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Today's News

  • Class of 1951

  • Collins’ boys golf team routs rival Shelby Co.

    The Collins boys’ golf team beat rival Shelby County, 163-183, last Thursday evening at Shelbyville Country Club in a Central Kentucky Conference match. 

    Titans sophomore Brandon Sanner was the medalist with a 2-over-par 38. He was closely followed by senior teammates Tayler Adams and Conor Doyle, who carded 41s, respectively. Sophomore Michael Troutman added a 43 to round out Collins’ top four scorers.

  • Titans' men in black run well despite heat

    The Collins boys’ cross-country team wants to be among the top teams in Class 2A this season.

    The Titans looked the part, in a couple of ways, Saturday at the Shelby County Invitational.

    Wearing brand-new all-black uniforms with a blue “C” on the jersey, Collins placed five runners in the Top 18 and nearly beat Lexington Catholic, the fourth-place finisher at last year’s State meet.

    “We wanted to make a statement in two-A,” Collins Coach Stephen Drawbaugh said.

  • Bearcats' hot start overwhelms Rockets

    Friday night was a scorcher in Lawrenceburg, just ask the Shelby County football team.

    Host Anderson County burned the Rockets for 43 consecutive first-half points on its way to a 52-7 lead and a 58-20 victory in a game that was delayed a half hour at the start because of a heat index of more than 103 degrees.

  • Titans take new route to victory

    BUCKNER – It wasn’t your typical Jerry Lucas-called football game.

    But it wasn’t a bad thing for Collins.

  • Rare birds to fill Shelby County air

    About 85 pilots will fill up the airspace over Moody Pike this weekend with aeronautical feats as high as 200 feet in the air and plummeting toward the ground before pulling up just feet over the grass.

    Of course, these pilots will be grounded for the entire third annual The Bruce F3K competition of discus launch gliders.

    The competition is the largest in the world, and the brainchild of Bruce Davidson, who lives on Moody Pike at the site of the contest.

  • Shelby County School Board: Southside plan gets 2 reviews

    The Shelby County Board of Education will get its first chance to chime in on the new Southside Elementary school project at Thursday’s 7 p.m. meeting at Painted Stone Elementary.

    The agenda is centered on a work session for board members to discuss the project with the architects from K. Norman Berry.

    The district will then hold a public forum for members of the community to discuss the needs, wants and features they’d like to see in the new building on at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Southside.

  • Suit against ICON back in circuit court – maybe

    The wandering lawsuit between developer William Hysinger’s ICON Properties LLC and a group of landowners in Shelbyville has continued its winding course from Shelby County to Oldham County through Frankfort and then apparently back to Oldham County.

    At issue is a dispute filed in 2009 by Frank and Judy Kees, Randall and Freda Stivers, Samuel and Jennifer Carl and Richard and Stephanie Head, who contend that ICON did not uphold its agreement to purchase 72 acres west of Shelbyville.

  • The impact of 9-11: Something really good did emerge

    This is the week for one of those winding, emotional and reflective cruises down the turbulent tributaries that feed those endless eddies stirred by a life-changing event.

    We don’t simply glance over our shoulders at the rapids that changed our course, but we stare at it, consume it anew and bring from our deep-sealed memories the emotions, the adrenalin that carried us through those waters to our anchorage of today.

  • A cool parade in Waddy

    Monday dawned wet and stormy, but people in Waddy were determined not to let rain and chilly temperatures keep them from enjoying their Labor Day festivities.

    “Heck, we’ve been busy since seven o’clock this morning,” said Tracy Steinmiller, who along with Helen McKinney, watched as people waded through the wet grass to browse through a myriad of items for sell at a yard sale in the church yard at Waddy Baptist Church.