Nov. 21: This Day in Shelby County History

2013: Annie Thomas became Southwestern's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Delena White in the girls basketball program.

2003: Dr. R.T. McDaniel, Shelbyville, had crafted the vintage spectacles worn by actor Mel Gibson in Russell Crowe's "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World", which opened the weekend second only to "Elf" in sales.

1993: Flooding that damaged homes and roads in northern Shelby County traveled South, hitting the Marietta area. The levee along the Big Blue River broke in at least two places near County Roads 600W and 550S. The Big Blue crested at 18.5 feet, partially covering a stretch of N. State Road 9 that was under construction and covered a connector road between SR 9 and Michigan Road.

1983: The 4-H Adult Leaders banquet was held at the First United Methodist Church. Among adult leaders honored were 10-year members Debbie Miller, Charlie Taylor, Denise Robinson, Cheryl Andis, Cindy Burbrink, Joann Burns, Sonya Crafton, Cyndi Gosnell, Genia Million and Penny Stevens.

1973: A jewel pin ceremony and pledging services were held for Mrs. Gingi Crosby by the Indiana State Council Council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Mrs. Dale Brattain was also pledged to the chapter and 1st degree Pallas Athene awards were given to Mrs. Leonard Sturgeon, Mrs. Damon Rife, Mrs. Robert Cramer and Mrs. Don Wertz.

1963: Several Morristown High School students placed in the top 25 percent of all Indiana students taking the National Educational Development test. They were Jean Moon, Janet Miller, Cheryl Tensley, Carole White, Sara Arnett, Tony Carney, Duane Keaton, Vicki Melser, Margaret Gabbard, Myra Stewart, Michael Young, Lynn Tyner, Kenneth Nugent, Gary Keffaber, Pat Sutton and William Thompson.

1953: Choir members of the Union Chapel Evangelical United Brethren Church near St. Paul held a concert. The choir members were Mary Alice Smith, Martha Lou Hurst, Marcella Crosby, Mae Dance, Evelyn McNeely, Charlotte Townsend, Hester Shuppert, Margene Bridge, Verney Wiley, Martha Manlief, Lottie Kelley, Marilyn Redelman, Jeanette Bailey, Mildred Redelman, Alta Reed, Goldie Sites, Rev. Paul Sites, Scott Manlief, Ralph Bridge, Harry Harris, Lawrence Wiley, Wilbur Davis and Donn Hurst. Russell Crosby, another choir member, was in the hospital and unable to be present for the concert.

1943: Bernard Brown, 46 Grissom Lane, was drafted to the U.S. Navy. He was given a seven-day furlough before reporting to Indianapolis.

1933: Owners of land along State Road 29 between Shelbyville and Greensburg voiced objections to a state plan to widen the road right-of-way 20 feet on each side. The project would provide work for 200 local men, who would be taken off the poor relief rolls.

1923: Articles of incorporation were filed for the P. Gephart Canning Co. of Fairland, with $25,000 in stock listed. The incorporators were Charles Gephart, Phillip Gephard and Lelia Gephart. They were continuing a canning business in operation for three years.