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National Safe Boating Week

Shelby County Boater Safety

Shelby County may not have any large lakes for fishing and boating, but this is still a very valid topic. Many in the community own boats and travel to nearby lakes for fishing and recreation. Also, many of these tips are just as appropriate for navigating our many rivers and streams in Shelby County, or […]

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A Great Resource for Home Ownership

CFPB Owning a Home

The financial crisis we experienced during the end of the first decade of the 2000’s resulted in some positive changes for consumers. One of those was the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This government agency was created as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which was signed into law […]

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Local Artist Competes in Lt. Governor’s Competition

Becky Campbell Watercolor

In January of this year, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann put out the call for female artists from Indiana.  She was requesting submissions of their art for a shot at having it put on display in her front office at the State House. Becky  Campbell of Shelbyville decided to answer the call and recently made a submission. […]

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Rob Nolley Announces Candidacy for Reelection

Rob Nolley 3rd Ward Shelbyville Common Council seat

Rob Nolley Announces Candidacy for Reelection to 3rd Ward Council Seat Rob Nolley announced that he is seeking reelection to the 3rd Ward Shelbyville Common Council seat on the Republican ticket. In doing so, Nolley is seeking his fourth term in the seat. “It has been a true pleasure to serve the citizens of the […]

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Jeffrey Coffey, Candidate for Shelbyville City Council

Jeff Coffey Photo

Citizens of Shelbyville, For the past 16 years, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of calling the city of Shelbyville home; it is also the place where my wife and I chose to raise our family. As a 20 year veteran of the Indiana State Police; I’ve additionally had the distinct honor of serving the citizens […]

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Bridging the Skills Gap

Bridging the Skills Gap

I recently attended the Graduation Ceremony for the first Manufacturing Skills Connection class for Shelby County. This program is designed to help equip the workforce with the skills and abilities that are needed in the current manufacturing environment. The MSC program is a collaborative effort between Government, Industry, and Education. Duke Energy has been a major […]

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Commission provides clearer picture of college completion in Indiana

Commission provides clearer picture of college completion in Indiana

The Commission for Higher Education delivered the state’s clearest and most comprehensive picture yet of college graduation rates in Indiana with the release of the first “Indiana College Completion Reports.” “Improving college completion is a complex problem, but overcoming Indiana’s completion challenge begins with a clearer understanding of where we are and where we need […]

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First Lady Partners with Indiana’s Female Statewide Office Holders for Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest

First Lady Partners with Indiana’s Female Statewide Office Holders for Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest

First Lady Karen Pence announced today that the state is now accepting entries for the Hoosier Heroines essay contest. She is joined by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz and Auditor Suzanne Crouch, in inviting students grades 6-9 to participate in an essay contest telling who […]

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Apsley Kicks Off Campaign for Superior Court

R. Kent Apsley Campaign Photo

A large group of friends and supporters gathered at the home of Susan and Jeff Kent last night to join Kent Apsley in announcing his campaign for Judge of Shelby Superior Court No. 1. Apsley is currently serving his fourth term as Shelby County’s Prosecuting Attorney.   The retirement of Judge Jack Tandy from the […]

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Shelby County Displays Memorabilia in Lt. Governor’s Executive Office at the Indiana State House

Display of Shelby County Memorabilia

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann welcomed Hoosiers from Shelby County to her office to display memorabilia that represents the county in the front display cabinet in her executive office in the Indiana State House. Donated by the Indiana Hardwoods Association, the glass-paneled oak cabinet was built by Jasper Cabinet and given to the Lt. Governor’s Office […]

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Feb
10
Wed
2016
all-day Kopper Kettle Sweetheart Dinner @ The Kopper Kettle Inn
Kopper Kettle Sweetheart Dinner @ The Kopper Kettle Inn
Feb 10 all-day
Kopper Kettle Sweetheart Dinner @ The Kopper Kettle Inn | Greenfield | Indiana | United States
It’s that time of year again! The Northeastern Hometown Community Fund is having their Sweetheart Dinner Fundraiser on February 9th & 10th at the Kopper Kettle Inn. Please help support our fund! Money from our[...]
12:00 pm Lunch & Learn with Cheryl
Lunch & Learn with Cheryl
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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Cheryl Miller, Outreach Program Manager at the library, has been invited to speak at February’s “Lunch and Learn” at Shelby Senior Services. What do you know, “literarily” speaking? Find out as Cheryl leads us in[...]
6:00 pm Purse Bingo @ Maxim Events
Purse Bingo @ Maxim Events
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm
Purse Bingo @ Maxim Events
Join us on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00pm for the Girls Inc. Purse Bingo!! Tickets are $30 a piece or a table of 10 for $350. You can even buy tickets for a table to[...]
Feb
11
Thu
2016
12:00 pm Community Networking Luncheon @ MHP ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
Community Networking Luncheon @ MHP ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Networking Luncheon @ MHP ADMINISTRATION BUILDING | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
The Community Networking Group is a monthly meeting of local Community Support Organizations. A relevant educational/informational topic is presented. All attending organizations get an opportunity to introduce themselves and talk about needs, challenges, and upcoming[...]
6:15 pm Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
Feb 11 @ 6:15 pm
Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: 1. The development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service.[...]
6:30 pm Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory
Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
If you are interested in airplanes, rockets, learning new skills, and leardership, you might want to join the Civil Air Patrol.  This patrol is for anyone ages 12-18 who is interested in these things. Join[...]
Feb
12
Fri
2016
10:00 am Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery
Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
The Gallery in downtown Shelbyville is hosting a weekly open house for artists to enjoy the company of other artists and the benefit of a studio.
11:00 am Valentine’s Lunch @ Horizon Center
Valentine’s Lunch @ Horizon Center
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am
Valentine's Lunch @ Horizon Center
Join Shelby Senior Services and Walker Place for a free Valentine’s Day lunch. No cost, but please reserve by calling Shelby Senior Services. Limited to 50 guests.
4:30 pm Teen Book Discussion
Teen Book Discussion
Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Teens, grab a smoothie and discuss ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven. Copies may be reserved at the circulation desk in the youth department.
7:00 pm The Echo Effect Gathering @ The ECHO Effect Arts Campus
The Echo Effect Gathering @ The ECHO Effect Arts Campus
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Echo Effect Gathering @ The ECHO Effect Arts Campus | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
Every Friday night there will be a gathering for fellowship, worship and study. Find out more about the Echo Effect Arts Campus here.