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Today's News

  • Historical society gets grant to revamp archives

    It may not be a large amount of money, but $500 will go a long way toward connecting Shelby’s future with the past.

    The Shelby County Historical Society received the grant last week, along with similar grants made to 17 other Kentucky counties, from the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund.

    The goal was to help the state’s local historical societies to make better use of their resources, increase membership and generally move forward.

  • Boyle County runs past Collins

    While Saturday night’s matchup between the Collins girls’ basketball team and Boyle County counted for little outside of wins and losses, the game went a long way in preparing the Titans for the upcoming 30th District Tournament.

    With a matchup against Spencer County on the docket for tonight, coach Sean Pigman was determined to get his team into action against a top-tier guard.

    Boyle (16-13) was ready to oblige with Utah State commit Emmie Harris.

  • CAL rides hot shooting to win over Collins

    A white-hot shooting night for Christian Academy-Louisville from behind the arc led to the Collins boys’ basketball team taking a tough loss Friday.

    The Centurions (21-9) drained eight of 14 attempts from deep, 57 percent, for the game.

    CAL also rode point guard Michael Woodward late, as Woodward finished the night a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, including nine points from behind the arc and five points in the final four minutes of regulation.

  • Shelby closes regular season with win

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team got a complete performance on both sides of the ball to close out its regular season with a win at Gallatin County on Thursday.

    The Rockets (7-21) logged four players in double-figures scoring, holding on to defeat the Wildcats (17-12) 58-52.

    T.J. Robinson led SCHS with 16 points, while Jordan Armstrong and Tre’ Stalnaker each chipped in 13.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Board to review progress toward goals

    On Thursday the board will hear an update on the on the 2016-2017 board goals, which were set last April. 

  • Highlighting history

    Nearly packed to capacity, the cafeteria at Northside Early Childhood Center Sunday overflowed with community members eager to learn more about Shelbyville’s African American history during the annual Community Tapestry event.

    Sponsored by the Shelby County Historical Society, the event each year showcases a portion of our community’s African American history through exhibits and speakers and this year the spotlight was on that of former and current service members.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD District revamps facility plans

    The Shelby County Board of Education convened Thursday for a special called meeting to discuss future facility plans for the district.

    The district highlighted a handful of needs that would require construction to accommodate.

  • Heritage gets historical

    If not for a parking lot completely packed to the limit with modern day cars, one might have thought they had slipped back in time at Heritage Elementary School Thursday evening.

    Students dressed as candlemakers, blacksmiths, tailors, carpenters, potters, farmers and other colonial tradesmen and women lined the halls at the elementary school and demonstrated their skills. Table by table parents and other guests slowly edged their way through the crowd and watched as six weeks of their children’s hard work and studious efforts came to fruition.

  • West Middle academic team earns regional championship

    The West Middle School academic team competed in regional competition earlier this month at Bondurant Middle School in Frankfort against 18 other schools and emerged victorious with the regional championship. The win was only the second time in school history that West Middle has earned the regional title. The team will compete in the state finals in March.
    The Quick Recall team consisting of Callie Aitken, Trey Stansfield, Clay Hardigree, Jacob Sponel, James Terhune, Emma Swallows, Allen Wilson, Lily Jasper and Kira Pusateri finished third overall.

  • Construction to begin on new waterline

    Officials with several water districts in Shelby County have expressed excitement about a new waterline that is expected to be under construction as early as next week.

    The 26,075-foot long waterline, which will extend along U.S. 60, has been in the works for a long time, said Bill Eggen, chair of the U.S. 60 Water District.

    “It’s been on the wish list for years,” he said.

    The $2.3 million project is being financed by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority with a 20-year loan to the District.