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Today's News

  • Andriot gets shot with PDL team

    While most college soccer players will be suiting up for their respective summer league teams, Shelbyville-native Walker Andriot has taken his talents to the west coast.

    As a member of the Portland Timbers 23-and-under team in the Premier Development League, Andriot is getting his shot at playing with some of the best college athletes in the country.

  • Heritage archers advance to worlds

    In just its first year of competition, Heritage Elementary School’s archery team has already accomplished an incredible feat – sending its archery team to the national level of competition on May 11 and now moving on to a worldwide meet held on July 21 in Orlando.

    The school vied for the National Archery In Schools Program’s national competition; finishing 165th out of 180 competing schools, which was good enough to advance to the global competition.

  • Cornerstone building towards athletics

    In a construction project that has been building nearly a year now, Cornerstone Christian Academy announced that Phase 1 of its plan to create a complex for the school’s various athletic programs is finished.

    The completed phase of the project was announced on May 19, with the grand opening of the facility taking place this morning, weather permitting.

    The complex is located on the 31 acres of the school grounds, where both phases are to be completed.

  • SCHS student earns congressional medals

    Amidst the numerous awards, scholarships and recognitions presented to seniors at Shelby County High School Tuesday evening, one student’s star shined bright.

    Madalin Roachnot only joined the ranks of the Distinguished Young Women and a member of the KHSAA Academic All-State, but she wowed the crowed as presenters announced that she had earned a prestigious Congressional Medal.

  • Biagi-Rickert continues her giving spirit

    Shelby native Kate Biagi-Rickert has taken on the role of Director of Stewardship with the Community Foundation of Louisville.

    “I am kind of the liaison to the donors,” she said. “I just want to work with them and their philanthropic goals.”

  • Veteran project to preserve memories

    Each year veterans, family members, friends and those wishing to pay their respects to those who fought for their freedom gather at Grove Hill Cemetery, often hearing the recounts from veterans who were deeply impacted by their service.  For those in attendance, they will tell you the experience is moving and memorable. 

    For those unable to attend this event, either to share or to take in the narration of others, there is another option.

  • SCHS seniors garner nearly $3 million in scholarships

     

    It’s an exciting time for seniors in Shelby County this week.  Sandwiched between the long awaited last day of school Monday and tomorrow’s highly anticipated commencement ceremony, Shelby County High School seniors spent Tuesday evening enjoying the appreciation and recognition of their many years of hard work.

    With more than 150 awards, scholarships and recognitions to announce, family and friends flooded the bleachers in the gymnasium and students packed the floor.

  • SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD – Tentative budget to be presented

    The Shelby County Board of Education Thursday will consider for approval the 2017-18 tentative budget at the regularly scheduled meeting, 7 p.m. at the district’s office, 1155 West Main Street.

    After being braced for a budget deficiency of approximately $250,000 during the draft budget presentation in January, the board will see a balanced tentative budget at this week’s meeting, according to district Public Relations Coordinator Ryan Allan.

  • Reluctantly ready to retire

    The halls were buzzing at West Middle School Tuesday with teachers packing up their supplies, trading classrooms and clearing up last minute details as most wrap one school year while preparing to start another new school year in a few months.

    But sitting quietly in her classroom surrounded by the packed remains of 42 years in education, West Middle School seventh grade teacher Lillie Hall reluctantly confirmed her decision to retire.

  • Collins seniors earn more than $2 million in scholarships

    Though the official cap and gown ceremony and festivities that follow have yet to arrive, Collins students have already put at least one night of recognition and celebration behind them.

    On Thursday students, accompanied by their family and friends, flooded the school’s performing arts center and celebrated with their peers as more than $2 million in scholarships were announced.

    Several students cleaned up during the ceremony, including Kyra Christie.