Today's News

  • Engagement: Milburn-Norton

    Angela Milburn of Mount Eden and Pete and Donna Milburn of Coxs Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Milburn of Mount Eden, to Jared Norton of Elizabethtown. He is the son of Bob and Judy Norton of Elizabethtown.

    Milburn is a 2001 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy and a 2010 graduate of Kaplan University. She is employed at the state medical examiners office. Norton is a 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Budget Car Sales in Muldraugh.

    The wedding will take place in October in Bardstown.

  • 50th anniversary: Albert and Lillie Duncan

    Albert and Lillie Duncan were joined in marriage on Sept. 9, 1961. Peggy Hedges McCray and William Bernice Hedges stood together with them as they began this journey in their lives. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a simple get together given by her son and daughter.

    Albert Duncan is retired from Process Paint Company. and Lillie is a homemaker. He bowls and spends time with his family, and she quilts and crochets. They are members of Simpsonville Baptist Church.

  • Timberlake promoted to brigadier general

    Craig Q. Timberlake, a graduate of Oldham County High School class of 1977, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the United States Marine Corps on Sept. 2.

  • Datebook: Sept. 30, 2011

    Public meetings
    Triple S. Planning and Zoning will have a public hearing on a request by Rural King at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center.
    Shelby County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the central office on Main Street in Shelbyville.
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.

  • SCHS volleyball team wins 2

    The Shelby County volleyball team won a pair of matches, the Rockets’ second and third in a row. Shelby County spoiled Henry County’s Senior Night, beating the Wildcats, 25-18, 25-10, last Thursday night and then rallied Monday night to beat host Owen County, 20-25, 25-11, 25-22.

    Against the Wildcats, the Rockets were led junior Shelby Tooke with four aces, sophomore Dasia Jones and seniors Chelsey Howell and Caty Hawkins with two kills apiece, and junior Ariana Jones and sophomore Kyndle Pace had three digs each.

  • Titans play their best but just miss an upset

    The Collins boys’ soccer team out-shot, out-possessed and for the most part outplayed eighth-ranked Male on Saturday.

    The only problem?

    The host Bulldogs outscored the Titans, 1-0, to take home the title in the final of their Bulldog Cup. Brian Romero’s rebound goal in the 22nd minute was the difference.

  • Fumbles, penalties, Colonels' big plays diffuse Rockets

    Like a bad penny, some recurring problems keep turning up for the Shelby County football team.

    As they have been several times this season, Friday night the Rockets were plagued by fumbles and penalties – in addition to Oldham County’s quick-strike offense – in their 48-14 Homecoming loss at Robert Doyle Stadium. 

  • Battling Brooks leads Titans to 1st shutout

    A titanic effort from Michael Brooks carried Collins on Friday night.

    Brooks, a senior running back/linebacker, rushed for 113 yards and one touchdown while recording 25 tackles and forcing two fumbles in the Titans’ 21-0 victory – the first shutout in program history – at Spencer County in its Class 4A, District 3 opener.

    “Michael, he was just unbelievable to watch,” Collins Coach Jerry Lucas said.

  • Titans, Rockets give it too many shots

    Monday was a disappointing day for the Collins and Shelby County boys’ golf teams.

    No member of either squad advanced out of the 6th Region Tournament at Seneca Golf Course.

    The Titans took sixth place – the top two teams qualified for next week’s State Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club – with a score of 326, and the Rockets came in 17th (374).

  • Shelby man arrested for impersonating KSP officer

    After a foot chase through residents’ yards on Golden Rod Court on Friday night, Kentucky State Police troopers arrested a Shelby County man and charged him with a variety of offenses, including impersonating an officer.

    James A. Gray, 48, of Shelbyville has been charged with impersonating a police officer, alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, fleeing and evading an officer and menacing.