Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

April 18, 2014

Audit report: County's finances 'level'


Spesard reported that two railroad crossing approached in Okaw Township south of Findlay will be improved with lights and gates and that the bridge construction south of Henton has started. He also reported that the Assumption-Findlay Road intersection will be given a new micro surface and that Fayette County will resurface their portion the county line road between Cowden and Herrick. One bridge is scheduled to be replaced on that road and another bridge is scheduled to be replaced in fiscal year 2016. The road will be closed during the resurfacing later this summer.

In other action the board approved the resolution to amend the delinquent tax program agreement which involves a name change of the firm for the program.

The board approved the intergovernmental agreement, resolution and ordinance for FY 2015 Rural Transportation, Certificate of Intent, Special Warranty Acceptance, Purchase of Service contract with CEFS/CIPT, and Vehicle Lease agreement as presented by CEFS Transportation Director Dennis Shiley.

The board also approved support for the resolution opposing Senate Bill 3263 Wind Energy Facilities Construction and Deconstruction Act. Board member Rob Amling noted that with wind farms in McLean County there has been lots of road damage.

Chairman appointments approved were:

- Mark Wolf, trustee of the Tri-County Fire Protection District

- John Beldon, trustee of the Strasburg Fire Protection District

- Mike Kessler, trustee of the Stewardson Fire Protection District

- Kevin Kersey, trustee of the Cowden Fire Protection District

- Brian West, trustee of the Cowden Fire Protection District

- Don Selby, trustee of the Tower Hill Fire Protection District

- Penny Standerfer, trustee of the Shelbyville Fire Protection District

- Cooperative Extension Committee reappointments - Don Strohl, Gary Gergeni, and Jesse Durbin

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

    July 28, 2014

  • Drowning death reported

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

    July 27, 2014

  • Lake Shelbyville tree stand permits available for 2014-15 Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to announce that the Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Policy for this season will remain the same as it was last season. The policy allows hunters to leave one seasonal tree stand up for the d

    July 24, 2014

  • Aquafest at Dam West Beach Aug. 2 Lake Shelbyville - Aquafest at Dam West Beach is no ordinary day at the beach. The Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting Aquafest for Saturday, August 2, from noon to 4:00 p.m. Children and adults of ages all are welcome to a

    July 24, 2014

  • Shelbyville Edward Jones office to collect school supplies Tad Mayhall, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Shelbyville, is supporting the Shelbyville schools by using his office as a drop-off location for a school supplies drive.Local residents and businesses may help by bringing in items to the Edward Jon

    July 24, 2014

  • SMHGirls Night Out on Know Your Medications SHELBYVILLE, IL, – According to the National Health Institute, close to 40% of Americans receive prescriptions for four or more medications. Medication is a powerful tool in a healthcare professional’s tool kit, but when combined with over-the-counte

    July 21, 2014

  • Correction

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

    July 21, 2014

  • 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

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