Today's News

  • 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.”

  • Collins students earn $4.2 million in scvholarships

    As the 2018-2019 school year winds down, the celebrations are winding up. The Collins High School senior class got things rolling with the annual Senior Awards Night Thursday.

    Total reported scholarships for the Collins Class of 2019 climbed to $4,148,623, according to College and Career Coach Susanne Burkhardt.

    Principal Dr. Joseph Ellison lauded the students’ achievements for earning scholarships, grants and various awards.

  • Tentative Budget for 2019-2020 gets first review

    The Shelby County Board of Education will take the next step in budgeting process Thursday with the Tentative Budget at the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, 7 p.m. at the district offices, 1155 Main Street in Shelbyville.

    The board last reviewed the budget in January when the Draft Budget was approved.

    Early projections show a balanced budget with General Fund receipts at just more than $51 million, up .1 percent from 2018-19. Ad Valorem taxes make up nearly half of that amount at a projected $24.4 million, up 5.5 percent from the current budget.

  • American Legion opens season two 2 wins

     The Shelbyville American Legion Post 37 baseball team opened its season with two wins in a doubleheader with Oldham County Post 39 Wednesday at Collins High School.

    Post 37 dominated both games, racing out for a 6-1 win in the opener and staying hot in a 7-3 win to wrap the night.

    Post 37 skipper Matt Buresh said the doubleheader was a good start to the season and is pleased on how the team looks this early.

  • Javanon FC appears in Midwest Regional

     Collins girls’ soccer may be over, but that doesn’t mean some team members aren’t still playing.

    Sophomore goalkeeper, Amanda Smither will make an appearance at the Midwest Regionals with Javanon FC after the club defeated Northern Kentucky Soccer 5-1 in the State Cup.  With the win, Javanon will travel to Saginaw, Mich. on June 21 to take on the State Champions from Wisconsin in the Midwest Regional.

    Smither says she’s excited for the opportunity and can not wait to take the field.

  • Stingrays notch first win

     The Shelby Stingrays swim team kicked off its season Monday at Harmony Landing in Goshen.

    The Stingrays dominated Harmony, rolling up 522 total points compared to the home team’s 199.The Stingrays took 1st in 34 of the 50 individual events.

    Stingrays head coach Tom Coons was clearly pleased with his team’s excellent effort in its fist meet of the season.

  • Do or do not. There is no try

    By Jerry Cappel

    There is an old story of a tightrope walker who could perform many difficult and amazing stunts on a high wire. He would often perform in unusual places such as between buildings or over a canyon, without a net, to boost the dramatic effect.

  • 1924: Moonshine bust finds 20 gallons of whiskey

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  • Church News - June 14, 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

  • Datebook - June 12, 2019

    This Week

    Kiwanis Club meeting

    Shelbyville Kiwanis Club meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, June 13 at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street.  Lunch is served at noon. Club meetings are open to the general public interested in learning more about Kiwanis International.

    Lions Club