Brown Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

By Marlana Smith A Shelbyville man was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Thursday, December 12, 2019, in front of 41st Circuit Court Judge Frederick Paul Tucker at the Shelby County courthouse. William Thomas Brown, 39, was found guilty of Rape – 2nddegree and Burglary – 2nddegree, on Friday, November 8, 2019. Brown was…

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Eight-man Evolving

By Troy Treasure   The Schuyler County R-1 Board of Education voted Thursday, Nov. 21 to switch to eight-man football beginning in 2020.   North Shelby made the move in 2016 and hired Seth Bass as head coach. Bass indicated additional changes could happen across the eight-man landscape.   “I really think Schuyler’s decision is…

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2019 Central Rivers All-Conference Team

1st Team Offense   QB – Blake Buchanan – So, Orrick   RB – Ethan Geisendorfer – Sr, North Shelby   RB – Kysor Hughes – Sr, Norborne/Hardin-Central   APB – Dayton Mettes – Sr, North Shelby   OL – Jackson Lunsford – Jr. North Shelby   OL – Carson Mesmer – Sr, North Shelby…

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Raiders Get Revenge on Orrick, State Quarterfinal Game next

By Troy Treasure   North Shelby avenged its eight-point loss more than two weeks ago to Orrick in decisive fashion.   Dayton Mettes ran 16 times for 185 yards, including a 65-yard dash, and four touchdowns as the Raiders punished the Bearcats 54-6 in the rematch Friday, Nov. 8 at Orrick.   Ethan Geisendorfer rushed…

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Brown Found Guilty of Rape and Burglary

By Marlana Smith A Shelbyville man was found guilty of Rape – 2nddegree and Burglary – 2nddegree, on Friday, November 8, 2019. William Thomas Brown, 39, was arrested on May 17, 2019, accused of entering a Shelbyville residence and raping a woman twice. Brown was accused of pulling and ripping the victim’s underclothing off before…

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Former Teacher Mary Winkler celebrates 90th Birthday

By Troy Treasure   If all of Mary Winkler’s former students returned to Shelbina for a get-together on any given day, everyone would have to trek to the Shelby County Fairgrounds.   Where else would there be enough parking space for the automobiles, with license plates from all the states?   Known for her small…

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Shelbina Man Charged with Sodomy and Kidnapping

By Marlana Smith   A Shelbina man has been arrested for sodomy – 2nd degree and kidnapping – 3rd degree.    Joshua Dodd, 27, Shelbina, was arrested on Sunday, October 13, for allegedly putting his hands on a woman while being told to stop.    According to the probable cause statement, the victim reported that…

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Shelbina Marshal Charged with Traffic Violation

By Marlana Smith   Shelbina City Marshal Gerald Fenton has been charged with failure to register a motor vehicle/trailer annually with the Missouri Director of Revenue.   According to the “Information and Request for Summons,” the Special Prosecuting Attorney of Shelby County, Joshua Meisner, charged Fenton with a class B misdemeanor of failure to register…

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NS Wins Highest-Scoring HS Football Game In Missouri History

By Troy Treasure   The confluence of events during North Shelby’s game against top-ranked Pattonsburg on Friday, Oct. 18 led to an unprecedented result.   The Raiders held off the Panthers 92-88 (180 points) in the highest-scoring high school football game in Missouri history. Before an emotionally juiced-up North Shelby crowd, the two teams combined…

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MDC Names Terry Hicks Logging, LLC Of Bethel State Logger Of The Year

The family-owned company is honored for its dedication to safety and sustainable logging practices.  Bethel, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has named Terry Hicks Logging, LLC of Bethel as the Northeast Regional Logger of the Year.  Terry Hicks Logging, LLC is a family-owned company that consists of Terry Hicks owner/operator and his nephew John…

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