Today's News

  • Titans drop a pair of games over weekend

    The Collins High School girls’ basketball team dropped two games on as many nights over the weekend, bringing the Titans record to 0-3 early in the season.

    “Saturday was a quick turnaround against another very good team,” Titans coach Sean Pigman said. “We were competitive, but kind of ran out of gas. We didn’t shoot the ball well, but our kids have never quit and understand these tough games and schedule will pay off if they keep working.”

  • Titans split back-to back over weekend

    The Collins High School boys’ basketball team split a pair of games over the weekend, to open the season 1-1.

    The Titans win came on the road at Gallatin County on Saturday, as Collins defeated the Wildcats (2-1) by a score of 55-51.

  • Rockets still searching for 1st win

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team dropped its third consecutive game in the 60-58 loss to Clay County at home Saturday.

    SCHS coach Ken Cates says that while the team has gotten off to a slow start, his players knew the beginning of the season would be tough.

  • KY 55 crash claims 2

    A woman and a child are dead after a two-vehicle crash at KY 55 and Old Brunerstown Road at 6:51 p.m. Friday night which injured three others, said police.

    Kayla Weiver, 18, of Taylorsville was pronounced dead at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, and Dennis Chapman, 19 months, was pronounced dead at Norton's Children's Hospital by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis: A crisis of the greatest magnitude

    Editor’s note: This column was originally published on May 1, 2009, and is being republished because of the recent death of former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

    General David M. Shoup, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, a friend of mine, had more serious challenges to face in 1962. Before that year was out, a crisis of the greatest magnitude had developed.

    Soviet missile bases in Cuba

  • Shooting suspect identified in break-in at Simpsonville Baptist


  • Parks program earns award

    Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation has been recognized for having an outstanding program of children’s camps.

    The park received the Outstanding Program of the Year Award at the annual Kentucky Recreational and Park Society conference Nov. 16.

    Park Program Director Jeff Ware said that he and other park staff were very appreciative of the award.

    “We are pretty proud of it, it’s always a good thing when a program is recognized on a state level,” he said.

  • Angel tree to serve 300 children

    The good news is that the Angel Tree program, which provides toys for children in need at Christmas time, is up and running after an uncertain beginning this holiday season.

    But unfortunately, less than 300 children are being served, compared to three times that many last year, said officials from the Salvation Army, the entity that puts on the event each year.

  • Titans take 1st in home meet

    The Collins High School swim team turned in a very strong performance in both boys and girls competitions at Wednesday’s meet held at the Family Activity Center.

    The Titans boys’ team took first place over teams from surrounding counties with a final tally of 262 points, 51 points ahead of visiting Oldham County.

    Collins earned the majority of its points from first and second place finishes during competition.

  • Shelby dominates Fairdale for first win

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team picked up its first victory of the season in a dominating fashion over Fairdale, 67-35.

    Despite picking up the win by an impressive 32-point margin, head coach Jason Holland saw improvements that need to be made in the Rockets’ (1-0) play.

    SCHS committed 19 turnovers in the win, but Holland chalks some of the mistakes up to an alignment error and some eagerness during the first game of the year.