Shelby County News

Capt. David Bursten retiring from Indiana State Police
Long time spokesperson for the Indiana State Police, Capt. David Bursten, retired June 14.  Though retired from the state police, his service to the State of Indiana will continue with the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) where he will serve as the Chief Communications Officer.  He starts this chapter of public service on June...
Shelby County Swift Water responds to semi into river
The Shelby County Swift Water Team, Squad 692, and Medic 692 aided in a case Saturday involving a semi that left the road and went down into the Flatrock River. Multiple agencies responded to Decatur County on a mutual aid request with the St Paul VFD and the Greensburg...
Dump truck, car involved in accident on 252
An accident Wednesday morning was reported to have involved a dump truck and another vehicle on 252 near Shelby County Road 600 West. The Shelby County Sheriff's Dept and medics were dispatched to the scene. More details when they are released by local law enforcement.   Photos provided by...
ISP captain, Rush County native, graduates from FBI National Academy
Indiana State Police Captain Anthony Scott graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The 276th Session of the National Academy began April 1st, 2019 and concluded with a ceremony this past Friday.  Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers 10 weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training for...
Flat Rock area home on track to be torn down by county
Shelby County Commissioners have set a date to open bids on tearing down a condemned house in Flat Rock. The commissioners heard from County Sanitarian Robert Lewis who said the owner of the house at 3144 E. Vandalia Road has not made requested repairs. Commissioner Kevin Nigh on what's next. Lewis will notify the owner of the...
Dump truck crashes into Bartholomew Co. home
A dump truck crashed into a Bartholomew County farm house Tuesday. Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 10782 E 450 N in reference to a single axle dump truck that had crashed into the side of a 100-year-old farm house.  The farm is owned by Donald Burton. The driver of the dump truck, Geoffrey Jones,...