Raiders Get Easy Win Against Eagles

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby dominated against Northwestern on Thursday, February 20. NS won 76-33. “That tonight, proves how good of a team that we can be. Our effort, our energy, our enthusiasm and our communication was much better.  The kids were just focused and executed well,” said North Shelby head coach Landon Daniel.…

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Lady Raiders Win Battle Against Northwestern

By Marlana Smith Entering the fourth quarter of their game on Thursday, February 20, the North Shelby Lady Raiders led Northwestern by six points. NS then took control outscoring the Lady Eagles 20-10 en route to a 70-54 victory in its final home game of the season. North Shelby’s Ava Williams tallied a game-high of…

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MDC Offers Prescribed Fire Workshops In Northeast Missouri

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners, natural resources managers, and others interested in learning about prescribed fire to free workshops across northeast Missouri this winter. These clinics will cover controlled burning as a method of boosting wildlife habitat and reducing less desirable plant species. MDC staff will discuss methods and techniques…

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NS Wins Over Bucklin, Loses on Road to Canton

  NS vs. Bucklin   Tuesday, February 11   The Raiders played at Bucklin on Tuesday, February 11. NS dominated, 71-19.   North Shelby put in double digits in three of four quarters of the game.   “We needed a game like this to get some confidence built up again and to work on some…

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Lady Raiders Beat Bucklin, Lose Next Two Games

  NS vs. Bucklin   Tuesday, February 11   North Shelby traveled to Bucklin on Tuesday, February 11. The Lady Raiders won 53-22.   “We jumped out to a really good start in the first half and did a lot of good things out of our press and executed on offense,” said NS head coach…

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Raiders Victorious Over Knox County

By Marlana Smith   North Shelby took on the Eagles on Friday, February 14. With an exciting fourth quarter, the Raiders were able to get the victory 50-49.   The Raiders got off to quick start after Kyle Smith drained a 3-pointer. The game was tied after Knox County’s Connor Hayes hit a 3-pointer, 5-5.…

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Building Destroyed by Fire in Knox County

By Echo Menges Knox County, Missouri – Sunday, February 16, 2020 – Volunteer firefighters from Edina and the Novelty/Plevna Volunteer Fire Departments were called to Cardwell Lumber in rural Knox County at approximately 6 a.m., according to a first responder. Cardwell Lumber is located approximately five miles south of Edina on Highway 15. The structure…

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Stoneburner’s Shot Selected in Photograph Project

By Marlana Smith   Okey Stoneburner, owner of Stoneburner Drone Service in Shelbyville submitted a photo for the My Missouri 2021 photograph project. Out of 1,000 photos submitted Stoneburner made the final 200.   On Wednesday, February 5, Stoneburner was sent an email on behalf of the State Historical Society of Missouri informing him that…

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Shelby County’s Sweethearts – Livingston

  Judy said she was an Air-Force brat. She lived in Germany, Massachusetts, Alaska and Mississippi. She came to Missouri in 1960 where she lived in Queen City and then came to Shelbina in 1963.   Neal lived in Kewanee, IL and in 1951 moved to Leonard.   Before going into the service, Neal worked…

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