• Scouts earn Arrow of Light awards

    About 140 people attend Cub Scout Pack 270's annual Blue and Gold Banquet March 22 at First Christian Church. Awards were given out to new Wolf, Bear and Webelos scouts. Promoted from Arrow of Light to Boy Scouts were Dale Boien, Haydon Cope, Brendan Eades, Brendon Krebs, Charlie Muncy, Sawyer Price, Matthew Spaulding, Jacey Young, Ethan Wilborn and Price Wilborn. They are led by den leaders Matt Wilborn and David Boien.

  • Bingo at Crescent Place

    Crescent Place Assisted Living hosted a breakfast Bingo fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association. Director Jackie Stucker (center) plays bingo with Marion Rivoli and Rosemary Barry.

  • Armed Force news: Stancik promotion

    Noah Stancik, 17, (left) was recently promoted to Staff Sergeant with the Civil Air Patrol, Louisville Composite 039. Also in the photo, is Cadet Commander Ryan Dickerson. Stancik, who is homeschooled, is in 11th grade. His parents are Kent and Trish Stancik of Shelbyville.

  • Childcare training session

    Paul Whitman, director of Shelby County Emergency Management, (center) donated two emergency weather radios as door prizes at the Child Care Aware training opportunity. The winners were Donna Robertson (left) with Shelbyville Community Daycare, and Abbie Beatty with Tomorrow's Promise Child Care. Child Care Aware, a division of 4C for Children in Covington, leads training sessions for childcare providers in emergency situations. For more information, or to set up a training session, contact Lisa Richards, at 502-584-0023.

  • Local girl chosen as state finalist

    Mackenzie Koskella, 10, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant, which will be held May 9-11 at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville. The pageant is for girls from ages 7 through 9. She is the daughter of Christina Reese and her stepfather is Derrick Goodlett, both of Shelbyville.

    Her activities include cheerleading, gymnastics and mud obstacle courses. She also enjoys riding her bike, playing school and hanging out with her family, and has earned a spot on the academic honor roll.

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  • Students receive pine tree seedlings

    Each year the Shelby County Soil Conservation District awards every fourth-grade student with a pine tree seedling. This year, 1,000 seedlings were distributed throughout the county schools. At Heritage Elementary, Kaia Pham (back row, from left) and Brandon Johnson; and Aubrey Schlomann (front row, from left), Rachel Weibelharris, Emma Hedden and Gillian Shepard pose with their trees.

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  • Powell graduates basic military training

    Air Force Airman Hayley B. Powell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • 50th anniversary: Gary and Marcella Peyton Yount

    Gary and Marcella Peyton Yount of Cropperhave been married for 50 years. The couple was married on March 27, 1964 in Lockport.

    They attend Cropper Baptist Church where Gary serves as a deacon.

    They have one daughter, Penny Yount Nutter of Defoe; one son, Brian Curtis Yount of Shelbyille; four grandchildren, Katherine Michele Fields, John Clinton Nutter, Kari Dawn Yount, all of Shelbyville and Tara Layne Nutter of Defoe; five great grandchildren, Dillon, Amelia, Jayden, Jaylen and Jayda.