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WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 ~ Volume 14 No. 11

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Scholar Bowl Team Places Third at CCC Tournament; J.V. Places Fourth
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South Shelby Scholar Bowl team members.

In the last conference matches of the season against Centralia the South Shelby Junior Varsity Scholar Bowl team played a very close match but lost 230-160. The Varsity team and Centralia were very evenly matched and the game was close the entire game. With two toss-up questions with bonus left in the game South Shelby lead by 20 points (each question is worth 10 points). South Shelby won both the toss-ups and two bonus questions and won 310-260. The varsity ended the season with seven wins and only one loss. The J.V. showed great improvement during the season and finished the season with three wins and five losses.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Winter Activities Reception Honors South Shelby Basketball Players and Cheerleaders
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South Shelby girls were honored at the 2017-18 Winter Activities Reception that was held at the high school on Thursday, March 8.

The annual South Shelby Winter Activities Reception was held in the commons area on Thursday, March 8. High School Cheerleaders and boys and girls basketball players were honored during the ceremony.
   Girls Basketball
   The South Shelby Lady Birds finished the year with a 20-8 overall record and a District Championship. Coach Luke O’Laughlin reviewed the season and gave out some awards. Those receiving awards included the team captains, Logan Wise and Caitlyn Poore. The Lady Bird Award went to Meredith O’Neal. Diane Mayes was recognized for highest field goal percentage at 51.7 percent. Lexie Higbee had the highest rebounding average with 5.6 per game. Logan Wise had the most assist per game with 3.3, and Meredith O’Neal had the most steals per game.
   Coach Taylor O’Laughlin also recognized the junior varsity team. They finished with a 6-7 record. The leading scorer was Carly Collins. Amber Durbin led in steals and Josie Hammond was the rebounding leader.
   Boys Basketball
   Varsity Coach Ethan Shackelford talked about his team’s season and he, along with Junior Varsity Coach Cody Wise, presented awards to several of his players. His team finished with an overall record of 8-17 on the season.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

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South Shelby boys were honored at the 2017-18 Winter Activities Reception at the high school commons area on Thursday, March 8.


Obituary - Geraldine Rhoda Carpenter
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Shelbina, July 11, 1930 - March 6, 2018.
   Geraldine Rhoda Carpenter, age 87, of Shelbina, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
   Funeral services were held on Friday, March 9, at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina. Burial was held in the Union Cemetery, south of Clarence.
   Memorials may be made to the Humane Society.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Mark Gilbert Ridgway
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Shelbina, October 20, 1956 - March 9, 2018.
   Mark Gilbert Ridgway, age 61, of Shelbina, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at his home in Shelbina.
   A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
   Memorials may be made to the Shelbina Volunteer Fire Department or the Salt River Ambulance. Family suggests memorials be mailed to the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home (PO Box 516, Shelbina, MO 63468).
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Brenda Lowe Carthel
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Brenda Lowe Carthel, of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Shelbina, passed away Saturday, March 10.
   A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 15, at Buffalo Springs Community Church at 11 a.m., with visitation Wednesday, March 14 from 6-8 p.m. at Moore Rose Funeral Home in Idalou, Texas. The burial will be in Lockney, Texas.
   A memorial service will be held at Greening Eagan Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, on March 24, at 10 a.m.
   A full obituary will appear in next week's paper.


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