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Today's News

  • Collins to face Oldham County

    Fans of Collins boys’ basketball are hoping this season is a repeat of last year’s, after the Titans were paired with Oldham County in the 8th Region Tournament for the second straight season.

    Collins upset a then No. 13-ranked Oldham County last season to start a run that ended up in the Sweet 16, and the Titans are hoping to pull off the same sort of surprise this time around.

  • Middle schools to kick off baseball program

    With tryouts wrapping up this week, both Shelby County West and East middle schools are looking to get a new program off to a hot start.

    The plan for this season is to field a combined schools unit with three teams separated by age-level into sixth, seventh and eighth grade teams. The schools assess later on whether to split the teams.

    Former Shelby County Little League coach Jonathan Carroll has been tabbed to help lead the teams.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Jelsma named ambassador of Shelbyville

      On Thursday, the Shelbyville City Council convened with just a few items on their agenda, including appointing Jacob Gurney to the Historic District Commission.  Gurney will fill out the unexpired term of Sherry Jelsma, with a term to expire June 30, 2020.

    However, prior to the appointment, Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty recognized Jelsma with an Ambassador Award for the city.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Board to review civics exam

    Shelby County School Board members will hear a report on the new civics exam requirements and hear an overview on the why behind the new exam when they meet Thursday for their regularly scheduled meeting.

    Shelby County Public Schools Public Relations Coordinator Ryan Allan said the exam is part of a new state requirement.

  • Kuhl named WKU Homecoming King

     Carson Kuhlof Shelbyville was crowned WKU’s 2018 Homecoming King last week during the halftime of Hilltopper Basketball’s victory against Charlotte.

    The son of Tony Kuhl and Teresa Hulette, Kuhl is an International Business major and was sponsored by Alpha Delta Pi and Pi Kappa Alpha.

    In addition, Kuhl is a member ofSpirit Masters (an official student body ambassador of WKU), President of Order of Omega honors society, Omicron Delta Kappa honors society, and on the executive council of this year's Greek Week at WKU.

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  • Commissioners get salary increases

    Tuesday night’s meeting of the Simpsonville City Commission yielded two items.

    The commission’s only agenda item was in the form of a second reading of an ordinance for a pay increase for city officials, which will go into effect in January 2019.

    The approved ordinance will provide commissioners a 14 percent pay increase, $50, per month and a 25 percent increase, $200, per month for the mayor.

  • Spencer County eliminates Collins

    Too many turnovers and not enough scoring doomed Collins girls’ basketball’s chances of advancing to the 30th District Tournament title game on Tuesday night, as the Titans took a tough 47-35 loss to Spencer County in a grind-it-out type of game.

    Closing out halves proved to be a serious challenge for Collins, who combined for just 10 points as a team in the second and fourth quarters.

  • Feltner’s perfect night leads Titans

    With both Shelby County and Collins looking to secure a trip to the 30th District Championship game and the 8th Region tournament, the Titans used a perfect night of basketball from Titans guard Jacob Feltner to end Shelby’s season on Monday night.

    Behind a scorcher of a second half, Collins shook off a strong interior effort from the Rockets and handed SCHS a 76-53 loss.

    Feltner led the way for Collins, totaling 20 points on a 9-for-9 shooting by attacking the basket to help push the Titans’ lead into double-digits in the third and fourth quarters.

  • Anderson rolls through Shelby

    Too big, too fast, too strong.

    These are the only ways to put into words what Anderson County girls’ basketball did to Shelby County on Monday night in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament.

    Anderson led from the opening tip-off, only increasing its lead through the rest of the game and heading to the district championship game on the back of a 66-29 win over the host Rockets.