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  • Datebook - April 18, 2018

    This Week

    Veterans Outreach Program

    The Lexington Vet Center is participating in a Veterans Outreach and Informational event from 1 p.m. -to 2:30 p.m., April 18 at the Serenity Venter (98 7th Street) in Shelbyville.Veterans and their families are welcome to learn about Vet Center’s readjustment counseling services, which include:

    Posttraumatic Stress

    Military Sexual Trauma

  • VAN STOCKUM: 30 Years in the Marines: The Rest of the Story (1942-1967), Part 24: A Long Shot – Director, 4th Marine Corps Reserve and Recruitment District, Philadelphia 1961-62

    In this duty assignment in Philadelphia, I had command over the reserve units and recruitment stations in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

    Marine Corps Headquarters, unaware as yet of my performance of duty as Chief of Staff of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune a month before, would have considered it unlikely that I would be promoted and that this would be my final duty station before retirement.

  • Thompson walks in Down Syndrome Derby fashion show

     Simpsonville’s Noelle Thompson – the reigning Miss Cardinal Country and former Miss Heart of Louisville within the Miss America System – is accustomed to the spotlight. 

    And last week Thompson used her titles to shift that shining light onto her friends with the Downs with Derby Fashion Show and Charity Auction in Louisville.

    Thompson was ecstatic to be a part of the event, which builds off her own work forming the Breakthrough 4 a Buddy group.

  • SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION - Updates on Marnel Moorman School presented

     On Thursday, members of the Shelby County Board of Education took another look at the plans for the Marnel Moorman School being developed south of Collins High School on Discovery Boulevard.  Architects with Studio Kremer recapped some of the previously presented information and provided more finalized details as the project comes to fruition.

    Architects shared the school would be a long building with a slight step down to flow with the decline in landscape.

  • Rockets split weekend tourney

    Due to weather, the Shelby County softball team was only able to host one day of the Lady Rocket Invitational on Friday night, but was able to take one of two games in hosting duty.

    The Rockets took game one against Boone County by a score of 6-2 before falling to South Warren by a final of 13-4 that moved SCHS to a record of 7-5 as a team this season.

    South Warren 13, Shelby County 4

  • Titans sweep Rocket Invitational

    The Collins softball team responded from its loss against Oldham County last week with a pair of offensive showcases at the Lady Rocket Invitational on Friday night, with 10 runs in each of its wins over Boone County and Assumption.

    “I thought we struck the ball well in both games,” Titans coach Charlie LeCompte said. “Cassie [Rannells] came up big for us against [Boone] in a big spot and let us pick up the win.”

    Collins 10, Boone County 9

  • Titans split weekend slate of games

    Collins baseball split its weekend slate of games, taking an 8-4 loss to North Oldham on Thursday before rebounding with a 17-4 whipping of DeSales on Friday night.

    The 1-1 effort moved the Titans to 8-6 on the season.

    Collins 17, DeSales 4

    The Titans demolished visiting DeSales Friday, exploding for all 17 runs in the second, third and fourth innings.

  • Shelby falls at LexCath, 3-1

    The Rockets (2-7) played hard on the road Friday night against one of the top teams in the state, but came up just short against Lexington Catholic’s strong pitching staff.

    LexCath (8-3) pitchers Ryan Johnson and Henry Holthaus combined for a complete game, allowing just six hits and one earned run between them while striking out six Shelby hitters.

    On the Rockets’ side of things, starting pitcher Caleb Collins went all six frames on the mound for SCHS, allowing just four hits and one earned run while striking out four.

  • Public input positive on Greenway Trails

    Though progress on the Shelby County Greenway Trail has been slowed by weather, parks’ consultant Clay Cottongim says the trails are already being used.

    As a sign of the project’s popularity, he pointed to an unusually large crowd at a public meeting

  • Church News - April 13, 2018

    All Saints Roman Catholic Church

    Mass is at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m. on Sunday, and Noon on Sunday. All are welcome to attend. Located at 410 Main St., Taylorsville.


    Allen Chapel United Methodist

    Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. The Rev. Robert Raglin is the pastor.