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House Destroyed by Fire

Firefighters with the Shelbina Fire Protection District were dispatched to a structure fire at 6:19 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2022, northwest of Shelbina on Shelby 322. Upon arrival, the double-wide home was fully engulfed. The home was occupied by Mike Quigley. Mary Jane Zumwalt owned the home. There was no one home at the time…

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Bygones – Week 46

  100 Years Ago   November 9, 1921   The home of George Spencer, near the Berea church, was burned Monday afternoon with all the contents except a feather bed. It was thought the fire started from a defective flue.   H. R. Perry, near Clarence, recently completed a Missouri poultry house, 34 by 30,…

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Bygones – October 13 Edition

100 Years Ago   October 12, 1921   There was a sudden drop in the temperature Monday night and those who had put up stoves were fortunate. Many were busy with stoves and stove pipe preparatory to chasing the chill from their home.   There will be a matinee at the opera house in Shelbyville…

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Hoping for Another Annual Northern Waterfowl Hunt – Kevin Fox

  It was a beautiful 4th of July weekend. We spent time in church remembering our founding fathers and the price they paid for the freedoms we still enjoy in this country. Then we switched gears and remembered the price that Christ paid for our freedom from the slavery of sin.   On Saturday, we…

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Chuck Wagons Coming to Shelby County

The Mid-America Chuck Wagon Roundup will take place Saturday, June 26 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, north of Shelbina. The event is being hosted by the Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Association. The grounds will be open at 10 a.m. for anyone wishing to come enjoy the camaraderie and experience of chuck wagons from across the…

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On This Date 75 Years Ago

On April 12, 1945, Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in Warm Springs, Georgia. The vice-president was called urgently to the White House. Harry S. Truman of Independence Missouri was sworn-in as the 33rd president of the United States.

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Shelby County Resources for COVID-19

Information courtesy University of Missouri Extension-Shelbyville. Shelby County Resources Food Resources: Shelbina Food Bank: (573) 470-0930 Bethel Food Bank: (660) 284-6435 Senior Citizens Center (573) 588-7669 United Way: (573) 221-2761 Health Care Resources Shelby County Health Department: (573) 633-2353 Peoples Clinic in Clarence: (660) 699-2240 Peoples Clinic in Shelbyville: (573) 633-3031 Shelbina Family Practice: (573)…

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