The Fairview-United Methodist Women met Wednesday (6/9) for the first time since October 2020 at the Kopper Kettle Inn Restaurant for lunch and three guests, namely Laura Fisher, Heather and Charlotte Cress were present.

Gwynneville Christian Church held its Vacation Bible School this week. The children enjoyed learning about God and His Son Jesus, singing songs, playing games, having craft time, and enjoying some snacks. VBS ended Friday with a closing program Friday evening where they will be enjoying a su…

Shelby Community Band to hold concert


A construction crew did an emergency repair on S. Harrison Street yesterday. City Engineer Matt House said in an email that the road potentially could have collapsed from subgrade that started to shift under the existing road.

Major Health Partners has updated some of its COVID-19 policies this week.

There is an awesome new show on the History channel called The Food That Built America. Each episode takes an edible item like pizza, burgers or breakfast cereal and gives you the history of the cutthroat competition among the food barons who developed these products. My favorite historical …

I have a confession. All my life I have loved grilled cheese but have always turned my nose up at tomato soup. Always. I remember my Grandma Deloris used to make tomato soup for my brother, Damon, all the time and put ice cubes in it to help cool it off and I would think it was just the most…

American Legion Organizational Meeting

Expressing concern that a representative was not in attendance regarding the rezoning of property on West McKay Road for a potential apartment complex, the City Council approved a continuance until the next meeting.

Children enjoy foam shot out of a cannon during the Foam Happy party behind the Morristown Library Tuesday afternoon. The library hosted the event as part of its summer reading enrollment open house. The hypo-allergenic foam was brought to the library by Daniel and Elle Lusk after Daniel was…

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church is holding its Vacation Bible School this week. Attendees are playing games, making crafts and learning about Jesus. The program runs through Thursday, and the church will hold a closing ceremony on Sunday morning.

Columbus — Local students were among the 276 who earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2021 semester at IUPUC, with GPAs of 3.70 or higher.

It is currently illegal to light fireworks in Shelbyville city limits. The legal window opens at the end of this month.


There have been many hardships faced over the past four years, Waldron valedictorian Madeline Douglas told her classmates Saturday during the school’s commencement ceremony.

‘That Summer” by Jennifer Weiner is the story of two women whose lives apparently intersect because of their nearly identical email addresses, only one punctuation mark off. Daisy Shoemaker is a Philadelphia housewife with a handsome, successful husband and a beautiful, if rebellious and oft…


My Yellow Rickshaw performs Friday evening during Taste of Shelby County. See more pictures from the event inside on page A3.

The Environmental Public Health Office of the Shelby County Health Department conducted three routine inspections during May.

This weekend, I have the difficult and sad task of attending my father’s memorial service in Chicago. Dad actually passed away last year, but because of COVID restrictions, it was decided to delay the service until the one-year anniversary of his passing on June 4.

Shelbyville Central Schools is looking at issuing a $30 million bond for the remodeling of three of its schools – at no cost to taxpayers.

Why? Because participation broadens the experience of gardening. The theme of the Shelby County Fair this year is How Does Your Garden Grow. Horticulture Open Class entries will be accepted Thursday, June 10 and Flower Open Class entries will be accepted Wednesday, June 16. You have time.

John Jenkins enjoys a donut and coffee Friday morning at Linnes Bakery & Cafe for National Donut Day.

Fair office open until June 11