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Today's News

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - Architects to present report on new school

     On Thursday, SCPS school board members will hear a report from Studio Kremer Architects on the new Marnel C. Moorman School to be developed south of Collins High School on Discovery Boulevard.

    Also at the meeting, board members will consider approval for the construction documents and release for bids for the new school, pending final review and approval by Superintendent James Neihof and Kentucky Department of Education.

  • Shelbyville to help SCPS with road, and annex school property

     On Thursday the Shelbyville City Council quickly approved a resolution for the acquisition of a section of property northeast of Collins High School and construction of a road that will connect Midland Industrial Drive with a road to be constructed by Shelby County Public Schools

    The surprising part about the move was that it also included a request from SCPS on the annexation of the school district’s property, which includes Collins High School and the soon to be built Marnel Moorman School.

  • Titans take three straight

    The Collins baseball team closed a three-game home stand on Friday and Monday nights, going 3-0 in those games and bringing its season record to 5-6.

    Despite Collins’ bats outpacing the competition by a combined score of 21-6, head coach Mike Hammond said the Titans’ pitching set the pace.

    “We had three really well pitched games by Austin Ruble, Evan Payne and Cam Mattingly,” Hammond said. “They all three commanded the strikes zone of all three pitches and set the tempo early in each game.”

  • Shelby drops weekend set

    Shelby County softball took a trio of tough losses this weekend against quality teams in Ryle, Grayson County and Jeffersontown to put the Rockets at a 3-4 record on the season.

    The Grayson County and Ryle losses came on Friday at the Vernon Bibb Memorial Showcase, while the contest against J-Town was held on Monday.

    Jeffersontown 13,Shelby County 9

    A wild first few innings between J-Town and Shelby led to a hitting clinic between the teams on Monday night, as it the Chargers (2-3) came away with a four-run win.

  • Rockets close out Memphis tourney

    Shelby County baseball ended its slate of games in Memphis with a 9-0 loss at the hands of Bartlett, Tenn. on Friday.

    The Rockets (1-5) could not find a way to get on base against a complete game performance by Panthers’ pitcher and University of Southern Mississippi signee Chris Braswell.

    The Barlett hurler allowed just two hits in seven innings of work against SCHS, striking out seven batters and walking only one.

  • Collins falls at Butler

    A strong hitting performance by host Butler and several defensive mistakes committed by Collins ended with the Titans taking a tough 9-2 loss at the hands of the Bears on Monday night in Louisville.

    Butler (4-2) outfielder Alyssa Brock made the most of her plate appearances in the victory, going 2-3 and accruing four RBIs at the plate to help hand Collins its first loss of the year.

  • Mt. Eden Road construction plans on tap – again

    Lawmakers said they are optimistic about the chances of the Mount Eden Road construction project surviving the axe this time.

    The longtime project, which has been cut time after time from road plans over the past decade, is once again slated to get underway.

    The project is included in the 2018-2020 Biennial Highway Construction Plan that was released Monday, but Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelby County) said it didn’t start out that way.

  • Showcasing Shelby County

    Mark your calendars for Saturday – that’s when the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will present its 16th annual Community Showcase.

    The event will be hosted at Collins High School again this year from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The event features local businesses that put up booths each year, full of literature and other information on their products and services.

    Kris Hayden, president of the chamber, said the event has already sold out of vendor spots with 60.

  • Novel event

    An upcoming Chamber of Commerce event will give the public the chance to meet some of the county’s local authors.

    This year the Shelby Showcase, to be hosted at Collins High School on April 14, will include a book fair featuring 20 local authors of all types of genres, said Jack Brammer, a member and past president of the Shelby County Historical Society, the entity from which the idea for the fair originated.

  • Forging Phase III of the trail