Today's News

  • Sports Digest: August 6, 2010

    Brown in hunt for Kentucky Open

    Shelbyville professional golfer Brandon Brown is in the running to win the 2010 Powerbilt Kentucky Open at Lexington Country Club. Thursday marked the third day of play, and results were unavailable at press time.

    After the second round, Brown was tied for second place with a 3-under-par 141. He shot a 1-under-par 71 in the first round, which had him two strokes off the lead. His second-round score of 2-under-par 70 was the second-best score of the day.

  • Old hands at new aluminum

    Most people started taking aluminum cans and foil for recycling in the mid-1980s, but the process has been around much longer.

    Ohio Valley Aluminum Company -- which on Saturday celebrated its 50th anniversary in Shelbyville -- is proof of that.

  • First Person: England rises through rodeo ranks

    Chris England, 12, competed in the Sixth Annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo from June 27 through July 3 in Gallup, N. M., He was a member of the Kentucky National Junior High rodeo team, earning his position by placing in the top four in the wrangler division. England’s competitions included the team roping and breakaway calf roping events. England will be in seventh grade at East Middle School.

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  • Volleyball: Titans win scrimmage at North Oldham

    If the Collins High School volleyball squad’s preseason showing is any indicator, it’s going to be an exciting season for a team that boasts six seniors.

    Collins scrimmaged North Oldham, the defending 29th District champions and runners-up in the 8th Region tournament last season, and won, 25-21 and 21-16,.

  • Tournament, scholarship to honor former Shelby golf star Eddington

    A golf tournament this weekend in Franklin will honor one of Shelby County’s legendary golfers and a beloved former resident: the late John Eddington of Simpsonville.

    The first John Eddington Memorial Scramble will be held Saturday at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course to raise money to endow a college scholarship in his name.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments July 30, 2010

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  • Early loss too much to over come for Post 37

    By Laura Clark


    Shelbyville’s American Legion season came to an end when Henderson’s bats turned on in the final inning Saturday and pulled out a 7-6 victory, in the American Legion State Tournament at Clear Creek Park.


    Metcalfe County beat Danville, 10-9, Monday morning to win the tournament and t and advance to the American Legion Regional Tournament to be played in Grand Prairie, Texas, this week.


  • Company expanding, needs site changes

    Walnut Ridge Log Homes may have to look into a new name.

    The company that was started 27 years ago by Mike and Linda Miller is expanding into modular homes.

    The company is requesting an amendment of their site on the corner of Old 7 Mile Pike and Mount Eden Road to add a modular display home next to the log home.

    Nick Miller, who co-owns the company with his parents, said the expansion is needed.

  • Weekend fire destroys barn

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  • Jefferson County coach arrested in Shelby