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Today's News

  • Titans fall at home to Ballard

    The Collins football team had no answer for a talented 6A team in Ballard on Friday night, as the Titans dropped its home opener 38-6 and fell to 0-3 this season.

    Bruins’ quarterback Austin Carr did most of the damage through the air for Ballard (1-2), going 10 for 20 with 188 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns and leading to 38 unanswered points before Collins finally hit paydirt with four minutes to go in regulation.

    The Titans struggled to do much offensively during the game, accumulating just 171 total yards in the loss.

  • Datebook - Sept. 5, 2018

    This Week

    Retired Teachers Meeting

    The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association will meet Sept. 6 at the Stratton Center.  Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m.  Please call Carolyn Chesher by  Aug. 31, 2018 to make your dinner reservation at 633-3766 or 649-4070.

  • Titans roll through visiting Anderson

    The Collins volleyball team disposed of district foe Anderson County in quick fashion on Tuesday, as the Bearcats did not score more than 13 points in each of its three sets and the Titans came away with the victory.

    “[Tuesday night] was a strong match for us,” Collins coach Cary Clark said. “We had no glaring weaknesses and stayed focus through out the entire match. Our defense was highlighted with 26 digs on 45 attempts with only five errors and 10 blocks.”

  • Shelby travels to take on Meade County

    Shelby County will have a chance to get revenge for last season’s 58-13 defeat at the hands of Meade County tonight, as the Rockets make the trip to Brandenberg to try and even the series with the Green Wave.

    So far this season, Meade (0-2) has had a rough slate to open the season, falling at Simon Kenton two weeks ago and was defeated by Anderson County last week.

  • Titans play host to Ballard

    Tonight will mark the first win of the year for either Collins or Ballard, as the two football teams square off in Shelbyville at 7:30.

    Both squads sit at 0-2, as Male most recently walloped the Bruins last week at a final score of 47-0.

  • Oldham County dominates Collins

    The Oldham County soccer team had little difficulty in finding the back of the net early and often on Tuesday night, handing host Collins a 5-2 loss behind a first half onslaught.

    OC was able to score three times in the first half behind breakaway goals, largely thanks to forward Aaron Cook, who found space between the pipes twice in the first 20 minutes of play to give the Colonels (2-2-1) an early advantage.

    Collins (1-4-1) keeper Jorge Garrido made some solid saves early in the game, but the constant pressure applied by Oldham was too much.

  • Forming a talent pipeline

     Connecting the right job to the right person is an ongoing battle for many industries.

    “Being in HR, workforce development and talent issues are one of the biggest struggles that you face,” said Ashley Wilczek, director of human recourses for Superb IPC, 300 Isaac Shelby Drive in Shelbyville.

    And it’s an issue workforce organizations are continuously looking to rectify.

  • Columns up at Chatham Garden

     The view from Washington Street is taking people back in time as four historic columns, dating back more than 150 years, have been restored and returned to their former place in Shelbyville.

    City council member Bobby Andriot, who has played a vital role in the restoration of the property, said the columns were part of the original home that dated back to around 1850.

    When the home burned several years ago, family members of the previous owner, Dr. Charles Chatham, had been trying to restore the home.

  • $7,000 grant awarded to Collins’ biomedical class

     Collins High School biomedical instructor Kristin Howell is bringing live research to her classroom with the integration of a unique subject.

    “I know it seems strange to have fish in a human biomedical science class,” she said with a laugh. 

    Howell was recently awarded a $7,000 grant by the Toshiba America Foundation in order to turn her classroom storage closet into a mini research lab, filled with zebrafish.

  • 1998: FBI combs area for female bank robber

    10 years ago…

    In 2008, Jenny Van Tiem took over the Shelby County High School band. Van Tiem, originally from Detroit, moved to Shelbyville searching for a bit more peace and quiet, but confessed that her new job had been anything but slow-paced. Van Tiem was used to directing larger bands, having previously directed bands of as many as 387 members. Shelby County High School had between 70 and 80 members when she took over, but she hoped to help it grow.