Today's News

  • No extension for Kentucky for REAL ID

    Uncertainty hangs in the air over Kentucky after an announcement that the federal government has denied the state's request for a 1-year extension that would have allowed more time to come into compliance with federal security regulations for driver’s licenses and other types of identification.

  • New McDonald’s opens in Simpsonville

    Shelby County’s newest McDonald’s restaurant – the county’s 4th – opened with a bang Thursday in Simpsonville, with lots of promotions and a lot of enthusiasm from employees.

    “We’re very excited; we’re getting everything ready to open first thing in the morning,” said Chef Manager Kenny King Wednesday afternoon.

    The new restaurant, owned by Frank Ward, is located at 1101 Buck Creek Road at the I-64 interchange.

  • Shelby falls to Anderson in district opener

    The Shelby County High School boys’ soccer team attempted to make a comeback against Anderson County on Tuesday night, but could not complete the deed.

    “We were controlling the tempo of the game,” SCHS coach Michael Hornback said. “We had the worst luck you could imagine tonight. That’s what it really boils down to – bad luck – but some great looks.”

  • Collins edges out Atherton

    The Collins High School volleyball team sent its seniors out in style with win over Atherton in the team’s final home game.

    “It was one of those nights that were very emotional, senior night,” Collins coach Cary Clark said.

    The Titans began the match with a fast start, taking the first two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-19.

    “[The seniors] put their emotions aside and played the first two sets really well,” Clark said. “It was a full team effort.”

  • Shelby County looks for leg up in district

    Coming off of the 40-14 destruction of North Oldham, the Shelby County High School football team will hit the road tonight to take on district foe Spencer County.

    “We as a team feel good confidence-wise heading into Spencer,” Shelby coach Todd Shipley said. “We’re pretty much in a playoff mode from here on out, and it should be a great game.”

    The Bears (6-2, 2-1 district) suffered a surprise loss at the hands of Franklin County last Friday by a score of 48-35.

  • Titans take on winless Mustangs

    Tonight, the Collins High School football team will hit the road to take on a winless North Oldham team.

    The Mustangs (0-8) are most recently coming off a 40-14 loss to Shelby County on Friday.

    Collins coach Jerry Lucas has stressed to his team this week not to overlook the Mustangs, due to the postseason implications of tonight’s game.

    “We feel like if we win this game, it will give us a good chance of making the playoffs,” Lucas said. “The bottom line is, it’s huge for us.”

  • Collins upends Rockets in district opener

    In the opening round of the 30th District girls’ soccer tournament, Collins High School defeated Shelby County 6-1.

    The goals came from the Titans early and often, with Braelyn Gantt finding the back of the net just 46 seconds into the game.

  • Titans rally, advance to district title game

    When the Collins High School boys’ soccer team went down 2-1 to Spencer County in the opening round of the 30th District Tournament on Monday night, the team never panicked.

    The Titans rallied in the second half with a goal from Wilber Cabrera to knot the contest at 2-2, before heading into a golden goal overtime.

    With 49 seconds remaining in the sudden death period, sophomore midfielder Rahim Shalash found the back of the net to help Collins advance to the championship round on Thursday night.

  • Rockets gallop past Mustangs, 40-14

    On Friday, the Shelby County High School football team ran past the visiting North Oldham Mustangs, 40-14.

    The Mustangs (0-8) are still winless this season after being trounced by the Rockets (5-2) both offensively and defensively.

    Just six minutes into first quarter, North Oldham’s Bryce Webb connected with running back Conner Newhouse for a 74-yard touchdown pass. But that would be nearly all the offense for North Oldham until the Mustangs found the end zone again with just 12 seconds remaining in the third frame.

  • Bruins top Titans in shootout

    Wide receiver Dalton Maggard cannot be stopped.

    Just a week after breaking the Titans school record for receiving yards against Franklin County, the Collins pass catcher hauled in 12 balls for 263 yards and three touchdowns in the Titans 47-39 loss to Central Hardin.

    “I thought [Dalton] Maggard had a really good game receiving,” Collins coach Jerry Lucas said. “He and Payton Hawk were finding openings and were really taking advantage.”