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Today's News

  • Russell named state technology historian

    Shelby County High School sophomore Ethan Russell was elected to the office of state Technology Student Association historian during the Annual TSA Conference. Ethan campaigned on his years of experience in TSA and his experience as a local chapter officer for both East Middle and Shelby County High School.

  • Mars Rover STEM Challenge

  • EMS visits St. Louis

  • Rent or buy

    Daylen Hocker, Rita Gomez and Aaron Randolph had the tough task to determine whether to rent or buy a place to live – even though they are only eighth-graders. The students at Collins High School were working on a financial lesson in Stephanie Robinson’s class. All agreed that college is the answer to a good career. Rita talked about the importance of budgeting her money and getting a job, which Aaron said was the key in order to pay all the expenses associated with living. “It’s expensive to survive,” Daylen said.

  • Church news: May 25, 2012

    Allen Chapel

    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

     

    Annunciation

    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

     

    Bethel A.M.E.

  • Halls in top 10% of voting

    The Hall family still has hope to win a new van through Mobility Awareness Month.

    Margaret Hall’s 14-year-old son Glenn was born with a rare chromosomal disease, partial trisomy 6Q, that has left him confined to a wheelchair.

    Since she can’t afford a van, Hall entered her son’s story into a national contest in which the top three vote-getters will receive a fully-customized 2012 wheelchair-accessible van.

  • SCHS students net nearly $1 million

    Mired in state testing and final exams, Shelby County High School students and their families were able to take some time to celebrate on Wednesday.

    SCHS students reported 28 scholarships, totaling nearly $1 million, and more are expected to be divulged in the final week of school.

    About 75 students filled the front of the SCHS Theater and took turns being recognized for their hard work and preparation for the next stage of their lives.

  • Shelby couple raises Alpacas

    Ever wondered what the heck an alpaca is?

    If you visit Steve and Karen Kennedy’s alpaca farm, Perfect Timing Alpacas, off Rockbridge Road, you’ll find out.

    The Kennedy’s 13 alpacas, a domesticated species of South American camelid that resemble a small llama, gaze out of their large well-kept enclosure with a mixture of calmness and curiosity.

    “They each have their own unique personalities,” Karen Kennedy said.

    It was a credible statement.

  • 2 Shelby natives are honored by universities

    Two people, one a Shelbyville resident and one a former resident, have been recognized this spring by their respective universities, Darla Bailey at Baylor University and Ben Pollard at Purdue University.

    Bailey, a Shelbyville resident, was named Honorary Alumna of the Year at Baylor’s School of Social Work in Waco, Texas.

    Pollard, a former resident of Shelby County who now lives of Poway, Calif., received an honorary doctorate degree during spring commencement ceremonies at Purdue’s campus in West Lafayette, Ind.

  • EARLIIER: Case is back on in huge pot bust in Southville

    A man who was charged with the largest marijuana bust ever in Shelby County and inexplicably set free by federal authorities has been indicted again on those same charges.

    Enrique Olvera-Landaverde, 51, was indicted by a Shelby County Grand Jury on April 18 for trafficking in marijuana over 5 pounds.