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Youth

  • 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.

  • On campus: Marc Webb on Cumberlands dean’s list

    Marc Webb of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list at the University of the Cumberland in Williamsburg for the 2011 spring semester. To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

  • On campus: Goebel graduates Gatton Academy

    Katherine Goebel of Shelby County was a member of the graduating class of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Sixty students representing 34 counties from across the state were recognized.

  • Crossover Scouts events

    Cub Scout Pack 296 Crossover ceremony was May 14.