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Today's News

  • Church news: May 27, 2011

    Annunciation
    If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

    Bagdad Baptist
    Fifth Sunday evening service for area churches is Sunday at Bagdad Baptist. You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.

  • 4 Shelby students win district history contest

    Four Shelby County students are among those who have been rewarded for their efforts at the Kentucky Historical Society's 2011 Kentucky History Day district three contest, held recently at the Frazier International History Museum in Louisville.

    The theme for this year's contest is "Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures and Consequences."

    Eighteen schools, seven counties and 109 students competed for a chance to advance to the state contest, with the top three receiving a medal. The top five advance to state.

  • Champions Elite dance teams earn titles

  • Student participate in talent search

    Several fourth- and fifth-grade students from Shelby County Public Schools participated in the 2011 Duke University Talent Search. Eligibility is an honor requiring exceptional academic ability. Students recognized are Adam Triebsch, fifth grade, Heritage; Baron Lee, Miles Megibben, Madeline Petty, Madeline Presley, Rahim Shalash, Peyton Wheeler, fourth grade, and Jared Baltzell and Hannah Cleary, fifth grade, Simpsonville.

  • School Announces National Latin Honors

    Corpus Christi Academy in Simpsonville received the results of the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam. Paul Cozzens and Joseph Zoeller, both seventh-grade students at the academy, were among the top scorers nationally. Paul was awarded a Magna Cum Laude certificate, and James was awarded a Cum Laude certificate for their performance on the Latin I exam, a high school level exam. The National Latin Exam is administered in all 50 states and 12 foreign countries with more than 100,000 students participating. Its purpose is to promote the study of Latin and the classics.

  • Cornerstone students visit DC

    Cornerstone Christian Academy’s eighth-grade class visits Washington, D.C., for a field trip to Arlington National Cemetery. They had the opportunity to lay a wreath, crafted by Pathelen Flower & Gift Shop, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Claire Gibson, Andrew Hobbs, Christian Lopesilvero, and Jonathan Sutton were selected to lay the wreath in a ceremony.

  • On campus: Sweasy receives Campbellsville University honors

  • Campus: SCHS students at language festival

    Nine SCHS students and their teachers attended the KWLA Regional Language Festival at Transylvania University. SCHS students competed against students from other Kentucky school districts in language and cultural proficiency assessments. Here are the results:

    Art level A and B – Keren Mendez, AP French, level B, first honors, medallion; Dalton Phillips, Spanish 2, level A, first honors, medallion; Courtney Thompson, French 1, level A, fourth.

  • Campus: Curry on dean’s list

    Tyler S. Curry of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list for the March 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.

  • Court report: May 27, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    William March, receiving stolen property – diversion completed – dismissed.

    Jamison D. Gann, speeding 21 mph over limit and first-offense failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance – guilty – $710 fine and costs.

    Ashly Juiasin, first-offense DUI – guilty – operator’s license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.