Shelby County News

Shelbyville woman chosen to chair CICOA
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions’ Board of Directors elected Anne DePrez chair of the board at its annual meeting. DePrez, a partner at Barnes and Thornburg, has a passion for giving people without a voice the ability to be heard. It’s what drew her to become a CICOA board member in 2009 and keeps her...
Cancelled: Statewide AMBER Alert issued from South Bend
AMBER Alert 004-2018 issued on Thursday, July 19, 2018 on John D. Gyuriak has been cancelled as of Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:10 am.   Original release A Statewide AMBER Alert has been declared. The St. Joseph County Police Department has requested the activation of an AMBER Alert from South Bend, Indiana. The victim, John D. Gyuriak, is...
Southwestern Virtual Academy is now accepting enrollments for the 2018-19 school year
Southwestern Consolidated School District is currently accepting enrollments for their full-time online learning program, Southwestern Virtual Academy. Recently launched via a partnership with Virtual Learning Network, the Southwestern Virtual Academy is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade living in Bartholomew, Decatur, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby Counties. Southwestern Virtual Academy is tuition-free and provides...
Driver and passenger arrested after fleeing scene of Shelbyville car accident
(Photo by Donnie McGugan) Shelbyville Police made one arrest following a car accident and pursuit.  Another arrest would follow in Bloomington On Tuesday afternoon an off-duty officer witnessed an accident at the intersection of McKay Road and State Road 9.  The officer then witnessed one of the vehicles leave the scene heading north on State Road...
NSCI celebrates investment, opening of Shelbyville facility
Governor Eric Holcomb joined local officials and executives from Nippon Steel & Sumikin Cold Heading Wire Indiana Inc. (NSCI) Wednesday to commemorate the company's grand opening in Shelbyville. NSCI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s largest steel producer, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC). In 2016, NSSMC announced plans to establish NSCI in Shelbyville, investing...
MHP Medical Center earns ENERGY STAR certification
Major Health Partners has announced that the new MHP Medical Center in Shelbyville, IN has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance. On average, ENERGY STAR certified buildings and plants use 35 percent less energy, cause 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions, and are less expensive to operate...
Health officials recommend hepatitis A vaccination for individuals who ate food prepared at Centerville convenience store
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is working with the Wayne County Health Department (WCHD) to inform people who may have eaten food prepared at Casey’s General Store in Centerville about a possible exposure to hepatitis A. An employee at the store, located at 704 E. Main St. in Centerville, has tested positive for...
Not the best way to open under new ownership at Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park
Both Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park didn't open on time due to the Indiana Gaming Commission. GIANT fm's Tyson Radcliffe was at the opening of Indiana Grand. Here is the press release on the takeover.   Caesars Entertainment Completes $1.7 Billion Acquisition of Centaur Holdings Hoosier Park Racing and Casino, Indiana Grand Racing and Casino and Three Off-Track Betting Facilities...
Indiana Grand, Hoosier Park to open Monday afternoon as Caesars properties
Indiana's racinos closed overnight in Anderson and Shelbyville with the reopening today as properties of Caesars Entertainment.  The following announcement is on the websites of Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park: Due to required procedures surrounding the completion of sale to Caesars Entertainment, Indiana Grand will close to the public at 2 a.m. on...
Two cars, six injuries in Sunday accident at SR 9 & 252
A Sunday morning Shelby County accident resulted in several injuries. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department says Jeremy Wasmer, 39, of Plainfield, was driving a 2014 Chevy Silverado eastbound on State Road 252 when he failed to stop at the intersection with State Road 9.  Wasmer said he was distracted and trying to follow his GPS...