Graefenburg United Methodist Church, 46 Graefenburg Road in Frankfort, will celebrate its 180th year serving the Graefenburg and surrounding communities, the church was established in 1835.
The Rev. Glenn Walker, M.Ed., and his wife Sister Teresa Walker from Alabama, will be introduced as the new pastor and wife during the celebration. Walker has been the pastor at the Uniontown, Centerville, and Mt. Pisgah charges.
From one extreme to the other the one constant for the Collins High School football team is they will face another powerhouse program tonight when Franklin County comes to town for the Titans’ Homecoming game.
“We are excited about this game” Collins coach Jerry Lucas said. “We understand how big a game this is for our program and know we are going to have to play well. I like that our kids are getting to play in these big games and the hope is that we will rise to the challenge of playing another good football team.”
Despite a big push to have new credit card swiping technology in place by the first of October, many storeowners in Shelby have not made that transition.
The concern for the storeowners is the where liability will fall on data breaches as processing companies – like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover – switch to a new, more secure card with a smartchip than those that solely feature a magnetic strip on the back of the cards.
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 tales probably got a little taller and the athletic exploits a little grander but when the Shelbyville Jets fastpitch softball team got together last weekend for a reunion, the sense of friendship and family that always personified the team stayed at the forefront.
The reunion had 17 former team members and more than 50 family members of players show up to reminisce and renew old friendships.
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.
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.