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Today's News

  • Football season begins this weekend

    When the Rockets and Collins football teams take the field this Friday and Saturday, respectively, they’ll each be trying to set foster an identity in their first games in a two-school county.

    They both, of course, want to start with Ws, but its more than that. There’s a lot of excitement and expectations surrounding both teams.

    “We want to set the tone, not only for our football team, but our school as well,” Rocket Coach Todd Shipley said.

  • EARLIER: 'Levisa's Fury' is a Shelby original

     Katie Hisle of Shelbyville has been cast in the leading role of Bluegirl in upcoming performances of Levisa’s Fury, a play written by her grandfather, Mike Smith of Shelbyville.

  • Sports Digest: August 13, 2010

    Titans volleyball tops Henry County

    Collins defeated district foe Henry County, 25-12, 25-21, on Wednesday in their first regular-season match.

    “We came out aggressive and really attacked on offense,” Titan Coach Abbey Buchert said. “We wanted to set the tone for the season last night, and deliver a message to the district. The Titans are here to compete and are enthusiastic about this season’s possibilities.”

  • Girls golf: Rockets win own tourney

    The Rockets girls’ golfers may not have been pleased with their individual performances Saturday, but they were happy to walk away with a team victory against top state teams Sacred Heart, Green County and Franklin County.

    SCHS won its Lady Rocket Classic at Weissinger Hills with a team score of 318, which was 13 strokes ahead of second-place Franklin.

    “We can only get better from here to state,” SCHS junior Shannon Harover said, “because all these teams are going to be at state.”

  • Sports Digest: August 18, 2010

    SCHS girls golf: Tourney split

    SCHS won the Paducah Tilghman Invitational Saturday in what was a very long, very hot 18-hole tournament. The tournament took 11 hours to play because of heat delays.

    The Rockets shot a season-high team score of 334 to defeat second-place Lone Oak (337) and St. Mary’s (358). Michaela Manley, Shannon Harover and Madison Thomas each shot  83. Jordan Webb shot 85, and Lilly Young shot 96.

  • SCHS girls golf team wins tourney

    Shelby County High School’s girls golf team won its fourth tournament of the year this past Saturday in Fort Knox.

    The Rockets shot 333 to beat strong state rivals Green County (335) and Sacred Heart Academy (345). Michaela Manley tied for fourth place overall, shooting 80.  

  • ‘Levisa’s Fury:’ A musical based on a tragedy

    Levisa’s Fury, written by Mike Smith of Shelbyville, is a musical about a girl who is a fan of University of Kentucky basketball who becomes embroiled in a school bus crash and an abduction. It will conclude Friay and Saturday at the A. L. Birch Amphitheater in Clear Creek Park. It stars Smith’s granddaughter, Katie Hisle, and is directed Kathi E. B. Ellis. Veteran Shelbyville thespian Lynne McReynolds Chenault of Shelbyville is the musical director.

  • Thanks for the memories
  • News Briefs: Aug. 20, 2010

     Unemployment below 10 percent

  • EARLIER: Singers for Life

     What do the words “Life Singers” mean to longtime Shelby Countians?

    “A ton of happy memories,” to businessman John Shannon.

    “An awesome experience,” to restaurateur Bobby Andriot.

    “A fun thing to do,” to Judge John David Myles.