STATEHOUSE — The National Association of Social Workers’ Indiana Chapter (NASW-Indiana Chapter) recently presented State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) with the 2021 Public Elected Official of the Year Award.

The following information was provided by hospitals and law enforcement agencies. The Shelbyville News cannot vouch for its completeness or accuracy.

I recently went walking with my wife. Mary Ellen had gotten a hundred feet ahead of me because I had to stop at one point…to catch my breath. She encouraged me to hurry, and when I put my stride into another gear (from neutral to first) I tripped on some rocks and plummeted to the ground. Pl…

In his new book, Premonition, Michael Lewis shows us that there were people who predicted the pandemic we have been experiencing and had suggested ways to mitigate the toll it has taken. However, the unsung heroes who could imagine the scale of the pandemic and what steps might be taken were…

After almost four decades in education, the vast majority of which were spent at Shelbyville Central Schools, Superintendent Mary Harper took a moment to reflect on her career following the announcement that she will be retiring at the end of the school year.

The Shelbyville High School Class of 1956 held its 65th class reunion Aug. 28 at the Knights of Columbus. Thirty-three Golden Bear alumni attended. The graduating class of ‘56 was about 140 students. “We think we have the longest conglomeration still celebrating reunions,” said attendee Mitc…

Shelbyville company Plymate, a family-owned and operated uniform and mat supplier serving Central Indiana, recently received the Textile Rental Service Association’s (TRSA) Hygienically Clean Certification for Food Safety.

Who knew growing a delicious juicy apple was so complicated to grow, not to mention, labor intensive? Johnny Appleseed, today, would be arrested for malpractice! Not the same thing, you say. You are right! Today there is simply a lot of science, knowledge, and labor involved in growing a goo…

It is a joke between some friends of mine and I that in the Midwest a “salad” usually means something smothered in cheese and or mayonnaise and I have to laugh because sometimes, actually more times than not, I find that to be the case. Flip through any old Church or community-based cookbook…

Triton Central High School’s Corbin Maurice was the lone Shelby County student to become a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program Tuesday, according to a press release.

The following information was provided by hospitals and law enforcement agencies. The Shelbyville News cannot vouch for its completeness or accuracy.

Shelbyville — The first brand new version of Windows for six years will launch in the next few weeks – but a local IT expert is predicting many businesses around here will find it hugely confusing.

YMCA hosts first Kid’s Night Out Friday evening

The Board of Works passed a resolution Tuesday morning that would accept the bankruptcy of a pharmaceutical company that pushed opioids as medical treatment.

Shelbyville City Council member Nathan Willis really wants to get across this message: MHP and other hospitals in our region are running low on resources to treat COVID cases.

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The sounds of drums beating and flutes whistling resonated in the air Saturday morning at Blue River Memorial Park.

The Joseph Boggs Society will open its free local museum to the public on Sunday, Sept. 26 from 1-4 p.m. and Oct. 24 from 1-4 p.m. according to an email.

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Volunteers plant flags into the ground at Arlington East Hill Cemetery in Arlington on Friday morning. Every flag represented a life lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, which was 20 years ago today. The remains of two of the victims of the attack were identified earlier this week. …

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announces several updates issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option (SSO) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

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“It doesn’t feel anywhere near 20 years. It feels like I was just there weeks ago. It’s that fresh. I can remember everything we did and saw, and where we were and the people. The people of New York are great.”

The neighbors are beginning to talk. Kim said her husband Ken was wondering who the weird guy was standing on the shore of the neighborhood pond every day, whistling. Several others had seen and heard this, as well, from their backyard decks. “I think he’s harmless, but he is technically tre…

Shelby County resident Noel Cecil stood in the debris of the World Trade Center within days following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. Cecil served on Indiana Task Force 1, which was called to New York 30 minutes following the second tower’s collapse. Read more about his story and other’…

I am always on the lookout for new side dishes! It seems that my go to side dishes are usually a potato of some kind, or rice and then either green beans, peas, carrots or corn. I think I have taken every type of vegetable you can imagine and either boiled it, scalloped it, blanched it or sa…

The Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Department will host its final Music in the Park for this year Saturday evening at Blue River Memorial Park.