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Youth

  • Chapter 1: A wagon load of surprises

    "Whew! I had no idea pulling the wagon home from the Martins' yard sale would be so exhausting!"

    "Do you want me to help you, Woody?"

    "No thanks, Chloe." I thought it was best if Chloe stayed in the wagon and made sure everything stayed in place. We would have been so upset if we had hit a bump and damaged our purchase. "Anyway, we're almost home. Pulling the wagon wouldn't have been so tough had the yard sale not been so far away."

  • Line dancing

    These students at Shelby County High School didn’t even wait for the teacher to come in the gym before starting their arts and humanities lesson for the morning. With music blaring in the gym, the students performed a line dance as part of the curriculum.

  • Kelly in Georgetown court

    Lauren Kelly (right) of Shelbyville, a sophomore communication and media studies major at Georgetown College, was escorted by Bill Ngha of Charlotte, N.C., in the Georgetown College Homecoming court during halftime ceremonies of the Tigers’ football game against Shorter University on Saturday. Kelly is an equine scholar and is involved with the fishing team and student life. She is a 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School and is the daughter of Jackie Wilcox of Morehead City, N.C., and Larry Kelly of Miami.

  • Wilson enters dental school

    Courtney Lynn Wilson, a third-year student at the University of Louisville has entered the UofL School of Dentistry, dental hygiene program. Wilson is the daughter of Scott and Judy Wilson and granddaughter of Wayne and Peggy Puckett, all of Shelbyville, and Nancy Wood of Louisville. She is a 2008 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Wilson enters dental school

    Courtney Lynn Wilson, a third-year student at the University of Louisville has entered the UofL School of Dentistry, dental hygiene program. Wilson is the daughter of Scott and Judy Wilson and granddaughter of Wayne and Peggy Puckett, all of Shelbyville, and Nancy Wood of Louisville. She is a 2008 graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Shelby students graduate at IWU

    Five students from Shelby County were among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion. Graduating were: Kristin Ball, Simpsonville, B.S.N., nursing; Jennifer Blevins, Shelbyville, B.S., management; Nicole Craig, Shelbyville, B.S.N., nursing; Benjamin Macy, Shelbyville, B.S., business administration; Susan Sanders, Shelbyville, B.S., general studies.

  • Young Leaders 2011-2012

    Delaney Boone, Collins HS
    Parents:
     David and Michelle Boone
    School/community involvement:
    Y-Club, Y-Club treasurer, drama club, drama club president, choir, safety patrol, FCA, National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, St. Patrick cantor and server, preschool volunteer
    Hobbies/interests:
    Singing, performing, running, dancing, working with children

  • 9/11 reflections

    Students in Sloane Barnett’s class at Simpsonville Elementary wrote what strategies they used while following along in the text the teacher read about a first-person account of the 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center. After she leaned down to listen to Jaden Outten, she had him report to the class that he focused on retelling because he “needed to gain meaning and I used a prediction to make a guess so I would keep on reading for when ‘that moment’ comes I have been waiting for.”

  • Readers’ theater

  • Shelby student chosen for blog

    Tatiana Rathke, a junior from Shelbyville, has been selected as one of six upperclassmen to blog about her experience at Bellarmine University. Rathke, a visual communication major, is spending the year abroad in Amsterdam, so she's blogging about her time there.