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  • 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

  • wright ranger cup Mr. & Mrs. Wright Win Bass World Bass World Sports Division 6 held a tournament on Lake Shelbyville at Eagle Creek Boat Ramp June 14. Shelbyville’s own husband and wife team, John and Cheryl Wright beat 96 other fishermen and 48 other boats. John and Cheryl Wright had a 2.06 cushion

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos

  • 070814 equine team pic 1 Equine Team competes in Youth World Champion Horse Judging contest Seven members of the Shelby County Equine Team recently attended the American Junior Paint Horse Association and Appaloosa Youth Association Youth World Championship Horse Judging Contest held Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center

    July 8, 2014 2 Photos

  • 58th Annual Strasburg Lions Club Homecoming July 11-12 The Strasburg Lions Club is set to hold their most eventful Homecoming yet on July 11 and 12. Bands both nights, inflatables for kids, and an event hosted by Ballard Nature Center are a just a few of the fun coming to Strasburg. On July 11 at 5 pm th

    July 4, 2014

  • 070414 sign for SFD pic 2 Fire Dept. honored with new crafted sign Students of Shelbyville High School welding-manufacturing class wanted to show appreciation to the local fire district, so they used a new piece of equipment to create a special sign. “It was a good opportunity for us to recognize a tremendous asset

    July 4, 2014 2 Photos

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