• School menus: Nov. 3 to 7


    Elementary schools– Breakfast: WG Strawberry Pop Tart (38g), WG Blueberry Muffin(28g); Entrées: Pepperoni Pizza Pocket(35g), Mini Corn Dogs(30g); Sides: Broccoli (9.42g), Baby Carrots (5.79g) w/Ranch Dressing (1g), Fresh Apple (15g), Orange Smiles(15.4g), Peach Slices(16.5g), Blue Razz Juice (14g); Condiments: Ketchup(2g), Mustard (0g)

  • Painted Stone fall fun run

    Painted Stone Elementary hosted its annual fall fun run at Lake Shelby with a theme of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” the district’s resource for“The Leader in Me” student and teacher training.The children played Leader in Me games and activities before having lunch.


  • Dillard graduates from Eastern Oregon

    Jennifer Dillard, of Shelbyville, graduated from Eastern Oregon University during the 2013-14 academic year. Dillard earned a BS degree in business administration.

  • See you at pole

    Cornerstone Christian Academy students, staff and parents gathered at the flagpole on Sept. 24 in participation of “See You at the Pole” – a youth prayer event for schools.

  • SCHS student receives honors

    Harrison Baldwin of Shelby County High School received honorable mention and a certificate in the “Promote Your School” essay contest sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • On campus: Oct. 17, 2014

    Dean’s list for Cincinnati University

    Amanda Cohen of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati for the summer 2013-14 year.

    Ohio Christian University dean’s list

  • Donuts with Dad at Cornerstone

    Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated Donuts with Dad on Sept. 19. Students invited dads to join them at school for donuts and coffee before classes.

  • Chapter 3: The origin of Jack Tales

    “You all sit a spell and I’ll get Jack,” Mr. Blackford said. When he came back, Mom, Dad, Chloe and I all looked at one another in amazement!

    We expected Jack to walk out with Mr. B. (as he told us to call him). Instead, Mr. B. carried out a large cardboard box.

    “I get it! It’s Jack-in-the-Box!” I exclaimed, thrilled I got the joke. Everyone was chuckling when Mr. Blackford pulled out his pocketknife and carefully opened the box.

  • School menus: Oct. 13 to 17


    Elementary schools– Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit (28g) w/Jelly (9g), WG Blueberry Muffin (28g); Entrées: Kickin’ Chicken Patty (15g)on WG Bun (20g), Halftime Hot Ham& Cheese (1.5g)on WG Bun(20g); Sides: Steamed Broccoli, Baby Carrots w/Ranch (1g), Fresh Apple (15g) or Orange (15.4g), Pineapple Tidbits(15.5g); Condiments: Ketchup(3g), BBQ Sauce (7.5g), Honey Mustard (10g)

  • Chapter 2: Learning about Appl-at-chin

    “Dogwood, what’s going on?” Mom asked as I tugged the robber’s shoes, keeping him secure until the cops arrived. “We heard the harmonica, and it sounded so much, uh, different, than usual and we thought we would check it out. Why are you chewing on this gentleman’s shoes?”

    Knowing I couldn’t take the chance of letting go of the criminal to answer Mom, I looked at Chloe to explain.