Today's Features

  • This week
    Nurse aide sessions
    American Red Cross information sessions related to nurse’s aide training is 10 a.m. to noon and 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Kentucky Farm Bureau in the Red Cross office, 1201 Mount Eden Road. For more information, contact Sarah Ivers at 502-561-3707 or  Sarah.Ivers@redcross.org.
    Bagdad Ruritan
    Bagdad Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • Bagdad Bagdad services

  • Theatre announces schedule for The Foreigner

    The Shelby County Community Theatre will perform Larry Shue’s The Foreigner April 17-19 and 25-26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2:30 p.m. The Foreigner is directed by Dr. Jack Wann, and sponsored by Martinrea Heavy Stampings, Inc. and Village Plaza Shopping Center. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242 after April 3. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.