Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

January 2, 2014

Hundreds of new laws to go into effect

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SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

HB 3175 Requires the Dept. of Public Health to start a campaign to inform breast cancer patients about programs available to help with breast reconstruction/prostheses

HB 3191 Requires hospitals to create flu and pneumonia immunization policies

SB 1217 Allows dentists to give vaccinations if they meet certain training requirements

SB 1226 Requires all autopsies to determine if epilepsy or a seizure was the cause of death; requires SUDEP to be listed as the cause of death for infants who are suspected to have died from SUDEP

SB 1496 Extends the Medical Practice Act and makes various administrative changes

SB 1847 Eliminates a presumption that certain illnesses and conditions arise out of and in the course of employment for EMTs or paramedics that are employed by a private employer if the employee spends the preponderance of the time engaged in medical transfers

SB 1876 Replaces "therapeutic optometrist" with "optometrist" in an act concerning lab  

SB 2314 Requires those who provide mammography services to notify their patients if they have dense breast tissue in an effort to educate women about the issue

SB 2353 Any care facility that is a chain must submit the same paperwork to Illinois that it submits to the federal government

HB 3067 Adds an exception changing how community colleges form contracts for purchasing perishable food and beverages

HB 2527 Requires an open meeting and vote before a residential housing co-op can be dissolved

HB 2401 Allows the Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board to authorize the Dept. of Human Services to turn over its responsibilities under Redeploy Illinois to Cook County

HB 2517 Allows veterinarians to dispense drugs in emergency situations  

HB 0922 Extends the reporting and record keeping timeframe of prevailing wages for state public works contractors from to 5 years

HB 2540 Public bodies must post the Dept. of Labor prevailing wage no later than July 15 of each year

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    In the story "Eagle Scout rebuilds Illini Trail bridge" (July 18), the carpenter who helped on the project was Doug Martin, not Doug Hall.

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  • Findlay Walleye Festival begins Friday A variety of entertainment for the whole family beckons visitors to the annual Findlay Walleye Festival this weekend.The Festival begins at 4 p.m. Friday evening with music by Jim Allen and Country Classics with Kelsey Beard and Curt Wooters, followe

    July 21, 2014

  • Art Show to feature young artists Emerging young artists from Millikin and the immediate Shelbyville area will open their show of work at Flourishes Gallery and Studios in downtown Shelbyville on Saturday afternoon, July 26 from 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to view and visit with

    July 21, 2014

  • School Board approves engineering, bonds resolutions for HVAC system With $3.205 million in bonds sold, the Shelbyville Board of Education approved and signed the resolution providing for the issuance of the bonds to begin work toward the new HVAC system at the High School building.David Pistorius of First Midstate In

    July 21, 2014

  • 071814 Bernson eagle scout project pic 1 Eagle Scout rebuilds Illini Trail bridge Work on the Chief Illini Trail has gotten more help from a local Eagle Scout.Josh Bernson, 15, of Shelbyville spent three days rebuilding a bridge on the trail, approximately a one-half to three-quarter mile in from Lone Point recreational area.“We u

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Keselowski completes New Hampshire Sweep Brad Keselowski was the man to beat all weekend in New Hampshire. Keselowski pulled off a near perfect run to win the race in New Hampshire on Sunday.The Team Penske driver, who also won the Nationwide race Saturday at the 1.058-mile oval, led a race

    July 17, 2014

  • Animal Control presents municipal agreement plan Shelby County communities will be paying for animal control services according to a proposed agreement between the municipalities and the county.County animal control officer Brad Hudson presented the plan to the County Board for approval. The plan w

    July 17, 2014

  • BCCH Baseball Meeting The Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick Jr. High and High School Baseball Teams will have an organizational meeting Tuesday/ July 22 at the Beecher City Grade School. Jr. High meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. High School meeting will be at 6:00 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

  • Beecher City Corn Fest set for July 26 Fresh roasted sweet corn, from Schottman’s of Effingham, will be just one of the highlights of Beecher City Corn Fest, slated Saturday, July 26 at Community Park. This is the second annual event and much more is planned this year. The day kicks off w

    July 17, 2014

  • 071514 pageant pic Strowmatt crowned Shelby Co. Fair Queen In the first pageant in 15 years, a new Shelby County Fair Queen was crowned Sunday night at the Shelby Christian Church.Kassandra Strowmatt of Windsor was crowned as the first queen in the revival of the contest.Also competing for the title were Car

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

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