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Heartland Homecoming Is Now An Online Event ONLY!

Heartland Community We were so looking forward to reconnecting in person this weekend for the Heartland Homecoming, celebrating more than 25 years together as a ministry. Unfortunately, due to positive Covid cases in our community we have made the decision to change from an in-person event to online only. We feel it is the right…

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Larry Donaldson

Larry Eugene Donaldson, 66, of Parkville, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at NorthCare Hospice House. Larry was born May 10, 1955 in Kansas City, Kan. to Harry Lee and Norma Lee Donaldson. He grew up on the family farm in Liberty and graduated in 1973 from Liberty High School, Liberty. From Larry’s first…

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Raiders Round-up the Rams in Third Shut-out of the Season

By Mary Schwanke   On Friday, September 17, the Raiders faced off against the Schuyler County Rams. The Rams received the ball at the 29-yard line. You know the drill. It wasn’t long before the Raiders forced them to punt their fourth down. NS won, 58-0.   Not three minutes into the first quarter, Cale…

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Lady Raiders Win Tournament for Second Consecutive Year

  For the second consecutive year, the Lady Raiders won their own tournament Saturday, September 18.   Earlier in the day, NS took down Bevier, 13-1 and later collected the win against Mark Twain 10-0.   In the championship game, North Shelby (9-3) didn’t hold back as they got a 12-0 victory over Van-Far.  …

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Knights of Columbus Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Knights of Columbus Council 2241 of St. Mary’s Parish in Shelbina celebrated its 100th Anniversary on Saturday, August 21. They celebrated with a dinner and dance at the Father Buhman Center at St. Mary’s Parish. Knights of Columbus Council 2241 was formed on February 27, 1921. The council had members from St. Mary’s Parish in…

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Asbestos Samples Sent to State from Demolition Houses

  The Shelbyville Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, September 7, at the city office at 6 p.m. Present were Mayor Mike Vanskike, Aldermen Brad Willey, Jerry Myers and Rob Southers, city clerk, Gina Mesmer and city superintendent Randy Shores.   The city received the first payment from the American Rescue Act in the amount of…

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Gaines Announces Retirement Plans

    The North Shelby School Board met Wednesday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library.  All members and administrators were present. Board member Brandy Uhlmeyer led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.   The agenda was approved as presented.   Consent Agenda   The consent agenda was approved which consisted…

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Alan Robertson Keynote Speaker at Heartland Homecoming

The Heartland Community is hosting a Homecoming to celebrate more than 26 years of seeing people find hope for their lives. The vision started with businessman and founder Charles Sharpe. Driving across his Missouri farmland one day, he thought, “This would be a good place for kids.” He was right. Charlie was thinking of a…

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Raiders Blow the Aggies Out of Water

By Mary Schwanke   North Shelby traveled over two hours to play the Norborne-Hardin Central Aggies on Friday, September 10. The Raiders demolished their opponents, finishing the game early at halftime, 64-0.   North Shelby’s defense started the game strong, forcing the Aggies to turnover on downs. Soon after, Justin Lunsford ran for a 30-yard…

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NS Defeats Paris, Loses to Canton

Lady Raiders vs. Paris   Whitney Snow’s no-hitter against Paris was key for North Shelby’s 14-0 victory Tuesday, September 7.   Snow struck out 11 and walked one.   Neither team had hits in the first inning.   One run was made in the second inning. NS added to their lead in the third with…

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