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Today's News

  • 30th District tournament set to begin Tuesday

    Following this weekend’s slate of games, Shelby County and Collins high schools will kick off the 30th District Tournament with games beginning on Tuesday night.

    On the boys’ side of the bracket, it will be the renewal of the crosstown rivalry between both schools in the third meeting of this season between the Titans and Rockets.

    SCHS has been on a tear, winning four of out of its previous six games and seemingly finding some footing on both ends of the floor.

  • A taxing chore

    It's been two weeks since most people received their W2s from their employers, and many ran to their tax preparers like a racehorse to the starting gate, but others, like a skittish thoroughbred, are balking at the chore.

    Tax prepares say those waiting are often those that owe money or are trying to prepare their own returns, both of which can be helped with a tax professional.

  • Rockets, Titans earn spots at state

    Both Shelby County and Collins’ swim teams turned in strong performances at the Region Swim Meet at Woodford County High School over the weekend and will be represented at the KHSAA State Swim Meet later this month.

    “Our swimmers swam well. They swam fast [over the weekend] to qualify and swam faster [in the championship round],” Swim coach Tom Coons said. “That is all you can ask as a coach. You go a personal best time when the pressure is on, and that shows excellent composure [as an athlete].”

  • Shelby picks up weekend wins

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team closed its season on a high note over the weekend, defeating a visiting North Oldham squad in host duty on Friday night before traveling to Williamstown on Saturday and picking up a win there as well.

    Shelby County 58, Williamstown 51

    A strong defensive effort allowed the Rockets (8-20) to officially close its season on a two-game winning streak, as SCHS topped Williamstown by seven points on Saturday.

  • Titans split tough slate

    A tough late stretch of games for Collins boys’ basketball continued over the weekend, as the Titans (19-8) split a pair of games against DeSales and Doss as the regular season winds down and the postseason begins.

    Doss 71, Collins 67 (overtime)

    The Titans fought tooth-and-nail to try and overcome Doss on Saturday night, but the Dragons found a way to overcome its opponent in the overtime period.

  • Rockets defeat Henry County

    After a tight halftime score saw Henry County leading Shelby County boys’ basketball by one-point, the Rockets took control of the second half on the way to a 71-65 win over the visiting Wildcats on Friday night.

    A smaller lineup, boasting four and even five guards at a time, gave Henry trouble, as the visiting team struggled to keep up with the speed and elusiveness of the Rockets.

  • Owen tops Collins

    A rough second quarter for Collins girls’ basketball came back to haunt the Titans in its Saturday trip to Owen County, as the host team came away with the 53-47 win.

    Collins (11-15) could only muster five points in the second, being outscored by six points in that frame alone, 11-5.

    Combine that an injury to its main interior presence in Mary-Clare Megibben after halftime, and the two factors ended up contributing to the six-point loss to the Rebels (16-8).

  • Southside students raise money for charities

    Southside Elementary School hosted its annual art night Thursday, raising more than $2,000 for local, state and national charities.

    Art teacher Michelle Thomas said a total of about 450 students participated, each grade level creating a different heart themed project for the “For the Love of Art” show.

    Each grade level also selected a charity to support.

  • Juvenile in custody after fatal stabbing in Cloverbrook
  • SCPS closed on Feb. 12 due to weather, will not be a SnoGo Day

    Shelby County Public Schools will be closed Feb. 12 after snow and ice blanketed the area over night.

    The cancellation, however, will not be a SnoGo Day but instead just a regular closed day.