Today's Features

  • This week
    Cheese basics
    There are many varieties of cheese, from cheddar to Swiss, each with its own unique characteristics. Plan to attend the “Cheese Basics” program at 10 a.m. today at the Shelby County Extension Office at the Shelby County Extension office, 1117 Frankfort Road, to learn important information on varieties, storing and use of different cheeses. This free lesson will include cheese sampling. For more information, call 633-4593.

  • Members of the Redwoods women’s group donated clothing and money to the Family Resource Center at the Northside Early Childhood Center where they met for their March meeting. The group is associated with Centenary United Methodist Church.


  • This week
    Lions Club
    Shelby County Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at Simpsonsville City Hall in the community room.  
    Clear Creek Writers Club
    The Clear Creek Writers Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the board room of the Shelby County Community Theatre. Persons interested in sharing some works, listening to the work of others or honing skills are invited to attend.
    Learning Disabilities

  • Megan Langlois prepares the paperback book, “Field of Dead Horses” by Kentucky author Nick Allen Brown for the One Book, One Community program scheduled for April 16. This is the seventh year the Shelby County Public Library has offered this community-wide read event by distributing the book a month before the author will be discussing his book during National Library Week. The free book can be picked up beginning March 16 at the circulation desk and are limited one per patron.

  • The Relay for Life committee hosted a dining night at Zaxby’s, serving and cleaning up to receive a percentage of the sales. They were happy with the turnout, bringing in $385.85 for the cancer-fighting event. Information was available for the Shelby County Relay for Life event which will be June 13 at Shelby County High School.

  • This week
    Mommy and me

  • 22 Cub Scouts and adults participated in the Cub Scout Pack 270 Pinewood Derby at the First Christian Church. Overall winners were Wyatt Meyers, third place; Micah Langness, second place; and Anthony Wooldridge, first place.

  • Rockbridge United Methodist Church hosted the Western Hills High School FFA on "FFA Goes to Church Sunday" as a part of FFA week. Following worship the students, their sponsors and families shared in a meal with the church, and the students spoke about the FFA program.

  • Army Pvt. Austin M. Beasley 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.