While the Shelby County Health Department has announced the first death from the novel coronavirus in Shelby County, the Indiana State Department of Health’s website has not yet updated Shelby County’s statistics.

The horns could be heard miles away while the signs were in your face. And the staff at Major Health Partners Medical Center could not have been more grateful for the show of support.

State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) encourages Hoosier workers and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to access recently expanded state and federal resources for help.

With travel restrictions in place after Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order was made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, local hotels are feeling the effects of fewer travelers coming through Shelbyville.

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

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The number of meals provided wasn’t what Chartwells was hoping for on the first day providing free breakfasts and lunches to Shelbyville children, but the director of dining services is optimistic that the numbers will go up.

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Z Shirts, a custom screen printing business in Shelbyville, is lending a hand to the community.

The Salvation Army continues to serve carry-out meals at the Shelbyville location, 136 E. Washington St., and will have a drive-thru pantry on weekdays as local families are affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

With the need for a special meeting but a ban in place on gatherings, the Shelbyville Common Council held its first “virtual meeting” Wednesday morning at City Hall.

As a public servant, Judge David Riggins of Shelby County Superior Court No. 2 felt obligated to inform the public of his positive COVID-19 test.

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

The Shelby County Courthouse Annex will be closed to the public in response to the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down schools, most government meetings and public events.

Victory Fellowship Church is reaching out to the community at large with an event Saturday night designed to give residents an opportunity to worship from a safe distance from one another.

The Downtown Redevelopment Project has a more definitive timeline that was walked through Wednesday afternoon at City Hall for downtown business owners as well as residents interested in the project.

Shelbyville Central Schools responded Friday morning to Thursday’s directive by Gov. Eric Holcomb to keep all public schools closed until May 1 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Shelbyville Central Schools employees will continue to be paid while they’re stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, which shut public schools down until May 1 with Gov. Eric Holcomb’s announcement Thursday afternoon.

When the bats are swinging in Major League Baseball ballparks for spring training, Don Thompson will be at every game in Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona, with the Chicago Cubs. His wife, Eden, calls it his “adult daycare.”

The Shelby County Commissioners as well as architects seemed pleased with the five bids for the new probation building that were opened Tuesday afternoon in the Shelby County Courthouse Annex.

With schools shut down and events continuing to be canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, another repercussion has been the cancellation or postponement of overseas Spring Break trips for local schools.

Shelbyville Central Schools has opted to remain closed through April 3, adding a third week to the shut down over the worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19.

Yes, The Shelbyville News is only eight pages today — all in one section. No, this is not the demise of your local paper that has been serving its readers for over 70 years.

FAIRLAND — Non-certified classroom employees and any employees who find themselves quarantined and unable to come to work or come down with the coronavirus will continue to be paid after the Northwestern Consolidated School Corporation board approved two resolutions Monday evening.