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Today's News

  • Macro Plastics closes sale on former Buckhorn facility

    It’s official: The Buckhorn plant that had been targeted for closure in December has been able to stay open under new ownership.

    Macro Plastics Manufacturing Co., headquartered in San Francisco, completed its purchase recently of the facility on Pearce Industrial Boulevard in Shelby County that was owned by Buckhorn Inc. and even has hired some of that company’s former employees.

  • WICHE: Cedar-apple rust cycle begins

    After the rains hit a few weeks ago, enough moisture settled in to trigger the development and “ripening” of some really freaky looking appendages.

    It is called cedar-apple rust, and many gardeners where curious about the large, orange gelatinous spore horns hanging from their cedars like Japanese lanterns. They strike awe and dread from me because they are fabulous looking creations of nature but they also forewarn a rust problem in the orchard for next year.

  • 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.

  • Shelby County Horse Industry

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  • Jewish hospital finds way to get closer

    As more and more people become wireless, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare wants to stay attached.

    Starting in 2009 with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts along with YouTube posts, Jewish took it a step further this week with a new application for iPhones. Coming soon is one for Blackberry.

  • EARLIER: County budget may grow next year

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  • Business Briefcase: May 14, 2010

    Realtors cookout

    The second annual Shelbyville Board of Realtors Cookout is 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at CloverBrook Farms, 230 St. Regis Drive. If you plan to attend, RSVP by Monday at 502-295-9486 .

     

    Hosparus seeks volunteers

  • 3G network coming to Shelby this year

    If you feel like the apps on your iPhone run a little slow in Shelby County, you’re not alone.

    Nestled between Louisville and Lexington, local AT&T customers have been able to see the power of 3G on their smart phones.

    With that taste when visiting the bigger cities, AT&T wireless customers have been clamoring for the faster 3G service to hit the county for years, and now that wait is almost over.