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Today's News

  • Sports Bulletin Board: June 15, 2012

    Green Raiders Jr. Golf League

  • Squire Boone Day fundraiser Saturday at Clear Creek Park

    The Squire Boone Committee is taking the next step in trying to raise the money for a statue to be placed at the eastern entrance to the city of Shelbyville.

    The committee will celebrate Squire Boone Day on Saturday at the Clear Creek Park amphitheater and Col. Sanders Pavilion.

    The daylong event will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a proclamation from Shelbyville Mayor Tom Hardesty to establish the first Squire Boone Day, and entertainment will go throughout the day and into the night.

  • News briefs, June 15, 2012

    Bone marrow registration

    drive for Adisson Miles

    A bone marrow donation registration drive will be held Sunday to try to find a match for 7-month-oild Addison Miles.

    She’s the daughter of Daniel and Rachel Miles of Finchville, and she needs a transplant to overcome her battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. So far, a match has not been found.

    The registration event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Shelby Christian Church.

  • Ellis wins dance competition

    Megan Ellis competed in the Rainbow Regional dance competition in Franklin, Ind. She performed a jazz solo to "Someone Like You" by Adelle. She not only won double platinum and first in her age division but also won first overall in the competition among all solo categories. The choreographer of this routine is Micca Watts-Gordon, who, with assistant Amber Burgin, run thru Dazzlers studio in Shelbyville.

  • Governor’s School for Arts students

    Three students from Shelby County have been selected for to participate in the Governor’s School for the Arts, which for 25 years has provided hands-on arts opportunities for the state’s talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects or visual artists.

     

  • Amos attends summer orientation

    Heather Amos of Shelby County High School attended a recent summer orientation session for incoming freshmen at Eastern Kentucky University. Amos plans to major in music education.

  • Church news: June 15, 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.

  • Shelby County fair 2012

    The Miss Shelby County Preteen Contest is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    Contestants must be 8 years old by July 1 and not have reached their 13th birthdays by Oct. 31. Five finalists will be chosen, from which a winner and first runner-up will be chosen from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

  • 2012 Shelby County Fair

    Ten Shelby County girls will compete in the Miss Shelby County Teen pageant at the fair Tuesday. The winner will compete in the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair pageant. The contestants, 13- to 16-years-old who all attend Shelby County High School, are judged on beauty, poise and personality.

  • SOUDER: Father’s Day is just like Mother’s Day, except smaller presents

    As I hope you are aware, this Sunday is Father’s Day. For whatever reason, as the title of today’s column suggests, Father’s Day seems to play second fiddle to Mother’s Day.

    Perhaps it is because, in many instances, moms play a bigger role in the child-rearing process. I once read an article describing differences between moms and dads, and one of the areas it highlighted was the knowledge about their children.