• Local riders participate in Special Olympics

    Nine riders, three horses and seven volunteers from Therapeutic Riding Association Inc. of Louisville participated in the 2012 Special Olympics Kentucky State Equestrian Competition in September at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    TRAIL riders competed in four events: Dressage, English and Western Equitation and Working Trail. They brought home 15 medals (five gold, six silver, five bronze and one ribbons).

  • Chapter 3: Zipping toward better health

    “May I have another apple?” I asked Mom as we traveled down the Mountain Parkway.

    “You’ve eaten two, son,” Mom said. “I’m afraid more will hurt your belly.”

    “The oatmeal and grapefruit were good, but they aren’t sticking to my ribs like a bacon-egg biscuit does,” I replied.

    “My oatmeal was yummy,” Chloe said, “especially topped with honey. Besides, remember what Doc said about co-letter-straw?”

  • Multiplication duo

    Miranda Robacker and Morgan Kehrer put their heads together to figure out a multiplication assignment in their fifth-grade class at Simpsonville Elementary. Some chose “10 times,” to which students explained, “it’s like adding it 10 times” or “the answer should be 10 times greater.”

  • Focus on the frog

  • EKU expands online graduate degree in education

    The Master of Arts in Education degree program at Eastern Kentucky University will be fully online with multiple options in Spring 2013.

    Available areas of advanced study will include Elementary Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders, Educational Leadership, and Safety and Facilities Management.

    Those who enroll in an online degree program will take the same courses as EKU's on-campus students and from the same professors, which means they will earn the same accredited Eastern Kentucky University degree.

  • On campus: EKU

    Shelby freshmen at EKU

    More than 2,400 new freshmen enrolled at Eastern Kentucky University this fall. Shelby County students are Brenna Rowan, Tyler Stucker, Christopher Cervantes, Austin Powell, Rianna Hawkins, Daz'Mann Crittendon, Patrice Peterman, Sara Chambers, Amanda Buresh, Sherleen Bedrava, Lindsay Devary, Heather Amos, Julia Kennedy, Brittany Walls, all of Shelbyville; Brent Stoll of Simpsonville; and Alyssa Hensley of Waddy.

  • Students/citizens of month

    The following students enrolled at the Shelby County Area Technology Center have received the Student of the Month for September, which is a student who is exemplary in the academic areas of the classroom. They are Ebenezer Alvarez, automotive technology; Ethan Bailey, industrial maintenance; Lynsey Nichols, office technology; Dom Cortese, office technology; Ben Shuck, information technology; Marleeni Romero, health science.

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy honor rolls

    First grade

    Gentry Groves

    All A’s: Opal Best, Lexi Lee, Noah Maxwell, Dillon Ritchey, Mei-Le Bradley, David Ashby, Lara Barbour, Maeve Cable, Blake Davis, Christian Goldey, Ethan Hendricks, Jon Dudinskie, Shelby White, Savanah Butler, Grace White, Owen Burke, Anthony Wooldridge, Alex Whitten, Micah Webb, Eli Petrey, Chris Northern


    Second grade

    Miranda Shepherd, Morgan Payton

  • Shelby County Public Schools calendar


    Saturday – KMEA Elementary Honors Choir at Collins Theatre

    Thursday – School Board 7 p.m. Central Office

    Friday – No School Professional Development

    Oct. 15-19 – No School Fall Break

    Oct. 25 – School Board 7 p.m. Central Office


    Clear Creek

    Today – New Colts Luncheon, 11:30-12

    Oct. 22-26 – Red Ribbon Week

    Oct. 9 – SBDM 3:30 p.m. in the school library

  • Fire trucks visit Cornerstone

    Shelby County fire trucks made a visit to Cornerstone Christian Academy.