Today's News

  • Rockets clinch district title with win over Collins

    The Shelby County High School football team wrapped up its second straight district title with its second straight win over rival Collins High School Friday.

  • Rockets, Titans impress on the field

    Although Collins High School may not have been happy with the result, the Shelby County-Collins game last Friday was full of impressive performances.

    Several Rockets and Titans made individual statements in the game with their play, and left lasting impressions on fans and coaches.

    Despite struggling to the throw the ball, Collins’ running back NaSean Roseberry put on a show and made the most of every carry, ending up with 147 yards and a score on just 14 attempts.

  • Rockets get asterisk win over Bullitt East

    The Shelby County High School football team is now 8-1 this season, after being awarded a 1-0 forfeit win over Bullitt East.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association ruled on Saturday that Chargers’ kicker Christian Foster was deemed ineligible due to not completing the required number of practices, giving the Rockets its eighth win of the season.

    Foster converted all eight of her extra point attempts in the game, and recovered a fumble on an onside kick in the game on Sept. 16.

  • Hallo-week

    With the anticipation of costumes, parties, tricks and treats building in their hearts, kids across the nation are counting down the days until Halloween on Monday.  But kids – and kids at heart – in Shelby County don’t have to wait another five days for the fun to start.  Some Halloween related activities and events have already kicked off the holiday in the region and many are offered tonight and throughout the week leading up to the grand finale of Trick-or-Treating across the county on October 31.



  • New board member at Centro Latino

    Dan Feeser has come on board as Centro Latino’s newest board member.

    Feeser, who is director of engineering/innovation for Diageo North America, relocated to Shelbyville for the new Bulleit Distillery project on Benson Pike.

    He said that he and his wife have enjoyed living in Shelbyville so much that he has decided to retire here after completing this year’s Leadership Shelby program, giving him a chance to redirect his energy into making Shelby County an even better place to live.

  • New cops on the beat

    Three new police officers are on the job at the Shelbyville Police Department; all fresh from the police academy.

    The three new officers graduated from the academy on a Friday and began at Shelbyville P.D. the following Monday, said Shelbyville Police Chief Danny Goodwin.

    “They all graduated from the police academy on October seventh, and they have started their training with us,” said Goodwin.

    The academy consists of 23 weeks of training at Eastern Kentucky University.

  • Men with a mission



    For the past half-century, Bobby Hudson and Marshall Long have worked side by side to expand the industrial climate in Shelby County.

    They have been together so long they may be losing their separate identities, what with having birthdays only one day apart, on Saturday and Sunday, joked Hudson.

    “Mine is on the [October] twenty-second; his is the twenty-third,” he said.

    Both will be 80 years old this weekend, although Marshall said he isn’t owning up to that.

  • Leadership Shelby under new leadership

    For the first time in 15 years, Leadership Shelby has a new person at the helm that has been a board member of the organization since graduating from the program herself in 2012.

    MaryAnn Gramig took over as executive director in July, replacing longtime director Rosemary Riggs who retired the previous month.

    “It’s been going great so far,” she said, adding that Riggs has since provided some invaluable advice.

  • Collins defeats Shelby for district title

    In an all-Shelbyville final for the District 30 championship, the Collins High School volleyball team defeated Shelby County three sets to one to clinch the district title on Tuesday night.

    “We were solid at times, and inconsistent at others,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “I’ll give all the credit to Shelby County, they played hard.”

    “I thought we played amazing,” SCHS coach Kristen Kapp said. “This is a complete one-eighty from where we were in August. I’m very, very proud of them.”

  • Collins falls to Oldham County

    The Collins boys soccer team faced off against a top-ranked Oldham County squad on Tuesday night, and came up just short, falling 4-1 in the second round of the Region 8 tournament.

    “Obviously a tough loss ended our season,” Collins coach Jamil Shalash said. “Oldham County is a very good team. We had a good bit of control, we just couldn’t get it in the net.”

    Early in the contest, the Titans did a good job of dictating the pace at which the game moved, notching four shots on goal and limiting the Pioneers offense.