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Today's News

  • Casey dedication 'joyful and tearful'

    Terry Hall went into his closest Tuesday and pulled out part of his past.

     

    Hall wore his old Shelby County High School letterman’s jacket that night to the official dedication of Mike Casey Gymnasium to honor his former teammate – the SCHS and University of Kentucky basketball star – and their 1966 state championship team.

     

    “This is only the second time I’ve worn this in 43 years,” Hall, a ’66 SCHS grad, said of the jacket.

     

  • Men’s Health Fair lures new doctor to Shelby

    The recent Men’s Health Fair at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville not only served more than 150 men with the physical checkups they need and sometimes avoid, but this year’s event also provided the community with a new physician.

    Dr. Wayne B. Tuckson, a colo-rectal specialist from Louisville, is opening an office in Shelbyville this Thursday, and it’s all because he chose to visit the free clinic on June 12.

  • News Briefs: Dec. 1, 2010

    I-64 lane, ramp

    closed tonight

    The Department of Highways District 5 office announces the temporary closure of the right lane on eastbound Interstate 64 at the bridge over Norfolk Railroad (mile point 27.2) in Shelby County as part of the I-64 widening project.  This lane closure is scheduled from 7 tonight until 6 a.m. Thursday.

  • In a nutshell, you can see Shelby kids in 'Nutcracker'

    Jerry Seinfeld plays a one-night show at the Louisville Palace Theater this spring. Rosemary Clooney has graced the stage at this historic theater, as has B.B. King.

    This week, four Shelby County elementary school students will join the ranks of the famous when they perform in The Nutcracker in a Nutshell on that same stage.

  • New Business: Through the Looking Glass

    Address: 629 Washington Street (Shelbyville)

     

  • New business: L A Lawn & Ag Sales & Service, LLC

    Address: 1073 Brooks Industrial Road, Shelbyville

  • For retailers, it’s the most wonderful time of the year

    Make a list, check it more than twice: Retailers spend a lot of time figuring out what to sell during the holiday shopping season.

    A typical United States family will spend $689 on gifts during the next month, according to the National Retail Federation, and merchants spend months planning ways to get a slice of that financial pie.

  • City council hears snow removal plans

    After canceling its meeting for Nov. 4 because of a lack of agenda items, the Shelbyville City Council undertook a short agenda on Thursday.

     

    And even though temperatures have been in the mid-70s this week, a primary topic was the city's preparations for the inclement weather sure to come this winter.

     

    City Engineer/Public Works Director Jennifer Herrell provided the council with a copy of the department’s winter plan, which includes the snow and ice removal schedule.

     

  • Local boy makes good

    You may not have noticed unless you knew the man, but on Election Day a Shelby Countian won office in a landslide victory, and most of you didn’t even have the opportunity to vote for him.

    Jerry T. Miller, a native of the Clark Station community near Simpsonville and a graduate of Shelby County High School, stormed to a berth on the Metro Council in Louisville, taking almost 75 percent of the vote as the Republican candidate to replace Hal Heiner in eastern Jefferson County.

  • Food tour will have Shelby focus

     A couple of Shelby County food-producing entities will provide most of the program for a “Meat Your Neighbor” tour to help consumers learn more about food production in Kentucky.