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Storm Spotting Training to Be Held in Shelbyville

  The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Shelby County E-911 are inviting the public to a Storm Spotter Training Class on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The training will take place at the extension office in Shelbyville.     Attendees will be taught the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, the…

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South Shelby Sweeps Tournament

By David Sharp South Shelby (15-2, ranked fourth in Missouri Girls Class 3) ran the table at the 34th Annual North Shelby Tournament, winning the girls’ championship by a 62-41 margin over Cairo (15-2, ranked third in Girls Class 2). Injuries and illness likely played a role in the January 16-21, 2023 tournament outcome. Fourth…

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Raiders Lose to Cairo in Third Place Game

By Marlana Smith The Raiders were defeated by Cairo Bearcats in the third-place game on Friday, January 20, 2023 in the 34th Annual North Shelby Tournament. Cairo dominated North Shelby 76-27 with three starters out for the Raiders. Casey Shockley led the Raiders (6-9) with 10 points. Cole Browning claimed nine. The Raiders scored 25…

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Lady Raiders Claim Third Place in NS Tourney

By Marlana Smith The Lady Raiders defeated Schuyler County on Friday, January 20, 2023, 52-35 to earn third place in the 34th Annual North Shelby Tournament. Natalie Thrasher led NS (14-3) with 16 points. Ceairra Kirby had 12, Ava Williams 11 and Caroline Linberger scored 10 points. “We obviously come into a tournament with the…

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Report Given From Architects Of The Jail

On Monday, January 23, 2023, Adam Kuehl, primary architect from HMN Architects of the Kansas City Metro Area met with the Shelby County Commissioners and the Shelby County Jail Committee to discuss findings from the architectural firm on the conditions of the Shelby County Jail. Mr. Kuehl spoke at length regarding the findings and paused…

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How 80-Acres Turned into a Generational Farm

Courtesy of Century Farms www.cfwhiskey.com   The Blades Family Farm recently received the Missouri Century Farm Award.   In February 1922,  Bill and Floy Fisher bought an 80-acre farm in Monroe County, Missouri and grew corn, wheat and livestock.   In February 2022, the fifth-generation farm became 100 years old. Through the years, the generational…

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Raiders Fall Short to Canton Tigers, McDaniel Scores 1000th Career Point

By Marlana Smith The North Shelby Raiders lost the fight against Canton, 49-45, on Friday, January 13, 2023. Senior Brendyn McDaniel scored his 1000th career point with a 3-pointer with 2:01 on the clock in the first quarter.    Beginning the game, McDaniel was only three points away from his 1000th. “Four years of great…

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South Shelby Honor Roll

  The South Shelby High School released its second quarter honor roll.    Principal’s Honor Roll (Min. GPA 3.750)   Seniors: Lesly Aguilar-Gomez, Landon Albin, Trevon Countryman, Gracie Durbin, Zoey Elliott, Victoria Escamilla, Austin Fifer, Kaylee Gaines, Charly Garrison, Connor Harre, Isabella Haver, Amber Hipkins, Summer Hunolt, Asher Kolars, Abby Krog, Lily Mason, Joslynn Mefford,…

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North Shelby Honor Roll

North Shelby Honor Roll   North Shelby released its first quarter honor roll. A Honor Roll   Seniors: Zoe Barrick,  Clay Cook, Ceairra Kirby, Trinity Lee, Caroline Linberger, Christine Miles, Jeremiaha Pratt, J.D. Rich, Chesnie Robbins, Mary Schwanke, Whitney Shinn, Meg Shively, Natalie Thrasher and Ava Williams.   Juniors: Andi Belt, Sadie Copenhaver, Fady Francis,…

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