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Today's News

  • Church News - April 19, 2019

    Abundant Life Ministries

    Located at 1100 Equity Street in Shelbyville. The pastor is Justin Barnes.

     

    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.

     

    Allen Chapel United Methodist

  • Practice Easter resurrection

    By Jerry Cappel 

    This weekend, churches all around the world (the Orthodox will be a week later) will be pulling out all the stops – that is a reference to a pipe organ, by the way – to do their best to put on a celebration of Easter Sunday.

  • Rockets sweep Anderson County

     The Shelby County baseball team swept a home-and-away seeding set against 30th District foe Anderson County over the weekend. The Rockets won 4-2 at Anderson in the opener and then hammered the Bearcats 11-3 in the home stand. The two wins moved Shelby County to 7-4 on the season and put the Rockets 2-0 in district play with home-and-aways still to come against Spencer County Friday and Saturday and Collins May 3-4.

     

    SCHS 11,

    Anderson 3

  • PDGA comes to Shelby County

     The Professional Disc Golf Association made its way to Shelby County Saturday for the grand opening event at Ryan’s Course located in Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky Street in Shelbyville.

    The PDGA event hosted some of the top disc golf players from around the country.

    Matthew Kern, who has played 222 pro events and logged 53 wins, had great things to say about the course in its pro debut.

  • Getting over the hump

     The Collins baseball team snapped its slide this weekend with a couple wins, but couldn’t maintain the consistency, dropping a district game to Spencer County Saturday and falling to Holy Cross Monday.

    Titans head coachMike Hammond said his squad pitched well in the four-game stretch, but needs to have better plate appearances to get over the hump.

  • Titans’ softball splits 2

     The Titans girls’ softball team played two games, wining its first game against 30th District foe Spencer County, 10-6, behind a huge game from Allyson Long. The Titans would fall in their next matchup against Louisville powerhouse, Assumption 4-0.

     

    Assumption 4,
    Collins 0

    The Rockets got on the board in the top of the second inning Monday scoring two runs thanks to a homerun from Amelia Cassin. The Rockets would tack on another run in the fifth and seventh innings to set their score at four.

  • Assumption walks past Cornerstone 14-13

     After beginning the season 2-0, the Corner Stone Christian baseball team suffered it’s first loss of 2019 as they traveled to Walton, Kentucky to take on the Assumption Academy Horseman.

    The Bulldogs got off to a hot start offensively, scoring 8 runs in the first four innings.  The Bulldogs would tack on two runs a piece in the 5th and 6th innings taking a comfortable 12-6 lead heading in to the bottom of the 7th inning. However, the Horsemen had other plans.

  • Titans compete in Johnny Conn

     On Saturday, the Collins running Titans traveled to Male High School to compete in the Johnny Conn Invitational. The Titans had impressive showings in both boys’ and girls’ events.

    Boys

    Senior Nathan Jacobs led the way by winning the shot put with a 50-4 heave. The distance surpassed his previous personal record by 8.5 inches.  He took second in the discus by spinning the platter 157-10.  This was Jacobs’ first loss in the event since April 22, 2017 (Eastern Relays). 

     

  • SCPS makes changes to keep Sno-Go days a go

    After the state passed legislation to alter non-traditional instruction for K-12 students, most commonly referred to as Sno-Go Days through Shelby County Public Schools, the Board of Education Thursday approved continued participation in the NTI program for students.

  • Save A Life tour aims to stop distracted driving

    The Save A Life tour visited Collins High School Monday as part of a pre-prom program. The international tour not only talks to students about impaired and distracted driving but also lets them experience those effects by using simulated driving.

    The goal is to teach students to stay alert and free from any other influences especially when behind the wheel.