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Today's Features

  • One in every 4,000 infants has an arterial ischemic stroke around the time of birth.

    Those who survive feel the effects all their lives. Depending on where the stroke occurs in the brain, the aftermath can vary. The survivors need strenuous therapy, often battle seizures, and struggle to develop on track with other children.

    But despite the struggles, they're survivors, and a handful of young survivors were front and center Saturday, leading the way at the Pediatric Stroke Awareness walk at Clear Creek Park.

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  • Labor Day festivities this year will include two parades as well as a youth pageant.

    The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. at the Stratton Center on Monday and is open to ages 1 through 18.

    The parade in Waddy will begin at 10 a.m. and will run through downtown Waddy.

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  • Daniel Boone and his garrison at Boonesborough, despite their resolve to defend to the death, agreed to negotiate with Chief Blackfish and his Shawnees, a force of more than 400, during their confrontation in the late summer of 1778.

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  • Community datebook

    Public meetings

    Shelbyville City Council meetings at 6:30 p.m. Friday at City Hall.

    Shelby County High School's SBDM meeting is 3:30 p.m. Wednesday

    The Housing Authority of Shelbyville Board of Commissioners meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Housing Authority Administrative/Community Building.

    This week

    CASA appreciation party

    The appreciation party for VISTA worker Tyler Reid is 6:30-8 p.m. today at 4140 Todds Point Road in Simpsonville. Respond to 321-6856.

  •  You may have known it as a men’s clothing store or an antique store, a nicknack shop or the emporium of sweetness it is today.

    You may have wondered why its awning sticks out just a little farther than its neighbors, and if you’ve been inside, you might have considered that the floor space seemed to be unusual compared to others in Shelbyville.

    But what you may not know is that the building at 610 Main Street was for decades the center of entertainment in Shelby County: The Shelby Theater.

  •  There was no rain and very little mud on Friday and Saturday nights when the 20th annual Shelbyville Horse Show had its final events. Organizers reveled in the throngs who crammed into the tents and the arena at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, and the fans seemed to revel in watching the horses and the people. To see more photographs and video, visit the bottom of the home page.

  • Squire Boone, like other early settlers who arrived at Boonesborough in 1775, lost no time in searching for land.

    He scouted all around Central Kentucky along the trails he and Daniel had blazed during earlier trips to the new land, and he happened upon a tract of land in what is now Shelby County.