Gwynneville home’s front porch damaged when ivy catches fire from burning brush
Morristown, Fountaintown, Posey Township, Shelbyville firemen and medics and Sugar Creek Township responded to a Gwynneville home Saturday afternoon. Firemen quickly got control of the fire that damaged the front porch area and sent smoke into other parts of the home. Initial reports indicate the residents were  burning brush in the front of the home when...
Schedule change: SR 3 closure for chip sealing now in mid-May

The Indiana Department of Transportation had announced a closure of SR 3 in both directions for nine miles between SR 44 in Rushville to US 40 near the town of Dunreith for chip sealing.

Crews are now expected to begin work on or after Tuesday, May 15 and is anticipated to...

Greenfield heavy pick-up on east side of SR 9 Saturday
The first round of Greenfield's Annual Heavy Pick-up takes place Saturday. Saturday's collection is for Greenfield residents who live on the east side of State Road 9. Saturday, April 28, will feature collection for residents on the west side of State Road 9. Residents should have items out by 7:00 am.  There will not be heavy pick-up...
Karl Kelley remembered, new water rescue boat unveiled in Shelby County ceremony
Shelby County's Water Rescue Team hosted a remembrance and dedication ceremony Friday. The remembrance was for Karl Kelley.  The dedication was for a new water rescue boat with Kelley's name on it.   First Sergeant Karl Kelley died from injuries suffered during a training exercise at the Williams Dam on the East Fork White River in Lawrence...
Dean’s Dry Cleaning expected to be back to business right after Thursday fire

Shelbyville firemen responded to a very close neighbor, Dean’s Dry Cleaning and Laundry, to handle a Thursday morning fire.

Hancock Co. communities involved with two of Stellar Communities finalists
Two Stellar Communities Program finalists involve Hancock County communities. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced six regions as finalists for the 2018 Stellar Communities Program. Launched in 2011, the Stellar Communities Program is a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment initiative led by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs, which is overseen by Crouch. The program works with...
Hoosiers traveling to states with Hepatitis a outbreaks urged to take precautions
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging Hoosiers to get vaccinated and take other steps to protect themselves from hepatitis A if they plan to travel to states that are experiencing outbreaks of the disease. Kentucky and Michigan have reported significant outbreaks of hepatitis A, a highly contagious viral infection of the liver....
Shelbyville man receives over 40 years in sentence for child molest
Timothy Dale Alford, 52, of Shelbyville, was sentenced to 45 years in prison Wednesday after a jury convicted him in March of Child Molest as a Level 1 Felony and Child Solicitation as a Level 5 Felony. He was also convicted of being an Habitual Offender. The Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office says the investigation originated...