Catherine Hall makes Belmont University’s Spring 2021 Dean’s List

It first happened about 10 years ago. Due to some programming glitch the comma on my smart phone stopped working.. Now almost a decade later the comma key is stuck but this time it’s on my desktop computer. Maybe it’s just a cracker crumb lodged in the key. I usually snack when I write my co…

The Southwestern Consolidated School District School Board started the meeting Wednesday evening by recognizing nine students for getting perfect scores on IREAD-3. The test determines if a student is ready to advance to the next grade or not.

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Carson Diersing will host his second Vintage Collective, an event featuring vintage clothes vendors and live music, Sunday at the Boggstown Park.

Try as we might, there are just some things we don’t know and can’t understand about God. We do know what He has revealed to us through Jesus, His Word, and through the Holy Spirit, but there are some things simply too infinite for us to understand. “Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery …

What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz is an intriguing family story spanning decades and two countries. In 1972, the Preston family with their three young children are living in Bangkok where Robert is on assignment for a year. Along with other expatriates, they are living the good…

I have been searching for the perfect green bean recipe for years and now I am asking for your help. Do you have a family recipe, or perhaps a secret recipe, for green beans that you would be willing to share with me? My Grandma Barbra made the absolute best green beans I have ever had in al…

The Shelbyville softball team raised $2,078.82 for the Cancer Association of Shelby County during its recent PINK Game. The Golden Bears presented the check to Donna Harrell Wednesday after practice. The Cancer Association of Shelby County is in need of donations, which it uses for transport…

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The Jeremy Wright Monument honoring a Southwestern High School alumnus who served as a green beret was set yesterday. The dedication ceremony is set for Friday, May 14 at Southwestern High School. Read more in a later edition of The Shelbyville News.

The City of Shelbyville Board of Zoning Appeals approved a couple of variances for a new Taco Bell at the N. Riley Highway (State Road 9) and I-74 interchange.

Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau welcome nominations for the 2021 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. The award recognizes the preservation and continued use of historic farm buildings in Indiana. Since it was established in 1992, owners of 30 historic farms all over the state…

The Board of Works approved changes to the detailed standards by the engineering department. This was first brought up in a pre-meeting a few weeks ago by City Engineer Matt House, who said the change in language should help prevent developers from placing utilities directly over sanitary li…

INDIANAPOLIS — Henry County Auditor Debbie Walker was re-elected President of the Association of Indiana Counties’ (AIC) East Central District during the District Meeting in Shelby County this month.

The Chick-Fil-A food truck made a stop at Ace Hardware Monday afternoon. Shelbyville residents were able to order the famous chicken sandwich and other items from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Shelbyville News is putting together our special 2021 Graduation Section for this year’s high school seniors. We have been working with the local high schools and want to also include Shelby County’s homeschool and private school grads and seniors attending school out of the county.

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners began its Monday morning meeting by establishing a fund to receive American Rescue Plan (ARP) money.

Workers hang chandelier lights in the East Washington Street Alley. The Blue River Community Foundation funded this project with a combination of its own money and a grant from Indiana Grand. The alley has been designed to look like a hallway in a historic home, featuring murals of famous Sh…

Indiana Federation of Business & Professional Women/Shelbyville met at First Christian Church and by Zoom on May 5, 2021. Roll call was taken by Secretary Dorcas Dorsett. President Beth Case called the meeting to order.

The City of Shelbyville is proud to present its annual free admission summer events series for 2021 known as Music in the Park.

I love sharing recipes with everyone but even more so, I love hearing your feedback. Over the last few months your feedback has been mainly leading me into two directions. You all have written in and would like more dinner meal ideas and also some healthier options. Today, I will be sharing …

With The Woman with the Blue Star, Pam Jenoff has written another compelling story about World War II based on true stories of Jews who escaped to the Krakow, Poland, sewers in order to survive. Sadie and her mother and father have already been relocated to the Jewish Quarter in Krakow. But …

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“Look at what is possible when we put our minds and hearts and souls together, and look at how it benefited the community!”

Shelbyville Central Schools is one step closer towards adding a virtual school as a result of Wednesday’s special business meeting.

Construction on the west half of the Public Square continues. Construction workers are extending the West Washington Street sidewalks to where the southbound lane of Harrison Street will be and planting trees lining that walkway (left). Workers are also re-installing the Joseph Fountain (whi…

For the past five years, Brad Landwerlen and Jack Bassett have organized Kids Free Fishing Day, a day in which local children and their families can stop by the Shelbyville Fraternal Order of Police location for a day of fishing at the pond.