Feeling Grateful on Government Day: Leadership Shelby Tours Local Government

Red or Blue?  While most Kentuckians are thinking about March Madness and the joy of our college sports teams, many of our fellow citizens consider that question quite differently.  Our Leadership Shelby class recently experienced Government Day.   Whether your philosophies align with Red or Blue, Shelby County should consider itself lucky. Our day began with a tour of Shelby County …

LEADERSHIP SHELBY Goes “Inside” the Shelby County Judicial System

What an eerie feeling it is to stand in an abandoned jail cell. If these walls could talk, oh, the stories they could tell. What a surreal feeling it was to stand in the containment area where countless people over the decades were processed and locked up. What a haunting feeling it was to stand in the very spot that …

Today’s Education, Tomorrows Leaders

By: Philip Devine As the Leadership Shelby class of 2016-2017 filed into the room to start the day at Central Office, one thing was clear: this was not the educational environment of the past. For most of us, the public school experience was one of fitting into a box and conforming to the standards. Everyone was expected to learn at …

Industry Day

    Factories are not what they used to be. From the moment my Leadership Shelby class and I stepped into Nifco, till we left Superb Industrial Powder Coating, and during every tour in between, this was the realization we experienced. Whatever expectation we held, each industry in turn challenged our perceptions, broadened our understanding, and encouraged us to seek …

Agriculture Article Class 2018

LEADING THE WAY… the treasures of our good land. This I have the pleasure to introduce you to a guest columnist. Sanda Jones is a proud member of the Leadership Shelby Class of 2018 sharing her thoughts from this year’s Agriculture Day experience. The backbone of this community is Farming.  Shelby County has always been a leader in agriculture, from …