Today's Features

  • Air Force Airman Rebecca J. Hartlagegraduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

    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.

  • Airman Stryder Reed graduated from BMT at Lackland A.F.B. in San Antonio on Jan. 23, 2015. He was a member of the 331 TRS (Wolfpack Squadron) FLT 074.

    He is entering the USAF as a Munitions Specialist and his first assignment is going to be Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, Alaska after he finishes his (AIT) Tech School at Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX in March.

    Stryder is a 2012 graduate of Shelby County High School and the son of Shannon and Lana Reed. He is engaged to be married to Madisen Brewer of Shelbyville.

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated its 2015 Homecoming in January. The students celebrated spirit week activities, which included special dress days for students and staff.

  • This week
    Relay for Life events for 2015

  • Army Pvt. Dylan M. Hellingerhas graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • JoAnna Jackson hosted the mixed media club meeting at the Shelby County Extension Office and the first event was working with Collaged Paper Mache Valentines. For more information on this monthly club meeting, call Jackson at 502-387-6867 or E-mail joannajksn@gmail.com.

  • The Shelby County Community Theatre is stepping out of its comfort zone this month with the upcoming performance of Drowsy Chaperone, an award-winning Broadway musical.

    “This is a huge undertaking for the theatre,” SCCT President Cheryl Van Stockum said in an E-mail. “I am so proud of the theatre for taking on such a project.”

    The show’s director David Pilkinton echoed her enthusiasm.

    “We’re mounting a major Broadway musical, it won five Tony’s in 2006,” he said.

  • This week
    Kiwanis Club
    The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville meets at noon Thursday at Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville. Lunch is provided and guests are welcome. Call 633-3750 to make a luncheon reservation.
    Waddy Ruritan
    Waddy Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Finchville Ruritan
    Finchville Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday.
    Crochet class

  • Reynolds “Buddy” and Marie Stewart Chappell have been married for 55 years. The couple was married on Feb. 19, 1960 at Simpsonville Baptist Church.

    He retired from Ford Motor Company after 31 years and she is a retired homemaker.

    They are the parents of Lorie Chappell and Alan Chappell of Shelby County and have one grandson, Clay Chappell of Bowling Green.