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Today's News

  • Test tube students

    Caytie Page Burgin assists her biomedical students at Shelby County High School in an experiment Jan 31. The Project Lead The Way class took crushed-up food items, placed them in glass test tubes and applied various chemicals by eye-droppers to see whether the foods contained protein, glucose, starch or lipids.

  • Backpack project

    Members of the Shelby County High School National Honor Society celebrated  after their successful food drive for the Backpack Project. The NHS challenged each first block class at the school to bring in food items for the Backpack Project. More than 400 food items were donated. Jeffrey Bracken's ninth-grade Honors Social Studies class won the challenge and was treated to a Krispy Kreme doughnut party provided by the officers of the NHS.

  • Storm causes heavy damage in northern Shelby

    Pounding rain, high winds, thunder and lightning – and even a nearby tornado – brought a taste of August to the last morning of February as severe weather roared across Shelby County during early morning hours.

    More rain and the possibility of severe weather is expected to continue into the afternoon, when weather will turn much cooler.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: March 2, 2011

  • Collins boys to meet host Henry County at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in 8th Region first-round

    The Collins boys' basketball team will play host Henry County at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament, as determined at today's draw.

    The Wildcats (16-14) won the 31st District, beating Gallatin County 67-61 in the championship game.

    Henry County, which lost 58-49 in overtime at Shelby County on Jan. 25, has won five of its last six games. The Wildcats’ only loss during that time was a 65-64 overtime setback to Spencer County.

  • EMS founder honored in big way

  • South Oldham girls beat Collins 38-34 in 8th first round

    WARSAW - The Collins girls' basketball team fell to South Oldham 38-34 in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday night at Gallatin County.

    The Titans' first season ended with some frigid shooting, both from the field and the free throw line, in a game that was delayed more than an hour because the Dragons were stuck in a traffic jam on Interstate 71. Collins was 11 for 44 from the field (25 percent) and 11 for 24 (45.8 percent) from the foul line.

  • Sports Bulletin Board: Feb. 25, 2011

    Green Raiders Junior Golf team tryouts

  • Great egret fought off extinction

    The great egret in Kentucky has state status as an endangered species. During the second half of the 19th century, this species was pushed to the brink of extinction by over hunting for the millinery trade.
    This action took place during the mating and nesting season when the great egret grew long white plumes, which were long sought after to adorn women’s headwear.

  • Troutman finds his way back to pool, in his life

    Swimming is fun again for Carson Troutman.

    The Collins senior spent last season out of the pool. But this season he has returned to the water and has been happy with the results.

    He hopes to keep that going beginning today, and continuing Saturday, in the KHSAA State Swimming & Diving meet at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the campus of the University of Louisville.