Today's News

  • Titans pull away late to top Woodford

    While the first half of Tuesday’s contest between Collins boys’ basketball and visiting Woodford County was close, the second half was significantly less so, with the Titans using its shooting and ball movement to make a late scoring push for a 61-41 win over Woodford.

    The Titans (15-4) used seven made three-pointers from Jacob Feltner, who led all scorers with 23 points and 52 percent shooting from the field in the second half as a team to pick up the lopsided win over the Yellow Jackets.

  • Franklin County tops Shelby in OT

    While Shelby County boys’ basketball’s offense responded to a guard-heavy change in lineup on Wednesday night, it was not enough to top Franklin County on the road, as the Rockets fell in overtime to the Flyers, 74-69.

    “We played much better than we have the last two weeks,” Rockets coach Ken Cates said. “We needed to shake up the starting lineup so we went with a more guard-oriented lineup.”

  • Titans pick up win at Gallatin County

    A strong offensive push in the third quarter led by guards Jeian Hayes and Olivia Federle allowed Collins girls’ basketball to rally from behind on the scoreboard and eventually top host Gallatin County on Wednesday night for a 61-48 win and snapping a five-game losing streak in the process.

    The pair of Collins guards combined for 17 points in the third quarter alone, with Federle totaling 20 points to lead all scorers and Hayes adding 18.

  • Rockets fall to Western Hills, 59-47

    A slow start combined with missed free throw opportunities against a visiting Western Hills team left Shelby County girls’ basketball searching for answers on Tuesday night, as the Rockets took a 59-47 loss to the Wolverines.

    Raydriana Stoudemire led Shelby (4-15) in scoring with 15 points, with 10 of her points coming in the third and fourth quarters combined to help try and spark a comeback bid that ended just short of its goal.

  • Government shutdown ends

    A government shutdown came to an end Monday night with the signing of a bill by President Donald Trump to end the three-day shutdown of federal offices.

    The 266-159 vote passed the House and the Senate, following a deal between Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schuner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, which reinstates funding for three weeks, according to CNN Politics.

  • Flu season peaks

    Health departments around the state are reporting several deaths from influenza, including two children, as flu season gets into full swing.

    “We have widespread activity in Kentucky,” said Beth Fish, spokesperson for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. “At present, forty-nine states are reporting widespread influence. This season’s strain of flu can be extremely dangerous, or even deadly.”

    Fisher added that 59 deaths have been reported in Kentucky, including the two pediatric deaths.

  • Restaurant suffering after raid

    While law enforcement remains mum on raids at three Asian restaurants two weeks ago, the restaurants are suffering while they, too, wait for answers.

    At the latter restaurant Tuesday, Employee Jason Tang, cousin of the owner, Fu Zhong Tang, glanced forlornly at the warm food on the buffet table Shelbyville’s Asian Buffet, 89 Howard Drive in Shelbyville, while the restaurant remained largely empty.

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 18: Western Europe 1958: A tour to remember (continued)

    After visiting my father’s grave on May 11, 1958, my wife and I returned to Paris to meet Susanne’s good friend, whom she had not seen since leaving France many years before.

    Guillemette Dunoyer de Segonzac had attended a private girl’s school in Paris with my French-born wife, then Susanne de Charette.

  • Shelby drops heartbreaker to Moore

    Shelby County girls’ basketball dropped a buzzer-beater to visiting Moore Monday.

    With time expiring in the fourth quarter and the two teams tied at 43, Mustangs forward Stacia Hayes stepped through the lane and delivered a floating layup that found the bottom of the net as time expired, handing the Rockets the narrow two-point loss.

  • Titans win pair of weekend games

    Collins boys’ basketball picked up a pair of impressive wins over the weekend, with victories against Valley on Friday night, and a win over 8th Region contender Simon Kenton on Saturday morning.

    Collins 73, Simon Kenton 60

    The Titans hot weekend continued on Saturday afternoon, as Collins defeated a very talented Simon Kenton squad while shooting 50 percent from both the field and behind the arc.