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Youth

  • Essay contest winner

    “I’m writing about my Papa because he is my inspiration. When I see my Papa, I smile just like when he sees me, he smiles...” That is how Livia Thompson began an essay she wrote as part of the AARP/Kentucky Retired Teachers Association Grandparent of the Year contest. The fifth-grader at Painted Stone Elementary won the Shelby County contest and the 5th District contest. She read her essay at the Shelby County Retired Teachers Association banquet June 9 when she was also presented awards.

  • Baby sitter training

    The American Red Cross and Clear Creek Family Resource Center collaborated to get a group of Shelby County students certified to baby sit through 9-hours of training in a three day period. The trainer, Vicki Ledford, covered everything from leadership, the business of babysitting, safety, child development, feeding, and what to do in case of an emergency.

  • Morehead State University 2011 spring graduates

    The list of graduates for the 2011 Spring Commencement exercises at Morehead State University includes Lora Mullins from Shelbyville, bachelor of social work degree; and Kevin Luken from Simpsonville, bachelor of music degree. Visit www.moreheadstate.edu/aspireto learn much more about MSU's mission, vision, and values.

  • Tomorrow’s leaders serve today through 1:8 experience; local students among those serving

    Shelbyville natives Rachel Shannon and Kelsie Witham are among 55 members of the Kentucky Baptist Collegiate Ministries serving in  this summer with the 1:8 Leadership Experience.

    Initiated in 2008 with a group of 19 students, the 1:8 Leadership Experience has equipped students to serve as short-term missionaries in Louisville, McDowell, Denver, San Francisco, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and countries in Europe and Asia. Of the 75 previous 1:8 participants, 26 have taken steps toward full-time Christian service.

  • Stephanie Jarvis receives bachelor of arts degree

  • Bellarmine University dean's list

    Bellarmine University has named the dean's list students for the spring 2011 semester. The dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following local residents were named to the dean's list:

  • 2011 Tiny Tot pageant will be Friday

    The 2011 Tiny Tot pageant will be held in Floral Hall at 7 p.m. Friday. All 2-year-olds can check in at 6:30 p.m., and 3- and 4-year-olds can check in at 7 p.m. Flowers and decoration donated by Pathelen Gift and Flower Shop. Crowns and prizes are sponsored by Shelby County A&M Association. Decorations donated by Shelby Christian Church. The pageant is sponsored by Danielle Dixon with RE/MAX Performance Realty.

     

    The participants are:

     

    2-year old boys:

  • Dreams

  • On campus: June 24, 2011

    UK dean’s list
    Jon Collins was named to the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky for the spring 2011 semester. He is a sophomore studying secondary education-social studies education in the college of education. The school recognizes students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA and above. He is the son of Matt and Peggy Collins of Shelbyville.

  • Storks in school

    Children in Preschool through second grade practiced walking like storks while learning a poem. The students attending the federal migrant summer program were preparing for a trip to the Louisville Zoo. Field trips are incorporated into the summer school that also offers academic opportunities through July 8 at Clear Creek Elementary.