Baker Ellis, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Calera

Board of Education approves Bobo to fill vacancy

The Shelby County Board of Education voted to approve David Bobo to fill the vacancy on the five-member elected governing body during its March 16 ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:43 pm

Calera

Planning Commission approves rural subdivision

The Shelby County Planning Commission voted to approve a five-lot, single-family rural subdivision to be marketed as residential lots during the commission’s meeting on March ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

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Hornets set to start new season

The Chelsea baseball Hornets are coming off a tough season, no two ways about it. Last year the Hornets went 12-20 and were unable to ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Friday, February 3, 2017 11:32 am

Calera

Fuller “proud” of district accomplishments

The Shelby County Board of Education met for the first time in the 2017 calendar year on Jan. 19 with much to celebrate. The meeting ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Friday, January 20, 2017 12:25 pm

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Amendments to The Village at Highland Lakes approved by planning commission

At the final planning commission meeting of the 2016 calendar year, on Dec. 5 2016, the Shelby County Planning Commission voted to continue a case ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 11:06 am

280 Reporter

Merrifield headed to Martin Methodist

In the last two years, Kalei Merrifield has helped lead the Coosa Valley volleyball Rebels to new heights. In Merrifield’s junior and senior seasons, Coosa ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:59 pm

280 Reporter

Westminster’s Wright ready to turn heads

Hunter Wright got into running the same way most boys get into any sport. Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, January 16, 2017 11:23 am

280 Reporter

Chelsea soccer hoping to turn the corner

In the spring of 2016, the Helena Huskies won the 4A-5A boys soccer state title. By comparison, Pelham made a second-straight appearance in the 6A ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:38 am

280 Reporter

Briarwood baseball looking for bounce back season

For the first time in Steve Renfroe’s tenure at Briarwood, the Lions failed to advance out of the first round of the baseball playoffs last ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:02 am

280 Reporter

Briarwood’s McKeen excels in pool and classroom

For as long as he can remember, Sadler McKeen’s life has revolved around water. The Briarwood senior and University of Notre Dame commit joined his ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 4:52 pm

280 Reporter

Edwards, Chelsea turning heads

The Chelsea Lady Hornets finished the 2015-16 basketball season with a 6-20 record. This year, Chelsea matched that win total in just seven games, racing ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:13 pm

280 Reporter

County planning commission continues Highland Lakes case

During a meeting in which Shelby County Planning Commission Chairman Jim Davis said he hadn’t seen the likes of in 10 years, the only two ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 8:43 am

Evangel

Baggett’s last ride

On Oct. 4, the Evangel Christian Lightning won their second consecutive ACSC state title, beating Ezekiel Academy easily by a final score of 68-30. The ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Monday, November 7, 2016 1:25 pm

Montevallo

Montevallo cruises past Southside-Selma in opening round

The Montevallo Bulldogs made short work of the visiting Southside-Selma Panthers in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Oct. 4, taking an 8-0 ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Saturday, November 5, 2016 12:03 am

280 Reporter

Chelsea girls qualify for state

The Chelsea Lady Hornets did not have a girl place in the top 10 of the 6A Section 3 cross-country meet, but are still headed ... Read more

by Baker Ellis, Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:11 pm

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