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County Connection: Shelby County balances mix of city and rural life

04/25/2018 04:10 PM

SHELBYVILLE – Shelby County has seen its population double in the last 28 years from 24,824 in 1990 to close to 48,000 in 2018. In 2010, the county saw Collins High School built as Shelby County High School had become overcrowded. While the county has seen tremendous growth, a visit to Shelby County today will show that it has been able to maintain its rural roots. Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, a lifelong resident of the county, says that today’s mix of developed and... Read more 


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