• Librarian reports successful summer

    “I’m Bored!!” was not heard by at least 2,300 children and teens this summer since they participated in reading and Wacky Wednesday programs at the Shelby County Public Library, where about 24,000 titles of books are available in the children’s department alone.

    According to Youth Services Director Sarahbeth Farabee, 1,785 registered for the Summer Reading Program. Her records showed 1,367 completed the reading requirements – about 77 percent participation, which a book sale representative told her was well above average.

  • School menus: Sept. 1 to 5

    September 1 to 5


    No school. Happy Labor Day


  • First day of school at Cornerstone

    The school year kicked off at Cornerstone Christian Academy. 

  • School menus: Aug. 25 to 29


    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)

  • P.E.O. Star scholarship award

    The prestigious P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year, was presented to Mary Katherine “Kate” Schaefer, a senior at Shelby County High School. The scholarship was presented at Shelby County High School. She is the daughter of Kurt and Alice Schaefer and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter Al of Shelbyville. Kate has plans to study architecture beginning this fall at the University of Kentucky.

  • Local students graduate Kentucky Boys State

    Three local students graduated from Kentucky Boys State, a premier leadership program teaching local and state government to male juniors in high school. The program takes place at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center in Greenville. Students were:

    Farouk Migliore was recognized in the top of the class in academics

    Salvator Migliore received the senator recognition

    Cyrus Dutton was elected secretary of state and awarded marksman for his shooting ability

  • 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