in burglaries

    Shelby County Sheriff's detectives have arrested four men and charged them in connection with several burglaries.

    Two of the men, Orville Marcum, 38, and Michael Gillis, 26, both of Henry Clay Street, are charged with burglaries on Vigo Road and Cedarmore Road.

    James Cox and Nathan Doss, both 28 and both of Louisville, are charged in connection with a burglary on Aiken Road.

  • Lady Rockets to remember Ford at tonight’s game

    The SCHS girls’ basketball team will have a short announcement remembering former Lady Rocket Ashley Ford followed by a moment of silence before tonight’s home game against South Oldham at 7:30.

    The girls also will wear black bands embossed with with Ford’s initials, and the team will move her jersey that has been hanging in the girls’ locker room to a lobby display.

    Ford, 20, died in a car accident Monday night.

  • EARLIER: CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Shelbyville City Center

    The plans for a “City Center” in Shelbyville created quite the stir of excitement when they were revealed last month.

    Leon Mooneyhan, Chief Executive Officer of Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC), presented the known details and artwork to a Stratton Center packed with more than 100 locals in September, none of whom showed anything but optimism as feedback.

    Since then, Mooneyhan said he has spent most of his time working behind the scenes on two fronts.

  • What we think: Courtship of Harley itself was a victory

    For nearly a week now Shelby County’s leaders most likely have been feeling like the loser on a romantic reality show or – worse – a jilted groom left at the altar.

    They had put forward their best effort and wooed long and hard to win the hand of the lovely Harley-Davidson only to see that she couldn’t go through with the marriage.

    She loved the proposal – she loved us – but the move to Kentucky was just too much for her.

  • WICHE: Don’t let cold weather catch your equipment off guard

    Proper winter storage for equipment is just as important as proper winter storage for plants. If you dig your dahlias, you better bring your hoses in from the cold, too. 

    I have learned some of these things the hard way.

  • It's official: Harley not coming to Shelby

    Shelby County officials just received from Harley-Davidson officials that the company plans to stay in York, Pa., and move forward with their restructuring of that facility.

    Libby Adams, executive director of the Shelby County Industrial & Development Foundation, said the official decision was relayed to state officials in Frankfort Thursday morning, who contacted her.

  • Looking Back: December 4, 2009

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby News and The Sentinel-News. You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.