Today's News

  • District Champs!

     The Collins boys’ basketball team kept the district train rolling with a 69-56 win over host Spencer County High School in Friday’s 30th District Championship.

    In the first half, 30th District All-Tournament Team members Marcellus Vail and MVP Dayvion McKnight took turns carrying the load.

    In the first quarter, Vail led the way with seven points, and in the second McKnight scored the bulk of the Titans points with 10 as Collins carried a 26-22 lead into the break.

  • Rockets, Titans compete in State Meet

     The Rocket and Titan’s Swim teams were well represented in the State Meet this past Saturday.  Seniors Hannah Hager and Logan Kessinger represented the Rockets in individual meets, while senior Sami Monarch, junior Alex Jacobs and sophomore Eli Zehnder represented the Titans in individual meets. Both teams’ 200 and 400 free style relay teams also made an appearance in State.


    Shelby County

  • Anderson knocks of Collins, 62-47

     The Collins girls’ basketball team dominated host Spencer County Thursday in the opening game of the 30th District Tournament before being knocked off by Anderson County in Saturday’s championship game. Despite the loss the Titans will advance to the 8th Region Tournament where they will face South Oldham Thursday at 8 p.m. at Owen County.



    Anderson County 62,
    Collins 47

  • Bourbon, butter and bacon bake-off tomorrow

     If you still haven't decided whether or not to enter Shelby Main Street's upcoming baking competition, time is running out.

    Shelby Main Street Director Eilene Collins said today is the last day to get your name on the list if you plan to submit a dish for Thursday’s bake-off that will be hosted at the soon to open Barrel Room at 622 Main Street.

    The free competition will start at 5 p.m. Entries must be desserts and must contain two of three required ingredients: bourbon, butter and bacon.

  • SHELBYVILLE CITY COUNCIL - City reviews MS4 program

    City engineer and public works director Jennifer Herrell gave members of the Shelbyville City Council an overview of the MS4 (Municipal Seperate Storm Sewer Systems) Program during the regularly scheduled council meeting Thursday. 

    There are 104 governing entities in the program and once invited, those entities must participate.

    Shelby County, Herrell said, recently came on board to the program, which oversees "ditches, culverts, streets, curb inlets, anything that can collect water and discharge it."

  • Young Shelby star lands big role

     It’s not everyday a rising star gets the opportunity to share the big screen with some of Hollywood’s elites but that was the reality for Clear Creek Elementary School’s Morgan Pyle recently.

    Pyle joined in the celebration with several big names last month as she made her big screen debut at the Sundance Film Festival for her role in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

  • Datebook - Feb. 27, 2019

    This Week


    Stay Happy, Stay Healthy session

    Ever notice a connection between staying happy and laughing?  Having a sense of humore aids us in having a better quality of life.  Come learn more about the connection between health and humor at the Shelby County Extension Office at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

    Homemakers book club

  • The Lord works in mysterious ways

    Beth Kraft was preparing for a service at Shelbyville Wesleyan Church Sunday when she heard a loud crash.

    “Our youth pastor was in the back getting the baptismal ready for a baptism we were going to have later that day,” she said. “We thought maybe he fell over and knocked the water heater over or something, but then we saw this ginormous cloud of dust consume the building.”

  • Win or go home

     Is there a better time of year then playoff basketball? If there is, I don’t know it.

    With both Collins and Shelby County boys and girls’ basketball teams entering district play, the stakes have never been higher, and the presence was more then felt throughout the course of the game.

    In my first district playoff game as a reporter, I drove to Spencer County High School to cover the 30th District matchup between crosstown rivals, Collins and SCHS boys.

  • Rockets fall to Bearcats in District

     In game one of the 30th District Tournament Wednesday, the Shelby County girls’ basketball team faced a tall task in the district and 8th Region favorite Anderson County Bearcats.

    And despite getting guard Ray-Ray Stoudemire cleared to play Wednesday morning after a back injury had sidelined her last week, the Bearcats proved to be too strong n a 73-29 win.