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  • News Briefs: Dec. 10 2010

     Kentucky adds 1 millionth name

    to the Organ Donor Registry

    One million Kentuckians – including more than 10,000 in Shelby County alone – have joined the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry, Circuit Court Clerk Lowry Miller announced Wednesday.

  • We congratulate: Ford’s big plans for Kentucky

    Normally a huge manufacturing company’s decision for changes both good and bad would escape the range of our focus.

    But the Ford Motor Company’s announcement Thursday of a huge investment in one of its plants in Louisville, an investment that will add hundreds of jobs to the market, can’t escape our gratitude.

  • Songs for the season start -- but don't end -- with A for Andy


    If you are charmed by Christmas and its songs, you probably have developed a very evolved palate for those tunes you like, those you tolerate and those you wish would get run over by a reindeer.

    They fall, for me, in four basic categories: Those sung to commemorate the Reason For The Season, the classics, the annual newcomers and the sillies.

  • School board handles formal steps, review

    The Shelby County Board of Education Thursday appointed two members to the Architect Selection Committee and approved the revised District Improvement Plan in an unusually quick meeting at East Middle School.

    Board members Doug Butler and Eddie Mathis will join the Architect Selection Committee, which will head the process for the new buildings at both the Northside and Southside locations.

  • Rockets fizzle at the start

    Another slow start doomed the Shelby County High School boys’ basketball team Saturday night.

    Visiting Bullitt East outscored the Rockets 27-9 in the first quarter on its way to a 94-56 victory at Mike Casey Gymnasium.

  • Gift-giving, Shelby style

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    Have a hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list?

  • City council to meet in closed session

    The Shelbyville City Council will end Thursday's meeting with a closed session that could have a big impact on area residents.

    The council will discuss incentives for a proposed possible industrial expansion.

    Mayor Tom Hardesty declined to discuss what industry was considering expansion and what those possible incentives could cover, and he noted that nothing is ready to happen yet.

  • Big second half propels Titans' girls

    After a sloppy first half against Central Hardin - a carryover from his team’s loss to George Rogers Clark - Collins High School girls basketball coach Phillip Conder had one question for his team at halftime.

    “Do you want to win?”

  • Cornerstone hangs with defending state champ - for a half

    Cornerstone Christian Academy gave the defending Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state champ all it wanted Friday night – for a half.

  • Titans road woes continue

    The road has been rough for the Collins boys’ basketball team so far in the early season, in more ways than one.

    The Titans fell behind early at Danville on Friday night, closed to five points by halftime before a clunker of a third quarter dropped Collins to 0-3 away from home with a 60-43 loss.