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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Datebook - May 22, 2019

    This Week

     

    Shelby County Republican Party

  • Griffitts named Rocket girls’ golf coach

     Although he may be a new face to the Shelby County girls’ golf coaching staff, Derrick Griffitts is not a new name to the Shelby County community. The PGA Professional/Golf Course Superintendent of the Clear Creek Golf Center has been named the new head coach for Shelby’s girls’ golf team.

    Former coach and state champion Candice Wiley stepped down as the Rockets coach earlier this year.

  • Titans extend winning streak to 5

     The Collins Softball team wrapped its regular season with a 17-10 record and on a five-game winning streak after topping Mercy in a thrilling 14-13 game Wednesday and outlasting Mercer County 6-3 in a marathon nine-inning game Tuesday.

    Head coach Charlie LeCompte said this late season streak shows his Titans are peaking at the right time.

    After the Titans end the season with 5 consecutive wins, head coach Charlie LeCompte said it shows the character the Titans have been building throughout the course of the season.

  • Yellow Jackets sting Rockets on Senior Night

     The Shelby County softball team closed out its regular season home slate Tuesday with a visit from Woodford County.

    The 24-5 Yellow Jackets are one of the top teams in the 11th Region, and they showed why on Tuesday.

    Amid the Rockets’ Senior Night festivities, Woodford County went to work with seven runs over the first two innings and then the Yellow Jackets really poured it on.

    The visitors scored 13 runs in the third to take a 20-0 lead.

  • Titans drop 4th straight

     The Collins baseball team ended its regular season on a four-game slide, dropping its record to 17-15 on the season. The Titans struggled to score in the last two games, falling 7-3 to Franklin County and 3-0 to Tates Creek.

     

    Franklin County 7,
    Collins 3

    Michael Hill ripped a two-run homerun in the top of the third to give the Titans the early lead, but the Flyers would answer.

    Franklin County scored two in the fourth to tied the game and then took a commanding lead with five more in the sixth inning.

  • Datebook - May 17, 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

  • Church News - May 17, 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

  • Does Anybody Really Know What Time it is? Does anybody really care?

    By Jerry Cappel

    Have you heard of the term, “Body Burden”?

    It is a term that describes the impact of the accumulation of toxins in our bodies – the pollution that permeates everyone in the world. You carry a certain level of “body burden” just from the fact that you breathe air, walk on carpets, cross streets, eat food, drink water and have permeable skin.

     

    Born polluted