Today's News

  • Swim teams to celebrate senior night

    Swim teams from both Shelby County and Collins high schools will honor its outgoing seniors tonight, as Senior Night takes place at the Shelbyville Family Activity Center.

    With several athletes having been with the swim programs for both high schools, the Titans and Rockets will recognize the nine combined seniors before the meet kicks off.

    SCHS has three final-year swimmers that will be honored, in Sean Gilpatrick, Isaac Waurio and Dustin Clausen.

  • Hoops teams are rested, ready to run

    Thanks to several inches of snow and some incredibly poor timing on the part of the weather, both Shelby County and Collins’ basketball teams have had nearly a week off since last competing, and the break could not have come at a better time for all four teams.

    When it comes to the Rockets and Titans girls’ teams, both units have experienced injuries to key pieces throughout this season, and it has affected each squad’s ability to compete for seeding in the 30th District Tournament coming late in February.

  • UPDATED: Shelby County Public Schools will return to school on a two-hour delay for Thursday Jan. 18

    Shelby County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for Thursday Jan. 18.

    For more information, visit the district's website at www.shelby.kyschools.us.

  • Titan, Rocket boys take 1st and 2nd

    Both Collins and Shelby County swim teams hit the pool for the first time since the end of winter break, showing no rust at all as the boys and girls’ teams from each school turned in top-two performances.

    In the boys’ standings, it was the Titans taking first place with a team score of 277, while the Rockets ended the night in second-place with 226.

    Collins was anchored by the personal best times from Jackson Stewart and Ezekiel Metz in the 100-yard breaststroke, which finished first and second respectively in the race.

  • Titans score season-high 89 in win over South Oldham

    The Collins boys’ basketball team had a banner night Tuesday, scoring a season-best 89 points and defeating a solid South Oldham team on the road. The win was the first time the Titans topped the 80-point barrier since its season-opening win over Harrison County.

  • Collins, Shelby square off in final scheduled matchup

    With the final scheduled meetings between both Shelby County and Collins girls and boys basketball teams tonight at Collins fans are in for big show.

    Both games should be highly competitive contests as the Titans and Rockets are continuing to jockey for higher seeding in the 30th District tournament, which will kick off in late February.


    Coming into the girls’ contest, Shelby County and Collins may be heading in opposite directions as far as the season goes.

  • Shelby County Public Schools will operate on SnoGo for Jan. 16

    Shelby County Public Schools announced Monday night that it will operate on a SnoGo day for Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to inclement weather that continued to blanket the region Monday and into Tuesday morning.

    Snow continued to fall Monday night and forecasts called for an additional 1-3 inches of snow before school was scheduled to begin Tuesday. This is the district's second straight SnoGo day and third of 2018. 

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 17: Western Europe 1958: A tour to remember (continued)

    Berlin and Mayor Brandt

    From Bonn, the de facto capital of the Federal Republic of Germany, we were flown into West Berlin, then an Allied portion of a divided city. West Berlin was separated by 100 miles from the eastern border of West Germany and only accessible by land by narrow rail and highway corridors. It consisted of the American, British, and French occupation sectors established in 1945. It was, however, a de facto part of West Germany. At the same time, East Berlin, occupied and administered by the Soviet Union, was the de facto capital of East Germany.

  • Shelby County’s rally falls short

    Despite a valiant second half comeback effort, Shelby County boys’ basketball could not find a way to put away district foe Anderson County Friday.

    After scoring no points in the first quarter and six points as a team in the second frame, the Rockets (2-12) came out of the halftime break trailing 22-6 but with a more up-tempo style of offense, and it paid dividends as SCHS gave the visiting Bearcats (5-8) all it could handle.

  • Titans earn pair of weekend road wins

    Collins 75, Grant County 56

    The Titan boys’ basketball team closed out its slate of fantastic weekend performances with a 19-point drubbing of 8th Region foe Grant County on Saturday afternoon.

    Guard Jacob Feltner was feeling it on offense, scoring a game-high 23 and knocking down five of his six shot attempts from three-point range, 83 percent.