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Youth

  • Shelby student spends week in Washington

    A Shelby County youth student is one of two Kentucky high school students that just returned from spending a week at the nation’s capital.

    Cyrus “Cy” Dutton IV of Shelbyville and Samuel Miller of Prospect were chosen from across the state to be part of the group of 104 student delegates who attended the program’s 53rdannual Washington Week March 7-14.

    The U.S. Senate Youth Program comes with a $5,000 scholarship from the Hearst Foundation.

  • Chapter 10: Stayin’ Alive Cone Game

    Three weeks later

    “This is the best birthday party ever,” Chloe exclaimed as we danced to the fast music. Our family decided to throw Chloe a 1970s Disco Party, complete with our own disco ball. Scruffy, Rex, Cooper, Gussie, Otis and Barnabus, who we called Barney, all joined us to celebrate.

    “Did you paint the floors and walls?” Barney asked when he arrived.

  • School menus: Feb. 8 to 12

    Monday

    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Breakfast Wrap (14g) w/Salsa (3.78g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g), Fresh Apple (25g); Entrées: Pepperoni Pizza Pocket (35g), Mini Corn Dogs (30g); Sides: Peas (13g), Cooked Carrots (8.38g), Fresh Apple (25g), Orange Smiles (22g), Peach Slices (14g), Blue Razz Juice (14g); Condiments: Ketchup (2g), Mustard (0g)

  • School menus: Feb. 1 to 5

    Monday

    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Sausage Pancake Bites (17g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g), Diced Pears (14g); Entrées: (2) WG Pretzel (28g) w/Cheese Sauce (8.8g), Asian Chicken Bites (19g) w/WG Roll (24g); Sides: Green Beans (8g), Cauliflower (6g), Fresh Apple (25g), Orange Smiles (22g), Pineapple Tidbits (22g), Citrus Blast (14g); Condiments: Promise Margarine (0g)

  • A cure for hams

    Shelby County 4-Her’s added “cure” to their hams to get them ready to hang in the ham house. The hams will be entered in the Kentucky State Fair and compete with more than 800 hams from counties around the state. Fred Rothenburger (foreground) helped his grandson Ayden Morris apply cure while Laura Lynn Best  (background) helped her daughter, Opal.

  • On campus: Jan. 29, 2016

    Local student graduates from ENMU

    Justin Dickerson graduated from Eastern New Mexico University on Dec. 12, 2015 with a BAAS in Aviation Science. ENMU, a state institution that offers associate, bachelor and master degree options, serves students from around the world. Courses are offered on-campus and online.

  • School menus: Jan. 25 to 29

    Monday

  • School menus: Jan. 18 to 22

    Jan. 18 to 22

    Monday

    NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Observance

    Tuesday

  • Applications for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s college scholarships available now

    The holiday season may have just come to a close, but Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has one more gift to give to a select number of high school seniors across the state – college scholarships. Later this spring, the KFB Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 87 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

  • On campus: Jan. 15, 2016

    Local student named to UT Martin honor roll