Bygones – June 16 Edition

100 Years Ago   June 15, 1921   A band gypsies or horse traders were in this section of the county last week and were ordered to leave Shelbyville Wednesday by Sheriff Tuggle. The gypsies passed through Shelbyville and camped at the Robinson school northwest of town. Farmers in the community complained to the sheriff…

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Farm Bureau to Host Scholarship Banquet

The Shelby County Farm Bureau will host its 4th annual scholarship banquet for Saturday, June 26 at the American Legion Hall in Shelbina. The event will raise scholarship money for Shelby County youth continuing their education at the post-secondary level. The scholarship is open to any current Shelby County 4-H, FFA or Farm Bureau member.…

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City Discusses Lagoon Report

  The City of Shelbyville Board met on Monday, June 7 at the city office.   Present were: Mayor Mike Vanskike, Aldermen, Jerry Myers, Rob Southers and Paul Sulser; City Clerk Gina Mesmer and Mark Bross with Klinger Engineering.   Bross reviewed the engineering report for the lagoon. The report will be sent to DNR…

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MDC invites youth, families to free fishing clinics in Kirksville

Register to attend free Discover Nature – Fishing courses in July. KIRKSVILLE— The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites kids and their families to a series of free fishing workshops in Kirksville. The Discover Nature – Fishing (DNF) workshops will cover the basics of fishing equipment, casting, and proper fish handling, and participants will gain…

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Chuck Wagons Coming to Shelby County

The Mid-America Chuck Wagon Roundup will take place Saturday, June 26 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, north of Shelbina. The event is being hosted by the Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Association. The grounds will be open at 10 a.m. for anyone wishing to come enjoy the camaraderie and experience of chuck wagons from across the…

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TPNB Bank Opens Office In Shelbina

TPNB Bank is excited to announce the opening of it’s Loan Production Office located at 205 S. Center St. in Shelbina on June 11.  Jeanette Poore has joined the bank with over 30 years of banking experience and is a lifelong resident of Shelby County. Jeanette is excited to hit the ground running and continue…

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MDC Offers Discover Nature Basic Firearms Safety Workshop in Kirksville

KIRKSVILLE – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a free workshop on the basics of firearms and shooting in Kirksville. Participants will learn about basics of firearms safety, shooting technique, equipment, target shooting and more. The program will consist of classroom lessons followed by hands-on, practical experience on the shooting range. The classroom…

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