Today's News

  • Candidates keep it friendly at forum

    What do Catholics, politicians and strong black coffee have in common?

    They were all present Wednesday night at a very amicable candidate forum held by the Church of the Annunciation’s Service Committee.

  • Elzy wants to catch everything -- including the bad guys

    Tavis Elzy aspires to someday make his living in law enforcement. And if he is as good at being a policeman as he is playing football for Collins High School, bad guys beware.

    Elzy, a senior wide receiver/defensive back, is a key cog for the Class 4A No. 10 Titans (4-1), who will entertain Bullitt East (3-2) for Homecoming in a District 4 match-up Friday night.

  • EARLIER: Collins 52, Bullitt East 7: Early surge powers Titans

    Collins High School’s football team celebrated its first Homecoming by setting up camp in the territory of visiting Bullitt East on Friday night, and the result was a dominating 52-7 triumph in a Class 4A District-4 matchup.

  • East, West renew their old rivalry

     As opposed to the new Shelby County vs. Collins Sports rivalry, which just began this year, an age-old rivalry will be taking place again Tuesday night, when the football teams from East and West Middle Schools collide at the Collins Stadium.

  • First Person: Brandon Shuck


  • Hornback raking in the most cash

     While active on the campaign trail, Shelby County’s next crop of elected officials has learned to be good at one thing, raising money.

  • Little green mentors

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  • Paul asserts his case for Shelby Republicans

    There was standing room only at the Stratton Center in Shelbyville on Thursday night as Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul shared his views in front of members of the Shelby County Republican Party.

    Paul, an ophthalmologist in Bowling Green, the son of U.S. Congressman Ron Paul of Texas, the Libertarian candidate for president in 2008, is leading in polls over Secretary of State Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Jim Bunning.

  • EARLIER: SCHS girls headed back to State

    MIDDLETOWN – Shelby County settled for second-place at the Region 5 girls’ golf tournament Monday, but the Rockets still have their sights set on a state championship.

  • Eaton, Hornback will face off in November

    Shelbyville will hold on the District 20 State Senate seat for a few more years.

    When Gary Tapp (R-Shelbyville) steps down in November after 20 years in state government, he will usher in a new face from his hometown, but we'll have to wait and see if it's fellow Republican Paul Hornback, who Tapp has endorsed for his seat, or Democrat David Eaton.

    Hornback, a newcomer to the political scene, trumped fellow first-timer David Glauber with 62.3 percent of the vote and carried Shelby, Spencer and Bullitt counties.