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Today's News

  • County-wide middle school team hopes to one day be school-sanctioned

  • Alcan gets new owners

    Triple S Planning Commission approved an amended plat with waivers Tuesday so that both sides of Alcan Packaging are prepared for new ownership.

    “Alcan is wanting to divide property in half and basically run a line between the two different divisions out there,” Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said. “They have the pharmaceutical side and the food side. They want to cut that property in half.”

  • EARLIER: Clark steps down as SCHS boys basketball coach

    After eight years at the helm of Shelby County boys’ basketball team, coach Mike Clark is stepping down.

    Clark has accepted an assistant principal position at Martha Layne Collins High School, saying

    the opportunity to become an administrator in this school district was too good to pass up. He will be one of three assistant principals.

    “Clark proved he has the background and knowledge and capabilities as a great instructional leader for Collins High School,” Collins Principal Anthony Hatchell said.

  • News Briefs: April 2, 2010

     Spring clean-up in Shelbyville

  • New Business: Alpha Radon Services LLC

    Who we are: January was National Radon Action Month, and one Shelbyville company was even more aware of than most people. Alpha Radon Services, LLC, owned by Kent & Carolyn Kile, is Shelby County's first Radon mitigation and measurement company.

  • First Person: Eden goes the distance for SCHS

  • EARLIER: 'I'm here, Allie, I'm in my bed'

    Swathed in bandages and surrounded by cards and notes, Alyson Myatt talked Monday about the past week of her life, reliving again the terror of the night that transformed her from nanny to nationally famous heroine. She spoke from her hospital bed in the burn unit at the University of Louisville Medical Center, where she has lived since March 23, when she rushed barefoot through flames to carry 5-year-old Aden Michael Gray to safety. She still suffers from second- and third-degree burns on her feet and hands and now lives under a limelight of national media atte

  • Nicholas Meriwether Chapter 4: Tragedy strikes the family

    On June 11, 1784, Nicholas Meriwether returned to Louisville with his family.  On Aug. 7 he wrote a lengthy and enlightening letter to his father-in-law, Captain Meriwether, describing in subdued terms his trip down the river:

    “An agreeable passage of seventeen days, the water being very low.”

    After discussing arrangements for the purchase of boats, he strongly recommended:

  • News Briefs: March 31, 2010

    Shelby’s unemployment 9.5% in 2009

    Annual unemployment in Shelby County finished 2009 at 9.5 percent for 2009, up from 5.9 percent at the end of 2008.

    That was indicative of the trend across the state, where unemployment rose in every county. The state’s annual rate was above 10 percent in 95 of the 120 counties. That number was seven in 2008.

    In the metro Louisville region, only Oldham County (8.6 percent) had a lower rate than Shelby.

  • New business: New U salon

    Address: 803 Taylorsville Road, Shelbyville.

    Who we are: Master stylists include owner Treba King as well as Kate Roberts, Debbie Brunner and Patsy Lewis.

    What we do: The shop offers a variety of services including hair cuts for women, men and children, as well as coloring, highlighting, permanents, fused extensions and graffiti extensions. Also available are waxing, facials, cosmetic application and special up-dos.

    The facility also features a bridal package, which includes a private suite in which brides can dress.