Shelby County News

Job and Career Fair May 23 at Indiana Grand
The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it will be hosting its 5th Annual Job and Career Fair on May 23 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in the Trackside Clubhouse. The event will be open to job seekers from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. There are currently over 40 businesses participating; representing...
Culvert repair will close Shelby County road starting Monday
The Shelby County Highway Department will be closing 1000 South between 25 West and Flat Rock Road beginning Monday, May 13, to replace a culvert.  It will be closed for 4 – 6 weeks. Access to 346 and 456 W 1000 S will be from 25 W. Access to 742 and 750 W 1000 S and...
Delphi double homicide investigation tip information
Since the news briefing on April 22, 2019, the Multi-Agency Task Force has received over 2,200 emails, 400 calls and an additional 135 calls and or walk-ins to local police departments and state police posts around the state.  The total amount since the inception of the email and tip line is over 42,000. Investigators are...
Switzerland-based agtech company to plant first US production in Rushville
Cormo USA Inc., which utilizes technology to turn corn field waste into sustainable products, announced plans today to establish operations in Rushville, creating up to 250 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2023. “Indiana’s economy is increasingly global, and we are excited to welcome yet another international company to the Hoosier state,” Governor Eric...
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient for third time
Our Hospice of South Central Indiana has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient for the third time by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of CAHPS* surveys, advanced analytics and billing and coding services. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest quality of care from the families’ point of view. “We...
Standing order expands access to measles vaccine
State Health Commissioner Kris Box, MD, FACOG, today issued a statewide standing order to make it easier for Indiana adults to get vaccinated against measles, a highly infectious disease that has sickened more than 700 people in 22 states this year, including one person in Indiana. The standing order means that adults do not need...
Shelbyville mayoral candidates host town halls this week
Shelbyville's mayoral candidates are not challenged in their respective races this spring.  The candidates, who will meet in the November general election, will talk to prospective voters and Shelbyville citizens in forums scheduled for this week. On Wednesday, May 1, Brad Ridgeway, a Shelbyville 4th Ward city councilman and Republican candidate for mayor, will host...
Memorial service for Sen. Birch Bayh to be held May 1
A memorial service honoring the life and career of Indiana’s former U.S. Senator and House Speaker Birch Bayh (1928-2019) will be held at noon Wednesday, May 1, in the South Atrium of the Statehouse. Among those remembering Senator Bayh’s accomplishments will be Governor Eric J. Holcomb, House Speaker Brian Bosma, Congressman André Carson, Purdue President...
Former Senator Lugar died Sunday
Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar passed away Sunday. Lugar's official cause of death is CIPD, a rare neurological disorder.  His wife and sons were with him during his illness at the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Virgina. Lugar was 87.