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Today's Features

  • Children can tug at your heartstrings, especially when they are in need.

    Uganda, located along the equator in eastern Africa, is home to 2.3 million orphans, and two women – a mother and daughter from Shelbyville – are doing what they can to provide for a small fraction of them.

    After a trip to Uganda last year, Hannah Jones and her mother, Linda Jones, came back home determined to make a dream come true for some children in a village near Jinja, 54 miles east of the capitol city of Kampala.

  • Mike Grimes is in the process of putting a book together about Cropper and submitted this photo of the 1919 Cropper High School girls’ basketball team, courtesy of Kay Way, owner and operator of Our Best Restaurant in Smithfield. Her mother, Thelma Hundley Roberts, is on the far left. A young boy was “photo bombing” in the background.

  • Regina Willhoite and Freddie LeCompte.

    Regina returned Freddie LeCompte’s dog tags.

     

  • This week
    Stubblefield Repeater Club meeting
    The Stubblefield Repeater Club, Shelby County’s amateur radio club, meets at 7 p.m. today at the Shelby County Fire Department Station 1, 200 Alpine Dr. For more information, call 502-220-7872 or 502-529-6054.
    Forest working workshop

  • Students from the Shelby county FFA chapter received their first degree – the Greenhand. The 19 students were Justin England, Alexis Perry, Lillie Wood, Lexis Chadwell, Jessica Edington, Britney Cox, Paul Nethery, Cameron Brown, Zachary Delk, William Stivers and Jacob Cox. Students not pictured are Christopher Dean, Travis Allen, Brandon Colyer, Victoria Wilson, Renee Stohlmann,Tyler Redden, Brittany Pagel, Rae Deckert.

  • This week
    Small ruminant series

  • 6 generations of the Hearn family gathered recently for a photograph. Pictured are (front row, from left) Nellie Hearn of Frankfort, Shirley Gill of Shelbyville holding Jaxon, Joyce Brown of Shelbyville holding Brandon; (back row) Daniel Brown of Shelbyville and Richard Brown Jr. of Bagdad.

  • In observance of Earth Day 2016, Boy Scouts of Troop 164, sponsored by 1st Presbytarian Church, picked up trash along Old Mount Eden Road. Robert Green is the Scoutmaster of the troop, aided by adult leaders Keith Johnson and Lee Muncy. Scouts participating were (back row, from left) Matthew Munsterman and Samuel Muncy; (middle row) Charlie Muncy, Wesley Cottongim, Josh Johnson, Carter Stivers and Geo Cook; (front row) Billy Cook and Brandon Johnson.