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Today's News

  • Edington K’s Collins

     The Shelby County softball team notched its first win of the season and it couldn’t have come in a bigger game.

    Jessica Edington delivered on the mound and at the plate to lead Shelby County to the 3-1 win over rival Collins.

    Edington accounted for all three Shelby County RBIs while throwing a complete game and recording nine strikeouts. She said the win against the rival Titans means a lot with only few opportunities to face them in her high school career.

  • Male blanks Titans

     The Collins baseball team dropped its fourth game in a row, falling 7-0 to Male Tuesday.

    The Bulldogs’ offense was in full force and had an early start scoring four runs in the first inning capped off by a single from Matthew Kirkland bringing home James Masden-Jett. Male would tack on two more runs in the second to take a 6-0 lead.

    The Titans would hold the Bulldogs scoreless for the next three innings, but for extra insurance, Male would score one last time in the sixth to set the final score.

  • Shelby Cooks Tigers

     The Shelby County baseball team recorded its fifth win of the season in dramatic fashion Tuesday.

    After tying the game in the bottom of the sixth, Blake Cook stepped to the plate with two-outs and runners in scoring position. Cook delivered a single to left, scoring Marcus Collins and securing the win for the Rockets in walk-off fashion.

    Cook said delivering in big moments is something to be expected playing at this level.

    “It felt awesome,” he said. “It’s something you expect everyday just hopping out of bed.”

  • Collins lacrosse drops 2 straight

     After returning from spring break with its first top 20 ranking in school history, the Collins lacrosse team dropped back-to-back games this week against Kentucky Country Day and Lexington Christian.

     

    LCA 8,
    Collins 3

    Titans head coach Caleb Elliott coached at LCA in 2013-14, and a win against the Eagles would’ve been nice but Elliott’s hopeful for a later season matchup.

  • Titans compete in North Oldham All-Comers

     The Collins running Titans continue to set record during the 2019 Track season. The Titans traveled to North Oldham High School on Tuesday to participate in the North Oldham All-Comers Meet.  The boys and girls both faired well in the meet, setting personal and school records along with many top finishes.

     

    Boys

  • Centenary provides free meal on Maundy Thursday

    The English word "Maundy" comes from the Latin mandatum, which means "commandment."  Centenary United Methodist Church will celebrate Maundy Thursday on April 18, according to Pastor Scott Woodburn, who explained Maundy Thursday is an alternate name for Holy Thursday, the first of the three days in which Christ was betrayed, crucified and resurrected.

     

  • Church News - April 12, 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

  • To keep earth ‘very good,’ changes are needed

    By Dave Charlton 

    God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.

    – Genesis 1:31

     

    My hometown is in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, on the banks of the Ohio River.

    That part of the country has been, historically, coal and steel country. In my growing up years, the sides of the mountains were deeply scarred by strip mining, and the Ohio River was heavily polluted by the waste from the mills.

  • 1954: hitchhiker steals $45 from motorist

     10 years ago…

    In 2009, environmental experts came to Shelby County High School to decontaminate a classroom following a Mercury scare. Students had apparently attempted to take apart a thermostat. After the contaminants leaked, the school called the Environmental Protection Agency, which tested students for poisoning from Mercury and did not find any evidence of injuries. It then spent Wednesday night cleaning the classroom of Mercury and sent it off for proper and safe disposal.

  • VAN STOCKUM: Close calls during World War II, Part 6: The cruel sea

    “The Epic Hunt for a Lost World War II Aircraft Carrier,” by Ed Caesar that appeared in the New York Times Magazine of March 13, 2019 aroused my interest. It described the search at the bottom of the Coral Sea for the sunken U.S.S. Wasp (CV-7), in which I had served during World War II before her sinking.

    After reading Mr. Caesar’s fascinating article, I contacted him in England by email and telephone. He expressed considerable interest in my first hand knowledge of the Wasp, and we had a most productive conversation.

    Farewell letter of