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Today's News

  • Kuzmanovic granted shock probation

    A man who applied for shock probation after being incarcerated for nearly two years in connection with the death of a Louisville woman on Interstate 64 in May 2015, has had his request granted.

    Miroslav Kuzmanovic, 25, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter on June 6, 2016, in the death of Doris Wise, 71, who was killed when Kuzmanovic, who was driving a tractor-trailer, struck her 2006 Chevy in the rear.

  • Boyle County runs past Collins

    While Saturday night’s matchup between the Collins girls’ basketball team and Boyle County counted for little outside of wins and losses, the game went a long way in preparing the Titans for the upcoming 30th District Tournament.

    With a matchup against Spencer County on the docket for tonight, coach Sean Pigman was determined to get his team into action against a top-tier guard.

    Boyle (16-13) was ready to oblige with Utah State commit Emmie Harris.

  • CAL rides hot shooting to win over Collins

    A white-hot shooting night for Christian Academy-Louisville from behind the arc led to the Collins boys’ basketball team taking a tough loss Friday.

    The Centurions (21-9) drained eight of 14 attempts from deep, 57 percent, for the game.

    CAL also rode point guard Michael Woodward late, as Woodward finished the night a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, including nine points from behind the arc and five points in the final four minutes of regulation.

  • Shelby closes regular season with win

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team got a complete performance on both sides of the ball to close out its regular season with a win at Gallatin County on Thursday.

    The Rockets (7-21) logged four players in double-figures scoring, holding on to defeat the Wildcats (17-12) 58-52.

    T.J. Robinson led SCHS with 16 points, while Jordan Armstrong and Tre’ Stalnaker each chipped in 13.

  • West Middle academic team earns regional championship

    The West Middle School academic team competed in regional competition earlier this month at Bondurant Middle School in Frankfort against 18 other schools and emerged victorious with the regional championship. The win was only the second time in school history that West Middle has earned the regional title. The team will compete in the state finals in March.
    The Quick Recall team consisting of Callie Aitken, Trey Stansfield, Clay Hardigree, Jacob Sponel, James Terhune, Emma Swallows, Allen Wilson, Lily Jasper and Kira Pusateri finished third overall.

  • Housing market dips a bit last year

    In 2016, the county broke its 3-year trend in increasing home sales, with a slight dip.

    However, that picture is not completely gloomy – the total number of homes sold was down 2 percent but the number of people building new homes increased slightly, with 5 more residential building permits taken out than in 2015 for an increase of 3 percent. In addition, the average home price fell only slightly, at 2 percent.

  • DeSales makes late push past Shelby

    For three-and-a-half quarters, it looked as if the Shelby County boys’ basketball team was going to pull off an upset of DeSales on Senior Night.

    The Rockets (6-21) had held the visitors to just three baskets from behind the arc on 16 attempts, and was tied with the Colts (17-10) at 42 with less than six minutes to play.

    But a late push led by guard Jaxson Burgess lifted DeSales past SCHS, 63-54.

  • Collins dominates Central Hardin

    It didn’t take long for the Collins girls’ basketball team to take the lead over Central Hardin on Tuesday night, and the team kept that momentum up for a full 32 minutes.

    The Titans (18-11) jumped out to an 11-0 lead in just two minutes, and never looked back, stomping the Bruins (13-13) by a final score of 47-26.

    Collins’ dominance on Tuesday was not overly flashy; opting for a slower, more methodical pace on offense, combined with immense pressure on the defensive end.

  • Shelby guts out win at Ballard

    Following Shelby County’s 52-34 win at Ballard on Tuesday night, Rockets’ head coach Jason Holland was not happy with his team.

    Despite the 18 points separating his team and the Bruins (8-15), the coach found many flaws in his team’s final regular season performance.

  • Historic cemetery site lost forever

    A distraught Joseph Ruble took to social media last week to gather the opinions and thoughts of his Shelby County neighbors regarding the despoliation of an historical cemetery on property that once belonged to his family.