Individual Recovers from COVID-19 in Shelby County

  The resident from Salt River Community Care in Shelbina who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 24 has made a full recovery and was able to return to the facility.   Shelby County Health Department Administrator Audrey Gough said the individual had taken two tests and both came back negative.   “You have…

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Brazilian Man Arrested in Shelbina for Fraud

By Marlana Smith A Brazilian man was taken into custody by the Shelbina Police Department for fraud. According to information released by the Shelbina Police Department on Wednesday, April 1, at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers arrested Otacilio H. H. Amaral, from Brazil, who had attempted to use the ATM at Community State Bank in Shelbina.…

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Dorothy Burkhardt

Dorothy Burkhardt, age 85, of Shelbina, MO, passed away, Wednesday April 1, 2020 in Shelbina, MO. Dorothy was born on October 20, 1934, in Clarence, MO, the daughter of Eldred Gynath and Hazel Katherine Hubble Bowman.  She was united in marriage to Richard Burkhardt on February 14, 1953 in Clarence, MO. He survives. She is…

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North Shelby Extends School Closure

North Shelby held a board meeting on Wednesday, April 1. The board voted to extend the district’s closure Thursday, April 30. The board based their decision on the recommendation from the Shelby County Health Department and the President’s extension until April 30 according to Superintendent Kim Gaines. Gaines said, “We will return on May 1…

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South Shelby High School Awards Report

The South Shelby High School announced the third quarter principal’s honor roll and honor roll. Principal’s Honor Roll   Seniors:Daniel Burke, Braden Collins, Carly Collins, Hailey Douglass, Nellea Dovin, Amber Durbin, Braydon Friesz, Josie Hammond, Hadley Hicks, Erin Jackson, Kanon Kendrick, Allyson Kinzle, Karson Mann, Hannah Mason, Madysin Rash, Callie Roetemeyer, Makenzie Schwieter, Jeana Shehorn,…

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Nancy Mae Vanskike

Nancy Mae (Buckman) Vanskike age 83, of Shelbyville, MO passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina, MO. Nancy was born in Shelbina, MO, January 17, 1937 to John Francis and Ruby Pearl (Hastings) Buckman. She was a graduate of the Shelbina High School’s Class of 1954. She was united…

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North Shelby Releases Third Quarter Honor Roll

  North Shelby High School released its third quarter honor roll.   A Honor Roll   Seniors: Garret Anderson, Hope Chandler, Ryann Gander, Elijah Greenwell, Lauren Keller, Cyreno Mersman, Carson Mesmer, Dayton Mettes, Andrew Pantaleo, Paige Shinn, Presley Stoneburner, Rowdy Vanskike, Maggie von Thun and Gus Williams.   Juniors: Lilly Cook, Connor Harrison, Sarah Killen,…

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Charles E. Comfort

Charles E. Comfort of Kansas City, MO passed away on March 19, 2020, after 53½ years of marriage and just over 83 years on this earth.  He was born in Columbia, Missouri on February 15, 1937 to James Edwin Comfort and Elizabeth Meek Comfort. He graduated from Hickman High School in 1955 and earned a…

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Harold Richard Harvey

Richard Harvey, age 89, of Shelbyville, MO passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Salt River Community Care Center in Shelbina, MO. Richard was born on November 30, 1930, in Epworth, MO, the son of Charles Albert and Mahala Leona Tungate Harvey. He was united in marriage to Caroline B. Hayes in January of 1958…

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Dates for Pickers Market Changed

The Northeast Missouri Spring Pickers Market in Bethel has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. The event will feature more than 100 vendors from throughout the Midwest with art, craft, vintage and antique booths in several buildings, the Colony Barn and an outdoor market. Celebrating more than 175 years, the Bethel…

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