Today's News

  • EARLIER: School enrollment down slightly

    Shelby County Public Schools' enrollment was down slightly from projections, according to a report at Thursday’s meeting.

    The district had projected 6,571 students, but on Aug. 24 had 6,551 students enrolled throughout its 11 schools.

    Dave Weedman, the district's director of student support services, told the board that the district's "warm body" count, taken on the fifth day of school, puts them right on track.

  • Business Briefcase Sept. 17, 2010

     Dottie’s Thompson now at Village Plaza

    Susan Thompson, who began her career at Dottie’s Beauty Shop in the 1960s, is now working at Village Plaza Hair Styles. “I just want to let my regular customers know I’m back and where I’ll be working,” she said.

  • Shelby resident heads parole board

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    A Shelby County man has been appointed to head up the Kentucky Parole Board.

  • Sports Digest: Sept. 17, 2010

     Girls soccer: SCHS, Collins shutout

    Shelby County lost, 4-0, in a road game at Male on Monday. It was only the second scoreless outing for the Rockets (3-7-0). They travel to Meade County today before playing six games in 10 days beginning at home against region leading North Oldham (9-2-1).

  • EARLIER: 'I sliced her from ear to ear'

     A friend of a former Shelbyville man accused of murdering a woman from Mount Eden on Sept. 3 claims the man admitted doing so the next day while trying to convince him to help get rid of her body.

  • Boys soccer: Collins bounces back, readies for S. Oldham

    Collins’ boys soccer team, ranked No. 23 in a poll of state coaches, was coming off its first loss of the season when Whitefield Academy came to town Tuesday.

    The Titans showed they could bounce back, pounding the visitors, 10-1, the fourth time this year they have won by five goals or more.

  • A ‘taste’ of something different


    A feast by any other name would taste as sweet, as Shelby County Chamber of Commerce officials will set out to prove this year.

    The chamber’s main fund-raiser, now in its 24th year, will have a new name – Tastes and Tunes – when it rolls around in September.

    And not only the name will be new, but many other aspects of the event will be changed – for the better, Chamber Executive Directory Shelley Goodwin said.

  • EARLIER: Collins 27, LaRue 7: Defense, Cresap, Elzy power Titans

    Collins High School’s football team once again coupled a bend-but-don’t-break defense with an explosive offense and came away with a 27-7 Class 4A District-4 victory at LaRue County Friday night.

    The Titans (4-1, 1-1) yielded a touchdown to the Hawks (2-2, 1-1) on the their first drive of the game, but then held their hosts scoreless the rest of the way while scoring four consecutive TDs – the last three on passes from senior quarterback Branden Cresap.

  • EARLIER: Bullitt East 21, SCHS 19: Rockets turn over leads, game

    Shelby County held leads of 13-0 and 19-14 in the first half of its high school football game at Bullitt East on Friday night, but ultimately the Rockets lost, 21-19, in a Class 4A District-4 game marked by turnovers.


    The Rockets (0-5, 0-3) opened quickly on a pair of touchdown runs from senior running back Quentin Cottrell, but the Chargers (3-2, 1-0) rallied with three touchdowns in the first half, including two off turnover returns.


    After combining for 40 points before halftime, both teams went scoreless after the intermission.

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