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Today's News

  • Color by the numbers

    Jackson Pollack, Grandma Moses, Andy Warhol and Ben Bernanke?

    Combining art and economics isn’t an everyday occurrence.

    Unless you are a student at Southside Elementary.

    Third-grade teachers Amanda Dungan, Andrea Gohmann and Krista Armes designed a project that combined all those subjects and ends up as a benefit for the community.

  • Business Briefcase April 2, 2010

     Cornerstone adds director

    Cornerstone Christian Academy has added Chad Weaver to its board of directors. Weaver is the owner and CEO of Building Care, which has outlets in Louisville, Lexington, Charlotte, and Indianapolis.

  • ALSO: Nanny gets $20,000 from Ellen

    Alyson Myatt, a Shelbyville nanny who has been hailed a hero after running through flames to save a 5-year-old from a burning house, received $20,000 from Ellen DeGeneres and a cruise from a company sponsor during an appearance on the television show Thursday.

  • EARLIER: Boy saved from fire at center of custody dispute

    The little boy saved by his nanny from a house fire on March 23 is now the subject of a custody battle between his mother and the man who is his legal guardian.

    Family Court Judge John David Myles heard testimony in the case Tuesday and said he would rule in 10 days if 5-year-old Aden would remain with his custodial guardian, J.B. Hawes, or be returned to the custody of his mother, Dazurae Blankenship.

  • EARLIER: Pizza delivery man robbed

    A Pizza Hut delivery driver was attacked and beaten as he was delivering a pizza to an apartment, police say.

    Brandon H. Manica, 20, Barrica Spencer, 20, and Jason C. Hence, 24, all of Shelbyville, were arrested and charged with second-degree strong-arm robbery Wednesday night.

    A Shelbyville police reports says the three phoned Pizza Hut and ordered a pizza to be delivered to 401 Lynne Acres at about 9:30 p.m.

  • V is for visit: Novelist Grafton to appear at library this week

    Internationally known mystery writer, Sue Grafton will speak at the Shelby County Public Library at 6 p.m. Thursday as part of the nationwide One Book, One Community program.

    Friends of the Library in Shelbyville have purchased 250 copies of J is for Judgment by Grafton to be distributed free to the community. They can be obtained by contacting the library, but only a few remain.

  • Eden signs to run for UK

    SCHS senior Stacey Eden signed a letter-of-intent Monday to run at the University of Kentucky, adding to his extensive list of running accomplishments.

    "This is the culmination of a lot of hard work," SCHS Coach Randy McDowell said. "I've always expected great things from him."

    McDowell said in a ceremony in the school's library that he remembered seeing Stacey run when he first began six years ago. McDowell was coaching in Frankfort at the time.

  • Death of co-owner delays Talon's grape-planting

    There are no grapes in the ground at the Talon Winery in Shelby County.

    The acreage surrounding its beautiful tasting room on Gordon Lane remains planted in grasses and flowers, and there’s no firm date when grape seedlings might be planted.

    Officials at the winery had said when its tasting room opened last spring that they planned to plant the vines this March. They cited an unusually wet spring as a reason they were delaying the planting.

  • New business: Vibrant Ink Tattoos

    Address: 44  7th Street, Shelbyville.

    Who we are:  Vibrant Ink Tattoos is new to town but not to tattooing. The shop has two other "sister" tattoo shops in Georgetown (Body Art Tattoos) and Frankfort (Immortal Ink Tattoos).

    What we do: The company says it will bring quality tattoo work at affordable pricing. It promises a safe, clean, sterile environment and friendly service.

  • County to get funding for inmate work program

    Shelby County Fiscal Court magistrates gave an enthusiastic thumbs up to two programs for the detention center that will be funded by the state.

    Jailer Bobby Waits outlined the programs to magistrates at Tuesday night’s meeting of the court.