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Today's News

  • Shelby shows strong in fishing tourney

    At its biggest contending field thus far, Shelby County bass fishing is making a name for itself as a contending team in the state.

    More than 400 fishermen and 200 boat captains competed in the Student Angler Federation State Tournament at Lake Cumberland on April 1, with SCHS anglers Dylan Steinmiller and Chandler Meadows earning a 26th place finish at the event.

    Shelby fishing coach Craig Slaughter says the tournament went a long way in solidifying the team’s confidence heading into the KHSAA postseason.

  • Collins middle school team to compete at world competition

    The newly formed middle school VEX Robotics team at Collins is already making waves.

    Coach Tim Oltman said not only is this the first year the district has had a middle school team, but thanks to their competitive drive this will be the first year the district will send a team to the World Championship.

  • No arrest in shooting

    There have been no arrests in a Shelbyville shooting early Friday morning, which sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries.

    Maj. Istvan Kovacs said that at 3:14 a.m., police responded to a call of a shooting at Lynne Acres Apartments.

    Two people were taken to the University of Louisville with nonthreatening injures and were treated and released, he said.

    “Shelbyville detectives have identified several persons of interest and continue to investigate the incident,” he said.

  • Louisville man indicted for manslaughter

    A Louisville man has been indicted in connection with a 2016 fatal accident on Taylorsville Road in Shelby County.

    On Sept. 2, David E. Moore Jr., 33, struck a vehicle driven by Julie Hedden Mundt, 57, also of Louisville, resulting in her death at the scene.

    The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the 6000 block of Taylorsville Road, when Moore, who was traveling north on Taylorsville Road in a 1997 Mercedes, crossed the center line and struck Mundt's 2013 Toyota.

  • Church news: April 7, 2017

    Greater Shelby County Ministerial Coalition

  • Lex Cath edges out Collins late

    Good pitching beats good hitting.

    The Collins baseball team is familiar with that mantra after being limited to just four hits and one run in the team’s 2-1 loss to Lexington Catholic on Tuesday night.

    Led by University of Kentucky-signee Trip Lockhart, the Lexington (6-4-1) product struck out six Titans and allowed no earned runs in the win over Collins (7-7).

  • Shelby falls to Meade in five innings

    The weather may have been a metaphor for Shelby County baseball in its matchup with Meade County on Wednesday afternoon.

    With navy-tinted storm clouds creeping in overhead, the Rockets notched just two hits – off the bats of infielders Mitchell Stivers and Tyler Stinson – en route to a 15-0 run-rule defeat at the hands of the Green Wave at Christian Academy-Louisville.

  • Headfirst wraps triathlon series

    This weekend, Headfirst Performance will host its third and final triathlon event beginning at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville.

    The event will consist of a 400-yard swim, 16-mile bike race, and finally, a five-kilometer run to complete the Shelbyville Triathlon Series, which began on February 26.

    “This is the longest distance event that we have done,” Headfirst Performance owner Todd Heady said. “You don’t have to particularly do the other races in the series, it’s open to anyone who wants to do it.”

  • Lawmakers look at concussion issues

    Kentucky lawmakers took time to focus on student-athlete safety this session, specifically focusing on concussions with House Bill 241.

    The bill requires a licensed physician to check student-athletes who suffer head injuries before returning to action. If no physician is available on site, the athlete may not participate in practice or a game until an evaluation is given.

    Both Collins and Shelby County high schools were already in position to follow the new rules, haven previously taken steps to have trainers and doctors on the sideline.

  • Shelbyville is 4th healthiest in Kentucky

    Shelby County once again finds itself as one of the healthiest counties in the state.

    For the second year in a row Shelby County has been ranked the 4th healthiest county in Kentucky in the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, released by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    Shelby has remained near the top after making a substantial jump from 2012, when the county came in 9th place, following a rising trend, coming in 12th in 2011 and 22nd in 2010.