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Today's News

  • Hoops teams are rested, ready to run

    Thanks to several inches of snow and some incredibly poor timing on the part of the weather, both Shelby County and Collins’ basketball teams have had nearly a week off since last competing, and the break could not have come at a better time for all four teams.

    When it comes to the Rockets and Titans girls’ teams, both units have experienced injuries to key pieces throughout this season, and it has affected each squad’s ability to compete for seeding in the 30th District Tournament coming late in February.

  • UPDATED: Shelby County Public Schools will return to school on a two-hour delay for Thursday Jan. 18

    Shelby County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for Thursday Jan. 18.

    For more information, visit the district's website at www.shelby.kyschools.us.

  • Cold front headed for Shelby

    Forecasters are once again doling out a rather nasty scenario for this weekend, they say.

    “As precipitation continues into Friday, temperatures are going to crash as a strong cold front pushes through,” said Evan Webb, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Louisville.  “It’s going to create a scenario of pretty inclement weather from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.

  • Sharing the dream

    “Come and bring your children,” said Rev. Rob Marshall, who will be one of the speakers at the Martin Luther King Day service Monday.

    “Our children need to be a little more involved in our previous history in light of where we are now – we’d like to see some of them attend the service.”

    The service will be at 1 p.m. at Bethel AME church on Henry Clay Street, for the second year in a row. MacArthur W. Pendleton, pastor of Bethel, said he has enjoyed hosting the service for the past two years.

  • Where there’s smoke, there are taxes

    Kentucky legislators are looking at hundreds of ways to increase funding for the state as they work on new budget for the coming year.

    One such revenue boost being seriously considered is increasing the state’s cigarette tax by $1, with similar proposals for other tobacco products.

  • Local restaurant part of federal investigation

    State and federal law enforcement agencies are conducting an investigation into at least three Asian restaurants throughout the state, including Asian Buffet at 89 Howard Drive in Shelbyville.

    Terry Sebastian, communications director for the Kentucky Attorney General’s office, said “It was a joint investigation at several locations.”

    The other two restaurants are Jumbo Buffet in LaGrange and the Asian Buffet in Frankfort.

  • Titan, Rocket boys take 1st and 2nd

    Both Collins and Shelby County swim teams hit the pool for the first time since the end of winter break, showing no rust at all as the boys and girls’ teams from each school turned in top-two performances.

    In the boys’ standings, it was the Titans taking first place with a team score of 277, while the Rockets ended the night in second-place with 226.

    Collins was anchored by the personal best times from Jackson Stewart and Ezekiel Metz in the 100-yard breaststroke, which finished first and second respectively in the race.

  • Titans score season-high 89 in win over South Oldham

    The Collins boys’ basketball team had a banner night Tuesday, scoring a season-best 89 points and defeating a solid South Oldham team on the road. The win was the first time the Titans topped the 80-point barrier since its season-opening win over Harrison County.

  • Collins, Shelby square off in final scheduled matchup

    With the final scheduled meetings between both Shelby County and Collins girls and boys basketball teams tonight at Collins fans are in for big show.

    Both games should be highly competitive contests as the Titans and Rockets are continuing to jockey for higher seeding in the 30th District tournament, which will kick off in late February.

    Girls

    Coming into the girls’ contest, Shelby County and Collins may be heading in opposite directions as far as the season goes.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION Bulleit moving forward on visitor center

    On Tuesday the Triple S Planning Commission will consider the approval of the amended development plan for Diageo Distillery and Warehouses on Benson Pike. The amended plan proposes an 11,570-square-foot visitor center with 165 passenger vehicle parking spaces, three bus parking spaces and a guard shack with three parking spaces at the entrance across from Boat Dock Road.