Today's News

  • Plays all big as Titans’ roll

    Plays were at a premium, but points were aplenty for the Collins football team’s offense Friday night.

    The Titans ran only 23 plays ­­­­– including a mere two (yes two!) in the second half – in their 58-3 victory over visiting Waggener in a Class 4A, District 3 game at Shelby County’s Robert Doyle Stadium.

  • Bruins’ goals are Scearce

    LOUISVILLE – Ballard’s Jacob Scearce is considered by some to be the best boys’ soccer player in Kentucky, and Monday night he showed Collins why.

    Scearce, a senior forward, scored one goal and assisted two others to lead the host and sixth-ranked Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Titans in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament.

    “He did his job, and he did it well,” said Collins Coach Scott Cress, who did stop short of calling Scearce the best player in the state.

  • Titans’ Gabby Karas wins another cross-country race

    Collins seventh-grader Gabby Karas continued her superb season by winning Saturday’s Dragon Invitational.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course at Oldham County in 18 minutes, 1.65 seconds – the fastest 5K time in the state so far this season according to ky.milesplit.com – to win the event hosted by South Oldham.

  • Ill wind doesn’t blow Titans’ way

    BUCKNER – Thanks to a pair of assists from Mother Nature, the Oldham County boys’ soccer team beat Collins in the 16th District final.

    Two wind-aided goals gave the host and 13th-ranked Colonels a 2-1 victory over the Titans on a blustery Saturday afternoon.

    The victory gave Oldham County its ninth district title in 10 years and its second triumph over the Titans (11-6-2 after the loss) this season. Both teams advanced to the 8th Region Tournament at Ballard.

  • SCHMIDT: Small towns can develop real characters

    My last column was about how I like small towns because they develop some people’s character.On a related subject, I have often heard that small Southern towns seem to develop some people into characters.I believe this is true, and to make these characters more enjoyable to you and to them,have for you three theories, two questions and a wager.

  • Lee Meriwether Part 1: Rich details about an author whose book was for the ‘cheap’

    At a critical juncture in his young life, Lee Meriwether, wrote a painful letter, dated Feb. 23, 1885, to his revered father. “Dear Father,” he wrote “From various reasons I have decided to give up going to New Orleans; another trip I have determined upon however and I fear it will be against your advice and wishes. I have made up my mind to take my long talked of trip to Europe this summer & defer my Law studies until next September.”

  • News briefs: Oct. 19, 2011

    Sherman Minton repairs

    to take 135 work days

  • Wedding: Warncke

    Shelley Diane and David Isaac Warncke were married June 4, 2011 at the Hurstbourne Country Club outside at the alter area.

    Parents of the bride are Robert and Marcia Biagi of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Rich and Karen Warncke of Freehold, NJ.

    Robert Mueller officiated the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Robert Biagi.

    Maid-of-honor was Laura Biagi of New York City (formerly of Shelbyville), sister of the bride.

  • Reunion: Clark family

  • SHS class of 1951