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Today's News

  • Revere Packaging earns Supplier of the Year award from Continental

    For a short time, the production floor at Revere Packaging in Shelbyville was a sea of blue – and not everyone was a UK fan.

    The workers' sky blue shirts were a token of recognition of the food packaging company's latest award from one of its customers. Continental Airlines named Revere its Supplier of the Year for 2008.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, July 24, 2009

    Shelbyville Police Reports

    Dylan E. Cortese, 21, of 924 Henry Clay Ave. No. 2 in Shelbyville was arrested Tuesday on Henry Clay Street and charged with first-degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking.

    Danny James Mills, 25, of 634 10th Street in Shelbyville was arrested Monday  at U.S. 60 and Meadow Ridge Road and charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree unlawful access to a computer.

  • A local 'folk' on the music scene

    Harold Thom of Simpsonville learned his first guitar chords from Hank Williams Sr. when he was 14 years old.

    Since then, he has seen and done a lot in his music career, playing with some of the biggest names in folk and country music history with his band The Cumberlands.

    And though Thom said the group never had a top-five hit, they came close.

  • A local 'folk' on the music scene

    Harold Thom of Simpsonville learned his first guitar chords from Hank Williams Sr. when he was 14 years old.

    Since then, he has seen and done a lot in his music career, playing with some of the biggest names in folk and country music history with his band The Cumberlands.

    And though Thom said the group never had a top-five hit, they came close.

  • EARLIER: Hotel loses Holiday Inn franchise

    The former Holiday Inn Express in Shelbyville no longer bears that familiar name. Instead, it's temporarily going by the Ritz Inn and Suites.

    Holiday Inn pulled the franchise from Shelby County's largest hotel because its owners hadn't been paying their franchise fees, said Charlie Kramer, executive director of the Shelbyville-Shelby County Tourism Commission.

    “To my knowledge, there has been no change in ownership,” said Kramer, who met with the hotel's general manager earlier this week.

  • Babe Ruth team takes runner-up at district

    Shelby County’s 15-year-old all-star team went into the Babe Ruth League District Tournament in Frankfort last Wednesday with a bit of a disadvantage. The squad didn’t have enough 15-year-olds to fill the roster, so half the players on the team were only 14.

    However, Coach Dave Neison said after a dozen or so practices the team came together and gave an impressive performance nonetheless, battling through the losers’ bracket to finish second in the tournament.

    Their nemesis was a strong Frankfort team.

  • Former Holiday Inn closed

    The guest rooms and parking lot of Shelby County's largest hotel now share one thing in common — they are both empty after the former Holiday Inn Express was shut down last week.

    Hotel employees told Charlie Kramer, executive director of the Shelbyville-Shelby County Tourism Commission, that the hotel was closed by the IRS late last week.

  • Targeting a surge in shooting: Shelby man opens Shooters Roost

    Earl Adkins knows a trend when he sees one, and he's poised to take advantage of a surge in interest in gun-ownership and shooting.

  • Business briefcase: July 24, 2009

     Insight employees

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on theft from car

    Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in getting information about a theft from a car that happened in the 7000 block of Charleston Way.

    Between 10:30 p.m. Sunday night and 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon, someone took cash, jewelry, CDs and the ashtray from an unlocked car on that street.