Today's News

  • Titans fall to Ballard at home, 12-1

    The Collins baseball team was not able to complete its contest with Simon Kenton on Saturday, with the game ending after three innings and being ruled a no-contest for both teams by KHSAA due to weather.

    Until the third inning, the Titans had built up a nice 2-0 lead, but the Pioneers came storming back in the second to knot it at 2.

    Then it literally started storming.

    The middle infield duo of second baseman Trevor Pitts and shortstop Drew Goodlett each plated an RBI apiece in the no-contest to allow the Titans to take an early advantage.

  • Shelbyville travel agency under suit

     A Shelbyville-based travel company is facing legal action following a multitude of complaints from several customers who say they are owed thousands for cancelled trips.

    According to a press release, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office, with assistance from the Shelby County Sherriff’s Office and the Louisville Better Business Bureau, is taking legal action against a Shelbyville-based Travel Crazy for allegedly canceling booked trips and failing to refund more than $91,000 to 40 customers.

  • Keep your garden beautiful and safe

     Spring has finally sprung – the birds are chirping and plants are blossoming.

    But in addition to all the beauty in nature, danger can be lurking in your own gardens.

    Walt Reichert, the horticulture technician at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office, said there are many plants that grow naturally in the area that can be toxic to animals and even humans, in some cases.

    So before you decide to plant, take consideration of any animals that might be hanging around your house, yard or farm.

  • West’s Stone earns Teacher Achievement Award for 2nd time

     The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2019 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA).  Joining the ranks once again this year is West Middle School’s Emmanuel “Manny” Stone. This is the second time in three years Stone has been named among the honorees.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - Budget for 2018-19 is $10.2m

    On Thursday, the Shelbyville City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance adopting the 2018-19 Fiscal Year Budget. 

    Topping off the ordinance, Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty delivered his annual budget address.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - District set for a night of recognitions

     Thursday evening’s Board of Education Meeting will be filled with recognitions as the district hosts its regularly scheduled meeting at Big Picture Learning Academy, located at the Shelby campus of the Jefferson Community and Technical College at 1361 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.  The meeting is set for 7 p.m. but those interested in attending might want to arrive early as a packed house is expected to turn out for a multitude of acknowledgements.

  • UPDATED: Shelby County Fire Department, KSP investigating fire as possible arson

    Two people died Sunday morning in a fire on Gloria Drive in Shelbyille, and Kentucky State Police and the Shelby County Fire Department are investigating for arson.

    The fire reportedly started around 8:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Gloria Drive, which is just east of Shelby County High School off of Frankfort Road. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found the house, garage and a vehicle on fire.

  • Titans rip Shelby in district rematch

    The Collins softball team must have taken its loss to rival Shelby County earlier this season to heart, as the Titans run-ruled the Rockets in six innings on Wednesday in a 12-2 win.

    Collins did something extremely efficiently that it was not able to muster in the April 25 meeting between the teams – hitting – rolling up 11 hits and scoring half of its runs in the first two innings to get ahead of SCHS early in regulation.

  • Shelby clinches top district seed

    Shelby County’s Caleb Collins might not be welcome back in Spencer County this year.

    One night after his walkoff RBI single gave the Rockets (11-9) the win over the Bears, Collins came through with three RBIs and a complete game on the mound to lead the Rockets to an 8-1 win at Spencer (7-10) Tuesday.

    The junior lowered his ERA to 2.81 on the season while moving to 1-2 in six starts, and pushing the Rockets to a 5-1 district record and the top overall seed headed into the postseason.

  • Titans close district play with win

    The Collins baseball team closed its district slate of games on a high note in Lawrenceburg on Tuesday, handily defeating Anderson County, 10-4.

    The win was an absolute thumping from the visiting Titans (14-10), as Collins plated seven runs by the end of the fourth inning and held the Bearcats (3-17) scoreless for much of the contest.

    For the season, senior pitcher Austin Ruble is 4-1 in five starts with a 1.84 ERA.