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Shelby County Has Its First Case of COVID-19

By Thad Requet The Shelby County Health Department reported Tuesday that it has received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in the county. The resident is currently hospitalized and receiving medical care at Hannibal Regional Hospital, and is recovering, according to the statement released by the health department. The identity of the person was not…

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Small Business Federal Disaster Loans Available Through U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Missouri small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently…

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April Election Moved Back to June 2 Due to COVID-19

Due to Covid-19, and so much surrounding it being unknown, Governor Mike Parsons has announced that the April 7 Municipal Election has now been postponed until June 2. “I just want to let the voters of Shelby County, know of some of the changes with the Election, amongst all of the other changes in our…

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Shelbina City Council Addresses COVID-19

By Thad Requet The Shelbina City Council, along with Mayor Al Dimmitt and City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer spent the bulk of the council meeting talking about preparations needed for COVID-19, Tuesday night at the Shelbina City Hall. COVID-19 Actions for City, Lake, Park, Pool and Other City Entities Dimmitt asked Klusmeyer what the plan was…

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First COVID-19 Case in Shelby County

PRESS RELEASE March 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in Shelby County. The resident is currently hospitalized and receiving medical care at Hannibal Regional Hospital and is recovering. We will not be releasing any further information on this patient to protect their privacy.…

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Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Warns People to Social Distance

In order to protect public health and safety and to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Shelby County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is sharing the following order. Under section 192.320, RSMo, failure to follow such an order is a class A misdemeanor. The range of punishment for a class A misdemeanor is up to…

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City of Shelbina in Wait and See Mode with COVID-19

By Thad Requet Shelbina City Clerk Tim Lacy said the City is taking things one day at a time with the COVID-19 threat. “We have very few employees, especially in the office that it’s hard to just send people home. He noted that the golf course and campgrounds at the Shelbina Lake are still operational…

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Shelby County R-IV Canceling Classes

By Thad Requet Shelby County R-IV is closing its doors for a couple of weeks after the school day on Thursday. This was decided Monday night by Shelby County R-IV Superintendent Tim Maddex and the board as they held a special meeting to discuss options with COVID-19 becoming more prevalent in the United States and…

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