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Today's News

  • I'll take '96 UK over '12 UK too

    Here are a few quick takes & one longer one:

  • American Legion goes 1-1 to open season

    The Shelbyville Post 37 American Legion baseball team split its first two games of the season this past weekend.

    Post 37 beat a team from Cincinnati, 12-10, on Saturday, but Rockport (Ind.) defeated Shelbyville, 9-2, Sunday.

  • Shelby native Bohannon captures Golfslinger event

     

    Derrick Bohannon, a Shelbyville native who lives in Jensen Beach, Fla., birdied the second extra hole to capture the Club Fit Classic at Ironhorse County Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday.

    It was the 18th victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour (formerly the Fuzion Minor League Golf Tour) for Bohannon.

  • Sheppard: ’96 Cats better than ‘12

    Indiana and Vanderbilt were the only teams to beat the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team in its memorable march to the national title this past season.

    However, there’s at least one other team that Jeff Sheppard believes could’ve beaten the Wildcats – the 1995-96 UK team.

  • Beloved 'coach' gets his last ‘breakdown’

    Shelby County said goodbye, but not farewell, to one of its beloved sons Saturday.

    George Cottrell, a former athlete and long-time coach at Shelby County High School, was laid to rest after his 15-month-plus battle with ALS.

    However the ceremony, held at Shelby County’s Mike Casey Gymnasium, was more of a celebration of Cottrell’s life and a send-off for the man who succumbed to the neurodegenerative disease June 5 at the age of 46.

  • Fairway Crossing residents want vacant property mowed

    Charles Turner, a resident and homeowners association president of Fairway Crossing, on Thursday asked the Shelbyville City Council to take another look at its ordinance that requires property owners to keep the grass cut and lots from becoming overgrown.

    “From what I can tell, there’s not enough teeth in the ordinance,” Turner told council members during their regular meeting. “I’m asking that it be reviewed to give the code enforcement officer more ability to inspect and make changes.”

  • Willhoite to fill Shelby's final principal opening

    Shelby County Public Schools has filled its fifth and final opening for principal.

    Kim Willhoite, a reading recovery specialist at the Kentucky Department of Education, will take over this fall at Clear Creek Elementary, joining new principals at Heritage and Wright elementaries, East Middle School and Collins High School as SCPS sets its leadership roster for the fall.

    Willhoite, for one, said she thinks she will bring a unique perspective to her new role. She was born in Korea but was adopted and raised in Georgia and Kentucky,

  • Court report: June 11, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Raymond Birdsong, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – plead guilty – 10-day sentence and $193 fine and costs.

    Wyatt R. Dehart, first-offense DUI – plead guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Driver escapes second truck-flip accident

    TODDS POINT – A mirror-clipping near miss between a delivery truck and two buses on Monday afternoon left the truck lying on its side across Aiken Road just west of Todds Point and its driver thankful there were no injuries.

    Shirl Rogers was driving eastbound to deliver appliances for White Glove Deliveries of Cleveland when his truck clipped the mirror on the first of two school buses taking campers home from Camp Hi-Ho and was sent careening out of control.

  • On campus: June 8, 2012

    John Blair graduates from Centre College

    John Blair of Shelbyville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in French at the 189th commencement ceremony at Centre College held on May 20. He is the son of Barbara Blair and Robert Blair, both of Shelbyville. On the Web: http://readabout.me/achievements/John-Blair-graduates-from-Centre-Colleg....

     

    Shelby students on Campbellsville honors list