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Today's News

  • Celebrating 50 years of firefighting

    It’s going to be a 5-alarm celebration on Saturday when the Shelby County Fire Department celebrates its 50th anniversary at fire station 1 on Alpine Drive, near Kroger off Boones Station Road.
    Festivities will include speakers, refreshments and even a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of deceased firefighters.

  • Pegasus Industries named a top manufacturer

    “It was a huge thrill – we were surprised,” said Steve Meador, president of Pegasus Industries, whose company was named mid-size Manufacturer of the Year for the state of Kentucky.

    The plant, located on Haven Hill Road just off the Shelbyville Bypass, specializes in wood, steel and corded fabrication, although they do a variety of other things, said Meador, who added that the award is proof of what he’s known all along – that the quality of the company is only as good as its employees, and Pegasus is all about dedicated employees.

  • Shelby Democrats select new leaders

    With two new leaders at the helm of its executive committee, the Shelby County Democratic Party is primed to change the world – one Democrat at a time.

    It’s the hope of the Democratic Party that Kathy Mason and Bill Young, newly elected in October as chair and vice chair, respectively, will provide the leadership the party needs over the next four years to provide a vital spark, said J. Howard Griffith, chair of the communications committee.

    "I think they'll do a great job," he said.

  • Shelby teen killed in ATV accident

     

  • Titans fend off Pulaski County

    A strong defensive performance mixed with some miserable weather conditions led to an ideal performance from Collins on Friday night, as the Titans defeated the visiting Pulaski County 17-6.

    The Titans (8-2), along with a driving rain, limited the usually high-volume passing attack of the Maroons (4-6), as Collins held Pulaski quarterback Matt Hendricks to just 34 yards on 17 attempts and picked off Hendricks twice to give itself short fields offensively.

  • South Oldham shuts out Shelby County

    Shelby County football took a rough loss at the hands of South Oldham in Crestwood on Friday night, with the Dragons coming away with the 42-0 win.

    SCHS (6-4) committed four turnovers in the loss, which were turned into scores at the other end by the Dragons (9-1).

    Shelby struggled to shut down running back Keaton Martin of South, as the sophomore compiled 266 yards on 20 touches – 13.3 yards per carry – and four touchdowns to defeat the Rockets.

  • Collins boys take 2nd at region XC meet

    It was a day of top performances at the Region 3 Class AA cross-country meet Saturday at North Oldham High School, as Collins and Shelby each turned in strong outings in team competition.

    In the boys’ competition, it was the Titans coming in as runner-ups as a team, finishing just behind North Oldham.

    Collins’ runners Cole Lyles, Jeremy Yocum and Nolan Thomas each slotted in at ninth, 10th and 11th respectively in the individual standings and helping lead the Titans boys to its top finish.

  • Caryatid Book Club celebrates a milestone

    Encompassing several tables at Science Hill Inn last week, nearly 20 ladies sipped on their coffee and tea and giggled with one another, sharing memories of their longstanding book club.

    “Seventy years is a pretty long time,” said Caryatid Book Club member Jean Cobb, noting she believes theirs is the second oldest book club in Kentucky.

    At 91 years of age, Cobb has been a member for nearly 60 years and in that time has made some really nice friends.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board approves P-8 center design

     Board members got a taste of the future Thursday evening with a look at the schematic design for a new preschool-8th grade facility proposed for the property adjacent to Collins High School.

    Jeremy Adams with Studio Kremer Architects presented plans that included moveable glass walls, maker spaces and hubs –giving the design a very 21-century feel.

  • Teachers helping future teachers

    In recognition of a need for an education foundation in the community Citizens Union Bank and the Shelby County Board of Education Thursday approved authorizing the establishment of the Shelby County Education Foundation as a component fund of the Shelby County Community Foundation.

    The mission of the foundation is to improve opportunities for academic success by providing equitable access to funding for student projects and academic pursuits for both potential and current Shelby County teachers.