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Today's News

  • My Marine Corps Journal 1937-1942, Part 18: A 'parachutist' returns to the sea

    March 12, 1941

  • County to buy new ambulance

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Shelby County Fiscal Court, magistrates approved purchasing several new vehicles for various departments.

    Magistrates approved a bid for a new ambulance and other EMS equipment upon the recommendation of Emergency Services Director Jeff Ivers.

    The court had given Ivers the go-ahead to advertise for bids at the last meeting on Oct. 4, as well as stretchers and mounting equipment.

  • Dishing with candidates

    If you’re in the mood for an evening of good food with some political conversation thrown in, a chili and bean supper Saturday night should fill the bill nicely.

    Shelbyville Fire and Rescue will host “Meet the Candidates,” from 5 to 8 p.m. at Station No. 2 on Clubhouse Drive behind White Castle, said Beth Williams, administrative assistant to Fire Chief Kevin Baker.

  • Collins downs Carroll in region opener

    The Collins High School boys’ soccer team advanced to the second round of the 8th Region Tournament with a 4-2 victory over Carroll County on Monday night.

    “We got the win, and while it’s comforting in certain ways, but we played a little sloppy,” Collins coach Jamil Shalash. “I was concerned with them being out of routine due to the fall break, and you could see it.”

    The Titans surged out to a 3-0 lead over the Panthers, thanks to goals from Arturo Reyes-Avila, Kevin Lanham, and Wilber Cabrera.

  • Shelby County sweeps Anderson

    The Shelby County High School volleyball team is moving on to the 30th District championship match after edging out Anderson County on Monday night.

    “I was glad we won, and it’s going to take more than that [on Tuesday night],” coach Kristen Kapp said. “I think its really hard to beat a team three times, especially in their home gym, so I was happy with it, but they’re going to have to pick it up [on Tuesday].”

  • Titans handle Bears in straight sets

    The Collins High School volleyball team will advance to the District 30 Championship match after dominating Spencer County on Monday night.

    “I didn’t think we played impressively,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “We got out to a big lead in the first set, and that was detrimental, because my girls kind of shut down at that point.”

    The Titans handled the Bears in all three sets, winning by scores of 25-11, 25-16, and 25-13.

  • Rockets run through Spencer County

    Down 24-14 heading into halftime, the Shelby County football team could have closed shop and took its first district loss.

    Instead, the Rockets (6-2, 3-0 district) came out of the break and pounded Spencer County (6-3, 2-2 district) into submission for the final two quarters of play.

    SCHS put up 48 points over the final 24 minutes of the game to double-up the Bears 62-31, and pick up Shelby’s sixth win of the season.

  • Collins airs out Mustangs, 54-22

    As the old adage goes, records are made to be broken.

    For the third consecutive week, the Collins High School football team has set yet another school record, this time for passing yards in a game.

    Quarterback J.R. Lucas only needed to complete 15 of his 23 attempts to rack up 460 yards passing, adding in five touchdowns and an interception through the air.

    The Titans (5-3) made quick work of the North Oldham Mustangs (0-9) by a score of 54-22.

  • Titans season ends at Simon Kenton

    The Collins High School girls’ soccer team had its season ended with a 10-0 loss to Simon Kenton on Monday night.

    The Titans struggled to get anything going on either side of the ball, as it was dominated in the loss to the Pioneers.

    Head coach Steve Nash could not be reached for comment following the conclusion of the match.

    With the loss, Collins season ends at a record of 6-8-3.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Board hears update on district’s goals

    In March the Shelby County Board of Education established their annual goals and on Thursday Chief Academic Officer Susan Dugle shared with the board a final review of those goals.

    According to the data presented, the results were hit and miss.