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Today's News

  • Collins takes to the water

    In its first year of existence at the school, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has officially sanctioned the Collins’ bass fishing team for region and state competition.

    The team boasts 16 anglers fishing off of seven boats, and Collins has already taken part in competition this season, fishing in it’s first tournament on March 4.

  • Shelby author’s novel hits the shelves

    Need something to perk up your romantic side?

    If a new adult erotica romance novel from a first time Shelbyville author doesn't do the trick, nothing will.

    Camilla Corder, who goes by the pen name C.L. Huff, smiles as she thumbs through her recently published novel Never Enough.

    "It’s pretty racy in certain spots," she said with a wicked grin. "When I say adult romance, if you are not eighteen years old, you should not pick up this book."

  • Three big innings lead Shelby past Grayson County

    Up 3-1 over Grayson County after three innings of play, Shelby County baseball was searching for a way to put the game out of reach.

    Michael Stivers and Caleb Collins were waiting on base when senior Brandon Davis stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the fourth.

    On the third pitch of the at-bat, Davis got a hold of the Grayson pitcher Hunter Schiarella’s fastball, roping it over the left centerfield wall and notching a five-run deficit over the visiting Cougars (2-7) and opening the offensive floodgates for the Rockets (3-6-1).

  • Collins splits weekend slate

    Collins High School split a home doubleheader Saturday, dropping a tight game in the first contest, 8-7, to Henry Clay but rebounding with a powerful 12-8 win over St. Henry in the afternoon.

    Two big innings were the key for the Titans (6-5) against St. Henry, as Collins scored 12 combined runs in the third and fourth frames to help lock up the win. Trevor Pitts, Mason Kuhl and Drew Goodlett combined for nine RBIs and six of the team’s 11 hits in the win.

  • Shelby earns a pair of wins at tournament

    The Shelby County softball team earned its first pair of tournament wins on the season at the Dixie Heights tournament on Saturday.

    The Rockets closed the day with a 10-4 shootout over Fairfield, Ohio to help secure its second and final victory of the weekend.

    “After Friday’s loss, it was good to rebound in a big way and get two good wins,” Rockets coach Kelly Cable said.

  • Collaborating for culture

    Several schools across Shelby County are joining forces this week to spread cultural awareness within the community.

    On Thursday evening from 6-7:30, students from Simpsonville, Clear Creek and Painted Stone elementary schools will join West Middle and Collins High schools in the Collins cafeteria for Cultural Night.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves planning committee’s recommendations

     

  • Simpsonville Police seeks ID in theft

    The Simpsonville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating someone wanted in connection with a theft from the SAKS off 5th store at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.

    On March 18 between 7:30-7:45 p.m., several hundred dollars worth of merchandise was stolen from the shop. Police say a small compact car, possibly grey or white, is involved in the theft.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Edwards Moving and Rigging moving on new development

    A new industry may be quietly tiptoeing into Shelby County.

    The Triple S Planning Commission convened Tuesday for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting and heard a development plan for an 87,500-square-foot warehouse on Everett Hall Road.  However, if there are plans in the works for the anticipated development, those involved aren’t ready to share.

  • Collins culinary arts team wins state

    The Collins culinary arts team is as hot as habanera.

    The cooking team won its state competition Wednesday at the Galt House in Louisville and will now start prepping for the national competition to be held in Nashville in July.

    “We were ecstatic,” first year culinary arts student and Collins senior Camden Hunter said. “We just looked at each other in awe and thought, ‘Did we really just win state? Are we really going to nationals?’ It hit us by surprise.”