Area News

Shelbina Making a Push for Better Broadband

By Thad Requet A meeting about broadband broke out in the middle of the Shelbina City Council meeting Tuesday night at the Shelbina City Hall. The meeting, which was planned, led by Shelbina United Methodist Church Minister Andy Coon was held after Coon and eight or nine other people attended to discuss the matter. The…

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2019 Clarence Homecoming Set for Next Week

By Thad Requet The 2019 Clarence Homecoming is right around the corner. It will take place June 19-22 in Clarence. This year’s event will be highlighted by the music of Fairgroun Saints, who will performed two free shows on Saturday, June 22, and Austin Burke, who will perform two free shows the night before on…

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First Baptist Church Youth Lend a Helping Hand in Quincy

Several youth from the First Baptist Church of Shelbina traveled to the Oakley Lindsey Center at Quincy, Ill., on Wednesday, June 5, to help with sandbagging as many communities along the river fight to keep the Mississippi from flooding. “I had an amazing opportunity to help with sandbagging in West Quincy, although it was towards…

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Trash Left Outside of Dumpster Could Lead to their Removal

By Thad Requet The Shelbina City Council had approved a motion earlier this year to leave a dumpster west of the water plant for citizens to be able to get rid of things when they were cleaning up their homes. It has turned into much more than what it was designed for. People are now…

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Powerful Message Delivered at Memorial Day Service

By Thad Requet The annual American Legion Teachenor Post 376 Memorial Day Service was held Monday with guest speaker Raymond Bono delivering a powerful message. Bono, who lives in Rolla, was raised south of Lakenan, and graduated from South Shelby High School. Bono served as a combat medic in the United States Army where he…

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High Speed Internet Public Meeting to be Held

High Speed Internet is an essential in our modern culture. It creates opportunities for children’s education, small business development, and the capability to work from home. To ensure that Shelbina is able to thrive, we will need to develop our access to reliable and affordable High Speed Internet. Janie Dunning, a representative from the Farm…

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Clarence City Council Holds Regular Meeting

The Clarence City Board approved an ordinance concerning medical marijuana, and approved a concrete bid for under picnic tables during its regular meeting on Monday May 13th at the Clarence City Office. Clarence Swimming Pool News Makenzie Barton will be managing the Clarence Swimming Pool again this year. She had questions for the board regarding…

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