Today's News

  • Board approves school redistricting

    The redistricting plan to balance the enrollment of Shelby County High School and the future Martha Layne Collins High School was approved by the Shelby County School Board on Thursday.

    The Osprey Cove-Cloverbrook Farms and Autumn Ridge areas are switching from West to East attendance areas, which will have students in those locations attending East Middle and Shelby County high School starting with the 2010-2011 school year.

  • Painted Stone performs above the rest

    The Kentucky Core Contest Tests results and Annual Yearly Progress report showed that all nine Shelby County Public Schools are well on their way to reaching the state’s academic index goal of 100 by 2014.  But one school already has crushed the target. At the Sept.

  • School budget has uneasy balance

    The Shelby County school district presented its tentative budget during Thursday's school board meeting, taking its second look at what 2010-2011 should look like.

    The first budget, the draft budget, was prepared in late January, and the final version, the working budget, will be finished in the fall, once the final enrollment numbers are known.

  • Collins 49, SCHS 7: Total domination

    The new rivalry began with a rout.


    Collins shellacked Shelby County, 49-7, in the first meeting between Shelby County's two public high schools – one new, one old – Friday night in front of an overflow crowd at Titans Stadium.


    Collins senior quarterback Branden Cresap passed for four touchdowns and engineered scoring drives on each of the Titans’ first seven possessions. Cresap, the leading passer in Class 4A, completed 19 of 30 throws – including touchdowns of 3, 13, 12 and 70 yards – for 273 yards.

  • Shelby vs. Collins was brother vs. brother

    Friday night’s first football game between Shelby County and Collins high schools pitted former teammates against each other.

    It pitted friend against friend.

    And, in at least one instance, it pitted brother against brother.

    Logan Forrest is a senior linebacker for the Rockets. His younger brother, Landon, is a freshman wide receiver/defensive back for the Titans. It's an odd situation to say the least, but not so, said the brothers.

  • WICHE: Propagating trees from seed

    Some plants are prolific, and some are not.

    Dandelion seeds float through the air and disperses far and wide in spring or summer. Hundreds of tiny seeds burst from the spent blooms of cleome as a sphinx moth feeds at dusk. And you can just walk past some hairy cress, and millions of seed burst forth from the draft!

  • Biomedical sciences added at SCHS


  • Tennessee man dies in I-64 crash

  • EARLIER: Boys district soccer: Titans get second chance at South Oldham

    TAYLORSVILLE – Collins blew out host Spencer County. 10-1. on the opening night of the boys 16th District Soccer Tournament and earned a chance at some R&R -- redemption and revenge -- with a semifinal match-up South Oldham, the state's second-ranked team.

    That game is scheduled for 7:30 tonight, with the winner scheduled to play in the final on Wednesday.

  • Taylorsville man dies in single-car crash

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