Area News

A Contractor is in Place for the Elementary School Project

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School Board approved a bid from a contractor for the South Shelby Elementary building project during the Wednesday, April 10 regular school board meeting in the middle school library. Public Comment Amanda Durbin spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting. She said that if the board…

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Shelbina City Council Discusses Nuisance Areas

By Thad Requet The Shelbina City Council and City Marshal Jerry Fenton discussed nuisance areas throughout town during Tuesday night’s council meeting at the Shelbina City Hall. Nuisance Areas Mayor Al Dimmitt asked if nuisance areas are being taken care of. He noted that the snow has melted and the leaves have yet to get…

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Two-Vehicle Accident Near Lakenan Results in Injuries

By Thad Requet A two-vehicle accident resulted in minor injuries to four people on Highway 36, one-half mile east of Lakenan, at 4:06 p.m. on Sunday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 61-year-old James G. Winston of Quincy, Ill., was traveling westbound when attempted to merge his 2015 Jeep Cherokee into the passing lane…

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