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2014-03-23 23:03:37

Mike Stephenson, a partner with McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold, says announcement by Indiana Cook Medical about biomaterial for repair of brain fluid leaks is perfectly timed for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Shelbyville, Ind. (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Cook Medical, a medical products company headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., has received FDA approval for use of their Biodesign® Dural Graft in patients who experience a leakage of cerebrospinal fluid after surgery or a brain...

2014-02-21 08:25:44

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., today announced that David Leon Mooneyhan, of Shelbyville, has been named to its board of directors. Mooneyhan, CEO of Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and former superintendent of the Shelby and Fulton County boards of education, brings to Kentucky Health Cooperative 40 years of strategic planning, operating and financial management...

2013-12-06 23:04:28

Ten organizations to receive a minimum of two years of complimentary commercial Internet service. Shelbyville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Athena Broadband, one of Middle Tennessee's’ premier fixed wireless network operators, today announced that they will be awarding a minimum of two years of free commercial Internet accounts to ten non-profit organizations in Bedford and Marshall Counties, Tennessee. The ten free service accounts will be split evenly between the two counties and...

2011-05-17 12:07:00

Welcome to Shelbyville focuses on community relations in a small Tennessee town and will air nationwide on the PBS Series "Independent Lens" on May 24, 2011 Welcoming America affiliates, community groups and city officials across the country, are using local screenings as a catalyst to initiate new dialogues around immigration WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when many U.S. cities and towns are exploding with tension around immigration related issues, Welcome...

2011-02-28 10:04:00

SHELBYVILLE, Ind., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knauf Insulation, a global leader in sustainable insulation products, filed a patent infringement action against CertainTeed Corporation today in the Federal District Court in Indiana. The lawsuit seeks to protect Knauf Insulation's valuable intellectual property rights in its innovative ECOSE(®) Technology. Knauf Insulation alleges that the manufacture, use and sale of certain CertainTeed Sustainable Insulation products...

2008-08-22 21:00:14

By Scott Richardson TOWER, Minn. - Steve Pallo, the head of the fisheries division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, can give chapter and verse for some of the best spots for muskie on Illinois lakes. But outside the state, he relies on a little help from friends. That was the case a couple of weeks ago when he and his family traveled to Lake Vermilion in the far northeast corner of Minnesota. At nearly 50,000 acres, Vermilion is the fifth-largest lake in Minnesota. A guy...

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By Wall, J K Nearly three-quarters of orthopedics patients in Shelby County have gone to an Indianapolis hospital to receive care. Now, Major Hospital in Shelbyville wants to keep more of those patients at home. By next June, the hospital will build a $7 million orthopedics center that will house two orthopedic surgeons. They will begin building their practices in Shelbyville next month. The play for orthopedics patients throws Major into a pitched battle among Indianapolis-area...

2008-06-13 21:00:10

By John Carswell, Shelbyville Daily Union, Ill. Jun. 13--Dennis Fayhee, owner of the Sullivan Marina, is at odds with the Corps of Engineers over a large accumulation of logs, trees, tires, and other material that has jammed his marina, making it impossible for many of the boat owners to get out on the lake. The log jam and resulting odor has also hurt the restaurant business at Skeeters, located at the end of the marina. "People used to sit out there in the evening and have a drink and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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