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WEDNESDAY, August 20, 2014 ~ Volume 144 No. 34

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Ball Field Ready; Building Ready; New Website Coming Soon; North Shelby School Board Prepared for School Year
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School Board President, Donnie Parsons presented Megan Carlyle and Hunter Easley-Mahaffey certificates and the board recognized them for taking their STAR Event to the FCCLA National Convention. SCH photo

by Corby Cochenour
   The North Shelby School Board met in regular session, Wednesday evening, August 13, in the High School Library. After the Pledge of Allegiance was recited, Donnie Parsons, board president, called the meeting to order. Michael Rich and Scot Shively were absent.
   Student/Staff Recognition
   Hunter Easley-Mahaffey and Megan Carlyle were presented a certificate and recognized by the board and administration for taking their STAR Event to the FCCLA National Convention in San Antonio. They received the Silver Award for their work.
   Rob Southers was recognized by the board and administration and presented the 2014 Exemplary School Bus Maintenance Award. The school district has to have 90% of their school busses to pass by the Missouri Highway Patrol. North Shelby had 100% passing.
   Public Comment
   Kevin Lockhard, Shelby County Conservation
   Agent, addressed the board about an archery program. He stated that the start up cost for the program would be around $3,000 and they could apply for a grant for $1500. He mentioned that he has some people who have volunteered to help with the cost of the program.
   The instruction consists of a two week program. It can be done in fourth through twelfth grade. It only has to be taught in one of the grades. Faculty can be certified to teach the class and it doesn’t cost anything to certify the teachers.
   He spoke about other schools in the area holding archery tournaments and how they are using the program. He answered the board’s questions and stated that he can provide more information in later meetings, if needed.
   Ball Field
   Kim Gaines, Superintendent, reported that the ball field is done and that it looks really nice. She stated that the infield and the sod look really good. ...
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Smith Placed High at the Missouri State Fair
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Kendle Smith, 19, of Shelbyville, received Champion Heavy Weight Crossbred and Overall Grand Champion Crossbred in the Open Barrow Show at the 2014 Missouri State Fair on August 9. Kendle is the son of Curtis and Melissa Smith. Pictured left to right are: Judge Dan Lane, Kyle Smith, Kaylee Smith, Kendle Smith, Judge Ken Lane, and Jesse Heimer.  3105

 
60th Anniversary Reception
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Please join Jack and Pauline Wood as they celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary reception with cake and punch on Saturday, August 30th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Clarence Veterans Building. Please, No Gift, your presence is the greatest gift to them.  3106

 
Keota Coming to Shelbyville
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Keota will be performing Friday, August 22, at the Old Settlers Reunion in Shelbyville. The group has been described as “Acoustic with Attitude.”
   Keota was formed in 2007 with five long time musicians that just wanted to play music, a lot of music, and play it in a way that was refreshing and unique.
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People still “flock” to Bethel’s World’s Sheep & Fiber Arts Festival held August 30th & 31st
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Over the past 35 years this family friendly “all things sheep” festival has kept people from all over the Midwest coming back again and again to spend their Labor Day Weekend in Bethel at the World Sheep & Fiber Arts Festival
   This year Saturday, August 30th, starts off with several brand new events to the festival including the “Don’t Sweat It Walk” for Ectodermal Dysplasias sponsored by the Omicron Pi Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Soroity. The walk will begin at 7am at the Sheep Barn and will finish there as well. Also, new to the festival this year is the Petting Zoo sponsored by the South Shelby FFA and held on Saturday.
   Other new events taking place on Saturday are the Youth Judging Workshop, the Sheep Fitting Demonstration, the Predator Control Workshop and the 1st Annual Sheep Fest Cook Off.
   The Youth Judging Workshop will begin at 9 am in the One Stop Tent. The workshop is being offered by Daniel Mallory, Youth Livestock Specialist, with judging classes of both goats and sheep. At 10:15 the Sheep Fitting Demonstration will start behind the announcer stand, showing onlookers how to fit a sheep ready to show from start to finish. Another new workshop being added to ...
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Bethel will host 1st Annual Sheep Fest Cook Off during Labor Day Weekend
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This year for the first time in it’s 35 year history the World Sheep & Fiber Arts Festival will be adding a cook off to its schedule on Saturday, August 30th.
   The competition has 3 different categories including Ribs, Brisket and Leg of Lamb with prizes given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the 3 categories. There will also be a People’s Choice Winner and a Grand Champion Overall.
   In each of the 3 categories 1st place will receive $70 cash sponsored by Andrew Bichsel and Inground Solutions of Leonard. 2nd place will receive $25 cash and a $25 C&R gift card and 3rd place will receive ...
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August Flower and Yard of the Month
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Residents from the Shelbina Villa choose the Yard and Flower winners. They are trying to honor homes that have not been recognized before.
   The August Flower of the Month award went to Ernie and Beverly Maddex at 208 W. Main Street. Their yard is full of beautiful flowers with an antique touch.
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Rogers and Jerri Hewitt can be seen sitting on their porch enjoying their beautiful yard. Their well maintained shrubs and landscaping helped earn them Yard of the Month. Their yard can be seen at 307 S. Cleveland.  3111

 
Shelby County Firefighters Participated in a Grain Bin Rescue Class
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Picture from the training, courtesy of Jared Wilt.

Firefighters from the Shelby Community Fire Department and the Shelbina Fire Protection District attended a grain bin rescue class Wednesday, August 13th at Shelbyville. Approximately 20 firefighters learned techniques on how to rescue a person trapped in a grain bin. A Rescue tube was used that was recently donated to the Shelby Community Fire Department.  3112

 
Obituaries
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Lula F. Blaise
   Lula Faye Blaise, 93, Shelbina, died on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the Salt River Community Care in Shelbina. She was born on May 20, 1921, in Clarence, MO, the daughter of James Clarence and Lelah Helen Pitzer Sutton. Funeral services were held on Monday, August 18 at 11 a.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. Visitation preceded the service. Burial was in the Shelby Memorial Cemetery at Shelbyville.
   
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