Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Rockets pick up where they left off

    A change of venue didn’t seem to matter to the Shelby County baseball team.

    The Rockets, whose opening-round game against Eminence in the 30th District Tournament was suspended by rain Monday night, picked up where they left off Tuesday night, walloping the Warriors, 16-0, at Eminence.

    Shelby County led, 2-0, Monday when the game was suspended in the middle of the second inning.

  • Rockets show growth in splitting final 2 games

    The Shelby County softball team may have saved two of its best games of the season for its last two games of its season, but the Rockets fell narrowly short of the 30th District final.

    Shelby County took an early lead, 2-0, on top-seeded Spencer County in the 30th District semifinals Tuesday – after completing a 9-0 victory over Eminence in an opening-round game that had been suspended by rain Monday – before the Bears rallied for a 4-2 victory.

  • Church news: May 27, 2011

    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.