Today's News

  • A soph helps the seniors celebrate home finale

    The Collins boys’ basketball team sent its seniors out in style Tuesday night.

    The Titans topped visiting Western Hills, 66-54, on their first Senior Night behind 26 points from sophomore forward Dez Marshall and solid efforts from their two seniors. Tavis Elzy collected 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Jake Edwards returned to the starting lineup after missing one game with a sprained ankle to help Collins (17-9) win its fourth consecutive game and finish 13-3 at home in its inaugural season.

  • Boys' 30th District preview

    Here is a brief preview of next week’s 30th District boys’ basketball tournament at Spencer County.



    Record:7-15 going into tonight’s game at Franklin County.

    Regular-season district results:1-3 (Lost to Collins, 47-43, Jan. 7; won at Eminence, 79-53, Jan. 13; lost to Spencer County, 52-48, Jan. 25; lost to Shelby County, 55-54, Feb. 2).

  • Girls' 30th District Tournament preview

    Here is a brief preview of next week’s 30th District girls’ basketball tournament at Spencer County.




    Record:19-7, entering tonight’s game at Franklin County.

    District results:4-0 (Defeated Spencer County, 79-46, Dec. 9; defeated Eminence, 68-16, Jan. 14; defeated Collins, 56-49, Jan. 15; defeated Shelby County, 61-22, Feb. 2).

  • Insight goes all-digital

    Shelby County is about to watch TV on a whole different level.

    The government-mandated conversion of broadcast channels to digital have taken affect, and Insight Communications, which serves Shelby County’s cable TV needs, is making changes, too.

    Just like over-the-air TV, Insight is moving to an all-digital lineup, and for the past two months the company has started informing costumers by mail and through commercials of the network improvements and the possible addition of a mini-box for older analog TVs.

  • Triple S clears Aqua Shores complaints

    The Triple S Planning Commission wrapped up a brief meeting Tuesday by putting a cap on some complaints a resident of the Aqua Shores subdivision had raised during its meeting in January.

    Executive Director Ryan Libke presented commissioners with a list of permits issued, complaints and zoning violations for the neighborhood dating back to 2002.

  • SOUDER: Ours is a tenuous freedom – to be sure

    During the past couple of weeks, the whole world seemed to be watching the unfolding events in Egypt. Each night on television, or each morning in the newspapers, Americans watched as the protests began gaining momentum.

    As more and more people took to the streets of Cairo, many wondered if there would be violence and how what was going on there might affect the surrounding areas and even the rest of the world.

  • A new piece of the pizza pie

    The cheese and sauce of the pizza market in Shelby County are going to have to make room for a new ingredient.

    Snappy Tomato,  a chain based in Burlington, joins the bill of fare in March, when it will open at 1729 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

    Construction is continuing in the suite next to Family Video. Booths are in place, an oven has been installed and the light fixtures have been delivered.

    A sign out front is encouraging applicants to work there.

  • Business Briefcase: Feb. 18, 2011

    Goody’s starts program
    to support military

    Goody’s department store has announced a program to support members of the military and their families.
    The store, which is located in Village Plaza in Shelbyville, will sell military-themed reusable tote bags adorned with an American flag, for $5, with all proceeds going to Operation Homefront, a military charity that provides emergency support to military families.

  • New Business: Hance Lawn Care

    Address:888 Cedarmore Road, Bagdad
    Who we are:Employee John Hance recently purchased Miller’s Lawn Care from Steve and Donna Miller and will operate the business under his name.

    What we do: We are a business that provides a variety of lawn care services, including chemical applications to control weeds and pests, fertilizer and lime applications, complete kill on driveways and fence rows, trimming and fertilizing of shrubs, mulching and de-thatching along with power seeding.

  • Family donates $1 million to Kosair

    Hanna Evans lived for only six years, but her loving, generous spirit is about to immortalized at the hospital that treated her for a rare form of cancer.

    Her parents, Jennifer and Rob Evans of Simpsonville, have donated $1 million to the Kosair Children’s Hospital to create the Hanna Catherine Evans Bone Marrow Transplant Program, which will help provide care for child cancer patients.

    The dedication will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at the hospital in Louisville.