Shelbina Teen Dies in Accidental Shooting

A 17-year-old Shelbina teen died early Wednesday morning of a gun shot wound, according to Shelbina Police Chief Jerry Fenton. Zachery Stokes, the victim in the shooting, died shortly after 1 a.m. in the 200 block of West Beech. Fenton said Air-Evac was called to the scene but Stokes died before he could be transported.…

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Dorothy Alexander

Shelbyville, September 14, 1918 – July 14, 2019. Dorothy Alexander, age 100, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Shelbina Villa in Shelbina. A visitation will be held Friday, July 19, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. The funeral service will be held Friday, July 19, at…

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Shelby County R-IV Board Discusses Elementary, Cell Phones, Transportation

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School Board got a new elementary school building update, revised the cell phone policy, discussed a late start policy and transportation review during its July 10 meeting. Building Update Architect Martin Meyer reported dirt work has been done on the elementary project. Meyer reported that there was a…

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Wanda Brandon Ensor

Wanda Brandon Ensor, 83, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 6th. Wanda was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a loyal friend. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 9, at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. The burial was held at the Shelbina Cemetery in Shelbina following…

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Douglass is the 2019 Shelby County Fair Queen

By Thad Requet Hailey Douglass was crowned the 2019 Shelby County Fair Queen on Monday night during the first night of events at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. She is the daughter of Brian and Jill Douglass of Shelbina. Hope Chandler was the first runner-up. She is the daughter of Clint Chandler of Shelbina and Jennifer…

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Virgil “Virgie” Lee Engle

Shelbyville, December 16, 1928 – July 4, 2019. Virgil “Virgie” Lee Engle, age 90, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Clarence Care Center in Clarence. The funeral service was held Monday, July 8, at at the funeral home. The burial was held at the Shelby Memorial Cemetery in Shelbyville, following the…

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Street Improvements Being Made

As part of the street work this summer, the Shelbina City crew is busting out the existing pavement on East Birch Street between C&R Supermarket and Ayerco. It will be replaced with a concrete surface, just like what was done on East and West Chestnut a few years back. Shelbina City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer said…

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