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Honorary Trooper Certificate Presented To Macon, Missouri, Resident

  On August 15, 2019, Lieutenant Steven V. Wilhoit, assistant director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, presented Macon, Missouri, resident Ryan Johnson with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate. The certificate was presented to Mr. Johnson at the Chariton Valley Communications Corporate Headquarters in Macon, with…

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Grand Re-Opening At Peoples Clinic In Clarence

By Marlana Smith   Peoples Clinic owned by Alli Peoples Shaw, located at 101 North Center Street in Clarence held a Grand Re-Opening on Friday, August 2. Shaw said, “We started our remodel project the last week of May. Schwada Builders, Shelbina, did an amazing job of seeing my vision and following through down to…

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Accidental Fire Occurs At Church In Bethel

By Marlana Smith   The Bethel Christian Church located at 237 Main Street, in Bethel, caught fire on Tuesday morning, August 6. According to Shelby Community Fire Department Captain, Corey Cooper, they received the call at 7:08 a.m., and when arriving a flame that was about a foot tall was coming out of the rafters,…

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Highway 15 Bar And Grille Opens In Bethel

By Marlana Smith Highway 15 Bar and Grille opened its doors on July 23. The new restaurant is located 136 North Main Street, in Bethel, at the former Smokin’ J’s. Before Smokin’ J’s there had been a steakhouse in the same location since the late 70’s to early 80’s.    Manager Kylie Derboven said they…

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Commissioners Offer Reward For Stolen Road Signs

By Marlana Smith   The Shelby County Commission is in desperate need for the public’s help to find the suspect(s) who having been stealing county road signs. According to Shelby County Presiding Commissioner Glenn Eagan, in the last month, at least 25 road signs have been stolen. “There is a 20-mile radius around the eastern…

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Shelbina Teen Dies After Unintentional Gunshot Wound

By Marlana Smith   A Shelbina teen died early Wednesday morning, July 17, after being unintentionally shot in the torso. According to information released by Shelbina Police Department Chief Jerry Fenton, they received a 911 call to the 200 block of West Beech Street, in Shelbina, at 12:56 a.m. During the investigation, it was discovered that…

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MFA Oil Foundation Awards Grant To Shelby Community Fire Department

  The MFA Oil Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to Shelby Community Fire Department on Monday, June 24, to assist with purchasing nozzles. The MFA Oil Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a significant concentration of members and employees. Since it was established in 1998,…

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Maple Street Fireworks Opens In Shelbina

A new firework stand located on Maple Street in Shelbina, opened on Thursday, June 20.   Owners of Maple Street Fireworks, Justin and Kirstin Morgan offer 100 different types of fireworks and it’s all under a big white tent next to the car wash they own.   Kirstin came up with the name for their…

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Shed Destroyed By Fire In Shelbyville Saturday Morning

By Marlana Smith   A shed owned by Lindell and Sherrie Parsons, Shelbyville, was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning, June 8.     According to Sherrie a little before 2:00 a.m., she woke up to a noise coming from her window unit making noises. “It sounded like it was surging,” said Sherrie. Sherrie said…

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Rayl Named Principal At South Shelby

Knox County R-1 Band Director and High School Teacher Matt Rayl has accepted an administrative position at South Shelby High School. Rayl will join the Cardinals as the new High School Principal this summer ahead of the 2019-20 school year. The Shelby County Herald reached out to Shelby County R-IV Superintendent Tim Maddex and Matt…

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