Today's News

  • EARLIER: What we think: Zone change for Harley is a victory in process

    The walkover victory and rubberstamp approval Thursday night by Triple S Planning & Zoning for the property that may one day be a home for Harley-Davidson’s largest motorcycle factory was a wonderful moment in Shelby County’s development.

    That unanimous approval by the commission and the absence of acrimony from the public sent a loud, clear and distinct message to the leaders of that corporation: We are behind this bid 100 percent.

  • It’s a good bet not to follow my lead at the race track

    So my wife and I spent an afternoon at Churchill Downs last Friday. Nice, breezy fall day, small crowd, lots of elbow space, and it was my wife’s first visit to the cathedral of horse racing.

  • SCHS soccer player hitting national scene

    SCHS freshman Walker Andriot won’t be gorging on turkey, mash potatoes and cranberries this Thanksgiving. Instead he’ll be in Orlando at Disney’s Wide World of Sports training with 1995 U.S. Soccer’s Olympic Development Program (ODP).

  • EARLIER: Trinity knocks Rockets from playoffs

    LOUISVILLE -- Trinity High School players came out in all black, matching the blackout the team called for from its fans, and took control early in the game, knocking the Rockets from the Class 6A playoffs, 42-10, Friday.

    After SCHS forced Trinity (8-4) to punt on its first possession, an interception gave the ball right back, and the Shamrocks capitalized.

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  • West girls top East, stay on top of conference

    East Middle School's girls a hot hand, but West’s defense stole the show and the basketball game Monday, 48-26.

    East’s Jordan Webb led all scorers with 16 points, but West put on a run just before halftime to break open what had been a pretty close game.

    The Lady Warriors turned up their defensive pressure, forcing several turnovers during the final three minutes of the first half.

  • Sharks relay qualifies for Sectional Meet

    After losing two swimmers from last year’s 400 medley Eastern Sectional Championships qualifying squad to graduation, the Shelby Sharks maybe hoped to have another team qualify closer to the March meet.

    However, with the short-course season just under way, the Sharks already have another women’s 400-medley team qualified for the Sectional Meet.

  • EARLIER: Shelby 1 of 4 sites Harley is considering

    Officials from Shelby County and the Harley-Davidson Motor Company confirmed Thursday that Shelby is one of four sites the company is considering for relocation of its main factory.

    "We did meet with representatives from Harley this week," said Libby Adams, executive director of the Shelby County Industrial and Development Foundation.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Nov. 23, 2009

    Jody Wills of 667 McCormack Road in Waddy was indicted on 19 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $300.

    Christopher Beach of 8098 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Adrian Murphy of 25 Summer Court in Taylorsville was indicted for second-degree assault.

    Rashee Wardford of 3921 Cane Run Road in Louisville was indicted for second-degree robbery.

    Da'ron Dugle of 1590 Greenland Park Circle in Shelbyville was indicted for second-degree robbery.

  • EARLIER: County to consider industrial zone change

    Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger said he will ask Fiscal Court to approve a zoning change, which could make Shelby County more attractive in its bid to lure Harley-Davidson. Rothenburger said he would seek a recommendation at Tuesday morning’s meeting on a zoning change of 150 acres of the industrial park “for a business prospect that the county has been working with for some time.” He would not confirm that the business prospect is Harley-Davidson, which is considering the county as a potential site for the relocation of its larg