Today's News

  • Hughes to lead historical society

    The Shelby County Historical Society filled a new position recently when it hired Nicky Hughes as its executive director.

    Hughes, who began the part-time position several weeks ago, is typically on-site from noon-4 p.m. weekdays, and he is eager to meet anyone in the community.

  • SCHS girls are teachers in training

    Three Shelby County High School sophomores will travel to Orlando in June to participate in the 2019 Educators Rising Conference.

    The conference gives aspiring teachers the chance to compete with others from across the United States by participating in various teacher-related events. Students also have the opportunity to network with and learn from other students.

  • City to look at helping Kentucky Changers

    Before embarking on Tuesday’s regularly scheduled business, the Simpsonville City Commission heard a request for funding from Bob Perkins with the Kentucky Changers.

    The group is a ministry of Kentucky Women’s Ministry Union (WMU) and partners with cities and Baptist associations that provides middle and high school students the opportunity to serve those in need. The goal is to bring home improvements in the areas they serve.

  • United Champion Schools begin league play

     Collins and Shelby County high schools Tuesday started play in the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program.

    The program, supported by the U.S. Department of Special Education, pairs individuals with and without intellectual disabilities to participate in three components: Inclusive Youth Leadership, Whole School Engagement and Unified Sports. The program covers 80 schools across Kentucky that participate at various levels and in various sports.  Nationwide there are nearly 7,000 schools participating. 

  • Building something

     The Collins boys’ lacrosse team moved to 3-0 for the first time in school history after capturing wins over Madison Central, Lafayette and Atherton. Head coach Caleb Elliott says as impressive as the start is, it is nowhere near the goal the Titans have for 2019.

  • Collins rifle team competes in Service Championships

     The Collins Army JROTC Rifle Team competed in the Air Rifle Service Championships at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio earning sixth place out of 22 entered teams at the event.

    Cadets Alex Satterwhite, Sara Smith, Morgan Kehrer, George Wilson and Kara Sparks scored 4,115 points out of a possible 4800 during the two-day event. This is the seventh year the Army JROTC Air Rifle Program has qualified for the premier shooting event.

  • Church News - March 15, 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

  • Don’t let yourself suffer from blindness

    By Dave Charlton 

    35 As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging.

    36 When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. 

    37 They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”

    38 He called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”

  • 1959: I-64 construction nears completion

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  • WHAT WE THINK: SCPS made sound decision to attend sessions, not stop school

    As educators descend on Frankfort again this week to fight for their pension rights, we’re proud that Shelby County Public Schools has a presence among our legislators.

    We’re also proud that SCPS found a way to help teachers and administrators have their voices heard while our students continued to get the education they deserve.