Area News

Senator Blunt Makes a Visit to Shelbina

By Thad Requet U.S. Senator Roy Blunt talked about numerous issues including Broadband in Northeast Missouri, Missouri’s position as a transportation hub in the Midwest and the border wall, among other issues, Tuesday evening at the Shelby County Historical Society in Shelbina. Blunt took questions and toured the facility after the talk to the nearly…

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Council Hears Update on Broadband, Day Care

By Thad Requet The Shelbina City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Shelbina City Hall. Public Comments Stan Buckman spoke to the mayor and council and made a request that the City either create or enforce an ordinance regarding people blowing grass in the street and not cleaning it up…

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Walls Going Up on North Wing of South Shelby Elementary

By Thad Requet With dirt work being done, gravel brought in, plumbing work and even concrete being poured, there hasn’t been much to see for the casual observer when looking at the new South Shelby Elementary Project that is taking place just northeast of the high school. But hopefully that is about to change. Cinder…

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Community Has Kept Neighbors Helping Neighbors Strong

By Thad  Requet When organizers started Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Shelby County back in 2010, they had no idea that the non-profit organization that passes donations from community members back to community members in need would have raised over half a million dollars in a nearly 10 year span. But that just speaks of what…

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School Board Looks at Designs for New Elementary; Gets Update on School Buses

By Thad Requet The Shelby County R-IV School Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Shelbina Elementary cafeteria. Public Comment Troy Woutzke talked to the board and superintendent about the school’s logo. He said that he realized that he discovered seven different Cardinal logos affiliated with the school and its website.…

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Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Has Numerous Events

The Annual Northeast Missouri Old Threshers event was held this past weekend at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. The Shelbina Weekly has coverage beginning on page 17.                              Photo by Mark Requet, Shelbina Weekly

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Old Threshers Set for this Weekend

By Thad Requet The 32nd Annual Northeast Missouri Old Threshers is set for this Thursday through Sunday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on the north edge of Shelbina. Listed below is the daily schedule for this year’s event. Thursday, Sept. 12 The gates will open at 8 a.m. and tours for schools and nursing homes…

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