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Today's News

  • Collins falls to North Oldham in region semis

    Collins volleyball fought hard against opponent North Oldham on Wednesday night, but it was not enough to overcome the Mustangs, as the Titans season ended in a four-set loss to North.

    Following a slow first set that saw the Mustangs (26-7) close out Collins 25-12; the Titans kicked it into gear in the final three sets of play.

    “I was a little disappointed in the way we started,” Titans coach Cary Clark said. “We hesitated out of the gate. The second set we kind of found our legs and started playing harder.”

  • Shelby County travels to face South Oldham

    Shelby County will end its season tonight with a tough test, as the Rockets travel to face off against 5A power South Oldham.

    The Dragons (8-1) have been a force on both offense and defense this season, with its lone loss coming in week one to Christian Academy-Louisville, 28-14.

    Since that game, South has been on a complete tear, outscoring its last eight opponents 359-46.

  • Collins hosts Pulaski County tonight

    Collins’ defensive backfield should see a good amount of work tonight, when the Titans take on a pass-heavy Pulaski County team at home.

    The Maroons (4-5) are led by junior QB Wiley Cain, who has thrown for more than 2,500 yards – 285 per game.

    Luckily for the Titans, Cain is prone to making mistakes with his throws.

    The junior has tossed 20 touchdowns to 13 interceptions so far this season, and the Pulaski quarterback has also been hampered by the lack of a consistent rushing attack.

  • TRIPLE S PLANNING COMMISSION - Cell towers approved

    Several neighboring residents came out to the Stratton Center Tuesday evening to hear what AT&T Mobility representatives had to say about the proposed development of two telecommunication towers on Shelby County properties on Lebanon Road and Beechridge Road on the Franklin County line.

  • Revitalizing the ramps

    Utilizing Restaurant Tax funding, the City of Shelbyville and the local tourism commission have been looking to jazz up the community over the past year with help from local artists.

    Since last summer, numerous pieces of artwork have been erected on buildings in the form of painted and hanging murals along Main and Washington Streets.

    In addition, last fall, Collins student Zac Croxton and visual arts teacher Gary Barriger, completed a new skate park logo for the building at the skate park on Washington Street.

  • Updated: Louisville woman killed in officer shooting was armed

    An officer with the Shelbyville Police Department has been placed on administrative leave after an officer involved shooting fatality Monday night, in which a woman died from a gunshot wound, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeff Ivers said that Ashleigh Bertucci, 31, of Louisville, was pronounced dead after a shooting that occurred outside a home in the Dominion Homes Cloverbrook subdivision off Mount Eden Road near the I-64 interchange.

  • Water projects on tap

    When spring rolls around next year, several new water-related projects would get underway in Shelbyville.

    At Thursday night’s meeting of the Shelbyville City Council, council members authorized, at the request of Tom Doyle, manager of Shelbyville Municipal Water, the issuance of bonds totaling $6.5 million dollars.

    “We started this project process some time ago,” said Doyle, adding that the project is being financed by Commonwealth Bank and Trust on a 20-year bond at 3.5 percent.

  • Garr trial re-enactment will be Friday and Saturday

    The re-enactment of a famous trial that occurred in the 1930s in Shelbyville will take place Friday and Saturday, wrapping up the events surrounding the murder of Brig. Gen. Henry Denhardt.

    The reenactment, led by Friends of Grove Hill Cemetery, was aimed at educating the community of a notorious murder that impacted the lives of many community members and their descendants.

    Many of those relatives were eager to share their stories in different aspects of the re-enactment of the shooting and the trial this weekend.

  • Titans haul in district title

    Behind four second-quarter touchdown passes by senior quarterback J.R. Lucas, Collins went up big early and eventually cruised to a 38-19 victory over rival Shelby County, taking the District 4 crown in the process.

    “Of course it always feels good to beat your rival team, but all that really matters is that we won the district,” J.R. Lucas said after the game. “We get that home advantage in the playoffs, but I have a lot of buddies [on Shelby County] too, it’s always fun to beat them.”

  • Collins sweeps Simon Kenton, moves to semis

    After a tight first set between Collins and Simon Kenton, the Titans took advantage in the second and third frames to sweep its way to the semifinals in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday night at Henry County High School.

    “We stole the first set, we didn’t earn it at all,” Titans coach Cary Clark said after the match. “We played better in the second and third sets. I think more than anything, we kept in points and forced [Simon Kenton] to make plays, and they didn’t make those plays.”