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  • A 3-point first quarter dooms Rockets

    The Shelby County girls’ basketball team couldn’t overcome another slow start Tuesday night.

    Host Western Hills outscored the Rockets, 17-3, in the first quarter on its way to a 54-29 victory.

  • Rockets buried under a pile of 3-pointers

    The Shelby County boys’ basketball team got swept up under a tidal wave of 3-point shots Tuesday night.

    Host Madison Central hit 14 of them, including six in its big second quarter, on the way to a 92-49 victory over the Rockets.

    “They shot the ball so well,” first-year Shelby County Coach Rick Parsons said of the Indians. “It seemed like we would play pretty good defense, and they’d just knock it down.”

  • A soph helps the seniors celebrate home finale

    The Collins boys’ basketball team sent its seniors out in style Tuesday night.

    The Titans topped visiting Western Hills, 66-54, on their first Senior Night behind 26 points from sophomore forward Dez Marshall and solid efforts from their two seniors. Tavis Elzy collected 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Jake Edwards returned to the starting lineup after missing one game with a sprained ankle to help Collins (17-9) win its fourth consecutive game and finish 13-3 at home in its inaugural season.

  • Boys' 30th District preview

    Here is a brief preview of next week’s 30th District boys’ basketball tournament at Spencer County.



    Record:7-15 going into tonight’s game at Franklin County.

    Regular-season district results:1-3 (Lost to Collins, 47-43, Jan. 7; won at Eminence, 79-53, Jan. 13; lost to Spencer County, 52-48, Jan. 25; lost to Shelby County, 55-54, Feb. 2).

  • Girls' 30th District Tournament preview

    Here is a brief preview of next week’s 30th District girls’ basketball tournament at Spencer County.




    Record:19-7, entering tonight’s game at Franklin County.

    District results:4-0 (Defeated Spencer County, 79-46, Dec. 9; defeated Eminence, 68-16, Jan. 14; defeated Collins, 56-49, Jan. 15; defeated Shelby County, 61-22, Feb. 2).

  • Insight goes all-digital

    Shelby County is about to watch TV on a whole different level.

    The government-mandated conversion of broadcast channels to digital have taken affect, and Insight Communications, which serves Shelby County’s cable TV needs, is making changes, too.

    Just like over-the-air TV, Insight is moving to an all-digital lineup, and for the past two months the company has started informing costumers by mail and through commercials of the network improvements and the possible addition of a mini-box for older analog TVs.

  • Triple S clears Aqua Shores complaints

    The Triple S Planning Commission wrapped up a brief meeting Tuesday by putting a cap on some complaints a resident of the Aqua Shores subdivision had raised during its meeting in January.

    Executive Director Ryan Libke presented commissioners with a list of permits issued, complaints and zoning violations for the neighborhood dating back to 2002.

  • SOUDER: Ours is a tenuous freedom – to be sure

    During the past couple of weeks, the whole world seemed to be watching the unfolding events in Egypt. Each night on television, or each morning in the newspapers, Americans watched as the protests began gaining momentum.

    As more and more people took to the streets of Cairo, many wondered if there would be violence and how what was going on there might affect the surrounding areas and even the rest of the world.