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Today's News

  • Community stepping up after Shelbyville blaze

    Just one day after a horrific fire left a Bagdad family homeless; a Shelbyville family suffered a similar fate.

    When the Shelbyville Fire Department arrived at the scene of a house fire on 9th Street at 6:37 p.m. Friday, they found the structure engulfed in flames, said Shelbyville Fire Chief Kevin Baker.

    "When we arrived, flames had already gone through the roof and the fire was threatening to other houses nearby," he said.

  • Attempted murder charges stem from theft of $5

    An altercation Tuesday morning over $5 ended with shots fired, schools on nearby Rocket Lane going into lockdown, and one person charged with four counts of attempted murder.

    Chase Wills, 18, of New Albany, Ind., is lodged at the Shelby County Detention Center, charged with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a defaced firearm and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Shorthanded Titans defeat South Oldham

    With forward Dominique Turner still missing time due to an illness, the Collins boys’ basketball team relied heavily on Charlie Cochran and the team’s bench in Monday’s game against South Oldham.

    And the Titans (14-3) got just that, defeating the Dragons 71-65.

  • Collins picks up 2 wins over weekend

    With guards Nick Fort and Jacob Feltner missing extended time due to injury, and forward Dominique Turner out with an illness, the Collins boys’ basketball team received an extremely efficient performance from Charlie Cochran to help vanquish Grant County (8-8) in overtime Saturday.

    The senior forward posted his second consecutive double-double in as many days, scoring 25 points on 71 percent shooting and grabbing 12 of the team’s 34 rebounds to help lead the Titans (13-3) to the 59-51 victory.

  • Rockets drop tough game at Anderson

    Despite drawing first blood against Anderson County on Friday night, the Shelby County boys’ basketball team could not hold the Bearcats for a full four quarters.

    The Rockets (3-11) grabbed a quick 2-0 lead to start the game thanks to a back door cut from senior guard Jordan Armstrong, but it would be the team’s final lead of the game as Anderson (10-4) outscored SCHS 64-51 to grab the district win.

    Armstrong led the Rockets in scoring with 14 points and pulled down six rebounds in the contest.

  • Titans drop district game to Spencer County

    A sloppy game from both Collins and Spencer County girls’ basketball teams found the Titans on the wrong end of the scoreboard on Friday night.

    Although they forced 17 turnovers, Collins committed 18 turnovers of its own in the 57-44 loss.

    Spencer County used a big second half, scoring 36 points to finally pull away.

  • Collins, Shelby finish 3rd, 4th at swim meet

    Both the Collins and Shelby County swim teams took to the pool Wednesday for the first time since the Christmas break and finished in the top-four behind teams from Boyle County and Danville.

    On the girls’ side of the team standings, Collins earned a third-place finish with 211 points behind winner Boyle County, which ended with 298.5 points.

    Shelby County slotted right behind the Titans, with 128 points.

  • House fire displaces family on 9th Street

    Just one day after a horrific fire left a Bagdad family homeless; a Shelbyville family suffered a similar fate.

    When the Shelbyville Fire Department arrived at the scene of a house fire on 9th Street at 6:37 p.m. Friday, they found the structure engulfed in flames, said Shelbyville Fire Chief Kevin Baker.

    "When we arrived, flames had already gone through the roof and the fire was threatening to other houses nearby," he said.

  • Outlet Shoppes gets new manager

    Debbie Griesinger arrived at her job as mall manager of the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass just in time to celebrate the holidays.

    Now’s that she’s rung in the New Year, she said she plans to kick her long-range vision for the mall into high gear.

  • Couple flees after burglar tries to get in bed

    A Louisville man has been arrested after breaking in a house and ordering the homeowners at gunpoint to let him get in bed with them, police say.

    Alexander J. Lee, 26, is charged with first-degree burglary and four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    The incident happened shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday when Lee unlawfully entered the couple’s home at 618 3rd St., according to a Shelbyville Police Report.