Area Breaking News

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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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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First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Shelby County

The Shelby County Health Department informed the public on Tuesday, March 24 that they have received confirmation of the first case of COVID-19. According to SCHD the resident is currently hospitalized and receiving medical care at Hannibal Regional Hospital and is recovering. Salt River Community Care published the following information on their Facebook page. “As many of…

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Governor Parson Announces Municipal Elections Postponed Until June 2

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Pursuant to Governor Mike Parson’s Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Governor Parson today signed Executive Order 20-03 ordering all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, to be postponed to June 2, 2020.…

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