• On campus: Morehead dean list

    Local students named the dean’s list at Morehead State University for the 2014 spring semester were:

    Kristi Lynne Skelton of Bagdad

    Samantha K. Marston of Bagdad

    Sarah Anne Eades of Finchville

    Samantha Rochelle Gibson of Pleasureville

    Quinten Lamar Cottrell of Shelbyville

    Aaron Robinson Hood of Shelbyville

  • On campus: Kentucky Christian University

    Lauren Smithaachieved the honor of being named to the president’s list at Kentucky Christian University for the 2014 spring semester. The president’s list is granted to full-time students who earn a grade-point average of 4.0. She is the daughter of Jerry and Amy Smitha of Shelbyville, and a 2013 graduate of Shelby County High School and majors in middle school education and Bible at KCU.

  • School menus: Aug. 13 to 15


    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza (26g), WG Apple Muffin (28g); Entrées: Hot Dog(1g) on Bun (20g), Chicken Tender Wrap w/Cheese (35.6g); Sides: Vegetarian Baked Beans (32.97g), Cole Slaw(7.14g), Fresh Banana (26g), Mandarin Oranges(12.69g); Condiments: Mustard(0g), Ketchup(3g)

  • Russell receives scholarship
  • High school students complete governor’s school for arts program

    This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted more than 200 eager young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts took place at Danville’s Centre College from June 22 to July 12.

  • On campus: EKU news June 2014

    EKU spring graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2014 semester. Local students include:

    Abbie Anne Nelsonof Pleasureville, cum laude BS in elementary education teaching

  • On campus: Kansas University

    Ben Bradley, of Shelbyville, school of pharmacy, was among the approximate 4,600 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2014 semester. The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students must complete a minimum number of credit hours to be considered for the honor roll.

  • On campus: Centre College

    Local students have been named to the dean's list for the winter/spring terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Jennifer Hormellis the daughter of Jim and Connie Hormell of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Shelby County High School.

    Stephen Priceis the son of Diane and Stephen Price of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy.

    Centre College, founded in 1819, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Danville, Ky.

  • On campus: Campbellsville 06-27-14

    Jana Leigh Kortas, a junior from Simpsonville, was named to Campbellsville University’s president’s list for spring 2014. The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. The spring 2014 academic honors’ list includes a total of 567 students, with 226 named to the President's List for achieving a 4.0 grade point average, and 341 named to the dean’s List for achieving a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA.

  • Shelby County student named leader of the year

    Anna Claire Schaefer was awarded the Central Kentucky Youth Leader of the Year for 2014. In May, Schaefer and 761 other students attended an award ceremony at Eastern Kentucky University.

    47 high school juniors received the honor of being recognized as their school’s Youth Leader and two Youth Leaders of the Year were recognized: Sahil Nair for Lexington and Schaefer for Central Kentucky.

    More than $9,000 in scholarships and awards were presented to the honorees.