Battling the weather and the competition the Shelby County High School girls’ team took second in the Region V tournament Tuesday at Weissinger Hills and is headed back to the state tourney in Bowling Green.
The Rockets posted a team score of 341 behind champion Sacred Heart with a 317. Manual was third with a score of 359 followed by Collins with a score of 365.
The Herring Gull is 25 inches long with a wingspan that is 58 inches wide and weighs 2.5 pounds and is a fairly common winter resident around the Falls of the Ohio in Jefferson County, as well as the lake region of western Kentucky.
I also saw one that was in a rather large flock of migrating Ring-billed Gulls in Shelby County in March of 2014.
They generally appear in our commonwealth by early October and are gone by mid-May.
Boy Scout Troop 164 celebrated a Court of Honor on Sept. 29 at the 1st Presbyterian Church. The scouts received their new ranks as well as merit badges earned this summer. Their Scoutmaster is Bob Green. Members of the troop were (front row from left) Brandon Johnson, Carter Stivers, Wesley Cottingim, Charlie Muncy, Billy Cook, Geo Cook, Samuel Muncy; (back row) Bobby Shaver, Robert Sherrod and Matthew Munsterman.
The following Shelby County Area Technology Center students were awarded the Student of the Month for January: Chris Rogers, business technology; Courtney Najjar, health science informatics; Janelle Hynes, health science; Austin Egbert, automotive; Madison Cheak, information technology; Brent Abild, machine tool; Madelyn Weeks, math/English.
Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.
Entering the mid-point of the season the Shelby County Rockets and North Oldham Mustangs are coming into tonight’s game at North Oldham on the opposite ends of their preseason expectations, but both desperately need a win to solidify their spots in a very tough district.