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WEDNESDAY, February 25, 2015 ~ Volume 11 No. 8

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Lady Birds Defeat Louisiana, Fall to Highland in CCC Play
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Caitlyn Poore drives the lane against Highland on Tuesday, February 17, at South Shelby High School.

The South Shelby Lady Birds went on the road and defeated Louisiana on Friday night in their final conference game of the season. They fell at home to Highland earlier in the week on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
   South Shelby 44
   Louisiana 38
   It didn’t look good for the South Shelby Lady Birds early as they fell behind 6-0 to Louisiana in the first two and a half minutes of the game. Louisiana extended the lead to 10-4 and then banked a 3-pointer in with four seconds to play in the opening quarter to go up 13-4 after one.
   The Lady Birds got things going in the second quarter as they scored the first 10 points as Alecia Brown scored four points and Lily Wegman, Jessica Baker and Caitlyn Poore all added baskets. After trailing by 11 points, the Lady Birds found themselves up a point, 14-13, with 4:55 to play in the first half.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Cardinals Fall to Louisiana and Highland in CCC Games
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Justin Adams shoots a three pointer against Highland on Tuesday, February 17, at South Shelby High School.

The South Shelby Cardinals dropped their final two conference games this past week, falling to Highland at home on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and then at Louisiana on Friday, Feb. 20.
   Louisiana 64
   South Shelby 42
   The Cardinals knocked down shots early and hung with a very good Louisiana team, jumping out to a 12-8 lead on a 3-pointer by Chase Morrow.
   Louisiana answered with the final six points of the quarter and the Cardinals trailed 14-12 at the end of one quarter.
   With the Cardinals trailing 19-17 at the 5:19 mark of the second quarter, Louisiana went on a 15-3 run to extend the lead to 34-20 lead with 1:02 to play in the half. Dawson Wood scored with 40 seconds to play in the half and the Cardinals trailed 36-22 at the break.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

South Shelby Scholar Bowl Season Defeats Louisiana, Loses to Macon
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South Shelby Scholar Team

South Shelby Varsity Scholar Bowl Team won their match with Louisiana 310 to 180. Last weeks match with Macon was very close with South Shelby going ahead at one point. Macon edged ahead in the fourth quarter and South Shelby lost by four questions, 320 to 280.
   South Shelby Junior Varsity beat Louisiana 150 to 100 and Macon 190 to 100. So far this season the JV has won all its matches except the first match which they had to forfeit.
   They have a bye this week and the match with Highland is being rescheduled. The next match is at Monroe City starting with JV at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity match.
   The South Shelby High School Scholar Bowl Varsity Team, front row, left to right, are Gentry Buzzard, Connor Stevenson (captain), Matt Alber, and Jared Wilt. The JV team, in back, left to right, is Johnny O'Laughlin (captain), Mercy Parker and Tyler Beauregard.

Character Counts
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The Shelbina Weekly hosted its Character Counts program on Friday, February 20. Above, seniors Jessica Baker and Josh Ridgely talk to fifth grade students at Shelbina Elementary. Below, they sign cards to give to students at Clarence Elementary. Baker and Ridgely shared with the students about the transition from elementary to middle school.   7247

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Birth - Paisley Grace Carson
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Paisley Grace Carson

Paisley Grace Carson was born January 31, 2015 at 4:55 p.m. at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.
   She weighed seven pounds, nine ounces, and was 22 inches long.
   For the full story, see this week’s issue of the Shelbina Weekly.

Obituary - Althea B. Sharp-Thomas
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Edwardsville, Illinois, September 28, 1950 - February 15, 2015
   Althea B. Sharp-Thomas, 64 of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Monroe City, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
   Funeral services were held on Monday, February 23, at the Garner Funeral Home in Monroe City, with Rev. Ed Talton officiating. The burial was held at the St. Jude Cemetery in Monroe City.
   For complete obituary, see this week’s edition of the Shelbina Weekly.


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