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Today's News

  • SCHS baseball team sees 1 streak end, new one begin

    The Shelby County baseball team saw its long winning streak come to an end Saturday, but the Rockets responded by winning their second game of that day.

    Shelby County (17-7) bombed Bullitt Central, 12-2, in five innings Friday night to run its win streak to eight consecutive games before falling, 6-1, to North Bullitt on Saturday morning. The Rockets, though, bounced back to beat Highlands, 5-2, later that day at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

  • Collins loses close games to top teams

    The Collins baseball team went 0-3 in the Louisville Invitational Tournament this past weekend, but Coach Roy Bailey is hoping the experience helps the Titans out in the long run.

    Collins (17-8) fell to 16th-ranked and site host Pleasure Ridge Park. 3-2. Thursday night, 12th-ranked Apollo, 3-2, in nine innings Friday night and 17th-ranked Henry Clay, 4-0, Saturday morning.

    “We learned a lot as a team in the LIT,” Bailey said. “Playing some of the best teams in the state should really get us battle tested for tournament time.”

  • 2nd victory inspires Titans for 2nd season

    The Collins girls’ lacrosse team has come a long way this season.

    Heck, it has come a long way in a week.

    One week after claiming their first victory – a 6-5 triumph over Atherton’s Rebel Hawks in Sacred Heart’s BraveHeart Tournament – the Titans topped the Rebel Hawks again, this time 13-5, at Daniel Field in their penultimate match of the regular season. 

  • 2nd meeting same as 1st

    The rematch between the Collins and Shelby County tennis teams was a rerun of the first meeting.

    Just as it happened on March 14 at Clear Creek Park, the Titans’ girls swept all the singles matches on their way to a 3-2 victory over the Rockets, and the Shelby County boys were victorious in all three singles and one doubles match in their 4-1 victory over Collins last Friday at Clear Creek.

     

    BOYS

  • Shipley shines among state’s elite

    LOUISVILLE – The Shelby County boys’ and girls’ track & field teams – plus two runners from Collins – faced some of the stiffest competition they’ll see all season this past weekend.

    The Rockets and the Karas sisters (Collins senior Caterina and her seventh-grade sister Gabby) competed in the Eastern Relays at the University of Louisville – site of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s state championships later this month.

  • News briefs: May 2, 2012

    Lobbying in Frankfort reaching

    record levels of expenditures

     

    Companies that hired lobbyists and lobbyists themselves spent a total of $7.1 million in lobbying during the first three months of the 2012 General Assembly, according to the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission newsletter for April.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 2, 2012

    DUI

    Ashley J. Kemp, 23, of 116 Dobner Way in Eminence was arrested April 28 on Boone Station Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, and failure to illuminate head lamps.

  • New scam targets postal customers

    Officials at the Shelbyville Post Office have said they have had quite a few people calling and asking about an E-mail residents are receiving that tells them they have a package to pick up.

    This new scam, along with many others, is being investigated, by the postal service, Adel Valdes, U.S. postal inspector, Pittsburgh Division, said.

     “We are the federal law enforcement arm of the postal service, and we are working on this to see if we can pinpoint where it’s coming from,” he said.

  • Wakefield-Scearce gets ready for Derby with special merchandise

    One thing that people like about the Kentucky Derby, aside from horses, of course, is the glamour surrounding the event.

    Everyone is excited about maybe getting a chance to glimpse of a celebrity or two, or to dress up in fancy hats or just enjoy a tasty mint julep.

  • Two Shelby women will march in Oaks Parade

    Peggy Tschauner and Ellen Jacobs of Shelby County are two of the 138 cancer survivors who will be participating in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade this Friday.

    And they will be marching close to each other, because they have been fast friends ever since bonding last year as cancer survivors.