Most of the construction on the Triton Central Fieldhouse is about 60 percent done, while some areas have a little more still to do.

Rupert’s Kids Arcade, 48 Public Square, will be moving to a bigger building.


A plane begins its departure during Saturday’s fly-in at the Shelbyville Municipal Airport. The fly-in was hosted by the Shelby Aero Club, which resumed operations after disbanding years ago, as a way to promote the club.

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The Shelby County Citizens Against Industrialized Solar Farms showed up in force to the Shelby County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, making it very clear that they are not going away.

The effects of a solar plant setting up shop in southwestern Shelby County could be felt in Shelbyville, a group that opposes the solar company’s arrival warned the City Council Monday.

Dear readers: Before we get to the mailbag this week, I want to take a moment to welcome Blaise “The Baker” Doubman to TSN. Last Saturday Blaise’s column, “Chew This!” ended up next to mine. It was probably just a coincidence, but his office is also next to mine.

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School board special meeting Wednesday

When I was in Bible College, I gave a presentation on a paper I wrote entitled, “God Does Not Speak Audibly Today.” My professor loved the presentation and gave me an A. My fellow classmates, on other hand, couldn’t have disagreed more. In fact, one student claimed that he had heard the voic…


Triton Central High School students show their school spirit during Homecoming week. Both Triton Central and Shelbyville are celebrating Homecoming tonight with the football teams playing at 7 p.m. The Tigers host Indian Creek while the Golden Bears play Greenfield-Central.

The Shelbyville Common Council meets in council chambers at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, preceded by the preliminary meeting at 8:15 a.m.

Waldron High School students will be getting an early education in personal finance after it was announced that the school was one of 500 chosen across the country to participate in a curriculum made possible by the Jackson Charitable Foundation.

The Shelby County Recycling District will hold its Clean Up and Shred Day from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

It seems to me…just in case you haven’t noticed, that I am quite often grumbling about one thing or another in my columns. I’m slightly behind in getting this into print … been so busy pulling weeds!

The Shelbyville Municipal Airport (KGEZ) will host an “End of Summer Fly-In” event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Columbus — The group “Honoring/Hiring/Helping Our Heroes of Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings, Brown, Shelby, Johnson and Decatur Counties” will host the area’s fifth annual Stand Down on Thursday, Oct. 1 at Fair Oaks Mall, 2380 25th St., Columbus.

The Fairview United Methodist Women met Wednesday evening (Sept. 9, 2020) at the church with Angie Schmidt as hostess. Judy Ginn offered the opening devotions entitled “Putting on Love” with prayer.

This letter is in response to the Sept. 10 Shelbyville News story "Rushville Animal Shelter, County Sheriff seize 28 animals."


“Meow,” said Tiger, one of the cats up for adoption at the Shelbyville/Shelby County Animal Shelter. “Meow, meow, meow,” as he rubbed his head against the bars of his crate (and this reporter’s hands).

Church rummage sale Friday, Saturday

Several local businesses partnered together to throw first responders a thank-you lunch at the Knights of Columbus yesterday. Businesses like Lester’s Body Shop and Cagney’s Pizza King wanted to thank the responders for their service. Food was provided by D-Lux Catering. Office Hub, Klosterm…

The children of Bill and Loretta (Henson) Coffey announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on September 19, 1970 in Indianapolis at Lawrence Baptist Church.