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Today's News

  • New business: Pontrich Carpet Cleaning

    Address: 522 Henry Clay Street

    Who we are: "We are a family-owned and operated business and our strength is our service, knowledge and competitive pricing. A lot of our customers say we've made the whole decision-making process a lot easier and they become repeat customers," owner Tommy Pontrich said.

    What we do: The store has expanded into the carpet cleaning business "as an added service to our customers. We've seen several problems with other companies and decided to offer the service ourselves," Pontrich said.

  • Fast scheduled to make plea agreement Monday

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  • Business Q/A: Wayne Allen

    Wayne Allen has for nearly two years been the vice-president of Shelby Industries LLC., which manufactures a wide array of products, most notably components for towing that carry the Shelby brand.

    Allen, 51, recently was honored as the Manufacturing Employee of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers.

  • Business Q/A: Torrey Smith

    For the past 12 years, Torrey Smith has been involved in the real-estate business, operating Torrey Smith Realty Co., in Shelbyville, the second generation of a business trail blazed by his father, W. A. Smith. Last week, Smith announced he was expanding his business to Middletown.

  • Bad weather predicted for weekend

    Officials are preparing for some inclement weather that is expected to blow in after midnight tonight.

    Shelby County Road Supervisor Carl Henry said his crews are out today, putting down a mixture of salt brine on county roads.

  • It’s time to be deer-leery

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  • 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.