Today's News

  • ‘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.  

  • Sharks set many marks in meet

    The Shelby Sharks swim team hosted the Lakeside Seahawks and Triton Swimming, 240 swimmers in all, at its Harvest Classic this past weekend at the Family Athletic Center at Clear Creek Park.

    “We had one of the best home meets ever!” Sharks Coach Jeremiah Heat said. “Our goal this weekend was simply to give our best and to perform with the skills we have learned in practice. We have done that and more.”

  • Karas sisters ready to run

    Earlier this season, Collins cross country coach Stephen Drawbaugh said that seventh-grader Gabby Karas told her older sister, senior Caterina, that if it came down to the end of the race and the two were neck-and-neck, she’d let her win the Class 2A KHSAA State Cross Country Championships.

    That very well could be the case Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, although we’ll have to find out about that finish.

  • Titans hope to push their way to victory

    In Round 2 of the Class 4A state football playoffs it’s Round 2 between Collins and Spencer County.

    The Titans beat the Bears, 21-0, on Sept. 23 in Taylorsville in a 4A, District 3 game. When the two meet at 7:30 tonight at Shelby County’s Robert Doyle Stadium, the stakes will be higher.

    The winner gets a spot in the Region 2 championship game. If the Titans are victorious, next Friday night they would host the winner  of the game between North Oldham and Western.

  • Guthrie, leaders: There are jobs

    In a still struggling economy, business owners, employers and workers like to know how the government is working to help them. That's why U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green) was at the Kentucky Farm Bureau office in Shelbyville on Thursday to host a job discussion with area business and community leaders.

    About 25 people showed to speak with Guthrie before he headed to the Shelbyville Kiwanis Club's meeting for another discussion.