Latest Alex Doniach Stories

2008-07-31 18:00:39

By Alex Doniach Plan for retired deputies falters A proposal to staff part-time retired deputies in Shelby County courtrooms and with sequestered juries was put on hold for another two weeks.

2008-07-31 18:00:29

By Alex Doniach The completed Shelby Farms master plan includes an expanded Patriot Lake for water sports, a swim area with a beach and a farmer's market.

2008-07-03 18:00:33

By Jacinthia Jones; Alex Doniach Chafed over salary increases for Shelby County Schools' top administrators - including a $56,000 pay hike for the superintendent- Shelby County commissioners on Wednesday deferred approving the district's operating budget.

2008-06-17 21:00:12

By Alex Doniach Shelby County Commissioners approved an upgrade to a flood- control dam near Eads that was recently classified as a "high hazard" by the state.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.