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Today's News

  • A flood found friend

    As Louisiana fights through the worst floods it’s seen since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, those providing supplies and help to dry the state out are lining up.

    But one group in Shelby County is still helping from the last catastrophic flooding through that region.

    Displaced by Hurricane Katrina when the storm devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, Taffy is still waiting patiently at the Shelby County Humane Society for a new family – her eyes a warm brown, her tail wagging hopefully every time a family walks by her kennel.

  • Collins capitalizes on Montgomery errors

    For the second season in a row, Collins High School marched into Mt. Sterling and defeated Recreation Bowl host Montgomery County High School, this time by a count of 34-18.

    Forcing Montgomery to commit error after error was the key to victory for the Titans, with Collins recovering four fumbles, three inside the opponents’ 25-yard line.

  • Garrard holds off Rockets in opener

    Heading to Lancaster, the Shelby County High School football team knew they would have to shut down Garrard County’s potent rushing attack.

    But The Golden Lions’ had other plans.

    Garrard senior running back Jacob Foley gashed the Rockets defense for 282 yards on 30 carries as well as five rushing touchdowns – including touchdown runs of 72, 69, and 36 yards – on the way to a 41-31 win over Shelby County.

  • Titan golfers hold off Anderson County

    Sophomore Catie Kelly led the way for Collins girls’ golf on Monday, shooting a match-low 46 and helping clinch a win over Anderson County.

    The Titans picked up the 202-215 victory over the Lady Bearcats, with Collins’ coach Matt Cockrell being satisfied with the team’s performance, holding a 13-stroke advantage when the match had ended.

    “I think the team did really well despite playing on the white tees,” Cockrell said. “Catie led the way for everybody. She dropped a lot of putts to help us win.”

  • Eastern rallies late to tie Titans at 1

    With Collins girls’ soccer leading 1-0 for the majority of Monday’s match, Eastern put in a goal late to snatch a 1-1 stalemate from the jaws of defeat.

    The Titans got on the board in the middle of the first half, as junior forward Issabella Trevino tapped the ball past Eastern’s fallen keeper to score Collins’ only goal of the game.

  • Oldham knocks off Rockets

    On Saturday, the Shelby County High School boys’ soccer team traveled to Oldham County High School and took a 5-0 loss at the hands of the Colonels.

    The contest only went for one half, with the second being called off due to lightning.

    Head coach Michael Hornback said that the combination of Oldham’s talent and poor weather was just too much for Shelby to overcome.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - AT&T Seeks fiber ready partnership with city

    Holly Spade with AT&T Kentucky shared with the Shelbyville City Council an opportunity to partner on plans for the city to become a Fiber Ready Designation.

    “We go into the industrial park just to announce formally and acknowledge formally that the park is fiber ready and has state of the art fiber in the ground at the site.”

    The designation was specifically related to the Midland Trail Industrial Park and will provide technology capable of transmitting high-bandwidth communications from both existing and future industrial sites.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Tax rate expected to stay flat

    The Shelby County Public School tax rates for the 2016-2017 school-year will be established during the school board’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the district’s offices, 1155 Main Street.

    Superintendent James Neihof told the board during the previous meeting that he plans to recommend no change for the tax rate for FY17.

  • An artistic take on Shelbyville

    The City of Shelbyville is seeking proposals from artists interested in creating commissioned public art to be displayed in mural form on buildings in downtown Shelbyville.

    Eilene Collins, director of Shelby Main Street, said she feels the project will enhance our downtown region.

    Collins said the idea has been pondered by various individuals and groups, including the Shelby Main Street Design Committee, for some time but the financial means to back the specific project was not available until recently.

  • Child dies after being hit by car

    A small child has died after being struck by a car this afternoon in Shelbyville.

    Shelby County Chief Deputy Coroner Ittin Russell said the child was pronounced dead at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.