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2017 Old Settlers Queen
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Paige Parshall was crowned the Shelbyville Old Settlers Queen for 2017. She is the daughter of Cherie McKenzie and James Parshall of Shelbyville. The Queen Contest took place on Thursday, July 27.

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Shelbina City Council Holds Approves Fiscal Budget
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The Shelbina City Council held its regular meeting Tuesday night in the Shelbina City Hall.
   Budget Review
   The council and Mayor reviewed and approved the revised budget for the new fiscal year. It was approved
   The council reviewed and approved the Financial Statement for publication in the Shelbina Weekly for the current fiscal year.
   Public Comments
   Roger Starmer attended the meeting and wanted to know if the City could move faster on getting things cleaned up around town.. Shelbina City Marshal Jerry Fenton showed him that he working on a dilapidated vehicle ordinance and hoping to get it in place soon..
   Starmer said he appreciated all the effort everyone was doing from the City’s standpoint and just wished the process could move along a little faster.
   Old Business
   Shelbina Assistant Superintendent Rob Trivette and City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer gave an update on the City’s Wastewater Project. Klusmeyer said he and Trivette met with a rep from MPUA on Monday.
   Trivette, Klusmeyer, along with a rep from Shafer, Kline & Warren and MPUA came up with a plan and are going to present that plan to DNR on Friday to start the process to gain construction permit from DNR. They are hoping to get the OK by December and then have the project go out for bid after that, with a ground breaking by late spring.
   The council and mayor continued discussions on TDD Tax and Road District.
   With the TDD officially coming to a close, it opens up the opportunity for the City to ask for a sales tax for city streets and sidewalks. The council voted to create the language to put it on the ballot for the November election. One-half percent sales tax strictly for streets and sidewalks. Council members and the mayor are hoping this could be a real shot in the arm for getting streets taken care of throughout the town.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina
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Highway 36/Interstate 72 TDD Terminates Half-Cent Sales Tax For Four-Lane
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The U.S. Highway 36 – Interstate 72 Corridor Transportation Development District announces the termination of its half-cent sales tax, effective August 1, 2017. The District’s sales tax was established on January 1, 2006 for a period of up to 15 years to support paying for a 52 mile expansion project of U.S. Highway 36 from eight miles west of Hannibal to Macon. The District’s Board of Directors authorized the repeal of the sales tax at a special meeting held March 16, 2017, in Shelbina.
   “On behalf of the District’s Board of Directors and everyone else that has been involved in this 52 mile project, we are thrilled that we can repeal this sales tax some three and a half years early. We want to thank the voters of the four-county district for supporting this safety project and having the faith in the Board to complete this project on time and ahead of schedule” said Larry B. Craig, Executive Director of the District.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Enbridge Makes Donation to Shelby County 911
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Shelby County 911 recently received a donation from Enbridge in the amount of $11,847.

Shelby County 911 received a shot in the arm last week when it received a check from Enbridge Energy in the amount of $11,847 to go toward upgrades.
   Shelby County 911 Director Mary Lu McConnell said it will go toward the purchase of a new logger for the county.
   “We just try to give back to the communities who we work with and try to share the wealth,” Enbridge Regional Director Scott Clark explained.
   “We look at fire service, emergency services throughout the entire communities. We konw how important that is. When something happens we need to be able to communicate,” Clark explained.
   Shelby County will also borrow roughly $160,000 from the USDA Rural Development over the next five years.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Couple to Unite in Marriage
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Marlana Bonnell and Luke Smith

David and Janet McCoy, Leonard, and Lance and Missy Bonnell, Durham, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlana Bonnell, to, Luke Smith, son of David and Tanya Smith, Shelbina.
   The couple plans to be wed on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the Community Baptist Church in Emden. The reception will follow at the American Legion Hall in Shelbina.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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