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Community Members Planning for Big BAM’s Big Bash to Hit Shelbina
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It will be a day full of fun, entertainment and a lot of good food on Thursday, June 16 as the Big BAM (Bike Across Missouri) tour hits Shelbina. The tour, which begins in St. Joseph on Sunday, June 12, and will finish six days later in Hannibal.
   Organizers are expecting around 1,000 riders and crew members to descend into Shelbina around noon on that Thursday. Local organizations are planning meals and fundraisers for the day. A planning meeting was held on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the Shelbina City Hall with Shelbina City Clerk Tim Lacy and Shelby County Economic Development Director Troy Renner heading the meeting.
   The plan is to have a Block Party, sponsored by Chuck White and the Loose Brick Bar in Shelbina on Thursday beginning around noon when riders arrive in town. Big BAM will provide a hydraulic stage in town for live music and other productions to be performed for the entertainment for riders and anyone else who wants to attend. The block party is expected to go from around noon until 4 or 5 p.m. There will be several local organizations providing a wide variety of meals throughout the town. The party shifts to the lake in the evening as an even larger stage will be set up for more entertainment that night, with the evening capping off with a performance by an Americana band The Black Lillies.
   Mike Denehy of Off Track Events, one of the event organizers, was on hand to explain the event and answer questions from local people.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Relay For Life of Shelby County to Hold Kickoff
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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Shelby County will hold a free kickoff on Sunday, March 6 at 11 am – 1 pm at the Shelbina American Legion. Everyone is invited to the kickoff and freewill donation dinner to learn about how to help the American Cancer Society save more lives from cancer.
   The free will donation dinner will include spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. Guests will have the opportunity to find out more about joining a team, starting a team, becoming a sponsor, registering as a Survivor or Caregiver for the Relay For Life event, which will be held on June 4, 2016 at Shelby County Courthouse Square in Shelbyville, Missouri.
   The Relay For Life movement unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Relay For Life events are community gatherings where teams and individuals camp out at a school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Teams participate in fundraising in the months leading up to the event.
   Visit to learn more about the event, or contact Kathryn McDaniel at 217-740-1496 or
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Three People Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident
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An accident that occurred on Highway 36 at Route N in Lentner resulted in injuries to three people on Friday, Feb. 26 at around 9:40 a.m.

A two-vehicle accident resulted in injuries to three people at around 9:40 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, on Highway 36 and Route N in Lentner.
   According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1999 GMC Sonoma, driven by 55-year-old Jimmy D. Langley of Clarence was traveling southbound on Route N. when it failed to yield to a westbound 1999 Ford F150 driven by 59-year-old David S. Miner. The vehicles collided.
   According to the Patrol, Constance D. Langley, 71, of Clarence, the wife of the driver, suffered moderate injuries and was taken by Salt River Ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital. Jimmy Langley suffered minor injuries as did David Miner. Langley was also taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital. Miner was taken to Samaritan Hospital in Macon.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Shelbina Elementary Students Receive Piggy Banks
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Wendeline Brumbaugh of University Extension is pictured above talking with our students about America/Missouri Saves Week. Each student received a piggy bank and literature to help as teachers and staff talk with them about the importance of saving.

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Delta Theta Tau members Hold Meeting
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Heather Christine

President Stephanie Bender called the Monday, February 22, regular monthly meeting of Omicron Pi Chapter of Delta Theta Tau to order with the Delta Opening Prayer at 6:00 p.m. The meeting was held at the First Baptist Church, Shelbyville.
   Answering Roll Call were: Stephanie Bender, Cheryl Spilker, Marilyn Van Gels, Carolyn Botkin, Linda Coe, Lisa Blickhan, Amie Sneed, Debbie Vannoy, Marilyn Shouse, Joyce Halterman, Tina Eitel, Ginger Thrasher, Elizabeth Tobias, Katie Wiley, pledge Heather Christine; and children—Jaden Sneed, Raelynn Patterson, Miley Bender, Jake Tobias and Emma, Weston and Ellie Christine.
   An Initiation Ceremony for pledge Heather Christine was beautifully performed by the Initiation Team.
   Hostess Marilyn Shouse served a lovely meal as sisters returned to the meeting room for business items.
   For complete story, see this week's issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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