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Car Hits Tree Near Lakenan

MSHP Report – Troop B   Two Shelbina men were involved in a one-vehicle accident on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, on county road 323, one mile south of Lakenan in Monroe County at 7:15 p.m.   According to the report, Samuel W. Blaine, 18, of Shelbina, was driving north in a 2010 Ford Flex when…

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Preparing for General Election

Shelby County Clerk Stephanie Bender provided the following information for citizens regarding voter registration and absentee voting for the November 8, 2022 General Election. Absentee Ballots Absentee ballots for the November 8, 2022 General Election will be available at the office during the week of September 27. Voters may vote in the County Clerk’s office…

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North Shelby to Sell Many Items

By Marlana Smith   The North Shelby Board of Education met Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. All board members were present.   Program Evaluation   Adult Ag Teacher Jenny Bradley informed the board the MU Extension Office will be holding Ag Night on February 9, 2023.   Calendar…

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Supreme Court of Missouri Recognizes 41st Judicial Circuit

  Missouri Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson honored the 41st Judicial Circuit during an awards breakfast Thursday morning, September 15, 2022, in Springfield, for timely processing cases impacting children during fiscal 2021.   The ceremony was held during a joint annual meeting of The Judicial Conference of Missouri (the organization of all the state judges)…

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MREC 86th Annual Meeting Highlights

Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative’s 86th Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, with a drive-through format in the parking lot of Palmyra High School. Registration  showed  the  number of members present had exceeded what was necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. A total of 399 members registered to vote…

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Brashear Man Killed in Crash Near Leonard

MSHP Report – Troop B A rollover accident killed a Brashear man Thursday, September 1, on Highway H, three miles south of Leonard at 1:32 p.m. in Shelby County. According to the report, Curtis L. Brazel, 60, was southbound, driving a 2009 International, when he traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned.…

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C&R Market Grocery Stores to Change Ownership This Month

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group A longtime northeast Missouri C&R Market grocery store chain is changing ownership this month. According to co-owner Mark Thomas, the changeover is expected to be complete on September 12, 2022. “After 65 years of being a family-owned business, we’ve been approached by a company interested in buying our entire…

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Shelbina Woman Arrested for Alleged Sodomy

Information released by Shelbina Police Department On August 15, 2022, the Shelbina Police Department received a report of an incident involving sex crime(s) with a child victim which occurred within the City of Shelbina. Officer(s) of the Shelbina Police Department began an investigation into the allegations. As a result of the investigation probable cause was…

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Shelbina Man Arrested for Alleged Sex Crimes

A Shelbina man was arrested Saturday, August 27, 2022, for allegedly committed multiple sex crimes. According to information released by Shelbina Police Department, on August 13, the SPD received a report of an incident involving sex crime(s) with a child victim which occurred within the City of Shelbina. Officer(s) of the Shelbina Police Department began…

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Shelbyville Man Arrested, Marijuana Plants Allegedly Found in Backyard

By Marlana Smith   A Shelbyville man was arrested after law enforcement allegedly found marijuana plants growing in his backyard.   According to the Probable Cause Statement, on August 12, while the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a stolen vehicle investigation in Shelbyville, two live cultivated marijuana plants approximately 2 1/2 to 3 foot…

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