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Today's News

  • Titans beat Rockets in Districts

     The Collins softball team advanced to the 30th District Championship to face Spencer County after defeating cross-town rival Shelby County Rockets 3-0 Saturday in the first round of the district tournament at Shelby County.

    The Titans faced Spencer County Monday in the district title game.

    The pitching duel between Titans’ Ella Staples and Rockets’ Jessica Edington left both teams scoreless until the bottom of the fifth inning when Hallie Renfro broke the seal hitting with an RBI sacrifice fly to center scoring Isabelle Rushing.

  • Titans defeat Bearcats in District Tournament

     The Collins baseball team showed why it’s the No. 1 seed in the 30th District Tournament Saturday, drilling 4 seed Anderson County 13-1 in a run-rule shortened five-inning game.

    The Titans win was followed by a Shelby County Rockets win, setting up a rubber match between the crosstown rivals for the 30th District Championship Monday. The two teams split games in the home-and-away regular season series.

  • Collins students earn $4.2 million in scvholarships

    As the 2018-2019 school year winds down, the celebrations are winding up. The Collins High School senior class got things rolling with the annual Senior Awards Night Thursday.

    Total reported scholarships for the Collins Class of 2019 climbed to $4,148,623, according to College and Career Coach Susanne Burkhardt.

    Principal Dr. Joseph Ellison lauded the students’ achievements for earning scholarships, grants and various awards.

  • Tentative Budget for 2019-2020 gets first review

    The Shelby County Board of Education will take the next step in budgeting process Thursday with the Tentative Budget at the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, 7 p.m. at the district offices, 1155 Main Street in Shelbyville.

    The board last reviewed the budget in January when the Draft Budget was approved.

    Early projections show a balanced budget with General Fund receipts at just more than $51 million, up .1 percent from 2018-19. Ad Valorem taxes make up nearly half of that amount at a projected $24.4 million, up 5.5 percent from the current budget.

  • Shelbyville Fire Department bicentennial honors the fire fighting family

    The history of the fire department in every city is filled with stories, legacies, service and family, and the Shelbyville Fire Department is no exception.

    There have been huge fires, explosions and disasters on roads, at homes and in businesses. But growing from its humble beginnings with a horse-drawn fire wagon to today’s high-tech protective equipment, the Shelbyville Fire Department has been there through it all.

    Serving and protecting the community it calls home.

  • Shelby’s Donovan earns NHS scholarship

    A Shelby County High School senior made history in March.

    Sarandan Paige Donovan is the first senior in the history of SCHS to earn a National Honor Society scholarship, $3,200, as a semifinalist.

    “For as long as I have been the sponsor for NHS, Paige is the first to have received a scholarship on the national level,” said Julie Webb, NHS co-sponsor and media specialist. “Each year we have some of our best and brightest apply, but not until now have we had a winner.”

  • Shelby’s Donovan earns NHS scholarship

    A Shelby County High School senior made history in March.

    Sarandan Paige Donovan is the first senior in the history of SCHS to earn a National Honor Society scholarship, $3,200, as a semifinalist.

    “For as long as I have been the sponsor for NHS, Paige is the first to have received a scholarship on the national level,” said Julie Webb, NHS co-sponsor and media specialist. “Each year we have some of our best and brightest apply, but not until now have we had a winner.”

  • VFW to host Memorial Day Service

    Shelby County is getting ready to thank its veterans with an upcoming Memorial Day service. 

    The VFW is putting on its yearly memorial service at Grove Hill Cemetery on Monday at 11 a.m. 

    According to local VFW post commander Henry Jew, there has been a simple and respectful memorial ceremony at the cemetery for a long time.

    “It’s a short ceremony,” Jew said. “Usually takes about a half hour or so, maybe a little longer.”

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  • Scholars visit international company in Shelbyville

    By Tammy Shaw/Sentinel-News Staff Writer

    Shelbyville Monday welcomed U.S. and German Fulbright Scholars to the city at Interwood Forest Products Inc.

    Six scholars and alumni and the program director visited the international headquarters of Interwood, a wood veneer and exotic hardwood company in Brooks Industrial Park. The company produces high-end architectural veneers and exotic specialty woods, which appear throughout the world in musical instruments and on yachts and private planes, including Air Force One, the U.S. President’s airplane.