Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

April 15, 2014

Shelby County Art Show Results 2014

Welcoming weather helped this year’s Shelby County Art Show to be quite busy with many visitors to the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. This SCAS had a large number of entries in both junior and adult divisions, as well as many demonstrators showing their works. Winners of this year’s show are as follows:

Overall Best of Show and 2-D Merit Award: Jan Kappes of Arcola, “Back Yard Flash Back #7-Peacocky”—ink on paper.

2-D Merit Award: Carol Kessler of Shelbyville, “Entering the Dacey Trail”—oil.

3-D Merit Award: Aaron Cole of Windsor, “The Lorax: The Once-Ler’s House”—wood.

Junior Best of Show Gr. 3-4: Matthew Christian of Central A&M Gregory Intermediate, “Self Portrait”—scratch board.

Junior Best of Show Gr. 5-8: Delaney Johnson of Okaw Valley Middle School, “Fall Flower”—marker and paint.

Junior Best of Show Gr. 9-12: Graham Garrett of Heritage Baptist Academy, untitled—pencil.

People’s Choice Adult: Jan Kappes of Arcola, “Portrait of Stinky”—ink and colored pencil.

People’s Choice Junior: Rachel Price of Shelbyville, “Styrofoam Castle”.

(Winning exhibits may be on display at DJ’s Custom Framing in Shelbyville for one week)

Door Prize Winners: fresh floral arrangement by Karen Cherry—Mercedes Welker. Oil painting by Carol Kessler—James Bingham. Wood pencil holder by Wayne Fisher—Tom Rood.

Adult Amateur

Barbara Althoff, Effingham—3 blue, 3 red, white. Christy Banning, Beecher City—3 blue, 2 white. Rhiannon Boehm, Mattoon—3 blue, red, 2 white. Susana Cabezas, Shelbyville--blue, 4 red, 3 white. Aaron Cole, Windsor—3 blue, 2 red. Delta Collett, Shelbyville—red, 2 white. Roberta Dimock, Shelbyville—2 blue, 2 white. Tom Gaddis, Shelbyville—blue, 5 white. Susan Holland, Shelbyville—blue, red, 4 white. Frank Holley, Shelbyville—4 blue. Norma Jean Jacobs, Pana—blue. Betty Mahnke, Stewardson—white. Lori Price, Shelbyville—2 blue. Jane Rood, Shelbyville—blue, 2 white. Louise Shippy Rouse, Pana—blue, red, 2 white. Paul Smith, Shelbyville—2 blue, red, white. Patricia Tait-Hendrickson, Shelbyville—white.

Text Only
Local News
  • Driver Standings 1. Jeff Gordon 717 2. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 693 3. Brad Keselowski 666 4. Matt Kenseth 661 5. Jimmie Johnson 628 6. Kyle Busch 609 7. Ryan Newman 606 8. Carl Edwards 603 9. Joey Logano 591 10. Clint Bowyer 577 11. Kevin Harvick 565 12. Kyle Larson 56

    August 1, 2014

  • AmeriCorps NCCC provide help to Trails for Illinois Shelbyville, IL – On Sunday, August 3, AmeriCorps NCCC Corps members are hosting a community service day at the Little Chief Illini Trail where the team will build a trail with volunteers and teach the benefits that trails bring to a community’s econ

    August 1, 2014

  • 080114 Obit-Carter photo Judith Carter Shelbyville Judith Elaine (Mose) Carter, 64, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 4:11 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. John’s Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL.Judy was born April 16, 1950 in Vandalia, IL the daughter of James W. and Gladys Spencer Mose.She

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gordon is Mr. Brickyard, Ties Schumacher Jeff Gordon tied Michael Schumacher for most wins ever at the famous Indianapolis Speedway with a win on Sunday. For Gordon is was his fifth trip to kiss the bricks. Schumacher had won five races in the United States Grand Prix which raced their fr

    August 1, 2014

  • Pana shooting leaves suspect dead, officer wounded

     Illinois authorities have identified a man who shot and wounded a police officer before being killed by troopers during an exchange of gunfire.

    July 29, 2014

  • Drowning victim identified

    A weekend drowning victim has been identified by the Shelby County Sheriff's office.

    July 28, 2014

  • Heroin addiction in Illinois: A community problem of epidemic proportions In Illinois, heroin addiction is a growing problem. Overdose and deaths as a result of heroin abuse are issues now faced by every community in our State. No small town is exempt from this growing epidemic. Today, towns such as: Stewardson, Beecher Ci

    July 28, 2014

  • 072914 trail work pic 2 Local volunteers assist AmeriCorps workers on Illini Trail The AmeriCorps NCCC crew got a boost of help on July 19 from community volunteers to work on the Chief Illini Trail at Lake Shelbyville.The crew is rehabilitating the trail, which has been neglected over time. The 11-mile hiking trail runs between Lo

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sherry Kay Spitzner Flora Sherry Kay Spitzner, 54, of Flora passed away at 4:29 a.m. Friday (July 25, 2014) at the Clay County Hospital, Flora.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Pastor Mark Smith officiating. Vis

    July 28, 2014

  • Drowning death reported

    A Shelbyville woman is the apparently victim of a drowning Sunday morning.

    July 27, 2014