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Sain, Phillis Jean  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE --Phillis Jean Sain, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur.

Martz, Gary Lee  Herald & Review

WESTERVELT -- Gary Lee Martz, 80, of Westervelt, IL, passed away at 11:48 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 in his residence.

Shelbyville Homecoming 2018 | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville's homecoming parade will be at 4 p.m. Thursday Oct. 11, and the football game will be at 7 p.m. Friday Oct. 12.

Shelbyville High School Senior Awards for Class of 2018  Shelbyville Daily Union

President's Award for Educational Excellence. President's Education Awards The purpose of this award is to recognize academic success in the classroom.

Shelbyville High School Homecoming activities announced  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Homecoming activities have been announced at Shelbyville High School, starting with a parade at 4 p.m. Thursday. The parade route starts at ...

Shelbyville still bonds with sister city after 25 years  Shelbyville Daily Union

Okuwa, Japan and Shelbyville became sister cities in 1993. Twenty-five years later, two high school students, along with chaperones and program members, ...

Richard CS “Dick” Bishopp  The Republic

SHELBYVILLE. Richard Clyde Spencer “Dick” Bishopp, 81, of Shelbyville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in ...

Clinton beats Shelbyville, Maroons 3-0 for the first time since 2003  Herald & Review

CLINTON — As the remaining punch of Tropical Storm Gordon hit Central Illinois Friday, the weather lightened for the start of Shelbyville's visit to Clinton and the ...

Burke, Clara B.  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Clara B. Burke, 85, of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 7:03 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2018 at HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville ...

Robertson, Orville  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Orville “Brent” Robertson, 65, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 in his residence.

Hospital and students tackle breast cancer for teacher  Shelbyville Daily Union

Fans attending the Oct. 5 Shelbyville High School home football game are in for a treat. Along with the usual purple and white school colors of the SHS Rams, ...

Wagner, Pauline Louise  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Pauline Louise Wagner, 91, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

Burns, Patrick James  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Patrick James “Pat” Burns, 88, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 10:36 a.m. December 12, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL.

Smithsonian exhibit opening in Shelbyville | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

A part of the Washington, D.C. will temporarily call Shelbyville "home" as an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution opens Saturday at the Visitors Center to ...

Nichols, Miller help Shelbyville nip Tuscola  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE — On Friday, in a Central Illinois Conference game moved up due to the predicted snowstorm, the Shelbyville Rams won its ninth straight game ...

Legion 2019 tryouts August 12 | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelby County American Legion 2019 baseball tryouts will be held Sunday, August 12 at the Shelbyville High School baseball diamond.

Moulton Middle School honor roll | Community  Shelbyville Daily Union

Moulton MIddle School first quarter honor roll. HIGH HONORS – 8TH GRADE. Camryn Boehm, Tyler Brachbill, Carli Canada, Erin Hall, Ava Hedderich, Mallory ...

SHS students hear sobering reminder about prom night  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School teacher Rebekah Smith lost two friends in two separate drinking and driving crashes when she was a junior at Charleston.

Shelbyville High School Homecoming | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School's homecoming dance will be held on Saturday in the Shelbyville High School gym. The coronation will be held at 8:30 p.m. The ...

Students place wreaths on vets' graves | Top Stories  WAND

It's part of a three-year-old Remembrance Wreath program in Shelbyville.

Mars, Gene, Jr.  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Menzo Eugene “Gene” Mars “Jr.”, 83, of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 9:38 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 in his residence.

Olde Fashioned Christmas arrives Dec. 1 | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The 6th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Dec. 1 in downtown Shelbyville, focusing on entertainment for family and ...

Area crews assist after Taylorville tornado | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

When the Taylorville area was hit by a rare December tornado over the weekend, emergency personnel from across the area jumped into action.

Finney, Jerome C.  Herald & Review

WINDSOR -- Jerome C. “Jerry” Finney, 75, of Windsor, IL, passed away at 7:26 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.

Compton, Thomas Joe  Herald & Review

PANA -- Rev. Thomas Joe Compton, 69, of Pana, Illinois, formerly of Lakewood, IL and Assumption, IL, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2018 in ...

Multiple tornadoes touch down across central Illinois | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather *Service* says multiple tornadoes touched down in central Illinois, damaging dozens of structures and injuring at ...

Shelbyville High School announces honor roll students | Announcements  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- First-semester honor rolls have been announced at Shelbyville High School.

White pelicans make pit stop at Lake Shelbyville  Shelbyville Daily Union

White pelicans arrived at Lake Shelbyville around early September and an expert said they'll probably leave in mid-November.

Shelbyville shucks Hatchets | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville Rams basketball team went to 4-0 on Friday, playing in the historic Stew-Stras gym against the Windsor/Stew-Stras Hatchets. Shelby shucked ...

Area football roundup 9/8/18: Steidinger leads Prairie Central to victory  Bloomington Pantagraph

Wyatt Steidinger scored on a 49-yard touchdown run with 24 seconds remaining to lift the Prairie Central High School football team to a 34-26 Illini Prairie ...

Live Nativity scene at Church of the Nazarene  Shelbyville Daily Union

A live Nativity Scene will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Church of the Nazarene at the corner of Will and Third Streets.

Rams can't finish at Altamont | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville Ram basketball team (7-1) had a learning experience on Tuesday against Neoga. But on Friday, the lesson was not learned. Shelby couldn't ...

Schlechte to soar with Flyers | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Megan Schlechte has already reached the heights in the Windsor/Stew-Stras athletic program. Now, she is preparing to soar even further with the Flyers of ...

Windsor FFA at Leadership Training School | Community  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Windsor FFA Chapter took 14 members to Leadership Training School at Maroa High School. They learned the keys to success by going to various ...

Rams pick-off Hawks | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville football (3-4) defended their home field against Meridian on Friday night, with the help of 6 interceptions, picking off the Hawks, 36-20.

Rams leave Lions behind | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

On plains of the Serengeti lions runs down prey. But on Tuesday night the Lions of Decatur LSA couldn't catch up to the Shelbyville Rams. The Rams left the ...

Help rehabilitate habitat in Lake Shelbyville | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance (LSFHA) is announcing a unique program for individuals, clubs, businesses and organizations to leave their mark in ...

Shelbyville Signing Day | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School had three athletes sign on NCAA Football National Signing Day, Wednesday, to compete at the collegiate level. Two signed for football ...

Former Shelbyville physician honored by Harvard Medical School  Shelbyville Daily Union

Boston – A new named chair, one of highest honors to be bestowed upon a physician in his or her lifetime, was celebrated at a reception on Oct. 17 at.

Shelbyville Vandalia Champs | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville used a 20-14 run in the 4th quarter to come back and beat Vandalia and win the Vandalia Tourney Championship on Saturday night, 62-61.

10-15-18 Courthouse records | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Marriages. Terry Jacob Duvall, of Casey, and Kassie Lee Veach, of Oblong. BJ Anthony Parker and Kathryn Diane Walber, both of Collinsville. Timothy Curtis ...

Fatal accident in Shelby County Wednesday | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Authorities are investigating a fatal accident that happened Wednesday night in Shelby County at U.S. Route 51 and County Road 300 North, south of Oconee, ...

Rams charge over Bobcats | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville Rams (14-2) were in a celebratory mood on Tuesday night and charged over the CHBC Bobcats, 72-45.

An update on the Shelby County CEO class  Shelbyville Daily Union

In an office at 131 S. Morgan in Shelbyville this week, a class of high school students made final preparations for their sold-out fundraiser.

Take a walk down Dacey's haunted hollow trail  Shelbyville Daily Union

Dacey's Haunted Hollow Trail will have its fourth run from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays Oct. 20 and 27.

Shelby leveled by Plains | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The previously udefeated Shelbyville Ram (7-0), were compromised the weekend before the Vandalia tournament. They were upset by Altamont on Friday, ...

Shelby County man dies in crash | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Authorities have identified a 63-year-old man who died in a two-vehicle crash in Shelby County late Wednesday as David L. Arkebauer of Oconee.

Shelby escapes Neoga fire | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Undefeated Shelbyville basketball was up by 22 points to start the 4th quarter on Tuesday. They lost momentum and Neoga erupted like a wildfire with a 27-10 ...

Rams fade v. Hawks | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville girls basketball almost threw a knockout punch in the 1st quarter on Thursday. Meridian survived the punch and came back to wear the Rams down ...

10-15-18 Shelby County Sheriff's report | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious female with a backpack walking in the area near Oak Terrace Golt Course at 9:21 p.m. Thursday Oct. 4.

Smith catching fire at Millikin  Shelbyville Daily Union

Former Shelbyville standout athlete Jordan Smith is not only catching passes, he is catching fire at Millikin. At the end of his sophomore football season last fall, ...

Shelby girls win opener | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

It was a rare night for the perennial one-sided Shelbyville v. Okaw Valley girls basketball season-opener. The toe-to-toe competitive game was decided by just 3 ...

Windsor man stable after being shot; 1 charged | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

One man is in custody and another is in stable condition at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after a weekend shooting in Windsor, according to authorities.

20-year-old Democratic committeeman appointed | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Brock Hammond, 20, of Shelbyville, is a new precinct committeeman of the Shelby County Democratic Party. He's been involved with the organization since ...

Strasburg mayor resigns | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Strasburg Mayor Ron Thomas has resigned, citing conflicts with another member of the village board. A special meeting is scheduled for Monday to choose a ...

Edith Maxwell  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

WINDSOR -- Edith Fern Maxwell, 102, of Windsor, IL, passed away at 6:42 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL.

Moulton Middle School | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Moulton Middle School 7th and 8th grade band performs at the Winter Concert on Thursday. The Shelbyville High School band, jazz band, treble choir, and ...

Principal emphasizes communication, community in Shelbyville  Herald & Review

Ryan Scott's plan in Shelbyville, as it was in Assumption, is to be as visible and accessible as possible, building relationships among the school, families and ...

Moulton sweeps Okaw Valley | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville Moulton boys basketball teams got a rare sweep on Thursday night. The Shelby 7th defeated Okaw Valley, 48-18, and the Ram 8th beat Okaw ...

Wooters, Kull, Spain regional champs | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Okaw Valley and Shelbyville members of the Sullivan Blue Dolphins Swim Club became regional champions and will advance to the Midwest Championships.

Adrian Phelps  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Adrian Lee Phelps, 87, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 7:09 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 in his residence.

Rams come back v. Cumberland | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The #1 seed Shelbyville Rams were on the ropes early in the Pool A title game of the Vandalia Holiday Tourney on Friday night. They got punched in the mouth.

Tentative plan: Combine 2 Decatur middle schools by August  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Two public middle schools could be combined in one renovated building by August under a tentative timeline for the Decatur School District's ...

Bobcats split with Stew-Stras | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Bobcats Boys Basketball team played at Stewardson-Strasburg against the Stew-Stras Comets. The 7th Grade Bobcats defeated ...

Schuricht takes helm at Shelbyville High | Lifestyles  Shelbyville Daily Union

There's a new principal at the helm of Shelbyville High School.

Bradley Hulick  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Bradley J. Hulick, 64, departed this life much too soon Saturday (Dec. 22, 2018) at Arbor Rose, Tolono.

CHBC bows in final | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City 8th grade girls basketball team, the reigning 3rd place team in the State (7-2A, 2017), bowed out of the playoffs on Thursday, ...

New Legislature underway with big Democratic majorities | News  Shelbyville Daily Union

A new Illinois legislative session got underway Wednesday with Democrats firmly in control but both parties pledging to turn the page on years of budget ...

Eastern Star All-Star Preview: East Team | Sports  WAND

FORSYTH -- The 28th annual Eastern Star All-Star Football Game comes to Maroa-Forsyth's Walter Boyd Field on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The East Team's ...

Shelbyville pulls away in second half to defeat Tri-Valley  Bloomington Pantagraph

DOWNS — It was a classic matchup of contrasting styles: free-swinging puncher pitted against gritty boxer.

Cardinals buzz Bobcats | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Bobcats tussled with Louis North Clay. Despite the back and forth, CHBC couldn't get over the hump and lost, as the ...

Chicago known for Capone, but Illinois gangsters' reach much wider  Shelbyville Daily Union

When it came to organized crime in Illinois, Chicago-based Prohibition-era gangsters loomed large during the 1920s and 1930s. Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Lester ...

Moulton splits with Warrensburg | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville Moulton boys basketball hosted Warrensburg on Monday and settled for a split. The Ram 7th won, 43-22, but the Ram 8th lost in OT, 29-26.

Shelbyville police seek information on armed robbery | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened a week ago at C & C's One Stop on the east side of town.

Tucker Schwengel remembered as leader on the field and off  Shelbyville Daily Union

SHELBYVILLE – A 21-year-old Shelbyville man who loved football and was attending Millikin University died over the weekend when he lost control of his ...

Governor-elect Pritzker visits the area | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

EFFINGHAM — Illinois Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker and Lt. Governor-Elect Juliana Stratton stopped in Effingham Sunday morning on day two of their three-day ...

Other View: President Donald Trump's border policies | Editorials  Shelbyville Daily Union

How fitting is it that President Trump's first Oval Office address, which he requested be televised live in prime time by every major network, was aimed at stirring ...

Speaking up: Decatur student ambassadors bring issues to school board  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Londarius Hayes wanted to be a student ambassador so he could speak for his Eisenhower High School peers.

UPDATE: Daughter on homicide ruling: 'I'm sad and scared that whoever did this is still out there.'  Shelbyville Daily Union

When Carol Hurley was found dead at her home in rural Shelbyville on Oct. 21, the cause of her death was unclear. On Tuesday, a coroner's jury ruled the ...

Rare tractor to be auctioned | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The first John Deere GP ever made in 1928 will be at auction 10 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Antique Tractor Fall Harvest Auction in Nokomis.

Man arrested in 4-year-old's death in Indiana | News  Shelbyville Daily Union

An East Chicago man has been charged in the November accidental shooting death of a 4-year-old girl in Lebanon, Indiana.

A&M keeps Indians in cupboard | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Central A&M held home court rule, over the perennial NTC bruiser Altamont, on Saturday. The Raiders kept the Indians in the cupboard in the 1st and 3rd ...

Sullivan shears Rams | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Sullivan Redskin girls basketball team came to Shelbyville and, despite the Ram effort, the 'Skins sheared the Rams, 75-15.

CHBC falls at Nokomis | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Bobcats Boys Basketball team played at the 8th Grade Tournament at Nokomis against the Pana St. Pats on Tuesday in game 3.

CHBC 2nd at Dieterich Tourney | Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Cowden-Herrick Beecher City girls (10-8, 1-3 NTC) won their first game of the Dieterich Holiday Tournament last week over Newton, 53-49. They went on to win ...

Trump's AG nominee: Mueller should be allowed to finish work  Shelbyville Daily Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be ...

SHS state scholars selected | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Ten outstanding seniors from Shelbyville High School have been named as Illinois State Scholars for the 2018-19 college entrance year. State Scholars are ...

Shelbyville leaders working hard to ensure future growth  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE – For Jeff Johnson, stretching boundaries is both a metaphorical and literal ambition.

Donation to Shelby County CEO program | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Christian County CEO students presented the future Shelby County CEO class with a check for $1000 Wednesday. "Christian County students heard that Shelby ...

Macon County sheriff candidate Jim Root seeks recount after losing by 1 vote  Shelbyville Daily Union

DECATUR -- Jim Root, the Republican candidate for Macon County sheriff, has announced he will seek a recount after county election results showed him ...

3 announce candidacies for judge seat | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

With the recent death of Shelby County's resident circuit court judge, a special filing period has been set to start Dec. 18 for candidates who would like to fill the.

Duckett has Titan signing | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville Ram quarterback Lucas Duckett played like a Titan in his senior season. It's no surprise that he would sign to continue to play as a Titan at Illinois ...

Learning about string art | Lifestyles  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelby County 4-H held a String Art Workshop for 4-H'ers on June 20. 29 youth were in attendance, ready to learn how to create a string art project.

12-15-17 Shelbyville police reports | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville Police Department reported the following incidents:

SHS Homecoming Court named | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville High School Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Saturday, Oct. 1, during the annual Homecoming dance from 8-11 p.m. at the school ...

Shelbyville High School 2013 Homecoming Court | Lifestyles  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Pictured from the left, are the Shelbyville High School 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates and the court. Front row: crown bearers Matthew Horsman ...

Ross Resigns as Co-Superintendent, Principal | News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville co-superintendent Kevin Ross submitted his resignation to the Shelbyville School Board Thursday evening.

Gun & Hoses Play For D,A.R.E., Saturday  Shelbyville Daily Union

Local heroes are going to go at each other in the 1st Annual Gun & Hoses Charity basketball game this Saturday to benefit the Shelby County D.A.R.E Program.

Wrestler of the year: Shelbyville's Hudson a blue collar champ  Herald & Review

Adam Hudson's undefeated state championship season didn't happen without a hitch.

Lockhart's and Elam Barber Shop to open in Shelbyville March 1  WAND

SHELBYVILLE – Shelbyville natives Brandon Lockhart and Jake Elam announce they are opening Lockhart's fourth and newest venture on March 1 in ...

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