Today's News

  • Titans fall to Colonels in opener 6-2

     The Collins baseball team began its season Monday in a key 8th Region matchup against Oldham County, and the Colonels used an early lead to hold off Collins, 6-2.

    The Colonels wasted no time, picking up an early run on an RBI double in the first inning and adding two more.

    The Colonels then added three more in the second, including Austin Reed’s two-run triple. Trevor Amburgey also picked up his second RBI, this one capping the Colonels early scoring with a sac fly to bring in Reed.

  • ‘There are good things to come’

     The Shelby County softball team Monday began its season and a new era under first-year coach Shauna Gramig.

    And despite a 14-0, five-inning loss to the Oldham County Colonels, Gramig saw a lot of positives for her squad.

  • 12 and under swimmers compete in state

     The Shelbyville Stingrays shined at the Kentucky State Meet at the University of Louisville over the weekend.

    While Lakeside came out on top at the three-day meet, the Stingrays left their mark on the competition with several outstanding performances from the young swimmers.

    Lee Ryan led the way for the 10-and-under swimmers, winning three events – 200 free, 100 back and 100 individual medley. He would also place 2nd in the 100 free, 3rd in the 50 back and 6th in the 50 free and 100 fly.

  • Datebook - March 20, 2019

    This Week

    Plate it up Cooking Club

    Join the Extension for an Irish Meal at the Plate It Up Cooking Club at noon on Wednesday, March 20 at your Shelby County Extension Office. For a fee of just $5, you will get to help prepare and eat several Irish recipes. Call 633-4593 to reserve your spot at this month’s International Culinary Adventure.

    Shelby County Community Theatre Academy classes

  • 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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