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  • Shelbyville Police Reports Nov. 05, 2010

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  • New Business: Abbott's Big Game Supply

    Address: 6406 Zaring Mill Road, Shelbyville

  • Buchert living 'a dream' as NBA referee

    Nick Buchert’s realization that he had realized his dream came with a tap on the shoulder.

    He turned around to find LeBron James standing in front of him.

    “He said, ‘Hey Nick, my name is LeBron James,’” Buchert recalled.

  • Collins vs. Madison Central: Titans focus on Indians

    It was back to basics last week for the Collins High School football team, and back to business as usual this week.

    The Titans spent their bye week – during which they won their district – working on “fundamentals,” Coach Jerry Lucas said. 

    This week Collins, which is No. 6 in Class AAAA in this week’s Associated Press Top 10, has been preparing for tonight’s 7:30 p.m. regular-season finale at 6A Madison Central while trying not to ponder the postseason, which begins next week.

  • Cresap's six TDs lead Titans to victory




    Branden Cresap threw six touchdown passes in the first three quarters to lead the Collins High School football team to a 49-21 win at Madison Central in its regular-season finale Friday night in Richmond.

    The senior quarterback completed 19 of 27 passes for 412 yards with touchdowns of 8, 62, 60, 33, 35 and 74 yards and engineered the Titans to TDs on their first seven drives of the game.

  • Colonels drop Rockets 35-19

    Oldham County’s Brett Leary rushed for 225 yards and four touchdowns, while Shelby County committed five turnovers, as the Colonels ended the Rockets’ season with a 35-19 victory Friday night at Robert Doyle Stadium.

    Leary rushed for 220 of those yards, and all of his touchdowns, in the first half as Oldham County built a 28-7 lead. The Rockets rallied to outscore the Colonels 12-7 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough.

  • It's official: Bypass to open today

     The Shelbyville Bypass, nearly 4.5 years under construction, will get its long-awaited and much-delayed debut on Wednesday, when the road opens to its first legal driver.

    There is one caveat: Traffic signals have to be checked to ensure they are functional.

    But Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Andrea Clifford said there is a 'ninety percent chance" the roadway will open.

  • WICHE: Plant garlic now for 2011 summer harvest

    For most of us, garlic has become a cooking staple. You can give anything flavor by adding a little garlic to the recipe, and you can grow it yourself if you have a little space in the back yard.

    For centuries garlic has been enjoyed for its culinary, medicinal and spiritual qualities, including fending off evil spirits and vampires and acting as an anti-bacterial.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Colonels down Rockets

    BUCKNER -- After losing most of her 2009 region semifinalist team to graduation and to the new cross-town school, Shelby County volleyball coach Felicia Pace kept her goals simple this season.

    “Our season goal was to make it to the regional tournament, so I have to say I am proud of that,” Pace said. “We reached our first goal.”

    The Rockets’ season ended Tuesday evening when they lost to host, and 18th-ranked, Oldham County, 25-7, 25-17, in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament.

  • Oldham at SCHS: Rockets hope to build on momentum

    As he walked off the field at Southern High School, just few minutes after his team’s first victory of the season, the mind of Shelby County football coach Todd Shipley was already in motion.

    “This gives us a shot of adrenaline for next week,” he said.

    “Next week” is now tonight for Shipley and his Rockets (1-8), who host Oldham County (5-4) at 7:30 p.m.