Student Resource Officer Hired at Shelby County R-IV and North Shelby

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School District entered the 2019-20 school year with a Student Resource Officer. In what is becoming a norm with many local school districts, Shelby County R-IV and the North Shelby School District are sharing costs and time with the SRO. Shelby County Sheriff’s Department officer Matt Mefford is…

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Cathleen “Cat” Hercules

Shelbina, November 15, 1963 – October 30, 2019. Cathleen Hercules, age 55, of Shelbina, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at her home in Shelbina. Memorial Mass services will be held Saturday, November 9, at 11 a.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shelbina. Visitation will precede the service starting at 10 a.m. at…

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Cards Survive Double OT Against Mark Twain

By Thad Requet In a game that saw the South Shelby Cardinals with a seemingly safe 14-0 lead midway through the third quarter, it took double overtime to put away a gritty Mark Twain Tiger team, 28-20, in the first round of Class 1 District play, Friday night at South Shelby. Defense dominated for both…

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Berniece Joyce Dickson

Hermann, September 19, 1924 – October 29, 2019. Berniece Joyce Dickson, age 95, resident of Hermann and past resident of Sue City, Missouri, passed away October 29 at Frene Valley of Hermann Stonebridge. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 2nd, at Hermann United Methodist Church in Hermann. Interment will be in the Oak Haven Memorial…

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Local Veterans to be Honored Across the County on Friday

By Thad Requet Local veterans will be honored several places on Friday, Nov. 8 throughout the county. The Shelbina American Legion Post will be presenting programs throughout the day at North Shelby, South Shelby, Salt River Community Care and the Shelbina Villa. They will be at Shelbina Elementary at 8 a.m. in the caffateria. They…

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The Shelbina Fire Protection District served hot dogs to a large number of ghosts and gobblins of all ages Thursdsay, Oct. 31. This is an annual event that is put on by the Department. Photo by Mark Requet, Shelbina Weekly

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Fire in Clarence Early Saturday Morning Leaves Heavy Damage

Shelbina firefighters responded to assist the Clarence Fire Department with a structure fire, just before 12:30 a.m. early Saturday. Shelbina firefighters responded with a pumper and a tanker, and the Clarence Fire department responded with two pumpers. The double-wide home received heavy fire damage to the living room, and smoke damage throughout the residence. Firefighters…

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District Back Where it Should Be with School Bus Inspections

By Thad Requet Shelby County R-IV Director of Transpiration Curt Bowen reported that 100 percent of the district’s buses passed inspection and are available to be used on the public roads. This comes after an unannounced inspection Tuesday morning by the Missouri State Highway Patrol of the entire fleet. Earlier in the year, several buses…

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Cardinals Fall to Highland on Senior Night

By Thad Requet Lack of consistent offense was key in South Shelby’s 14-12 loss to the Highland Cougars Friday night at South Shelby. The Cardinals received the opening kickoff deep into Highland territory and started their first drive from the Cougar 23 yard line. It took one play as Marcus Wiseman raced 23 yards around…

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Fire Department to Hold its Annual Halloween Party

The Shelbina Fire Protection District will hold its annual Halloween Party at the Fire Station on West Chestnut on Halloween night. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. they will be serving hot dogs and chips to those who attend. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, according to Fire Chief Gene Harland.

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