Shelby County News

One dead, one hospitalized in Shelby County I-65 crash
 Early Sunday morning emergency crews were dispatched to I-65 northbound near the 82 mile marker in Shelby County for reports of a single vehicle crash. Around 2:45 a.m. 911 calls began coming in about a vehicle off the roadway and both occupants were severely injured. Shelby County Sheriff deputies along with medics were first on...
Full closures planned for I-65, I-70 on south side of Indy

The Indiana Department of Transportation will close parts of I-65 and I-70 on the south side of Indianapolis.

All lanes will be closed on I-65 SB from the South Split to I-465 starting July 12 at 9 p.m. The closure will last for 9 days and all lanes will reopen on...

Duke Energy Indiana cites cleaner power, more reliable energy in rate increase request
Generating cleaner electricity, improving the reliability of electric service, and investments to serve a growing customer base are some of the key factors leading Duke Energy to ask the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to increase its electric rates. “We’ve made investments to meet the needs of a customer base that has grown by more than...
Brown County SP awaiting water sampling results
The campgrounds, cabins and Abe Martin Lodge were still closed today, Wednesday June 26, at Brown County State Park; day use park activities are now extended to Thursday. If water production capacity and water sampling continue successfully, the campground, cabin and lodge may reopen for Thursday night guests....
Shelbyville’s Enbi makes acquisition
Watermill Group, a strategy driven private investment firm, today announced that its portfolio company Enbi Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance precision rollers, insulation, gaskets and sealing technologies, has acquired Pierce Industries.  The acquisition brings expanded capabilities to Enbi’s customer base and positions the combined organization for strategic growth across all its end markets...
State Sen. Michael Crider to chair roads and transportation study committee
State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) will serve as chair of the Interim Study Committee on Roads and Transportation during the summer and fall to help prepare lawmakers for the 2020 legislative session. He will also serve on the following committees and councils:
  • Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources;
  • Governor’s Security Council;
  • Indiana...
The Strand Theatre damaged in truck accident Wednesday
Shelbyville’s Strand Theatre is assessing damage after being struck by a truck in a Wednesday night accident. The Shelbyville Police Department reports Tammy Coffey, 48, of Shelbyville, was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 just after 9:00 pm.  Coffey told police she was stopped at the Broadway / Harrison Street intersection.  She turned south onto Harrison...
Flooding having immediate, maybe longer, impact on River’s Edge Golf Course
Shelbyville's River's Edge Golf Course offers a better-than-most view of the impact of flood waters in the area.  The question for the course will be just how wide-ranging is the impact from this round of heavy rain and river flooding. Maintenance Supervisor Jack Skillman says flooding certainly isn't new to the course.