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Today's News

  • Girls golf: Rockets win own tourney

    The Rockets girls’ golfers may not have been pleased with their individual performances Saturday, but they were happy to walk away with a team victory against top state teams Sacred Heart, Green County and Franklin County.

    SCHS won its Lady Rocket Classic at Weissinger Hills with a team score of 318, which was 13 strokes ahead of second-place Franklin.

    “We can only get better from here to state,” SCHS junior Shannon Harover said, “because all these teams are going to be at state.”

  • Sports Digest: August 18, 2010

    SCHS girls golf: Tourney split

    SCHS won the Paducah Tilghman Invitational Saturday in what was a very long, very hot 18-hole tournament. The tournament took 11 hours to play because of heat delays.

    The Rockets shot a season-high team score of 334 to defeat second-place Lone Oak (337) and St. Mary’s (358). Michaela Manley, Shannon Harover and Madison Thomas each shot  83. Jordan Webb shot 85, and Lilly Young shot 96.

  • SCHS girls golf team wins tourney

    Shelby County High School’s girls golf team won its fourth tournament of the year this past Saturday in Fort Knox.

    The Rockets shot 333 to beat strong state rivals Green County (335) and Sacred Heart Academy (345). Michaela Manley tied for fourth place overall, shooting 80.  

  • ‘Levisa’s Fury:’ A musical based on a tragedy

    Levisa’s Fury, written by Mike Smith of Shelbyville, is a musical about a girl who is a fan of University of Kentucky basketball who becomes embroiled in a school bus crash and an abduction. It will conclude Friay and Saturday at the A. L. Birch Amphitheater in Clear Creek Park. It stars Smith’s granddaughter, Katie Hisle, and is directed Kathi E. B. Ellis. Veteran Shelbyville thespian Lynne McReynolds Chenault of Shelbyville is the musical director.

  • Thanks for the memories
  • News Briefs: Aug. 20, 2010

     Unemployment below 10 percent

  • EARLIER: Singers for Life

     What do the words “Life Singers” mean to longtime Shelby Countians?

    “A ton of happy memories,” to businessman John Shannon.

    “An awesome experience,” to restaurateur Bobby Andriot.

    “A fun thing to do,” to Judge John David Myles.

  • A trip to the falls is special time in a special place

    That sneaky look that sometimes crosses my darling wife’s face at odd moments greeted me Saturday afternoon, just after I had returned from an errand. You probably know a similar look. Under some circumstances, it can freeze you, and under others, it can melt your heart.

    This was a melting moment.

    “We’re going on an adventure,” she said.

  • Sports Digest: Aug. 25, 2010

    Boys golf: Showdown Thursday

    Collins and Shelby County tuned up for Thursday’s 5 p.m. showdown at Weissinger Hills with dual matches on Monday.

    Collins defeated host Franklin County, 161-167, in a 9-hole match at Juniper Hills on Monday. The Titans were led by junior Conor Doyle, who shot 1-over-par 36, The JV team also won, 171-201, behind freshman Michael Troutman, who shot 38.

  • Collins gets first win in first game

    One game, one win.

    That's all it took for the Collins football team to get this first historical season underway. The Titans never trailed in a 48-16 whipping of visiting Sheldon Clark.

    In fact, the Titans came out of the gates so fast, that after winning the coin toss, they forced Sheldon Clark into a fourth-and-13 situation,and then scored on their very first offensive play.

    Quarterback Branden Cresap hit Tavis Elzy for a 49-yard TD on the first offensive play in team history.