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Skateboarders practice their skills in the downtown Shelby area prior to a summer storm that arrived in the community earlier this month.  

The 128th Annual Sacred Heart Festival took place on Sunday with a wide variety of activities for all to participate in. The main attraction of the festival continues to be the home cooked chicken dinners. All proceeds from the festival go toward the Sacred Heart School. SEE MORE at: https:/…

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MANSFIELD, OH — Richland Public Health will join other health care service agencies in a COVID-19 Vaccine Health Event at New Beginning Full Gospel Baptist Church on July 30. The Health Event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot outside the Church located at 91 Marion Avenue in…

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SHELBY -- A financial update is being provided on the city of Shelby’s efforts with the West Main Street Sanitary Sewer Project. Year-to-date total financial contributions to date are $147,600 for total expenses paid, according to updated information provided by John Ensman, municipal utilit…

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The break from the wet weather allowed mural artist Wendy Morrow to continue to make progress on the Shelby historic-themed mural outside the Marvin Memorial Library as shown July 20.Scaffolding was being used that day as efforts continued on the mural and its Shelby-themed historic features.

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The 128th Annual Sacred Heart Festival took place on Sunday with a wide variety of activities for all to participate in. The main attraction of the festival continues to be the home cooked chicken dinners. All proceeds from the festival go toward the Sacred Heart School.

Here’s a look at the Black Fork Commons amphitheater on a recent summer night. The amphitheater is the home for many special events, including the Music in the Parks concert series, which is shown here. The concert series is free and through the American Federation of Musicians, Mansfield Lo…

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.

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A look at a cyclist heading down Taylortown Road earlier this month on a pleasant evening in Jackson Township. In this photo, the cyclist is heading past Taylortown Community Church.

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Darren Stout was sworn in July 18 as the newest full-time firefighter to join the Shelby City Fire Department. Family members and fellow Firefighters were on hand to witness the special occasion.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doesn't plan to mandate masks in schools this fall, but health officials strongly recommend students and staff wear face coverings if they aren't vaccinated against COVID-19, the state Department of Health's chief medical officer said Monday.That and other recommen…

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SHELBY -- An effort to replace lead water-service lines in the downtown Shelby area is gaining momentum with an additional goal of expanding the effort to replace lead lines through a multi-year project around the community.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced the state’s intent to designate portions of Paint Creek and its tributaries as Ohio’s 16th state scenic river, the state reported in a news release.

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A look at some additional photos from the 55th Annual Shiloh Fireman’s Ox Roast, which was featured in the community on Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24. A large crowd was present Friday, and a smaller crowd was in Shiloh on Saturday. The infamous beef (9,500 pounds) was gone by 1:22 p.…

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The departure of storms and arrival of sunshine provided the opportunity for Shelley Bylica of Shelby to work in her garden at the Shelby Community Gardens on July 18. She is growing a variety of items including tomatoes, parsley, cucumbers, ground cherries, zucchini and basil. Bylica's gard…

OLYMPICS: The Shelby Daily Globe is excited to present the answers to the 2021 Olympics Crossword Puzzle on Monday, July 26. This puzzle is getting readers primed for the Games, while taking them on a journey of Olympic trivia, history and quirks.  More than 125 clues in this puzzle have an …

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Here's look at the Shelby Whippet Band practicing during a band camp session on Tuesday, July 20. About 100 band members were taking part in the practice at the Shelby High School track facility. Providing instruction was Shelby's director of bands, Cassandra McCall, who among others, was jo…

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- As they concluded the month's meeting schedule on July 20, Jackson Township trustees addressed a diverse agenda covering a range of topics.

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A large crane was helping remove a tree near the front of the Seltzer Park entrance area at Parkwood Drive and Mansfield Avenue on Tuesday, July 20. Parkwood was closed at Mansfield Avenue during the work. Shelby Parks Superintendent Jerry Marshall said the ash tree was being removed because…

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SHELBY -- While the city of Shelby plans projects such as replacing lead water-service lines and continues forward on the West Main Street Sanitary Sewer Project, smaller ones are taking shape.

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SHILOH -- Carrying on with a long standing tradition, the 55th Annual Shiloh Fireman’s Ox Roast is kicking off.

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OLYMPICS: The Shelby Daily Globe is excited to present the 2021 Olympics Crossword Puzzle on Saturday, July 24. This puzzle will get readers primed for the Games, while taking them on a journey of Olympic trivia, history and quirks.  More than 125 clues in this puzzle have an Olympic flavor.…

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SHARON TWP- Sharon Township Trustees met in regular session on Monday, June 21 to discuss a number of issues including hearing the road superintendent’s report and accepting a bid for a road project.

The importance of protecting Lake Erie and the lake’s fishery was highlighted during the 41st Governor’s Fish Ohio Day.

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Here’s look at the Shelby Whippet Band practicing during a band camp session on Tuesday, July 20. About 100 band members were taking part in the practice on the field at the Shelby High School track facility. Providing instruction was Shelby’s director of bands, Cassandra McCall, who among o…

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The recent Bicycle Days festival included the Shelby Cycle Co Historical Lecture by Shelby historian Christina Yetzer Drain, who explored the history of the Shelby Bicycle Co. and its impact on the community. She is shown speaking in the Black Fork Commons amphitheater on July 9.

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Sam Coleman and Tim Coleman of Coleman Asphalt were busy outside Shelby High School, carrying out crack-sealing work in the parking lot as shown earlier this month.

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Work is progressing on Jackson Township’s road maintenance program for the summer.Greg Vogt, chairman of the Jackson Township trustees, provided an overview at the July 6 meeting.“They finished cracked-sealing on Monday, June 28,” Vogt said. “That is completed in our towns…

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A large crane was helping remove a tree near the front of the Seltzer Park entrance area at Parkwood Drive and Mansfield Avenue on Tuesday, July 20. Parkwood was closed at Mansfield Avenue during the work. Shelby Parks Superintendent Jerry Marshall said the ash tree was being removed because…

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The Shelby City Health Department/City of Shelby will be spraying for mosquitoes in the following locations after 6 p.m. weather permitting (rain will push this schedule back a day).

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NEW CONCORD, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn has been honored over this past weekend with a three-day festival in Ohio marking what would have been the history-making astronaut and U.S. senator’s 100th birthday.

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Challenged a bit by the rainy summer, painting work is continuing on the Shelby historic-themed mural outside the Marvin Memorial Library as shown July 13.

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Supporters of the Shelby Whippets were on hand during the recent Bicycle Days festival, promoting the hometown team through the sale of Whippets' merchandise at Black Fork Commons. Cathy Dodge serves as president of the Shelby Whippet Athletic Boosters.