Have your kids send us their Christmas wishes, letters to Santa!

As is customary when it’s on the line, the Victory Bell sat at mid-court as the Triton Central and Morristown girls’ basketball teams warmed up on Wednesday.

A few columns ago, I shared a recipe for butterscotch fudge, and you would not believe the outpouring of emails and messages I got about the recipe. People are loving it and that makes me happy.

How well do any of us know our parents? In Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter, Andrea discovers that she hasn’t truly known her mother at all. What Andrea does know is that her mother, Laura, has lived all her life in Belle Isle, Georgia, she is a speech pathologist and does not keep secrets. …

Kim Koehl from Shelby Senior Services stopped by The Shelbyville News office Tuesday to collect food from the Groceries for Good food drive the newspaper hosted last weekend. Shelby Senior Services was one of several local organizations that benefitted from the food drive.

The new, free Downtown Public Parking Garage at 17 Public Square opens today, just in time for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

Morristown Elementary Principal John Corn dressed up as a turkey Friday afternoon to celebrate the students reaching the 3,000-item goal in their food drive.

Buck Creek Players is pleased to offer live entertainment this holiday season, with this view from home event: “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play.”

Tyler Starkey (left), general counsel for the Agribusiness Council of Indiana (ACI), presents State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg, right) with the 2020 ACI Legislator of the Year Award Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Statehouse during Organization Day. Leising received this award for her many year…

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Starting today, Nov. 24, everyone is encouraged to call the Shelby County department they need to do business with, rather than going to the office. Additional guidance will be given on how to complete the transaction.

The jockey colony at Indiana Grand stepped up more so than usual during a difficult season by donating 61 toys, a new record for the annual toy drive. Last year, the jockeys collected 56 toys for “Breakfast with Santa” held by the Shelbyville Parks and Recreation. The event includes two sess…

When Maddy Beaver first stepped on the Goshen College campus, the Triton Central senior immediately felt at home.

When football season started across the state of Indiana in August, Brady Days figured concerns about playing a full basketball season would be alleviated by the end of football.

I first introduced everyone to my friend Amee Gregory of Mooreland, Indiana, in my Nov. 7 column. If you are joining us again for our second part, thank you. If you missed out, where have you been?

Thanksgiving will no doubt be different this year. I know there will be less weight gain at the Wolfsies’ because Mary Ellen is requiring that we put on our mask between every bite. That will slow down the time to consume the meal, which, according to my wife, results in less food intake. Th…

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro was the subject of our recent discussion by our ongoing book discussion group here at the bookstore. This is Shapiro’s fourth memoir which most of the group found surprising since Shapiro is only in her early 50’s. However, she has experienced some heartbreaking e…

The Shelbyville boys' basketball team practices a new play while preparing for its upcoming season. The Golden Bears, with nine seniors, are hoping to be able to play a full season.

The Southwestern boys' basketball team prepares for the upcoming season. Coach Brady Days said due to potential restrictions in attendance, coaches might not be able to scout games in person and will have to rely on trading film with opponents and using YouTube.

The Grover Museum’s 37th annual Festival of Trees is located at its Streets of Old Shelby exhibit this year. Museum Director Alex Krach said the Festival of Trees is normally in its own exhibit downstairs, but because of COVID-19 precautions he decided to condense both exhibits. The Festival…