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Today's News

  • Titans win Warren East tourney

    Thanks to the scoring ability of its two senior forwards, the Collins boys’ basketball team can now add a tournament title to its resume.

    Charlie Cochran and Dominique Turner paced the Titans offense in a 74-55 rout of Warren East on the Raiders (6-2) home floor in the Holiday Hoops Classic on Wednesday.

    “We came out and played excellent defense, and we had a hot start on offense,” Collins coach Chris Gaither said. “We got up in the first quarter and kept that lead up throughout the game.”

  • South Oldham drills Shelby, 77-60

    Despite shooting 51 percent from the field against South Oldham on Tuesday night at Spencer County High School, the Shelby County boys’ basketball team could not find a way to fend off the Dragons (9-0), falling 77-60.

    South Oldham also shot at a 51 percent clip for the game, and drained 13 three-pointers to send the Rockets (1-7) home with a seventh loss in the last eight games.

  • Collins falls just short of Glasgow in tourney final

    Missed opportunities in the paint hurt the Collins girls’ basketball team in its Warren East Holiday Hoops championship game against Glasgow.

    The team had trouble finishing at the rim against the impressive size of the Scotties (9-2), falling 51-41 to earn second-place at the tournament.

  • Car smashes through house in Mount Eden

    The homeowner was not injured when a car slammed into her home in the 9600 block of Mount Eden Road Wednesday afternoon. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.

  • Food drive yields thousands of pounds of food

    Employees of Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Roll Forming and Operation Care, led by Executive Director Jennifer Decker (center) gathered at Roll Forming last week for a food drive. For the fifth year in a row, two local Shelbyville businesses, Jewish Hospital and Roll Forming Corporation, have sponsored a friendly competition for a food drive prior to the holiday season. Ray Leathers, president and CEO of Roll Forming, said the purpose of the food drive is to benefit local food banks operated by the Serenity Center and Operation Care.

  • Services follow the light

    A soft blanket of snow drifting down outside while the soft glow of candlelight casts a warm amber glow upon a scene of reverent beauty inside a church on Christmas Eve has engendered some of the most special holiday memories.

    And in Shelby County, as in most communities, the opportunity to build a memory to last is ever abundant, often with more than one candlelight service within the same church.

    Services are spread throughout the evening and from church to church with start times ranging between 5 and 11 p.m.

  • Spirit of giving

    Last week, an organization that provides funding for many Shelby County charities made an appeal to one of its biggest supporters to keep up the good work.

    Roberta Steutermann,Senior Regional Community Giving Manager for Metro United Way in Oldham, Shelby and Bullitt counties, spoke to Martinrea employees at the plant’s cafeteria where they were having their annual Christmas lunch.

  • Putnam trial moved to February

    A jury trial for Terry Putnam, the Simpsonville Police officer arrested Jan. 7 in connection with the November 2015 robbery of the police department, has been moved to February.

    Putnam’s trial date had been set for Jan. 17, but at his pretrial conference Monday that date was pushed to Feb. 1.

  • Candy architects fill FAC

    A combination of holiday spirit and a sugar rush had the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park flush with Christmas cheer on Friday.

    The gingerbread house decorating party at the Waldridge Center was a smashing success, with more than 100 kids in attendance, along with parents or grandparents as well as a number of siblings, cousins or friends.

  • SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Teachers share SnoGo concerns

    Shelby County High School teacher and Shelby County Educators Association president Cyndi Powell Skellie approached the Shelby County Board of Education Thursday during its regular meeting and spoke on behalf of the SCEA, informing the district of concerns teachers have expressed regarding the newly introduced SnoGo days.