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Today's News

  • Scholarships available

    The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award more than $420,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, to more than 2,200 young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 will be accepted through March 15 at kohlskids.com.

  • Corpus Christi calendar

    Corpus Christi Academy's Calendar

    March 14 – End of third quarter

    March 16 – Green shirt/sweater day

    March 17 – Crusade for Education Fundraiser at Claudia Sanders' Restaurant, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

    April 5 – Holy Thursday – no school

    April 6 – Good Friday – no school

    April 9-15 – Easter break – no school

    April 16 – School resumes

  • Armed forces news: Payton-Sewell graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Ronnie R. Payton-Sewell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    Payton-Sewell earned distinction as an honor graduate and recently was promoted to the rank of private first class.

    He is the son of April V. Sewell of Shelbyville and Ronnie L. Payton of Frankfort. His wife, Shelly E. Sewell, is the daughter of Angela May of Frankfort.

    The private first class is a 2011 graduate of Franklin County High School.

  • Birth: Sanford son

    Kristen Quire and Scott Sanford of Frankfort announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Nov. 10, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Hospital. He has been named Malachi Scott Sanford. He was born at 9:20 p.m., weighing 4 pounds 5 ounces and 18 inches long. He has one brother, 22-month-old Isaiah.

    Grandparents are Lori and Davis Mason of Shelbyville, and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad; Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville, and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

  • Birth: Sanford son

    Kristen Quire and Scott Sanford of Frankfort announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Nov. 10, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Hospital. He has been named Malachi Scott Sanford. He was born at 9:20 p.m., weighing 4 pounds 5 ounces and 18 inches long. He has one brother, 22-month-old Isaiah.

    Grandparents are Lori and Davis Mason of Shelbyville, and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdad; Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville, and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

  • Love in the air

    Love was in the air at Crescent Place Assisted Living on Valentine’s Day. Jim and Dorothy Collings (left rear) were king and queen. Honored with them were (front row, from left) Bobbye and Bill McCarthy, Al and Mary Jane Smith and (rear right) Pat and James Edwards.

  • Engagement: Quire-Sanford

    Lori and David Mason of Shelbyville and Robin and Karen Quire of Bagdadannounce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Quire of Frankfort, to Scott Sanford of Frankfort. He is the son of Sandra and Roy Ashcraft of Taylorsville and Gregg Sanford of Shelbyville.

    The wedding will take place at 7 p.m. May 5, 2012, at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Floydsburg.

  • Young equitation riders raise money for St. Jude

  • Time Warner now Shelby’s cable company

    If you watch TV or surf the Internet through cable, you have a new provider this week.
    Time Warner Cable announced Wednesday that it had completed its acquisition of Insight Communications.
    That means that Time Warner now will be the company that provides TV, high-speed Internet and voice services to about 760,000 customers throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana – including those in Shelby County.

  • Update: SCHS lockdown lifted except one room

    Shelby County High School has received the all clear from the Environmental Protection Agency to release nearly all the students after small vial of mercury in a thermostat was broken.

    The EPA is still holding and checking students in the classroom where the vial was broken.

    According to a release on the district’s Web site: “Some students are still being assessed by the EPA for exposure but no reports have been detected at this time.”