Members of local chapter ES of P.E.O. gifted nearly 100 winter hat, mitten and glove combinations to the Golden Bear Preschool this week to distribute to students in need. Some of the hats were handmade. Preschool Principal Lora Nigh, pictured at right, accepted the gift from chapter members…

Indiana’s positivity rate is now 10.8 percent and Shelby County’s positivity rate is sitting at 15.29 percent, according to MHP’s Incident Command.

The Motion of the Body through Space by Lionel Shriver is a fascinating story of a marriage as a couple, Remington and Serenata, age and encounter significant life changes. Remington has lost his job at a point in his life that he would be considering retirement. Serenata is still working an…

Mrs. Schoettmer’s second graders at Southwestern Elementary School dissect pig eyes in science class Wednesday morning.

The Shelby County Recycling District Nuisance Solid Waste Compliance Board meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Shelby County Courthouse Annex, 25 W. Polk St., Room 208A.

The Purdue Extension Master Gardeners of Shelby County is here! Our mission is to work with the Shelby County community to expand the horticulture knowledge of its residents. Purdue Master Gardeners have successfully completed the 12-week intensive classroom program sponsored through Purdue …

Yui Fukuzawa competes in the 200-yard individual medley Tuesday. Shelbyville lost to Greenwood in the girls’ meet, 116-67. The story can be found on page A6.

Around 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 11000 block of North Ind. 9.

The City Council approved an interlocal agreement Wednesday between the city and the county that would consolidate the Emergency Communications Services.

My brother-in-law Tom gave me a generous gift for Christmas, an Apple Watch Series 5. Tom is a techie kind of guy. He once worked at an Apple Genius Bar and got a promotion for thinking on the job. I once worked at a bar and was fired for drinking on the job.

Saturday’s article “MHP COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens” listed incorrect times the clinic would be open. The correct times are noon – 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Beaty Construction workers brace the snowy weather as they work on the sidewalks next to the southbound lanes on South Harrison Street Monday afternoon.

Applications are available online only at An alternative link posted to the department’s Facebook page.

INDIANAPOLIS — In consultation with security officials and the leadership of the General Assembly, Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced Friday that out of an abundance of caution the state government complex will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday in light of recent national events,…

The Recycling District Board of Directors elected officers and went over its accomplishments in 2020 during its Thursday evening meeting.

The snow day Shelby Eastern Schools experienced in December will be made up virtually on Monday, Jan. 18.


Major Health Partners (MHP) began offering COVID-19 vaccines Friday to Hoosiers aged 70 and older as well as healthcare workers and first responders.

The Shelby Eastern School Board heard several department reports Wednesday night about the first have of the school year and plans for 2021.


Waldron Elementary School kids play on the new swings that the school raised money for last fall. In addition to swings, the playground received new pre-school age equipment geared for the school’s youngest Mohawks.

Street Department announces MLK Day trash pickup

A few students from Waldron’s FFA received approval to attend a Leadership Development Workshop from the Shelby Eastern School Board Wednesday evening.

Kaliyah Brown competes in the uneven bars on Monday evening. The Shelbyville gymnastics team, which is mostly made up of freshmen this year, opened its season against Richmond and one competitor from Fishers, falling to the Red Devils 101.75-87.325. The story can be found on page A6.

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell is a fictional account of William Shakespeare and his family. A very young Will Shakespeare marries Anne or Agnes Hathaway who is several years older and socially and economically his superior.