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Today's News

  • Titans advance in region play

    The Collins girls’ soccer season will continue after a decisive 4-2 win over visiting Owen County Monday night.

    The victory over the Rebels was a big step for the girls’ soccer program, as the team earned its first region tournament win in school history.

  • Collins edges out Simon Kenton

    This postseason has not been an easy one on the nerves of Collins boys’ soccer fans.

    After claiming the 30th District Title on penalty kicks last Thursday, the Titans used extra time to defeat visiting Simon Kenton Monday, once again on penalty kicks.

    Taking a 1-1 tie into overtime, the Titans outshot the Pioneers 4-3 in PK’s, and sealed a trip to the 8th Region semifinal in the process.

  • Rockets rally to top Bears

    Monday’s 30th District volleyball tournament opener showcased the will of Shelby County in a win over Spencer County.

    With the Rockets up two sets to none, the momentum quickly shifted in Spencer’s favor, allowing the Bears to climb back into the match in the third and fourth sets, with two close 25-22 wins to send the match to an abbreviated fifth set.

  • Collins coasts to district final

    Collins’ volleyball came out of Monday’s 30th District Tournament opener on a high note after drilling visiting Anderson County team in straight sets.

    Despite the lopsided scores, the Titans’ coach was not thrilled with what he saw from his team.

    “Our execution wasn’t great tonight,” Titans coach Cary Clark said. “But we had a little more talent than they [Anderson] did. It will be a tough game [for the district title] one way or another.”

  • Shelby County rallies to top Spencer County

    At halftime of Friday’s contest between Shelby County and Spencer County, the Rockets trailed the visiting Bears 7-6. Shelby head coach Todd Shipley had a message for his players: The way this game goes is up to you.

    The Rockets had fallen behind the Bears after missing an extra point following a kick return touchdown by William Davis, but needed to cut down on mistakes in the second half in order to pick up the win.

    Shelby did just that, defeating Spencer handily when it was all said and done.

  • Titans overcome slow start, rout North Oldham

    After a slow start saw Collins score just six first-half points on a pair of field goals from kicker Webb Bates, the Titans’ offense found its momentum in the second half on the way to a 41-0 rout over North Oldham Friday.

    The Titans used five second-half touchdowns behind the arm of senior quarterback J.R. Lucas and the legs of running backs Zach Stucker and A.J. Bradford to blow out the Mustangs.

    Stucker struck first after the break, capping an eight-play drive with a touchdown run to put Collins up 13-0 in the third.

  • Boil water advisory in place on Taylorsville Road

    A water main break on the west side of Taylorsville Road in Shelbyville near Valero has caused a boil water advisory.

    Businesses located on the west side of KY 55 from 720 Taylorsville Road south to the intersection with Isaac Shelby Drive and west to Commerce Circle and Everett Hall Road will remain under a boil water advisory until at least Wednesday morning, according to officials with Shelbyville Municipal Water.

  • Eaton is Kentucky City Employee of the Year

    Simpsonville has earned bragging rights for one of its own who is being recognized as the most outstanding employee in the entire state of Kentucky.

    Simpsonville City Administrator David Eaton will be in the spotlight in November when he is formally presented with the Kentucky City Employee of the Year Award.

  • Kicking the habit

    The state’s most recent push targeted at urging the public to stop smoking is now underway in the form of an advertising campaign.

    Kentucky’s Tobacco Quit Line is designed to lead people to the commonwealth’s free tobacco counseling service, 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), said state officials.

  • Titans headed to district final

    Amid conditions that ranged from lightly drizzling to outright pouring, Collins girls’ soccer sealed a trip to the 30th District Championship with a 4-2 defeat of Spencer County Tuesday night.

    The championship match between the Bearcats and Titans was Thursday night at Anderson, but results were not made available by press time.

    “I think we did well,” Titans coach Steve Nash said. “As good as expected in the conditions we played in. We knew Spencer was going to be tough coming in, so we were happy to get what we got tonight.”