Today's News

  • MY WORD: The reasons we serve

    The reasons why we serve are as varied and diverse as the American men and women who wear our nation’s uniforms.

    There are those who serve for personal pride and a yearning to give back to their community and to stand against those that threaten their home. Others serve for the tangible benefits of an education and financial stability.

  • Sports Digest: Dec. 1, 2010

    Kregor finishes second

    Collins High School freshman Paige Kregor was the runner-up at the Girls’ 14 singles division in the USTA LTC Thanksgiving Junior Tennis Classic held Friday through Sunday in Louisville.

  • Making sure everyone can give thanks

    Many of us will be heading over the river and through the woods to celebrate Thanksgiving with our families. After eating the last bite of sweet potato pie, the top button and belt are undone while we settle in to watch a football game or the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. But many residents of Shelby County are not so fortunate.

    For those, turkey and dressing may not dot the table with cranberries and mashed potatoes.

    However, several groups throughout the county want to make sure everyone has a traditional big meal that ends with pumpkin pie.

  • Slow start dooms Titans

    A slow start was too much to overcome for the Collins boys’ basketball team in its season-opener.

    The Titans tallied more turnovers than field goals (21 to 19) on their way to a 48-44 loss at Gallatin County on Tuesday night.

  • Here are some highlights of the legend of Mike Casey

    Many of you probably are wondering, perhaps in perplexity or blissful ignorance, about why it is such a big deal that the gym and basketball court at Shelby County High School have been named in honor of iconic athletic star Mike Casey.

    Many of you – dare I say most? – weren’t around Shelby County nearly 50 years ago, when Casey was establishing himself as a humble hero for the masses of boys and girls and the young and old who flocked to see him play.

  • A Titanic rally sinks in the end

    By Josh Cook


    Collins’ miracle comeback came up just short Friday night in the Class AAAA football quarterfinals.


    The Titans nearly made an improbable rally from a 21-point, first-quarter deficit and a 17-point margin in the fourth quarter, before falling to Western, 31-26, in the Region 2 title game at Titans Stadium.


  • West downs East

    The West Middle boys’ basketball team dressed for success, then went out and had some Thursday night against East.

  • EARLIER: Snow show is a go

     He’s back.

    After a 5-year absence, he looms larger than ever over the town of Mount Eden.

    He may not have an official name, but he stands tall nevertheless.

    Eighteen feet tall, to be exact.

  • Shelby Christmas Parade: Floats, marchers and Santa, too

    Santa Claus will be in town Saturday to check his local list of naughty and nice during the annual Shelby County Christmas Parade.

    "He's already checked in with us and is ready to go," said Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd, whose department is in charge of the parade.

    Dr. Ron Waldridge and his wife, Kate, will join Santa in the parade, serving as the Grand Marshals.

  • SCHS rifle team on target

    It was a bull’s-eye of a season for the Shelby County High School rifle team.


    The Rockets’ sharpshooters recently wrapped up an undefeated season, winning state and conference championships the last two Saturdays.


    The Shelby County quartet of senior Brandon Thompson, junior Connor Davis and sophomores Heather Kirby and Keri Marlin won the Kentucky State Air Rifle Championship on Nov. 13, then on Saturday the Rockets won their conference championship for the 11th consecutive year.