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Today's News

  • Collins’ cross-country teams do well in Henry invitational

    The Collins boys’ cross-country team finished third and the girls’ team was fifth Saturday in the Henry County Invitational.

    On the boys’ side the Titans were led by junior Devon Fielding, who covered the 5.000-meter course at Renaissance Park in Eminence in 17 minutes, 3.91 seconds. Oldham County senior Luke Weishaar won the race in 16:00.15.

    North Oldham, which had finishers 2-4, won the event with 24 points, and Oldham was second with 51, with Collins third with 86.

  • Tough finale for Titans

    When Collins football coach Jerry Lucas saw that his team would be playing Waggener and Atherton, two teams who combined to go 1-20 in 2010, in back-to-back weeks late in the season, he said he knew he had to make his final regular-season game a tough one.

    So, in order to get the Titans ready for the postseason, Lucas finished up his schedule with Bryan Station, whom Collins (7-2) will play host to at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Robert Doyle Stadium.

  • Finchville’s Burnett wins Pan Am gold, silver

    Shelby County native Hannah Burnett may have to stop at customs on her way back from Guadalajara, Mexico.

    Burnett, 25, who now hails from The Plains, Va., helped the U.S. win gold during Pan American Games team eventing competition and then took her own silver in the individual eventing competition on Sunday.

  • Shelbyville City Council: Workshop to review industrial zoning

    The Shelbyville City Council will have an informational workshop with the Shelby County Industrial & Development Foundation tonight at 6 at city hall

    The purpose of the workshop, Mayor Tom Hardesty said, is to talk about the zoning, particularly light and heavy industrial, in the city.

  • CUB donates parcels for downtown project

    The idea of a new downtown convention center has taken a step forward.

    Citizens Union Bank announced the donation of two parcels of land – the two “shotgun” houses at 818 and 820 Washington Street, adjacent to CUB’s branch at 9th and Main  – to the project.

  • Shelby County School Board: School review workshops begin Thursday

    The Shelby County Board of Education will launch three consecutive weeks of meetings with a workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday at Central Office, workshop meetings will follow on Nov. 3 and Nov. 10.

    In these sessions the board will hear school achievement reports from each individual school, starting with Clear Creek, Heritage, Painted Stone and Simpsonville elementary schools this week.

  • Thousands taken in break-in on Benson

    More than $8,000 worth of property was stolen from a home on Benson Pike early in the month.

    Between Oct. 5 and Oct. 9, in the 6100 block of Benson Pike, someone broke into a residence by using forced entry through the front door.

    Property stolen included several rifles and shotguns, jewelry and a jewelry box, musical instruments, a coke can coin bank, a weed eater with a metal blade, a Western roping saddle, a compound bow, and a black powder pistol.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Oct. 26, 2011

    Warrants

     

    Kenneth Riddle, 47, of 435 E.  Brandies Ave. in Louisville was served Sept. 6 at the Detention Center with a Jefferson County warrant for flagrant nonsupport.

    Amelia F. Meadows, 50, of 635 Booker Pike was arrested Sept. 6 on 5th Street on a Henry County warrant for probation violation on a misdemeanor offense.

    Robert Mitchell Spangler, 58, of 406 Pine Creek Road in Mayking  was served Sept. 8 at the Detention Center with a Virginia warrant for being a fugitive from another state.

  • Witchy woman loves halloween

    She’s been described as a “good witch,” and those who see her around town this week will surely agree.

    Every year, the entire week leading up to Halloween, Linda Ethington gets all decked out in her witch garb whenever she goes anywhere, even to the grocery store, she said.

    “Everybody knows I’m crazy, and they just love it,” she said with a giggle.

  • Court report 10/26/11

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Kevin Delahanty:

    Kristopher L. Bryant, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – pleaded guilty – 10-day sentence, serve 5 days and $393 fine and costs.

    Edy A. Arturo, failure to wear seat belts, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – pleaded guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $918 fine and costs.