Area News

Clarence City Council Holds Regular June Meeting

By Thad Requet The Clarence City Council discussed several things during its recent June board meeting held on Monday, June 10 at the Clarence City Hall. Public Comment During public comment, Paul Stine requested that his son be allowed to drive his golf cart for the purpose of pulling a cart with a lawnmower on…

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Shelby County R-IV School Board Discusses Sewer System for New Elementary

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School Board received a brief update on the progress of the South Shelby Elementary, and discussed sewer options during its regular June meeting on Wednesday, June 12 in the middle school library. Elementary Information Shelby County R-IV Superintendent Tim Maddex reported that dirt work is underway on the…

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New Shelbina Baptist Church Making Progress

Work is being done on the inside and outside of the new Shelbina First Baptist Church that is located on West Chestnut Street in Shelbina. Workers from Schwada Builders have been busy working on the front of the building while church members and members of Campers on Mission have all been volunteering their time to…

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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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