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Students from Shelbyville High School on Wednesday joined in an educational project that feeds into the future, not only for the students, but for Lake Shelbyville.

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Farmers around the area planted later than usual this year and as a result and are harvesting much later.

SHELBYVILLE – One in 13 children in the U.S. have a food allergy. Even a tiny amount of an allergen can cause a severe reaction for the child. Food Allergy Research and Education organization (FARE), has created the Teal Pumpkin Project to help children with food allergies have a safe Halloween.

Marriage applications in Shelby County filed from October 4 through October 9, 2019:

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Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) will take its final 2019 Honor Flight on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 departing from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport honoring 94 American Veterans. On board LLHF Mission #59 to Washington DC, will be 16 Korean War and 78 Vietnam War Era Veterans…

GriefShare is a 13-week video seminar featuring some of the nation’s foremost experts on grief recovery topics. We meet at Shelby Christian Church every Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. Sessions are led by Mark Sanders, Senior Minister at ShelbyCC.Each session is combined with a small group discuss…

There was an October nip in the air on Saturday, but after some rain on Friday, the sun shined on Scarecrow Daze in downtown Shelbyville.

STRASBURG — One by one cars, trucks and even a semi pulled onto a concrete pad with smoke rolling off of them as they performed burnouts at Strasburg Village Park Saturday.

A radiologist from the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate said he supports dividing the State of Illinois into two new independent states.

SPRINGFIELD — Nine Democratic lawmakers are calling on Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to investigate the business practices of the College Board and sale of data it collects from students who take the SAT and PSAT exams.

Josh Agin’s (48/359 yds, 7 TDs), may surprise Meridian, IN SPORTS, A5

SHELBYVILLE, IL – HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital and Shelbyville High School invites everyone to the 7th annual Tackle Breast Cancer home football game on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.

SPRINGFIELD – A package of bills aimed at transforming the state’s energy landscape appears unlikely to move during the upcoming fall veto session after Gov. J.B. Pritzker was less than optimistic on the subject this week at an unrelated Chicago news conference.

The Stewardson Trinity Lutheran Cardinal volleyball team opened their fall season playing at Springfield on Saturday, going 2-0.

Youth Deer Permits: Resident and non-resident Illinois Youth Firearm Deer permits are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. The 2019 Youth Deer Hunt is Columbus Day weekend, Saturday, Oct. 12 through Monday, Oct. 14.

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Like bees to honey, the new Shelbyville Bike Park is drawing kids of all ages for skills training and just plain fun.

BLOOOMINGTON, Ill. — For 40 years, Nancy McClarty was paid to listen to people talk fast, slow, loudly, quietly, in foreign languages, in legalese, and, sometimes, incoherently.

Marriage applications in Shelby County filed from September 6 through October 3, 2019:

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Susie Kensil, the Shelby County coordinator of Dove, Inc. referred to domestic abuse as a global pandemic that reaches into Shelbyville. She made the remarks at the 19th Annual Shelby County Candlelighting Ceremony on Thursday at First Assembly of God Church in Shelbyville.

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EFFINGHAM — Tiffany White and Kyle Gladney always check the “Bring Fido” website when they venture far from home. The couple from Dayton, Ohio, loves the online guide to dog-friendly hotels and restaurants because they love to travel with Gunther, their dachshund mix.

Friday, October 11, 2019 is the 9th annual Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods Food Drive!

On 09/23/19, dear dusk, Cowden Police observed a mini-van backing out of a residence in town. The officer attempted to catch up to the vehicle to conduct a traffic stop for a registration violation and loud exhaust. The vehicle, which was approx 1/4 mile ahead of the officer, turned onto Cou…

SPRINGFIELD – Eleven teams of linemen from 10 electric cooperatives and one municipal electric company participated in the 22nd annual Lineman’s Safety Rodeo sponsored by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) on Friday, Sept. 27. The rodeo gives linemen the opportunity to …

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Decka Johnson is patriotic and her latest desire in that regard was to share that with people traveling on Route 128, just north of Shelbyville.

A truck rolled over near Mt. Zion Cemetary on Clarksburg Road (Hwy 6, 2020E) in Shelby County on Thursday at about 10 a.m.

The Shelbyville Kindergarten “Grandparents’ Day” 2019, on Wednesday October 2 was a huge event with over 400 grandparents attending.

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Main Street “Grandparents’ Day” 2019 was a huge success,” said Principal Ryan Scott. “We had great participation and I believe our grandparents and students enjoyed the experience. I received positive feedback on the event and the way our students represented themselves and our school.”Accor…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the 19th Annual Shelby County Dove Candlelight Ceremony will be held this Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church on the corner of West Main and Oak Street.

U.S. Army Master Sergeant Chuck Hubbartt will be celebrated during his 90th birthday party at the Shelbyville VFW Hall on Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Marriage applications in Shelby County filed from September 6 through September 19, 2019:

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Donald "Don" E. Wallis, 67, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 3:39 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Heritage Health in Pana, IL. Don was born on January 5, 1952, in Bakersfield, CA, the son of Alonzo and Naomi (Haney) Wallis. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding ATV's. Surviving are h…

Donald "Don" E. Wallis, 67, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 3:39 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Heritage Health in Pana, IL. Don was born on January 5, 1952, in Bakersfield, CA, the son of Alonzo and Naomi (Haney) Wallis. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding ATV's. Surviving are h…