Shelby County, MO

Farmer hopeful new technology will help make up for planting delays

(Brownfield Network) – A northwest central Ohio farmer says she’s excited to test out new technology as the planting season picks up speed. Patty Mann tells Brownfield “last year we started a row starter on our corn planter and this year we added high-speed planting units so hopefully we’ll be able to make it really count when we get the opportunity.”
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Appell To Make First Stop of Workshop Tour in Shelby County

Nationally recognized renowned preservationist Jonathan Appell will be in Shelby County on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, for a cemetery workshop at Pleasant Prairie Cemetery, north of Bethel on County Road 142. In September of 2020, Appell was at Shelby Memorial Cemetery for a workshop which was hosted by Shelby County...
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New Black Creek Bridge Open on Route M in Shelby County

Hannibal, Mo – The Black Creek Bridge on Route M in Shelby County is now open after being the fifth bridge completed through the FARM Bridge Program. The bridge’s replacement was completed approximately one month in advance after it was closed in January. Four more bridges are currenlty under construction for replacement. MoDOT asks drivers to watch out for their crews, pay attention to signs, and slow down in work zones.
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Dennis Clemont Culler

Dennis Clemont Culler passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at Quincy Blessing Hospital. Dennis was born November 24, 1947, in Kirksville, the son of John Virgil Culler who died on April 16, 2005 and Pauline Evans (Bevill) Culler who passed away June 5, 1963. He was the youngest of three children. On June 29, 1974, he was united in marriage to Renea Edna Christoffer who survives of the home.

Sodomy Alleged at Shelbyville Daycare

Shelbyville, MO – It was revealed in open court last week the first of two child molestation cases against David Kiser, 62, of Shelbyville, is alleged to have occurred at his wife’s home daycare. Kiser is alleged to have sexually assaulted a young child who was in the...

Work Begins on Missouri Route 15 in Knox and Shelby Counties

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, the week of April 18, contractor crews will start preliminary guardrail work at various locations in preparation for a 32 mile resurfacing project on Missouri Route 15 in Knox and Shelby counties. The project will extend from the Missouri Route 6 north junction in Edina to Missouri Route 168 in Shelbyville.

Shelby County Election Results

Of Shelby County’s 4,326 registered voters, 663 (15.33%) cast their ballots in the Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 6, 2022. The City of Clarence had two propositions on its ballot. Proposition No. 1 asked Shall the City of Clarence, Missouri, be authorized to forego annual elections if the number of candidates who have filed for a particular office is equal to the number of positions in the office to be filled by the election. The Proposition failed with a vote of 66-56.

Margaret Louise Gilbert

Margaret Louise Gilbert, 95, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Salt River Nursing Home in Shelbina, Mo. Margaret was born September 27, 1926 in Shelby County, the daughter of Emmett Milton and Louise (Murray) Wood. She was united in marriage to Henry McClintock on November 26, 1946. In 1978 Margaret married Harold Gilbert.

Shelbyville Man Arrested for Child Abuse

A Shelby County man faces one count of child abuse or neglect. Thirty-six-year-old, Lenny E. Boyd-Schoonover, of Shelbyville, was arrested Monday, March 7, 2022. According to the probable cause statement, on Wednesday, March 2, in the morning before school, while Schoonover was at his residence at 501 E. 1st Street in Shelbyville, Schoonover allegedly knowingly caused a child less than 18 years of age to suffer physical injury as a result of abuse by hitting the alleged victim on the top and back area of the head with his hand multiple times causing swelling and bruising along with a small bleeding abrasion.

Becoming A Member of Chamber of Commerce

A Chamber of Commerce is a form of business network, e.g., a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Business owners in towns and cities form these local societies to advocate on behalf of the business community. Shelby County is looking to establish a...

Kent O’Laughlin is New Boys Basketball Coach

The Shelby County R-IV School Board approved a motion to hire Kent O’Laughlin as the next boys basketball coach. Cody Wise was hired as his assistant coach. O’Laughlin replaces Dalton Armontrout who had been the coach for the last two seasons. O’Laughlin has previously coached girls basketball and...

Northeast Missouri man badly hurt when pickup slides off road, hits tree

NEAR LENTNER, Mo. — A northeast Missouri man was badly hurt Thursday evening when his pickup truck slid out of control and hit a tree in Shelby County. It happened at 7:15 p.m. on Highway 36, one-half mile west of Lentner. State troopers say a pickup driven by Preston...

Wanda Charlene Friedman

Charlene Friedman, 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina, Mo. Charlene was born June 29, 1938 in Shelby County, the daughter of Isaac Newton and Viola Mae (Humphrey) Hartgrove. She was united in marriage to James Freidman on August 31, 1974 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shelbina. He survives.