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Bridging the Skills Gap

Bridging the Skills Gap

I recently attended the Graduation Ceremony for the first Manufacturing Skills Connection class for Shelby County. This program is designed to help equip the workforce with the skills and abilities that are needed in the current manufacturing environment. The MSC program is a collaborative effort between Government, Industry, and Education. Duke Energy has been a major […]

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Commission provides clearer picture of college completion in Indiana

Commission provides clearer picture of college completion in Indiana

The Commission for Higher Education delivered the state’s clearest and most comprehensive picture yet of college graduation rates in Indiana with the release of the first “Indiana College Completion Reports.” “Improving college completion is a complex problem, but overcoming Indiana’s completion challenge begins with a clearer understanding of where we are and where we need […]

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First Lady Partners with Indiana’s Female Statewide Office Holders for Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest

First Lady Partners with Indiana’s Female Statewide Office Holders for Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest

First Lady Karen Pence announced today that the state is now accepting entries for the Hoosier Heroines essay contest. She is joined by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz and Auditor Suzanne Crouch, in inviting students grades 6-9 to participate in an essay contest telling who […]

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Apsley Kicks Off Campaign for Superior Court

R. Kent Apsley Campaign Photo

A large group of friends and supporters gathered at the home of Susan and Jeff Kent last night to join Kent Apsley in announcing his campaign for Judge of Shelby Superior Court No. 1. Apsley is currently serving his fourth term as Shelby County’s Prosecuting Attorney.   The retirement of Judge Jack Tandy from the […]

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Shelby County Displays Memorabilia in Lt. Governor’s Executive Office at the Indiana State House

Display of Shelby County Memorabilia

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann welcomed Hoosiers from Shelby County to her office to display memorabilia that represents the county in the front display cabinet in her executive office in the Indiana State House. Donated by the Indiana Hardwoods Association, the glass-paneled oak cabinet was built by Jasper Cabinet and given to the Lt. Governor’s Office […]

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New Emergency Alert System for Shelby County

New Emergency Alert System for Shelby County

As of December 1st, 2013 the WENS Emergency Notification System will no longer be available to Shelby County Residents. The County has contracted with a new service known as Nixle. In order to receive the new alerts, you will need to sign up for these alerts. There are multiple ways to do this, including text, […]

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Higher Education Chief Calls for Changes

Higher Education Chief Calls for Changes

Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers today called upon the state’s college and universities to embrace proactive college advising practices that will help Hoosier students better navigate their program of study and complete college on time. “Indiana students often experience college as a maze rather than as path to success, and many finish with […]

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New Study Points to Improved Student Graduation

New Study Points to Improved Student Graduation

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) today spotlighted effective college advising practices that will help Hoosier students better navigate their program of study and complete college on time. “Far too many students in Indiana start college without a real plan for their education or a clear path to graduation, and many end up with […]

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Indiana Higher Education Official to Address Congress on Military College Credit

Indiana Higher Education Official to Address Congress on Military College Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Indiana’s Senior Associate Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Ken Sauer, will testify at a special Congressional hearing at 12 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, Sept. 11 as the expert from the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit. The Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit began 18 months ago and is comprised of seven states: Indiana, […]

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Workforce Readiness Task Force Formed

City of Shelbyville Seal

Local Task Force Formed to Enhance Shelby County Workforce Readiness Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun today announced that a local task force has been formed to evaluate and strengthen the area’s workforce readiness and the community’s ability to attract and retain business and industry. The task force idea was the result of discussions that took place […]

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all-day Waldron Winter Coat Drive
Waldron Winter Coat Drive
Sep 22 – Oct 31 all-day
Waldron Winter Coat Drive @ Waldron | Indiana | United States
Waldron Will is happy to partner with Waldron United Methodist this year for a Winter Coat Drive. We will be collecting any new or gently used coats, gloves, scarves, hats & boots for adults or[...]
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all-day National Medicine Awareness Month
National Medicine Awareness Month
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
National Medicine Awareness Month
Nationally, prescription drugs are the second most abused category of drugs after marijuana, with one in five young adults reporting that they have abused a prescription drug. In addition, the 2011 Monitoring the Future Survey[...]
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6:00 am Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans
Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans
Oct 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:30 pm
Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
Eat, Drink & Raise $ for Jenny & others in the community. Bring in the Flyer, Show the Flyer or Mention this Flyer & 15% of the sales will go to the Community Fundraiser. No[...]
7:30 pm The 1940′s Radio Hour @ The Strand Theatre
The 1940′s Radio Hour @ The Strand Theatre
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
The 1940's Radio Hour @ The Strand Theatre | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
The 1940s Radio Hour Based on an Idea by Walton Jones and Carol Lees Music by Various Composers Directed by Tiffany D. Wilson   Performances: Sept. 26, 27, 28; Oct. 2-5, 2014 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays[...]
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6:00 am Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans
Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans
Oct 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:30 pm
Dining for Jennifer Harness Smith @ Bob Evans | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
Eat, Drink & Raise $ for Jenny & others in the community. Bring in the Flyer, Show the Flyer or Mention this Flyer & 15% of the sales will go to the Community Fundraiser. No[...]
3:00 pm Workshop About Medicare Choices @ The Horizon Center
Workshop About Medicare Choices @ The Horizon Center
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop About Medicare Choices @ The Horizon Center | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free counseling service provided by the Indiana State Department of Insurance and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. SHIP helps answer questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplement[...]
5:00 pm Spooktacular First Friday Car Show @ Downtown Shelbyville
Spooktacular First Friday Car Show @ Downtown Shelbyville
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spooktacular First Friday Car Show @ Downtown Shelbyville | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
Registration from 5-6pm Judging from 7-8pm Halloween Costumes Encouraged!
6:00 pm Spooktacular First Friday @ Downtown Shelbyville
Spooktacular First Friday @ Downtown Shelbyville
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spooktacular First Friday @ Downtown Shelbyville | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
A Frighteningly Good Night! Fall Fun on the Square – Come In Costume! Pumpkin Decorating S’mores by the Joseph Fountain Costume Contest for Adults and Kids Merchant Scavenger Hunt – Play to Win! Hauntingly Fun[...]
7:00 pm 2014 Shelby County Coats for Kids @ J. M. McKeand Stadium
2014 Shelby County Coats for Kids @ J. M. McKeand Stadium
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2014 Shelby County Coats for Kids @ J. M. McKeand Stadium | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
Shelbyville High School Football Game Support this year’s Shelby County Coats for Kids Drive! Bring a new or gently used coat for the Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids program to the game. For every donated coat,[...]

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