Today's News

  • Hackworths honored at Mid-Continent

    Cayla R. Hackworth and Timothy D. Hackworth of Shelbyville were among several students from Mid-Continent University recently inducted as members of Sigma Beta Delta, an organization that recognizes students who have attained superior academic scholarship in business programs. It has more than340 chapters in 47 states and three other countries.

  • Matthews on Vanderbilt dean’s list

    David Baxter Matthews of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list at Vanderbilt University. He is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science and majors in political science and economics. He is the son of Melissa and Charlie Matthews of Shelbyville.

  • Joshua Fast receives 10 years in jail for his role in shooting

    The sentencing Monday of Joshua Fast of Crestwood has closed a sad chapter in the life of a Shelbyville family whose son was shot and killed on Brown Avenue nearly three years ago.

    Shelby County Circuit Judge Chuck Hickman sentenced Fast to 10 years in prison – 5 each for reckless homicide and second-degree burglary – for his participation in the events surrounding the death of David Fletcher of Shelbyville.

  • SCHS Senior Awards Night


    Phi Beta Kappa Book

    Alyssa Anderson

    DAR Citzenship Awards

    Katelyn McNew

    Kiwanis Best All-Around Senior Female

    Michaela Manley

    Rotary Best All-Around Senior Male

    Lane Taylor

    Female Athlete of the Year

    Michaela Manley

    Male Athlete of the Year

    Quinten Cottrell

  • Collins Senior Awards Night

    Senior Awards

    DAR Citizenship Award

    Lindsay Tripp


    Tanner Smith


    Lindsay Tripp

    Kiwanis Best All-Around Senior Female

    Lindsay Tripp

    Rotary Best All-Around Senior Male

    Branden Cresap

    Female Athlete of the Year

    Kristina Gramig

    Male Athlete of the Year

  • Sports Bulletin Board: June 3, 2011

    Collins-West Middle Sports Fair
    There will be a Collins-West Middle Sports Fair from 6-8:30 p.m. tonight at Titans Stadium. You’ll be able to meet coaches from both schools, get tryout and camp information as well as sports physical forms. There will also be representatives from area youth leagues, wellness and fitness programs and summer sports camps. Former University of Kentucky basketball player, and author, Mark Krebs will also be on hand.   
    Realtors golf scramble

  • COOK: On tap: All-Star preview, Card Caravan

    You can get a sneak peak of the Kentucky All-Star boys’ basketball team Monday night at Anderson County High School.
    The Kentucky All-Stars, who are guided by Bearcats Coach Glen Drury, will scrimmage the state’s junior all-stars at 6:30 p.m. at the school in Lawrenceburg. That will be a warm-up for next weekend, when the Kentucky All-Stars will take on their Indiana counterparts June 10 at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall in Louisville and the next night at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

  • Athlete of the week: He was No. 1 in more ways than just his uniform

    Tyler Tipton wore the No. 1 for Collins’ baseball team this season.
    And it could have stood for the one thing Collins Coach Roy Bailey knew he’d always get from the senior shortstop.
    “Tyler came to play every day,” Bailey said. “He has been a consistent, all-state- caliber player for us all year at shortstop.”

  • Regional semis: Titans rally to victory again

    INDEPENDENCE – Sydney Cloyd’s second chance gave the Collins softball team its first chance at an 8th Region title.
    With two outs in the top of the sixth inning and the Titans trailing Grant County, 4-1, Tuesday night in the 8th Region semifinal, Cloyd, a freshman designated hitter, popped a foul ball near the screen just to the right of home plate.
    Braves first baseman Kayla Cummins and catcher Sierra Sydnor converged, and Cummins corralled the ball, after bobbling it a couple times, while up against the screen.

  • Datebook: June 3, 2011

    Public meetings
    Shelby County Fiscal Court meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington St. Tuesday.
    Simpsonville City Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Simpsonville City Hall.