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  • News Briefs: May 21, 2010

    Guthrie opposes new tax

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Bowling Green), whose district includes Shelby County, joined 154 House Republicans in sending a letter to the president’s debt commission asking the members to reject a job-killing value-added tax.  

  • 2nd man charged in warehouse theft

     A second person has been charged in what has been called the largest merchandise theft in the history of Shelby County.

  • Shelby County Fair 2010

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  • EARLIER: FDIC, state examine CUB

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and state banking officials have filed a cease and desist order against Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville concerning its loan practices and financial structure.

    Charles A. Vice, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, said the order is a joint action by the FDIC and his department designed to keep banks from getting into serious financial difficulty.

  • EARLIER: FDIC, state examine CUB

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and state banking officials have filed a cease and desist order against Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville concerning its loan practices and financial structure.

    Charles A. Vice, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, said the order is a joint action by the FDIC and his department designed to keep banks from getting into serious financial difficulty.

  • EARLIER: CUB officials cite ‘problem loans’

    Officials at Citizens Union Bank say “problem loans” are the primary reason their bank is the focus of an examination by state and federal banking regulators.

    CUB has been under a “consent order” from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions since January because of its loan practices and financial structure.

  • EARLIER: Man charged with 'greatest merchandise theft'

    A reserve deputy with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is charged in connection with the theft of $500,000 worth of merchandise that was stolen from a Shelbyville warehouse and discovered in North Carolina.

    Jack H. McIntosh, 42, of Jeffersontown was arrested Friday and accused of selling $512,400 worth of plastic containers belonging to Buckhorn Inc. for $29,764 to a recycling center in Randleman, N.C.

  • EARLIER: Harley to Shelby: We're not coming

     On a cold, gray December day, Harley-Davidson rode out of town Thursday.

  • Harley looking again, but Shelby officials haven't heard

    Shelby County officials said they were a bit surprised to hear for the first time Thursday that Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company is considering new homes for more of its plants.

    Harley, which flirted long and hard with Shelby until December about moving its facilities from York County, Pa., is going through a similar process with its plants in Wisconsin.

  • Beshear: 'Your work was not in vain'

    In the aftermath of Harley-Davidson’s decision not to relocate to Shelby County, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear  visited the county Friday to offer a thank you and some words of inspiration and encouragement to those who participated in the project. “As governor, I want to look each of you in the eyes and say thank you for the hard work you have done,” he said.