Today's News

  • Man charged with molestation gets hearing date

    A hearing for a Shelby County man charged with multiple counts of child molestation has been rescheduled for January.

    Henry Telles, 25, was arrested May 12 at a residence on Spruce Drive where he temporarily was staying and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse against two girls, ages 9 and 13 years old at the time, for whom his wife was caring.

  • Smoking ban for county buildings gets its 1st OK

    Smokers soon may not be able to light up in county government buildings.

    Magistrates voted unanimously to approve an ordinance prohibiting smoking in county buildings at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court.

    The ordinance was proposed at the Nov. 15th meeting of the fiscal court by District 2 Magistrate Michael Riggs, a substance abuse advocate who said he the move would not only set an example for the public but would also be a prudent step to take to do something to stem the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. 

  • News briefs: Dec. 9, 2011

    Yum! Brands has paid no state
    income taxes for past 3 years

    The Louisville-based parent of such companies as Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell paid no net corporate income taxes to states over the past three years, even as it generated more than a billion dollars in profits for shareholders, according to a new report published in The Herald-Leader.

  • Arts Briefs: Dec. 9, 2011

    New program helps SCCT

    earns facelift for its lobby

    The Shelby County Community Theatre will get a refurbished lobby with the help of a new crowd-sourcing program to boost arts efforts.

    SCCT is the first project on the new Fund for the Arts program on the crowd-sourcing Web site, www.power2give.org, and attained the goal for its “Facelift for our Lobby” project by raising $5,063 on the first day of the Web site’s launch.

  • Church news: December 9, 2011

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.

    Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, please call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, you are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

  • Students visit Morehead

  • SCHS shooters do well at Trials

    Shelby County High School senior Connor Davis and junior Heather Kirby competed in the United States Olympic Team Trials for the air rifle and air pistol this past weekend at the CMP (Civilian Marksmanship Program) Marksmanship Center – South in Anniston, Ala.

  • Shelby schools challenge, win events meet at FAC

    The Collins girls’ swim team finished second and the Titans’ boys’ team took third, Wednesday evening in a six-team meet at the Family Activity Center at Clear Creek Park.

    Meanwhile the Shelby County boys’ and girls’ teams both finished in fifth place.

    Oldham County won the girls’ meet, and South Oldham took the boys’ meet.

    In the girls’ meet, the Colonels scored 405 points, while Collins came in second with 319. The Rockets were fifth with 265.

  • Cold shooting cools off Titans

    The Collins girls’ basketball team’s shooting stroke went south on Tuesday night.

    The Titans shot just 29.3 percent from the field on their way to their first loss of the season, 57-40, at George Rogers Clark.

    Collins trailed only 16-13 at the end of the first quarter but was outscored 19-6 in the second period after junior forward Aaliyah Wells, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, picked up her second foul.

  • Titans enter a zone to rally past Flyers

    With his team trailing by seven points after the first quarter and at halftime, first-year Collins boys’ basketball coach Chris Gaither preached patience.

    That paid off in the second half as the Titans, by taking their time on the offensive end, rallied for a 54-51 victory over visiting Franklin County on Tuesday night. Collins (3-1) outscored the Flyers, 15-9, in the third quarter and in the fourth, 19-15, to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at North Oldham and also avenge one of their losses from last season.