Area News

Shelby County R-IV Board Discusses Elementary, Cell Phones, Transportation

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School Board got a new elementary school building update, revised the cell phone policy, discussed a late start policy and transportation review during its July 10 meeting. Building Update Architect Martin Meyer reported dirt work has been done on the elementary project. Meyer reported that there was a…

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Douglass is the 2019 Shelby County Fair Queen

By Thad Requet Hailey Douglass was crowned the 2019 Shelby County Fair Queen on Monday night during the first night of events at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. She is the daughter of Brian and Jill Douglass of Shelbina. Hope Chandler was the first runner-up. She is the daughter of Clint Chandler of Shelbina and Jennifer…

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Street Improvements Being Made

As part of the street work this summer, the Shelbina City crew is busting out the existing pavement on East Birch Street between C&R Supermarket and Ayerco. It will be replaced with a concrete surface, just like what was done on East and West Chestnut a few years back. Shelbina City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer said…

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Shelby County Fair Queen Candidates

The 2019 Miss Shelby County Queen contest will be held on Monday, July 8th at 7pm at the grandstand on the Shelby County fairgrounds. MISS SHELBY COUNTY FAIR QUEEN CONTESTANTS HAILEY DOUGLASS – a senior at South Shelby high school. Hailey is involved with the FFA & FCCLA and is planning to attend the University…

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Shelbina Lions Club Ball Fields in Need of Improvements

By Thad Requet The Shelbina Lions Club baseball and softball complex has been one of the most popular summertime spots in Shelbina for the last 30 years. Many people of all ages have at one point in their lives, run the bases and fielded  their positions on the Carl “Doc” Miles baseball field and the…

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Shelby County Fair to Feature Several Events July 8-13

By Thad Requet The Shelby County Fair will be getting underway next week with events taking place each day. This year the fair will run from Monday, July 8 through Saturday, July 13. Listed below is the schedule for this year’s fair. Monday, July 8 At 10:30 a.m. the cat show will get underway. At…

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Storm Leaves Damage in Shelbina

By Thad Requet A strong storm blew through Shelbina just after  9 a.m. packing wind with gusts up to around 60 miles per hour and heavy rain. The resutls of the storm was damage to mainly trees throughout town. Shelbina City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer said that a power outage on the south part of town…

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