Today's News

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets top Eminence, 2-0

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  • Animal shelter loses its 'no kill' status

    After enjoying its "No Kill" status for nearly four months, the Shelby County Animal Shelter lost that distinction this past weekend.

    James Collins, director of the shelter, said seven dogs were euthanized because they were aggressive.

    The shelter will house aggressive animals if there is space, but this weekend, there wasn't.

    One of the euthanatized dogs, ironically named "Lucky," was aggressive to other dogs and to cats but not to people, Collins said.

    Five other dogs were the same, and one dog was aggressive to everyone.

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets roll past Spencer, 7-0

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  • Ohio Valley Walking Horse Assoc. Show results

    Results from the Ohio Valley Walking Horse Association Fall Festival Horse Show held Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Listed: Horse, rider, owner

    Class: youth Country Pleasure 11-and-under

    1. My Lucky Dollar, Shelby Wright, Shelby Wright

    2. Pushers Lobo, Delaney Reynolds, Delaney Reynolds

    3. Gabriels First Glory, Alana Northern, Glenda Kirkland

    4. Juanita Buttons, Paige Turner, Donna and Chuck Brey

    5. Fires Magic, Destiny Davis, Donna and Chuck Brey

    Class: KWHA Ladies Auxiliary Specialty

  • EARLIER: Lady Rockets in Third Place After First Round

    BOWLING GREEN - After an epic first round (7 hours, 30 minutes) the Lady Rockets were in third place in the girls state golf tournament Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club.

    And the day's not over.

    Teams and players who made the cut will get the second round under way and play until about 6:15. Unlike the morning shotgun round, the second round will use tee times.

    SCHS coach Anna Simpson said she wished her girls could walk away and start fresh tomorrow.

  • Lady Rockets open with Spencer

    The Shelby County Lady Rockets' volleyball team got a good draw for the 8th Region Tournament, but it's going to be tough to win out. The tournament beg

  • State trooper testing to be held in Richmond

    Kentucky State Police announced Monday that testing for trooper applicants will be held the week of Nov. 16 at the Department of Criminal Justice Training, located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Applicants should contact the Kentucky State Police Recruitment Branch at 1-866-360-3165. Anyone interested in obtaining information about joining KSP can call this number from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or leave a message any other time.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Oct. 19, 2009


    Latasha Ringer, 22, of 406 Highland Ave. No. 1 in Georgetown was arrested Monday on Midland Trail and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and reckless driving.

    Clayton T. Sloan, 21, of 2161 of Bardstown Trail in Waddy was arrested Thursday on I-64 at mile marker 37 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense, possession of marijuana and no tail lights.

  • Man charged with multiple arson counts goes to court

    James Aaron Clark, 27, of Shelbyville went to court Monday for a status hearing on arson charges.

    Clark was arrested last October  on nine arson-related charges, after admitting that he set the fires.

    He  is currently being charged with one count of first-degree arson, a felony that carries a penalty of 20 years to life, three counts of second-degree arson, also a felony, and four counts of criminal mischief related to the fires.

  • EARIER: There are some shortages of flu vaccine


     There are some shortages of seasonal flu vaccine in Shelby County, but local medical facilities generally report they still can meet the demand.

    Forecasts of a bad flu season – and the dreaded H1N1 (swine) flu – has increased awareness and demand in recent weeks. Kentucky is expected to be among the states in which flu is more widespread.