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WEDNESDAY, October 7, 2015 ~ Volume 11 No. 40

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2015 Mr. Football
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Nick Mayes was crowned the 2015 Mr. Football on Thursday, October 1, during the pep rally at South Shelby High School.   7694

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The South Shelby Homecoming Queen and her court are pictured above. They are (from left to right) Elyssa Barr, Keagan Hays, Phoebe Curless, Gentry Buzzard, Jordan Baker, Dakota Threlkeld, Chelsey Gaines, Connor Stevenson, 2014 Homecoming Queen Kaytlyn Chinn, Little Mr. Clarence Noah Lathrom, 2015 Queen Rachelle Chinn, Little Miss Clarence Jordyn Hunolt, Cole Collins, Chelcey Higbee, Jacob Buzzard, Sydney Baird, Alan Buckman, Lily Wegman and Landon Truitt.   7695

Cardinals Fall in Shootout with Highland
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Ransom Chapin runs for a 34 yard touchdown against Highland on Friday, October 2.

In what would be a heartbreaking loss, the South Shelby Cardinals dropped a 46-40 decision to the Highland Cougars Friday night at the Cougars scored the go-ahead touchdown with 4.6 seconds to play in the game.
   South Shelby jumped ahead on its second possession of the game, going 59 yards on only three plays. It was a 41 yard pass play to from Cody McKenzie to Bryce Fifer, giving the Cards a first down at the Highland 16 yard line. Jake Hammond scored on the next play from 16 yards out. The point after by freshman kicker Austin Schaeffer made it 7-0 South Shelby with 7:02 to play in the first quarter.
   That’s how it would stay until early in the second quarter. Highland scored on a one-yard run by sophomore runningback Drew Klocke. The point after was no good and it was 7-6 South Shelby with 11:35 to play in the first half.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Lady Birds Finish Up Regular Season, Set for District Play
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Rachelle Chinn slides safely past the attempted tag by the Clark County catcher on Thursday, October 1.

The South Shelby Lady Birds squared off against Highland on Tuesday, September 29, at South Shelby High School. The Lady Birds lost the game 6-4.
   Both teams remained scoreless until the bottom of the third inning. Kyliee Lanpher walked to lead off the inning. After the next two batters struck out, Rachelle Chinn singled as Lanpher advanced to third on the play. Whitney Fountain drove in the first run of the game with a single. The next batter, Kenzie Kendrick, reached on an error by the shortstop that allowed two runs to score, giving the Lady Birds a 3-0 lead.
   Highland quickly bounced back in the top of the fourth inning, scoring four runs on five hits.
   South Shelby tied the score at 4-4 in the bottom of the fourth inning on an error.
   Highland added two runs in the top of the fifth inning to grab a 6-4 lead.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

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Senior South Shelby Lady Birds were recognized with their parents on Senior Night at South Shelby High School. Left to right, are Whitney Fountain, with her parents Justin and Jessica Fountain; Rachelle Chinn, with her parents Kevin and Chris Chinn; Kamron Burke, with her parents Patrick and Kristina Burke; and Sydney Baird, with her parents William and Jennifer Baird.   7698

Yard of the Month
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The Lady Bugs Flower and Garden Club selected Brian and Stephanie Fifer’s home at 205 East Walnut for Yard of the Month for the month of October.   7699

Flower of the Month
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The Lady Bugs Flower and Garden Club selected Lance and Shelly Yost’s home at 103 Windmill Lane for Flower of the Month for the month of October.   7700

Obituary - Virginia “Ginny” Buckman
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Shelbina, November 20, 1921 - September 30, 2015.
   Virginia Buckman, age 93, of Shelbina, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina.
   A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, October 2, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shelbina, with the burial following in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.
   For complete obituary, see this week’s edition of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Ruth Marie Roth
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Fairbury, Ill., August 11, 1927 - October 6, 2015.
   Ruth Marie Roth, 88, of Fairbury, Ill., went to be with the Lord at 5:45 a.m., October 6, 2015, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury, Ill.
   Her funeral will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, October 9, at Forrest Apostolic Christian Church. Ministers of the church will be officiating.
   Burial will be in North Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Forrest.
   Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury, Ill., and 9-9:45 a.m., at the church on Friday.
   For complete obituary, see this week’s edition of the Shelbina Weekly.


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