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Youth

  • Shelby students honored Miami

    Stephen Thomas Hewlett of Shelbyville and Jessica Lindsey Schaper of Simpsonville received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Miami University. Schaper graduated cum laude. Hewlett, Schaper and Kelly Morgan Hill of Shelbyville made the dean’s list.

  • On campus: Garner graduates from Denison

    Colin George Garner of Simpsonville was among the graduates awarded at Denison University's 170th commencement held May 15. He earned a bachelor of arts degree with a double major in east Asian studies and economics. He was the recipient of the Alumni Award and studied abroad for a semester with the Shanghai Program in China.

  • Rotary Club offers loans for education

    The Shelbyville Rotary Club is offering loans to Shelby County students for college and vocational school. The loans bear interest at 1 percent while in school and 3 percent during repayment. To apply, call Sherman Riggs at 633-5220.

  • Shelby students attend gifted camp

    Shelby County residents Lindy Bush and Steven Waurio were among the 200 to attend the Center for Gifted Studies’ 29th annual summer camp for academically talented students at Western Kentucky University. SCATS provides enhanced learning opportunities for academically talented sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.

  • Making a ‘big impression’ in Texas

  • SCHS dance team

  • Finalist in Kentucky pre-teen pageant

    Jessica Buckler, daughter of John and Patricia Buckler of Shelbyville, was selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition program held July 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. State finalists will be evaluated on academic achievement, volunteer service to the community, school honors and activities, development of personal skills and abilities, general knowledge, communicative ability and on-state acknowledgement of accomplishments.

  • 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.