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Youth

  • Going to Gatton

  • Dazzling performance

    The first all-star dance team from Shelbyville, The Dazzlers, competed in the rainbow regional dance competition in Franklin, Ind., on April 28. They won Double Platinum in their age division and also won first in their division overall. Team members are (front row, from left) Lauren Early, Audrey Hinkle, Shelby Ledford; (back row) assistant coach Amber Burgin, Elizabeth "Lulu" Ayers, Chloe Meredith, Megan Ellis, Reece Eilers and Coach Micca Watts-Gordon.

  • Dr. Suess Day in Shelby County Schools

    Mary Jane Kimball dresses as the Cat in the Hat with her third-grade reading group at Clear Creek Elementary. Included in the picture are (from left) JaJuan Winstead, Carlos Wells, Cat in the Hat, Dillon Yates, Ryan Yeager and Reice Ford.  Green eggs and ham were served for lunch.

  • On campus: July 13, 2012

    Kaitlyn Bryn Foree, a graduate of Henry County High School, received a Bachelor of Arts from Transylvania University during a commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison.

    Foree graduated summa cum laude with honors in writing, rhetoric and communication and a minor in business administration.

    She is the daughter of Kathleen Erwin of Pleasureville and Kenneth Foree of Louisville.

  • On campus: July 13, 2012

    William M. Payne of Louisville was made a member of Phi Beta Kappa, America's oldest academic honor society, during Morehouse College's commencement activities based on his high scholastic attainments.

  • Getting ready for reading

    Emily Swindler, Julie Broughton, Gary Barriger and Caitlin Murphy listen as Pam Petty of Western Kentucky University starts a professional development session for secondary teachers. The series of workshops are for those teachers identified to teach Summer Reading Academy for students in fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth grades. The summer school starts Monday at West Middle for secondary and at Painted Stone for first and third grades. It offers breakfast, lunch and bus transportation during its 18-day schedule.

  • Kentucky Sheriffs’ boys and girls ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ boys and girls ranch camp is free thanks to the support of sheriffs, members and contributors. Also pictured are Shelby County Sheriff Mike Armstrong and his wife, Audrey, who transported the campers, and ranch head counselor Kelly Burk.

  • Myatt named Eagle Scout

    Nathan Myatt, son of Craig and Dolly Myatt, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor for a Boy Scout.

    He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 164 at First Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville. He is a recent graduate of Shelby County High School and will attend Sullivan University in the fall with plans to become a chef.

  • Promotions in scouting

    Seven Daisies from Troop 1222 earned their wings during a Fly Up Ceremony to become Brownie Scouts. They were (from left) Alyssa Hance, Katie Galica, Chloe Gonshak, Alexis Hance, Kyale Thompson, Ava Roberts and Caliegh Craddrock. Troop Leaders are Jillian Stien and Christina Owens.

  • On campus: Jennifer White

    Jennifer Marie White graduated from Northern Kentucky University, earning two degrees – a Bachelors of Arts in psychology, magna cum laude, and a Bachelor of Arts in studio arts with an honors minor, magna cum laude.