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Today's News

  • Gabby Karas wins state; Devon Fielding 8th for 2nd-place boys

    Collins seventh-grader Gabby Karas won the Class 2A cross country state championship Saturday afternoon, beating her sister in the process.

    Karas covered the 5,000-meter course in 18 minutes, 30.31 seconds - almost 16 seconds ahead of her older sister, senior Caterina, who finished second in 18:46.20 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    That 1-2 finish led the Titans to third-place in the team competition.

    The Collins boys' team, meanwhile, finished second in the team race led by junior Devon Fielding, who finshed eighth overall.

  • Titans top Spencer County 33-14

    The Collins football team will get a rematch for the region title.

    The Titans topped Spencer County 33-14 Friday night in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs at Robert Doyle Stadium to earn a spot in the regional title game for the second straight season, and they'll have a familiar foe. Collins (10-2) will host Western (7-5) at 7:30 p.m. next Friday night. The Warriors, who beat North Oldham 28-19 Friday night, beat the Titans 31-26 in the Region 2 title game last year.

  • Suspects in Simpsonville bank robbery arrested

    Two brothers, Eric Shelburne, 29, and Brannon Shelburne, 28, were arrested Thursday in Indiana and charged with robbery in connection with numerous banks in four states, said Det. Jason Rice.

  • Rotary competing to win money for scholarships

    The Shelbyville Rotary Club has been doing its best to help Shelby County's students earn money for college.

    Since 1985 the club has handed out more than $334,000 in scholarships, and now members are hoping to add $250,000 more to that total.

    But this time they'll need your help.

    Rotary and the Shelby County Public Schools are partnering to compete in the Chase Community Giving Contest.

  • ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

    Donna Moddy’s English II class at Cornerstone re-enacted portions of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothinglast week.

     

  • Red Ribbon Week at Clear Creek

    Students at Clear Creek made a difference during Red Ribbon Week. More than 1,000 food items were donated by kindergarten-through-fifth-grade classrooms to be given to the Shelby County Backpack Project. Healthy competition spurred on Bland’s kindergarten class to be the winner of a popcorn party with 165 food items donated. The winners of classroom door decorations with the theme of “I CAN make a Difference when I am Drug Free” were Kurz’s fifth-grade class and Gilbert’s second-grade class. They will enjoy an extended recess.

  • Southside goes to UL

    Southside Elementary fifth-graders visited the University of Louisville in October. They attended a college class, visited the U of L Library, sat in an auditorium and ate lunch at the student activity center. They were able to ask questions to college students and had reflection time to write in their journals about their day at the University of Louisville. Questions students asked were: “How do they know when to go to class?” “Where’s the principal?” “How do the students know when to go to lunch?”

  • HOLLAND: How to make the most of your IRA

    With so much media attention spotlighting retirement planning these days, you’d think the United States is a nation of hardcore investors, well-versed in the intricacies of all sorts of financial products. But the truth is most Americans know relatively little about one of the most effective tools for securing their financial futures: the Individual Retirement Account.

  • Cornerstone’s Tara Watkins named Ms. Volleyball

    Cornerstone Christian senior Tara Watkins has been named Ms. Volleyball by the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association.

    She is the first player from Cornerstone to win the award, which began in 2003.

    Watkins highlighted the 10-player All-State team, which also included her teammate, and classmate, Hannah Lee.

  • These sophs aren’t soft

    Some of the sophomore football players at Collins High School have taken to calling themselves the “sophomore sensation.”

    It’s hard to argue with them at this point.

    The sophomore class has been nothing short of super so far this season for the Titans, who host Spencer County at 7:30 tonight in the second round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Shelby County’s Robert Doyle Stadium.