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Shelbina firefighters responded to a grain truck on fire just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19. The fire was located 3 1/2 miles South of Shelbina on Highway 15. The 1966 Chevy grain truck was a total loss. One firefighter received a knee injury and was transported by Salt River Ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment. Assisting at the scene was the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, Salt River ambulance and Shelby County 911.   9161 1743 10/25/2017 hdl

 
Shelbina City Council Discusses Street Tax that will Appear on the November Ballot
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The Shelbina City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday evening at the Shelbina City Hall. Several items were discussed.
   Street Tax Discussion
   The council along with Mayor Al Dimmitt, City Clerk Tim Lacy and City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer discussed the upcoming ballot issue pertaining to the proposed street tax that will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.
   Along with local coverage on the issue, Lacy plans to talk with KRES radio, and is inviting local television stations to come and interview him about the issue. They are wanting to reach as many voters as they can.
   The proposed tax would bring in funding to be designated for street and sidewalk repair throughout the City of Shelbina.
   New SCED
   Director Hired
   It was reported that the Shelby County Economic Development Board hired a new director. Wendeline Brumbaugh has been hired and will work out of a building she owns in Bethel. She will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
   If there is a business or person that she needs to meet with for a particular town within the county, she will meet them at a location in that town.
   He also noted that the loan papers for the 911 equipment updating project were signed with USDA. The replacement project for 911 should begin within the next couple of weeks.
   Halloween Events at
   the Shelbina Lake
   Lacy went over all that will be taking place at the Shelbina Lake this Saturday. The Pumpkin Run will take place in the morning. Kids will be able to go to the campsites, which will be decorated for Halloween, and go trick-or-treating. Lacy said that Johnny Presson reported on Tuesday afternoon that there are already 16 campers in place at the lake for this weekend’s events. Lacy said hopefully a few more might even come in before Saturday.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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ATV Accident Leaves Shelbina Teen with Moderate Injuries
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A Shelbina teen was injured in an ATV accident at around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, on private property just off Highway MM, southwest of Shelbina.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Walker Visits Shelbina to Talk About His Decision to Run for State Senate
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State Representative Nate Walker

State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville, who is running for the 18th District State Senate seat, was in Shelbina on Thursday and talked about many things, including his roots in Shelby and Macon Counties. He has many friends and family in the Shelby and Macon county area.
   Walker recalled helping support his uncle, Judge Ronald Belt, as he got elected. He said his uncle mentored him through much of his life. “I had the opportunity when I was a little boy of hanging out with him for a week when he was in the legislature. That may have been where I got the bug for politics,” he said.
   Walker said he feels running for senate is a natural next step for him at this point. He is currently representing part of the area.
   “I always say if a community has a good public school, a good newspaper, a couple banks and grocery store, that’s good. Other businesses will probably come along,” he explained.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.
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Fire Department to Hold Annual Halloween Party
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The Shelbina Fire Protection District will hold its annual Halloween Party at the Fire Station on West Chestnut on Halloween night.
   Beginning at 4:30 p.m. they will be serving hot dogs and chips to those who attend. Everyone is welcome to attend the event, according to Fire Chief Gene Harland.
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