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Community Band Holds Debut Performance at the Shelbina Christian Church

The Shelby County Community Band had its debut performance Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Shelbina Christian Church. Michelle Ratley conducted the group that performed six selections.          Photo by Thad Requet, Shelbina Weekly By Thad Requet A nice sized crowd was on hand for the Shelby County Community Band’s debut performance that took place Sunday at…

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Shelbina Comes up Big in Salvation Army Bucket Blitz

Pictured above is Cathy Wilt collecting money for the Salvation Army’s Bucket Blitz. Money was collected at the four-way stop at the intersection of South Center and Maple Street in Shelbina on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Wilt is pictured along with Lily and Isaac Dittmer.                                                                                                                                                                                     Photo by Thad Requet, Shelbina Weekly The Salvation Army’s mini Bucket…

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Local People Talk Shelby County History on Statewide Radio Show

By Thad Requet Shelby County Historical Society President President Kathleen Wilham was joined by Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan and SCED Director Wendy Brumbaugh to talk Shelby County history with host Scott Faughn on the Showme Missourah radio show. They sat up for a four-person round table interview at the Shelby County Historical Soceity. They talked…

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New Christmas Decorations Made Possible by a Joint Effort

By Thad Requet As you drive through downtown Shelbina, you can’t help but notice the new Christmas decorations that have been recently purchased and put up on display. They were made possible by a joint effort between the City of Shelbina and a community betterment organization called the Shelbina Beautification Group. Jim Foster, who is…

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Christmas in Bethel Set for December 2

December 2 will be a day of celebrating in Historic downtown Bethel Missouri. To start your morning off right, gather at Das Bakery for a delightful pastry and a warm drink. Beginning at 11:00am, shopping, eating, music, and more will begin. The gift shop will be open and will have tour tickets for sale. Vendors…

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Shelbina City Council Gets Update on Wastewater Improvement Project

By Thad Requet The Shelbina City Council got an update on its ongoing wastewater improvement project during Tuesday night’s regular meeting at the Shelbina City Hall. Wastewater Improvement Project Shelbina City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer and Philip Wilson of McClure Engineering gave a presentation to the council and mayor on the ongoing wastewater improvement project. The…

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R-IV School Board Gets Better Feeling About Figures for New Elementary School

By Thad Requet Meyer is estimating the base bid to come in around $6,291,250.11, which is lower than what was discussed at the previous board meeting. Meyer went over additive alternate bids, which included several different things. Some of the things that were discussed was the possibility of polished and stained concrete floors. Meyer said…

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Salvation Army Seeking Bell Ringers in Shelbina

The Hannibal Salvation Army will be holding a special bucket blitz in Shelbina on Wednesday, December 5. Volunteers will be accepting donations at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Center Street (Highway 15 & Business 36) between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day to support this year’s Christmas campaign. The Hannibal Salvation Army serves…

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American Legion National Commander Visits Shelbina’s Teachenor Post

By Thad Requet American Legion National Commander Brett Reistad and staff were at Shelbina’s Teachenor Post Legion Hall on Friday morning, as he made a swing through Northeast Missouri. Reistad, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War, has made his way through the ranks of the American Legion for roughly 37 years. He…

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