Area Breaking News

Greenwell Breaks Own School Record in Javelin

  Class 1 District 3 track was held Saturday, May 8 at Schuyler County.   North Shelby’s Noah Greenwell broke his own school record in javelin during the competition by throwing 37.78 meters (123ft, 11in).   Greenwell previously broke the school record on April 14 after a throw of 36.90 meters (121 feet, one inch)…

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North Shelby Defeats All Three Competitors Last Week

The Raiders eight runs in the top of the second inning secured their 12-0 victory over Community on Monday, May 3.   J. D. Rich, Casey Shockley, Josh Hunolt and Justin Lunsford each had RBI’s in the inning.   “We played well from start to finish.  The entire lineup was putting the ball in play…

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Stiefel Recognized For Service

  The City of Shelbyville Board of Aldermen met Monday, May 3 at the city office at 6 p.m.   Present were Mayor Mike Vanskike, Aldermen Paul Sulser and Jerry Myers, City Clerk Gina Mesmer, City Superintendent Randy Shores, city employee Nathan Minear, Heath Hall with CCWWC, Tony Stiefel and Dennis Stiefel.   Mesmer received…

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Public Comment Period Opens On Statewide Program

JEFFERSON CITY – A draft 2022-2026 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) that focuses on taking care of the state’s existing transportation system was presented to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. A 30-day public review and comment period began Thursday, May 6.   In Shelby County, the listed projects are: Shelby County projects include:  …

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NS Scholar Bowl Team Wins State

The North Shelby Scholar Bowl Team defeated Lutheran (Kansas) to claim the Class 1 Scholar Bowl State Championship on Thursday, May 6 at Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) in Columbia. The Raiders defeated Tariko in the semi-finals. NS hadn’t won a state championship since 1994.  The team is coached by Heather Christine. Pictured…

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Sheriff’s Department Purchases Tasers

By Marlana Smith   When Arron Fredrickson was running for Shelby County Sheriff, he said one of the goals was to get some new equipment to help the deputies in their daily operations.   In February the Sheriff’s Department purchased body cameras. Fredrickson said another piece of equipment that will help the department was obtaining…

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Shelbina Man To Celebrate 100th Birthday

By Troy Treasure   The term centenarian may be hard to fathom but Ken Jones is, among other things, a gentleman with a firm grasp of his facts.   The Shelbina resident was born May 6, 1921 three miles west of Sigsbee.   Mr. Jones will celebrate a special milestone Thursday.   The son of…

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