Lady Birds Begin Season with a 1-4 Start

The South Shelby Lady Birds kicked off the season on Wednesday with a win, but have lost four straight games since. Lady Birds 18 Paris 8 South Shelby opened the season at home against Paris on Wednesday, September 4, and won 18-8 in five innings. After a scoreless top of the first inning, Paris scored…

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Edward John Smith

Urbandale, Iowa, May 9, 1957 – September 7, 2019. Edward John Smith, age 62, of Urbandale, Iowa, passed away September 7, 2019 at Mercy Hospital. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 13, from 10-11 a.m. at Valley United Methodist Church in West Des Moines. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. He…

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Earl Leon Thompson

Shelbina, March 31, 1940 – September 1, 2019. Earl Leon Thompson, age 79, of Shelbina, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019, at the SMS Hospital in St Charles. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 14, at 1 p.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. Visitation will precede the service starting at 12…

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Myra Lou Overfelt

Chesterfield Myra Lou Overfelt of Chesterfield, passed away September 3, 2019. Survivors include her husband Richard of 70 years. They have three children; Ricki Schwartz and her husband Rick Schwartz, Kevin and his wife, Julie Overfelt, Scott and his wife, Jane Overfelt; eight grandchildren, Katie and her husband Chris Growe, Jerry and his wife Jennifer…

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Cards Improve to 2-0 with Win Over Putnam County

By Thad Requet The South Shelby Cardinals were able to overcome a slow start and several mistakes Friday night and come away with a 28-7 win over Putnam County in Unionville. The Cardinals made a statement early with an impressive defensive series on Putnam’s opening possession of the game. Two running plays that were stopped…

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Thelma Jean Weems

Clarence, August 31, 1921 – September 8, 2019. Thelma Jean Weems, age 98, of Clarence, passed away September 8, 2019, at the Clarence Care Center in Clarence. A visitation will be held Wednesday, September 11, from 6-8 p.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Clarence. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, at…

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Geraldine Mae (Million) Simmons

Shelbina, December 15, 1926 – September 6, 2019. Geraldine Mae (Million) Simmons, age 92, of Shelbina, passed away September 6, 2019, at the Salt River Community Care in Shelbina. She was born on December 15, 1926, the daughter of Jacob Monroe and Frances L. (Key) Million. She was united in marriage to Tate Simmons on…

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Old Threshers Set for this Weekend

By Thad Requet The 32nd Annual Northeast Missouri Old Threshers is set for this Thursday through Sunday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on the north edge of Shelbina. Listed below is the daily schedule for this year’s event. Thursday, Sept. 12 The gates will open at 8 a.m. and tours for schools and nursing homes…

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