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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Residents at Amber Oaks Assisted Living celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a scavenger hunt.

  • This week
    Silver Ring Thing
    A Silver Ring Thing event for teens and young adults will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today, hosted by ALC Pregnancy Resource Center, at Shelby Christian Church. For information and tickets, visit www.silverringthing.com.
    Homemakers book club

  • If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then Cherry Settle must have a claim on her husband Tommy’s heart for the next millennium.

    The couple’s beautiful 144-year-old antebellum-style home on Shelbyville Road, where they have resided for the past four decades and raised their two children, Jennifer and Tommy Jr., was the former residence of Col. Harland Sanders and his wife, Claudia.

    And while changes occur over forty years, the Settles could never change one thing that helped launch an American icon.

  • If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then Cherry Settle must have a claim on her husband Tommy’s heart for the next millennium.

    The couple’s beautiful 144-year-old antebellum-style home on Shelbyville Road, where they have resided for the past four decades and raised their two children, Jennifer and Tommy Jr., was the former residence of Col. Harland Sanders and his wife, Claudia.

    And while changes occur over forty years, the Settles could never change one thing that helped launch an American icon.