.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Titans double pleasure behind Cardwell, Wells

    Leeara Cardwell and Aaliyah Wells, the Collins girls’ basketball team’s dynamic duo, combined to clobber Simon Kenton on Wednesday night.

    Cardwell, a senior guard, and Wells, a junior forward, combined for 44 points in the Titans’ 60-41 victory over the 8th Region rival Pioneers in their first game in the round-robin Oldham County Christmas Tournament.

    Wells finished with a double-double, adding 15 rebounds, and a near triple-double. She also finished with six assists. 

  • Titans stretch rebound streak to 4

    Christmas break has gotten better for the Collins boys’ basketball team.

    The Titans, who lost three of their first five games after dismissing for the yuletide holidays, won back-to-back games Tuesday and Wednesday in the Nelson County Classic.

    Collins beat Elizabethtown, 64-58, Tuesday night, then clobbered the host Cardinals, 66-30, Wednesday night heading into Thursday night’s game against Spencer County, its final one of the round-robin tournament.  

     

    Collins 64, Elizabethtown 58

  • 2011 Business review: The economy is trending up in Shelby

    Even though a few businesses have closed in 2011,  Shelby County’s economy as a whole seems to be improving as the calendar flips over.

    Downtown staple Weeds 'N Things departed the retail market, and one time locally owned Boarders Unlimited packed up and moved to Cleveland.

    But with additions in downtown Shelbyville such as The Polka Dotted Pineapple and several factories expanding and opening new lines, Shelby County has continued to grow.

  • Shelby County Public Schools : 6 teachers earn board certification

    Shelby County Public Schools announced Wednesday that six new teachers had earned their National Board Certification, brining the district's total to 54.

    The district's press release showed Shelby County High School and Painted Stone Elementary each with two teachers  earning the national recognition this year: Karin Ceralde and Julia Webb and Molly Davie and Heather Fallen, respectively.

    Also earning their certification were Amy Vest from Southside Elementary and Kimberly Lewis from Wright Elementary.

  • 2012 Legislative preview: Choosing top issues is no huge gamble for legislators

    The 2012 Kentucky Legislative session begins on Tuesday, and lawmakers from around the state already have lined up a lot to talk about.

    Talks already have started on redistricting, which is mandated every 10 years by the census, and some 200 bills have been pre-filed, not to mention that Gov. Steve Beshear has suggested several topics that he thinks should be considered.

  • Shelby’ rain falls short of record

    It looks like Shelbyville will come up just short of its record rainfall, despite cities all around it surpassing their wettest years.

    On Dec. 6 Shelbyville Municipal Water Manager Tom Doyle had the city with 72.3 inches of rain. Although that number was 7 inches more than Louisville’s record rainfall for the year, it was still short of Shelbyville’s record of 75.3 inches set in 2004.

    But the rain hasn’t stopped.

  • Ag Report: Dec. 30, 2011

    UK, KSU launch program­

    to train beginning farmers

    The University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University is launching a comprehensive beginning farmer effort beginning Jan. 20, targeting those individuals who have 10 years or less farming experience.

  • Business Briefcase: Dec. 30, 2011

    DeLonjay to replace

    Miller at Superb IPC

    There’s a new person in charge of business development for Superb Industrial Power Coating: Earnie Miller has retired after 30 years in that role, and he has been replaced by Tom DeLonjay.

    Miller, who started with Superb IPC in 1982, opened the company’s facility at 300 Isaac Shelby Dr. in Shelbyville in 1986. He later took over territories in various regions of the U.S., Canada and Mexico and worked with GE and Whirlpool as the leader of development projects.

  • SOUDER: Well, at least the phones were smart

    Well, another Christmas is now in the books, and I hope that you had a peaceful, joyous time with family and friends and that you came to more fully appreciate the true meaning of the season: consumer electronics!

    Yes, Christmas is the time for all manner of high-tech gizmos and gadgets – from Xboxes and PlayStations to TVs and Blu-Rays to Kindles, Nooks and Kobos to iPads, iPods, and iPhones (¡Ay, caramba!).

  • Hard rock will invade Shelbyville on New Year's Eve

    New Year’s Eve in Shelbyville will be rung in a little more vibrantly this year for folks at the Shelbyville Country Club.

    Hard Rock City, a heavy metal cover band that features Brad Holland of Shelby County, will be entertaining at a special show at the Lodge at SCC.

    Doors open at 8 p.m., with music from 9 to 11:45 p.m. Finger foods will be available, and the Lodge will be open for dinner.

    Hard Rock City plays music by Journey, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, U2, Guns N Roses, Def Leppard, Pink Floyd, Rush and other renowned bands from the 1980s.