Today's News

  • SCHS rifle team wins conference again

    The Shelby County rifle team won its conference tournament for the 12th consecutive year this past weekend at the University of Kentucky.

    The Rifle Rockets finished with a combined score of 2,328 points. New Albany (Ind.) placed second with 2,275, and Fern Creek finished third and Seneca fourth.

    Individually for Shelby County, Connor Davis led the way with 597 points, and Heather Kirby scored 588, Keri Marlin 575 and Miquel Batz 568.


    SWIMMING: SCHS boys 2nd

  • Titans face strong Wildcats' squad in semis

    Football is as much of a Thanksgiving staple as mashed potatoes, and one of the goals of the Collins football team this season was to practice on turkey day.

    The Titans got their wish this week, taking to the practice field for an hour Thanksgiving morning – just one day before they play in the Class 4A state semifinals. Collins (11-2), coming off its first regional championship, plays at Franklin-Simpson (12-1) at 7 EST tonight.

  • Michael Brooks is Collins’ ‘Superman’

    Countless times this season the post-game handshake line has turned into Michael Brooks’ own personal receiving line.

    Brooks, Collins’ senior linebacker-running back, has taken more pats on the back, and received more kind words, than a groom on his wedding day.

    “They just say I’m a talented player and to keep up the hard work,” Brooks said. “They say I’m doing great, and tell me not to let my head wander.”

  • ‘Homecoming’ director is no stage rookie

  • Ag Report: Nov. 25, 2011

    NAILE champions sale

    breaks $100,000 plateau

    The Sale of Champions at the North American International Livestock Exposition broke the $100,000 plateau for the first time in its history.  

    Gross sales for six animals this year is $103,500, breaking the previous record of $98,900 set in 2009.  Six animals, three Grand Champions and three Reserve Champions, are sold each year.

  • Business Q&A: Ferenc Vegh

  • Shelby stores stock up for the holidays

    Retail outlets of all kinds expand their inventories for the holiday season, giving themselves the best shot at being a Christmas stop-shop amid a sea of competitors.

    Stores adjust the products they put on their shelves in an effort to catch the eyes of visiting patrons, including retailers whose overall business isn’t necessarily geared to the largest revenue segment of the year.

  • Business Briefcase: Nov. 25, 2011

    Downtown Shelbyville merchants

    to have first ‘chocolate stroll’

    Shelbyville merchants are celebrating “Small Business Saturday” in a unique manner.

    SMART is promoting an event in the downtown core where shops are participating in a “chocolate stroll,” in which customers can pick up a validation card as well as some tasty pieces of chocolates along the way.

  • Shelby girls are dancing a dream and living one too

    What young dancer doesn’t dream of dancing a part in The Nutcracker? Performing in this season’s Nutcracker in a Nutshellis a dream come true for two Shelby County girls.

    Marlee Pettit and Emily Allen will take the stage with other young dancers for a weekend run at the Louisville Palace, Dec. 1-3 (with public performances Dec. 3 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.).

    This is the second year Marlee and Emily have enjoyed dancing their dreams. Last December, both girls danced as mice in the familiar holiday story.

  • Police urge people not to fall victim to holiday crime

    With all the happiness and good cheer surrounding the holidays, it’s sometimes hard to remember that criminals are doing their Christmas shopping too – and your house could be on their list.

    Kentucky State Police trooper Luke VanHoose recalled a case he worked in Pikeville several years ago, when he and some other officers searched the home of a teen suspected to have been involved in numerous burglaries around Christmastime.