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Youth

  • On campus: June 17, 2011

    Bates graduates from Wilmington
    Robert E. Bates of Shelbyville graduated from Wilmington College in Ohio with a bachelor’s degree in social/political studies.
    Shelby students honored at Campbellsville

  • 10 Shelby County girls will compete in the Miss Shelby County pageant at the fair Tuesday.

    The contestants must have reached her 16th birthday by Oct. 31 and shall not have reached her 22nd birthday by Oct. 31 of the year when the contest is held. Contestants will be judged from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

    At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, they will compete in shorts attire, followed by formal attire at 7:30. There is also a private showing in bathing attire for judges only.

    Five finalists will be selected from the contestants, and a first runner-up and winner will then be selected.

  • Pre-teen fair contest is Saturday

    The Miss Shelby County Pre-Teen Contest is 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must be 8 years old by July 1 and not have reached their 13th birthday by Oct. 31. Five finalists will be chosen, from which a winner and first runner-up will be chosen from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

  • 2011 Little Miss and Mister contestants judged Monday

    Contestants for the 2009 Little Miss and Mister will be judged at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Floral Hall. They should be at the show ring no later than 6 p.m. County winners will be eligible for the state contest at the Kentucky State Fair. First-place winners will receive $25 and a crown, plus a $100 savings bond from Dairy Queen. Second-place winners will receive $15, roses and a ribbon. Third-place winners will receive $10, roses and a ribbon.

     

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  • Bluegrass Community & Technical honors

    Rheann Burrus and Rhonda L. Vandergriff, both of Shelbyville, were selected as 2011 Outstanding Program Graduates of their degree programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The distinction recognizes students who have exhibited strong leadership, exceeded criteria and expectations in the degree program, and demonstrated academic excellence. Burrus was selected as outstanding graduate of the office systems technology program. Vandergriff was selected as outstanding graduate of the surgical technology program.

  • TAG project, Student Y Club service project

  • Technology expanded

    Marilyn Tamer, library media specialist for Southside Elementary, introduces a group of children to an I-Pad. The school purchased 10 to be used in classroom settings. There are educational games that challenge students’ knowledge of math and reading. The mapping system also attracted their attention since they could type in their address and actually see their house.

  • Rockin’ in ROTC

  • Scout remembers ‘the fallen’

    Alan Harris is reaching his dream of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout by remembering those who fought for and “who gave their lives for our freedom.” Harris, a 2011 graduate of Shelby County High School, will host a memorial service, reception and flag retirement 7 p.m. June 17 at the Finchville Park. He extends an invitation to all veterans and active duty military personnel, along with their families.

  • On campus: Shuck part of WKU’s SIFE team

    With its second-highest-ever finish at the SIFE USA National Exposition in Minneapolis, Western Kentucky University’s Student In Free Enterprise team becomes one of the top 60 teams in the country. WKU SIFE members traveling to Minneapolis included Joshua Shuck of Shelbyville.