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Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun labeled 2019 as a “good year.” You can read his thoughts in today’s special section addition to The Shelbyville News.

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The City of Shelbyville essentially traded land with a business owner in an effort to extend the community trail to the south side of the city during Tuesday’s Board of Works meeting.

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Citing how the company has contributed to the community by taking care of its employees, the City of Shelbyville’s tax abatement committee gave a favorable recommendation for a tax abatement for Brazeway during Tuesday morning’s meeting.

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INDIANAPOLIS – United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Wednesday that Jeffrey Esposito, 54, of Shelbyville, Indiana, was sentenced in federal court, by U.S. District Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson, to 200 years in federal prison, after having previously pleaded guilty to sexual exp…

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The Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Department has several ongoing and upcoming projects in 2020, one of which is the possibility of adding a bike skills park, director Karen Martin said during the first board meeting of the year.

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He wanted to help those who have disabilities, like himself, so, when Mason Coffey planned a project for his Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), he was instantly drawn to SENSES, Shelbyville’s indoor sensory playground gym.

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Early on in Chris Hoke’s term as president of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce in 2019, the Northwestern Consolidated School Corporation superintendent sat down with the chamber board to brainstorm.

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According to a report released by Girls Inc., a study done by the American Institutes for Research found that girls who participate in the organization have a significant advantage over their peers who do not receive the same supports offered by Girls Inc.

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The demolition in downtown Shelbyville to make way for a new parking garage and construction for the Hamilton-Major subdivision are scheduled to begin later this month after the Board of Works approved the closure of portions of alleys and streets during Tuesday’s meeting.

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The first Shelbyville Common Council meeting of 2020, which included three new council members and a new clerk-treasurer, closed with a pair of presentations about the potential for a new gas/convenience store on the city’s west side and a 263-house subdivision near Interstate 74.

INDIANAPOLIS — Claudia Duncan, Miss Vanderburgh County, was crowned the 62nd Indiana State Fair Queen Sunday at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center.

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Dylan Bostic has wrestled all over North America, but there is always something special about wrestling where he grew up – in Shelbyville.

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While they may not be a solution to deafness, the technology of cochlear implants has helped Bonni Sweet live with her deafness differently.

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With the flick of his wrist, State Representative Sean Eberhart let loose a pair a blue dice at a craps table to officially signal live table games were open at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.

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Local school systems have responded to the need for high-quality childcare, Allison Coburn, executive director of Early Learning Shelby County said. She pointed out the new Golden Bears Preschool in Shelbyville, as well as the programs at Northwestern Consolidated School Corporation, St. Jos…

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Details are starting to emerge on the new public parking garage that will be built in 2020 behind the Methodist Building and the former site of Bradley Hall Furniture.

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A Shelbyville woman was sentenced to nine years in prison for neglect of a dependent as a result of an investigation by the Shelbyville Police Department after a child was initially taken to MHP Medical Center for multiple injuries including skull fractures.

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Shelbyville’s estimated population has never topped 20,000 – but that should change in the next decade.

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There were hugs upon hugs as they entered a local downtown restaurant, fully aware that an important debate needed to be settled. These ladies had work to do.

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There was plenty of political bickering going on as Shelbyville’s mayoral race recently wrapped up. Much of it was just plain ugly as respect for others went out the window.

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The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles are feeling the impact of the short 2019 holiday season. With the last day of bell ringing set for Christmas Eve, many locations across Indiana are still far behind their fundraising goals. They are asking the community to help fill the kettles on thes…

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The lights went out, and with students screaming in anticipation, Southwestern Elementary School prinicipal Joshua Edwards awaited his opponent on the wrestling mat in the gymnasium Thursday afternoon.

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Dreams come true every day, but they do not happen on their own. It requires determination, sacrifice, hard work, and perseverance. Plugging firmly into that formula of never-give-up mindsets lead Abbi Morales-Cox to security.

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Citing hectic schedules over the remaining days of December, Rob Nolley, chairman of the local Republican party, gathered elected Republicans together Wednesday morning at City Hall to swear them into office.

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Shelby County is launching a comprehensive attack on a core problem limiting economic development and the overall well-being of its citizens: insufficient high-quality child care.

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Properties in Shelby County with overgrown grass and weeds are now subject to fines after the Shelby County Commissioners approved an update to the nuisance solid waste ordinance during Monday morning’s meeting.

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The Shelbyville Common Council concluded its final meeting of 2019 Monday morning at City Hall then thanked the four outgoing members for their service.