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Today's News

  • Rockets split Saturday doubleheader

     The Shelby County baseball team moved to 2-2 on the season after splitting a doubleheader Saturday. The Rockets won the first game, 5-0, over Ballard, but fell, 8-3, in the second game to South Oldham.

     

    South Oldham 8,
    Shelby County 3

    The Rockets actually jumped out in front to kick the game off when Kaden Dugle’s two-run homer scored Caleb Collins in the first.

    The Rockets would tack on another run in the top of the second, but the Dragons would respond.

  • Shelby's Watson earns statewide leadership award

    In 2014 Shelby County Public Schools hired a new coach, but he has no whistle, no playbook and he isn’t even sure if his team has any athletes. On top of that, he won a statewide award for his coaching abilities by using a mouse, a monitor and his savvy technical skills.

    Adam Watson is the Digital Learning Coordinator for SCPS, and he was hired to be the district’s first Technology Integration Coach.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Residents frustrated with code violations

     Thursday's Shelbyville City Council meeting involved a bit of trash talk from the citizens, literally.

    "We have an awesome revitalization going on downtown," said Dr. Michael Whitten, of Whitten Psychological Services. However, he noted there is an ongoing problem with businesses starting and failing on Main Street. "As long as these slums, the horrible houses, the trash, the garbage is allowed to remain, I think we are just stuck in this cycle of life and death in downtown.”

  • Shelby engineer addresses Louisville Zoo ground collapse

    Wayne Karem with Vector Engineers has worked as an engineer for 35 years.

    His typical workload includes industrial site characterizations and ground borings and other geotechnical engineering services.

    But Karem, Principal and the Operations Manager for the Shelby based firm, has also been tasked with some 'earth shattering' jobs through the years.

    Karem was called in to consult in Bowling Green five years ago when the ground at the National Corvette Museum opened up, and swallowed eight rare and one-of-a-kind Corvettes.

  • Datebook - March 27, 2019

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  • SIMPSONVILLE CITY COMMISSION: Eden submits resignation

    City Commissioner Steve Eden ended Tuesday’s regular Simpsonville City Commission meeting with a big announcement.

    Eden, who has spent 25 years as mayor and commissioner in his hometown, is resigning from the commission.

  • Undulata hits the market

    The sun has long shined bright on an old Kentucky home at 1600 Zaring Mill Road.  At 116 years old, the three story, nine bedroom Undulata home sits on nearly 100 acres and has hosted a myriad of celebrities, politicians and other dignitaries.

    But current owner Edward ‘Hoppy’ Bennett said it's time to pass the torch and hand off the beloved farm to another Saddlebred aficionado.

    "It went on the market a week ago," Bennett said, explaining he's been there for 25 years. "It's time for something else."

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Jeptha Creed approved for second distillery location

     After considering the concerns of approximately a dozen potential neighbors, the Triple S Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a development plan with waivers for Jeptha Creed Distillery for a second location at 478 Woodlawn Road.

    Kevin Young, with Land, Design and Development presented plans on behalf of the Nethery family, owners of Jeptha Creed, for a 196-acre farm located off Hooper Station and Woodlawn roads.

  • Collins baseball drops 3rd straight

     The Collins baseball fell to 0-3 on the season after losing back-to-back games to Tates Creek and Lexington Catholic this week. Both games found the Titans in early deficits they could not over come.

     

    Lexington Catholic 13,
    Collins 8

    The Titans struck first Wednesday in the matchup at Lexington Catholic.

    After loading the bases in to open the game, Knight’s pitcher Isaac Milburn walked Evan Payne bringing Michael Hill home from third.

  • Rockets sweep Bears

     The Shelby County boys’ and girls’ tennis teams Tuesday hosted Spencer County and won in dominating fashion. The Rockets dropped just one match across the 10 boys and girls combined games.

     

    Boys

    The Rockets blanked Spencer County, with three singles matches – Gideon Martin, Sam Powers and Brenden Krebs – all victorious. The doubles teams of Max Neuling and Jack Crain defeated Spencer County 6-4 and 6-0 and Kaden Davis and Rafa Salvato swept the Bears 6-0, 6-0.