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Today's Features

  • The Luci Center's indoor and outdoor riding rings are great places for the center to focus its therapeutic riding and hippotherapy services, but the center is looking for more.

    But this year the Luci Center is planning to add a sensory integration trail.

    The center, which opened in 1988, works with children and adults with disabilities through horse riding and related activities.

    As a member of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, the Luci Center uses several different techniques to help riders.

  • Late one recent afternoon, a cadre of Kentucky State Police troopers and Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies gathered in Todds Point. They donned their protective vests and planned their strategy.
    Their assignment: serve a warrant to a resident charged with driving without a valid license.
    Yes, KSP rallied officers from two police units as a precaution in serving this warrant.
    But officers say they had their reasons to be concerned, because they weren’t serving this warrant to just an ordinary scofflaw.

  • The Shelby Christian Church Relay for Life Team will host its second annual "Hope" Benefit Concert on Sunday evening at the church. The event will feature local talent from the community as well as a time to recognize cancer survivors. Donations to Relay for Life will be accepted at the door. The 2010 event (pictured above) had an attendance of approximately 250, during the major storm with flooding.

  • Shelby County Judge-Executive Rob Rothenburger visits the OVEC Head Start at Clear Creek to read to the children and sign a proclamation declaring April as "Child Abuse Prevention Month." “April is a time to celebrate the role that communities play in protecting children," explains Chrissy Hudson, Local Area Manager with OVEC Head Start.

  • Craig and Janet McGuirk of Sellersburg, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie McGuirk of Sellersburg, to Matt Simons of Shelbyville. He is the son of Dixie and Rick Taylor of Simpsonville and James and Tess Simons of Calera, Ala.

    McGuirk is a 1996 graduate of Clarksville High School and is a customer service representative for Reinhart Food Service in Louisville.

  • Ryan and Jessie Smith of Shelbyville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on April 3, 2011. He has been named Lucas James Smith.

    Grandparents are Jim and Teresa Smith and Rob and Janevera Rothenburger, all of Shelbyville.

  • Teresa Hughes of Shelbyville announce the birth of her son on April 23, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital. He has been named Noah Braylin Hill. He was born at 6:17 a.m. weighing 8 pounds and 20.5 inches long. His sister, Hailey Hughes is 10.

    Grandparents are Vicky and Randy Kelly, Johnnie Tindal, all of Eminence.

  • Shelby County Magistrate Hubert Pollett (second from left) serves on a panel of magistrates that discussed statewide issues at the Kentucky Magistrates & Commissioners Association Spring Conference earlier this month at the Galt House in Louisville. With Pollett are (from left) Morgan County Magistrate Frankie Spencer, Clinton County Magistrate Charlotte Bernard, Jessamine County Magistrate George Dean and KMCA Executive Director Richard Tanner.

  • Isaiah Len Belcher celebrated his first birthday April 13, 2011.

    He is the son of Jacob Belcher of Fort Campbell and Kristen Quire of Bagdad.

    Grandparents are Cliff and Julie Belcher of Waddy, Lori and David Mason of Clayvillage, Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad and Diane Clemmons of Hopkinsville.

  • Ella Hays Barger celebrated her first birthday April 26, 2011.

    She is the daughter of Shelley and Alan Barger of Tampa, Florida.

    Grandparents are Hite Hays of Shelbyville, Judy and Duvall Burk of Shelbyville, Gail and George Barger of Richmond.