Bands of light snow are working across the region. These can put down some light accumulations on the grass and elevated surfaces.
The more than 350 Shelby County High School graduates had a lot to celebrate as they received their diplomas Friday night. But the evening also took on a somber tone as they honored a classmate who died tragically in a car crash earlier this week.
18-year-old Samantha Mathus-Cooper was killed Tuesday when the car she was riding in spun out of control and crashed into a fence along a rural road. Three other young people in the car were injured in the crash.
Mathus-Cooper's classmates wore white ribbons bearing her initials in her honor during the graduation ceremony at the Frankfort Civic Center. There was also a moment of silence to observe the loss. A table bearing her picture and dozens of flowers was placed by the stage.
Mathus-Cooper recently married and was reported to have been very excited about her life beyond high school.