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Today's News

  • Arts Briefs: May 25, 2012

    Military members admitted free
    for Abbey Road on the River

    Members of the U.S. military and their families can get free tickets to this weekend’s Abbey Road on the River, which bills itself as the largest Beatles-inspired festival in the world.
    The event is ongoing through Monday at Belvedere Park and Galt House Hotel in Louisville. To redeem the free tickets, just show a valid military I.D. at the box office upon arrival. Family members with a dependant I.D. can also get tickets (limit 4), which are valid for all days.

  • Ag Report: May 25, 2012

    KFB seeks to honor

    best ag educators

    Kentucky Farm Bureau is searching for 2012 Excellence in Ag Literacy Award nominees. The award, bestowed annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies.

  • Russell named state technology historian

    Shelby County High School sophomore Ethan Russell was elected to the office of state Technology Student Association historian during the Annual TSA Conference. Ethan campaigned on his years of experience in TSA and his experience as a local chapter officer for both East Middle and Shelby County High School.

  • Mars Rover STEM Challenge

  • EMS visits St. Louis

  • Rent or buy

    Daylen Hocker, Rita Gomez and Aaron Randolph had the tough task to determine whether to rent or buy a place to live – even though they are only eighth-graders. The students at Collins High School were working on a financial lesson in Stephanie Robinson’s class. All agreed that college is the answer to a good career. Rita talked about the importance of budgeting her money and getting a job, which Aaron said was the key in order to pay all the expenses associated with living. “It’s expensive to survive,” Daylen said.

  • Church news: May 25, 2012

    Allen Chapel

    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

     

    Annunciation

    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

     

    Bethel A.M.E.

  • Halls in top 10% of voting

    The Hall family still has hope to win a new van through Mobility Awareness Month.

    Margaret Hall’s 14-year-old son Glenn was born with a rare chromosomal disease, partial trisomy 6Q, that has left him confined to a wheelchair.

    Since she can’t afford a van, Hall entered her son’s story into a national contest in which the top three vote-getters will receive a fully-customized 2012 wheelchair-accessible van.

  • SCHS students net nearly $1 million

    Mired in state testing and final exams, Shelby County High School students and their families were able to take some time to celebrate on Wednesday.

    SCHS students reported 28 scholarships, totaling nearly $1 million, and more are expected to be divulged in the final week of school.

    About 75 students filled the front of the SCHS Theater and took turns being recognized for their hard work and preparation for the next stage of their lives.

  • Shelby couple raises Alpacas

    Ever wondered what the heck an alpaca is?

    If you visit Steve and Karen Kennedy’s alpaca farm, Perfect Timing Alpacas, off Rockbridge Road, you’ll find out.

    The Kennedy’s 13 alpacas, a domesticated species of South American camelid that resemble a small llama, gaze out of their large well-kept enclosure with a mixture of calmness and curiosity.

    “They each have their own unique personalities,” Karen Kennedy said.

    It was a credible statement.