Shelby County News

Sammy Terry at The Strand Theater on Friday 13 with a full moon!
Don't miss Sammy Terry Lives Forever at the Strand Theatre! Brought to Life (or rather Death) in 1962 by Robert Carter, Sammy Terry – say it fast! – has been haunting the TV airwaves of Indiana for decades. Countless families remember spending their Friday nights watching Nightmare Theater, hosted by Sammy Terry. Even though the local...
Hope, Westport, Connersville to benefit from grants
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch along with the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that 17 rural Hoosier communities receive more than $10.5 million in federal grant funding. “These collaborations between federal, state and local partners are improving the lives of Hoosiers across the state and strengthening community pride,” Crouch said. “ I applaud this round’s local leadership for their commitment to bettering their...
Bartholomew Co. deputies aboard, following school buses
After warning motorists not to pass stopped school buses, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies turned out in force to find violators. As hundreds of Bartholomew County kids returned to school on August 7, the Sheriff’s Office extended their operation to crackdown on drivers who illegally passed school buses and made other violations that put our children...
One dead, two hospitalized in Decatur County crash
A fatal car crash happened Saturday in Decatur County. At approximately 2:40 pm, the Indiana State Police responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on State Route 46 near County Road 750 West. The initial investigation indicated that a white 2006 Honda Odyssey mini-van being driven by Wanda Lutane, 61, Columbus, Indiana was traveling westbound on...
Franklin man arrested on charges of child pornography
A 26 year old man is in jail facing dozens of charges stemming from a two month investigation led by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Tyler Bartnovsky of Franklin was arrested today after investigators served a search warrant at his residence. The investigation began when a tip was received. Based on information...
Rush County man receives the Circle of Corydon Award
State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg, right) and Interlocal Community Action Program (ICAP) executive director, Kevin Polivick, (left) present Kenneth Brashaber (center) with the Circle of Corydon Award in a private reception Thursday, July 25 in Rushville. The Circle of Corydon honors an individual who has made remarkable contributions to Indiana and their local community. Indiana...
Bartholomew Co. teen arrested for false report of armed break-in
A juvenile was arrested for calling in a false report of an armed break-in in Bartholomew County. On July 23, 2019, approx. 3:17 am, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 20000 block of E SR 46 in reference to a report of three armed subjects attempting a break in.Multiple units arrived only to...
Shelbyville’s downtown project debated in council meeting; motion to postpone vote until after election failed
The following story includes raw audio from Monday's 8:30 am meeting of the Shelbyville Common Council.  More to come on this story on GIANT fm. Monday's meeting of the Shelbyville Common Council included a motion by Republican mayoral candidate and Councilman Brad Ridgeway to vote for a moratorium on a final vote for the current...