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January 3, 2014

A look back at 2013

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Ameren released plans to build a high power transmission line through Illinois with different proposed routes. One of the routes included running across Shelby County. County landowners and their attorneys, and with the help of State Representative Adam Brown and State Senator Chapin Rose, voiced their opposition to the proposed route. In the end Ameren abandoned the routes through Shelby and Moultrie counties, opting for a route through Piatt and Douglas counties.

In 2013 Shelbyville mourned the passing of its mayor Roy Shuff after a fight with cancer.

Shuff was an avid supporter of all things Shelbyville, taking part in the Sister City program with Okuwa, Japan, working to keep International Paper in Shelbyville, and advocating city improvement projects such as the Downtown Streetscape project and the minipark. He served on the Shelby County Economic Development Committee and the Chautauqua Committee

Shuff served as mayor from 2007 until his death May 31.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Drowning death reported

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

    July 27, 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

Celebrations
  • Montgomery to celebrate 80th

    Paul Montgomery of Stewardson will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house August 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the Windsor Christian Church fellowship center, 1101 Broadway, Windsor.He was born August 5, 1934, at Clinton, Illinois, to Rollie and Mona Mo

    July 28, 2014

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