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Today's News

  • Shelby opens up fishing program

    While Shelby County’s newly KHSAA-certified bass fishing team may be in its growing stages, the unit has been gaining valuable experience out on the water.

    The team recently competed in its first tournament last Saturday, and will remain busy until the postseason begins on April 22.

  • Collins takes to the water

    In its first year of existence at the school, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has officially sanctioned the Collins’ bass fishing team for region and state competition.

    The team boasts 16 anglers fishing off of seven boats, and Collins has already taken part in competition this season, fishing in it’s first tournament on March 4.

  • Simpsonville to hold special meeting Wednesday
  • Shelby author’s novel hits the shelves

    Need something to perk up your romantic side?

    If a new adult erotica romance novel from a first time Shelbyville author doesn't do the trick, nothing will.

    Camilla Corder, who goes by the pen name C.L. Huff, smiles as she thumbs through her recently published novel Never Enough.

    "It’s pretty racy in certain spots," she said with a wicked grin. "When I say adult romance, if you are not eighteen years old, you should not pick up this book."

  • State investigating Shelby oil spill

    A large oil spill last week in western Shelby County is not likely to cause any harm to any livestock in the area, state officials says.

    “We haven’t seen any adverse affects on any animals,” said John Mura, spokesperson for the Kentucky Energy and Environmental Cabinet. “We haven’t seen anything detrimental to animals. As far as vegetation, I’m not sure.”

  • Three big innings lead Shelby past Grayson County

    Up 3-1 over Grayson County after three innings of play, Shelby County baseball was searching for a way to put the game out of reach.

    Michael Stivers and Caleb Collins were waiting on base when senior Brandon Davis stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the fourth.

    On the third pitch of the at-bat, Davis got a hold of the Grayson pitcher Hunter Schiarella’s fastball, roping it over the left centerfield wall and notching a five-run deficit over the visiting Cougars (2-7) and opening the offensive floodgates for the Rockets (3-6-1).

  • Collins splits weekend slate

    Collins High School split a home doubleheader Saturday, dropping a tight game in the first contest, 8-7, to Henry Clay but rebounding with a powerful 12-8 win over St. Henry in the afternoon.

    Two big innings were the key for the Titans (6-5) against St. Henry, as Collins scored 12 combined runs in the third and fourth frames to help lock up the win. Trevor Pitts, Mason Kuhl and Drew Goodlett combined for nine RBIs and six of the team’s 11 hits in the win.

  • Shelby earns a pair of wins at tournament

    The Shelby County softball team earned its first pair of tournament wins on the season at the Dixie Heights tournament on Saturday.

    The Rockets closed the day with a 10-4 shootout over Fairfield, Ohio to help secure its second and final victory of the weekend.

    “After Friday’s loss, it was good to rebound in a big way and get two good wins,” Rockets coach Kelly Cable said.

  • Lincoln Dinner brings out Republicans

    The seats were packed and the stomachs were filled at Claudia Sanders Dinner House Saturday evening as Shelby County Republicans gathered for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

    Attendees dined on the local fare while enjoying bluegrass tunes from Wild & Rare before a brief greeting from recently appointed new SCRP chair Tony Harover opened the event.

  • Collaborating for culture

    Several schools across Shelby County are joining forces this week to spread cultural awareness within the community.

    On Thursday evening from 6-7:30, students from Simpsonville, Clear Creek and Painted Stone elementary schools will join West Middle and Collins High schools in the Collins cafeteria for Cultural Night.