• On campus: July 12, 2013

    Local student selected as a Spirit Master for 2013-14 at WKU

  • Local student receives civilian marksmanship program scholarship
  • Georgetown grad

    Kathern Lee Case graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown College. She is the daughter of David and Sheila Case of Pleasureville; granddaughter Paul T. and Joyce Case, both deceased; and great-granddaughter of the late Mildred Peak Case.

  • Van Stockum granted degree from Stanford

    Philip Bareham Van Stockum, 29, son of Reggie Van Stockum of Shelby County and Kerry Van Stockum of Aptos, Calif., has been granted the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Physics from Stanford University.

    His doctoral dissertation was titled, “Towards Controlled Nanostructure Fabrication and Characterization using Combined Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Layer Deposition.”

  • On campus: Kennedy graduates from WKU

    Meghan Kennedy graduated summa cum laude from Western Kentucky University. She is the daughter of Robert and Carissa Kennedy and granddaughter of Ozzie and Charlotte Bradley, all of Shelbyville.

  • On campus: Matthews graduates from Vanderbilt

    David Baxter Matthewsgraduated from Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science with his majors in economics and political science.

    He was named to the dean’s list his last semester. To make the dean’s list, a student must make a 3.5 grade-point average, and his was 3.925.

    He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and served as secretary his sophomore year.

  • On campus: July 5, 2013

    Shelby students on Baylor dean’s list

    Two from Shelby County were among the more than 3,200 Baylor University students who were named to the dean's academic honor list for the 2013 spring semester. To be named to the list, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • Shelby student global mission

    With destinations of Russia, Greece, Zimbabwe and Ireland – in addition to four Kentucky communities – Ashley Nichole Travis of Shelbyville is among the 38 Kentucky college students and four coordinators serving through this summer’s “1:8 Leadership Experience” are sharing their Christian faith through a multi-faceted and multi-cultural approach.

  • Seniors make an impact

    Seniors in the engineering class at Collins High School pack supplies they collected for care packages to a National Guard platoon in Afghanistan. Josh Whittle, a 2012 graduate of Collins, is a member of the unit. His mother, Karen Whittle, said, “It’s a true blessing. It touches my heart.”

  • Girl Scout troop earns bronze award

    Junior Girl Scout Troop No. 658 of Heritage Elementary earned some of their bronze award hours by running a drive at their school and local neighborhoods. More than 500 items were collected and delivered to the  5-year anniversary event for Shelby County No-Kill. Dakota McMunn (from left), Mackenzie Burgin, Mallory Moses, Braylyn Beckley and Grace Clark participated. Other members (not pictured) were Harley Gaines, Gracie Rice, Alex Bramblett, Kayle Bowman, Alivia Chandler, Emily Tipton, Madeline Nethery and Brianne Sharar.