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Rich and Shively Elected to North Shelby Board of Education; Smith and Simpson in Shelbina; Proposition 1 in Clarence Passes
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Voters went to the polls on Tuesday, April 2 and decided on various local issues.
   Following are the total votes for the issues facing voters on their ballots throughout the county.
   North Shelby
   In the North Shelby School District, voters cast ballots for two seats with Michael Rich and Scot Shively being elected. Receiving votes were Michael Rich 196, Scot Shively 177, Tim Shockley 36, Amy Presson 104.
   Shelby Co. R-IV
   In the Shelby County R-IV School District, voters cast ballots for two three year term seats with Amanda Durbin and David Ridgely being elected. Receiving votes were Brian Threlkeld 241, Kyle Kendrick 278, Amanda Durbin 406, David Ridgely 402.
   For the one year unexpired term, voters cast their ballots and Lee Wood was elected. Recieving votes were Lee Wood, 344 and Arnie Neely 310.
   Monroe City R-1
   In the Monroe City R-1 School District, voters cast ballots for two open seats with Joe McNeill and Dennis Hancock receiving the most votes in Shelby Co. Receiving votes were Todd P. Hays 2, Joe McNeill 7, Dennis Hancock 5.
   Proposition 2
   The proposed boundary change to detach a parcel of...
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Shelby County Has Vital Protection If Needed
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Shown are members of the Search and Rescue team that gave a demonstration in Clarence on Thursday afternoon. -- SCH Photo

A hopefully never to be used demonstration was performed at the Clarence Lake last Thursday afternoon when a search and rescue dog, displayed his ability to seek and find.
   Four area personnel, Kate Sidun, Rich Enochs, Skyla James and Zach James gave a demonstration of their search and rescue K-9, Diesel, a four year old German Shepherd that tips the scales at over 100 lbs. with his very sensitive nose. Diesel has been specially trained to travel in wilderness trailing and in disaster situations, plus he has achieved his Good Citizenship credentials.
   The demonstration was arranged through the efforts of Clarence Police Chief Raymond Barton, who with his brother Ron Barton are military trained K-9 trainers owning Phantom K-9. Diesel is kept in Monroe City and can arrive in the area if needed very quickly.
   Late in the afternoon with Diesel taken into the city limits of Clarence, field tech Zach James started a trail at the shelter house located on the southeast area of the Clarence...
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Two Indicted on Federal Bank Robbery Charges Involving a Shelby County Bank
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Cody Barber and Savannah Barger were indicted on multiple charges involving their alleged armed-robbery of the Community State Bank in Clarence, Missouri, on January 17, 2013.
    Cody A. Barber, 26, Centerville, Iowa; and Savannah J. Barger, 26, Atlanta, Missouri, were indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count each of conspiracy to commit bank robbery and bank robbery. Cody Barber was also indicted on one felony count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Both defendants were arraigned in federal court Monday in St. Louis.
   If convicted, the bank robbery...
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Shelby County Farmer Wins $5,000 for FFA and 4-H through America’s Farmers Grow Communities
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Pictured above are some of North Shelby’s FFA members who were present during the Monsato check presentation. -- SCH photo

Brad Dodd, Leonard has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations.
   To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by the USDA winning farmers in these counties were able to direct double the donation, a total of $5,000 to further support the community. Shelby County was declared a disaster area by the USDA, giving Dodd the opportunity to place two $2,500 donations.
   Dodd selected North Shelby FFA and Shelby County 4-H. Dodd stated that he chose these organizations because he was once a member of them.
   On Tuesday, March 26, Kent Buckman, representing Monsato, along with Dodd, presented the checks to the North Shelby FFA and Shelby County 4-H. Several friends, community members, family and students joined in the presentation.
   Jenny Bradley, FFA advisor, stated that the FFA organization plans on using the monies in various ways, including National Convention, leader...
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Energy Team on Top at Kirksville Tournament
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The Kirksville Energy had a tournament in Kirksville on Saturday February 23. Game number one was against the NEMO Magic. The NEMO Magic team is a team based out of Schuyler County with David Peppard as their coach. The Energy were on top at the half 21-10. But in the second half the NEMO Magic made a comeback and outscored the Energy 15-14 but it wasn’t enough as the Energy girls came out with the win 35-25. The second game was against a tough Burlington Future Greyhounds. The Energy were again on top at the half 27-20 and then exploded in the second half to win the game 50-36. The next game was against the Monroe City Panthers. This game also was close at the half as once again the Energy were on top 18-14. The girls really...
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