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Today's News

  • EARLIER: District volleyball: Collins takes home first trophy

    NEW CASTLE -- Collins captured the first hardware for the new high school’s trophy case Wednesday night.

    The Titans topped Shelby County, 25-17, 15-25, 25-18, in the 30th District final at Henry County High School to claim the school’s first postseason award.

  • Titans tame Tigers 34-14

     

     

     

    Fern Creek came into Friday night’s high school football game at Collins with a talented trio of seniors who are headed to the University of Louisville next year.

    However it was the Titans’ senior threesome of Brendan Cresap, Tavis Elzy and Ben Axline who stole the show in Collins’ 34-14 victory over the Tigers at Titans Stadium.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Oct. 15, 2010

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    Warrants

     

  • Business Briefcase Oct. 8, 2010

     Gas prices may rise

    Motorists filling up their tanks this weekend may see an unpleasant surprise at the pump. The price for a gallon of regular self-serve gasoline is likely to increase to $2.85-$2.99 throughout Kentucky in the next 48 hours. That could be a huge increase at some stations.

  • Big game, big crowd, big step

    Billed on T-shirts as the Hometown Showdown, the county was more than ready for the first SCHS vs. Collins football game.

    Cars lined Discovery Boulevard waiting to get into a jammed parking lot at Collins for about two hours.

    The scene outside the stadium was pure football ecstasy.

    The landscape would have easily fit in outside Commonwealth or Papa Johns Cardinal stadiums.

    The air smelled of not just burgers and brats, but barbeque and more exotic fare.

  • EARLIER: Becherer: He knows the history

    When talking about football in Shelby County, no name carries more weight than Tom Becherer.

    Now the defensive coordinator for Collins, Becherer has had a hand in every football program in the county's history.

    Becherer took over the Shelbyville High School program in 1972, and for three years he guided the Red Devils until the school merged with Shelby County High School in 1975.

    Then he took over as the head coach at Shelby County and just missed a trip to the state finals after a 10-1 in season his first year.

  • KSP Post 12 has new trooper

     

    Kentucky State Police Post 12, which includes Shelby County, has announced the hiring of its newest member, state trooper Brian W. Smith of Lexington.

    He graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy on Sept. 17.

  • South Oldham tops Collins 2-1 in OT

     

     

     

    The Collins High School boys soccer team put up quite a fight against second-ranked South Oldham on Tuesday night before falling 2-1 in the overtime in 16th District semifinals at Spencer County.

    The Titans took an early lead, and held it for more than 40 minutes before the Dragons tied the match in the 52nd minute.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

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    Lauren A. Schneider of 1896 Shelbyville Road was indicted for theft by unlawful taking.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 13, 2010

    I-64 lanes to be closed some nights

    The left lane of both eastbound and westbound I-64 will be closed at the Simpsonville interchange tonight and Thursday night because of the bridge replacement for Buck Creek Road. These lane closures are scheduled for 7 p.m. each evening until 6 a.m. the following morning. 

    Other ongoing roadwork:

    •    Lane closures and delays are possible on U.S. 60 between the Jefferson/Shelby County line and KY 55 because of roadway resurfacing. No lane closures are permitted 6-9 a.m. and 2:30-6 p.m. weekdays.