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SHELBY — Shelby City Council’s Safety Committee on May 5 was updated on the coronavirus pandemic, including vaccination efforts involving students.The information was detailed by Beth Conrad, the city of Shelby’s director of environmental health, in response to an inquiry from Shelby City Co…

Shelby High School tennis players teamed up to create an indoor tennis court in the school's auxiliary gym as shown May 3. Wet conditions from rain earlier in the day had forced the players and Coach Noah Brown indoors. After getting the tennis net in place, team members practiced skills, in…

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The setting at Shelby's Seltzer Park was much calmer on Monday, a day after heavy rains had caused flooding and rising water. All flood and weather warnings had been lifted by later Monday morning for the Shelby region. Water also retreated from Skiles Field but water remained on the southwe…

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- A project is being added to Jackson Township's list of roadway improvement efforts for the upcoming season. Trustees voted 3-0 at their May 4 meeting to hire Black Cat Sealing of Fredericktown, Ohio, for work along up to an estimated 3/4-mile stretch of Roush Road from Bo…

Cool weather conditions were present as mowing work was conducted at Black Fork Commons as shown on May 5 in the Shelby community. As the weather improves, Shelby parks will get busier as the peak season gets closer.

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A frost advisory is in place from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday, May 10 for a widespread region that includes Shelby.

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A look at Seltzer Park on Mother's Day, May 9 as heavy rains moved through the Shelby region, prompting a flood warning.

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Efforts to possibly add on to Jackson Township’s government building are on hold, a decision made after a spirited discussion among township officials.

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A wall is rising at the new pre-kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school that is under construction behind the current Shelby Middle School. 

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SHELBY — The recent late April blast of winter-like weather came as Shelby and Jackson Township already were preparing for the winter of 2021-22.

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Jacob Krietemeyer of Shelby combined skateboarding with basketball at Shelby's McBride Park off Broadway as shown May 2. He was at the park with family members Michael Krietemeyer and Jaclyn Krietemeyer. The warm temperatures and breezes provided pleasant weather conditions at the park.

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SHELBY — As efforts for the downtown beautification and revitalization project continue to gain momentum, the leader of Shelby’s Community Improvement Corporation is providing an update on details and a timeline to get started.

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SHELBY — From the downtown Shelby revitalization project to a potential annexation, City Council’s Public Works and General Operations Committee received updates on multiple topics during its monthly meeting April 27.

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SHELBY — As efforts for the downtown beautification project continue, Shelby’s Community Improvement Corporation has made an acquisition, its president announced.It has purchased a building at the corner of Gamble Street and Main Street, Jake Penwell, president of the CIC, told Shelby’s Boar…

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SHELBY — With the coronavirus crisis already extending for more than a year, Shelby schools provided an update on  efforts to assist students who need extra academic help during the pandemic era.

People throughout the community are continuing their spring preparation efforts. Cody Britt of Shelby and Joshua Chasse of Greenwich are shown carrying out mulching work in Shelby on April 22. 

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Jackson Township officials on April 6 announced the completion of landscaping at the base of the recently installed township flag pole site near Plymouth-Springmill and Taylortown roads. Arnold’s Landscaping of the Mansfield area was the contractor on the landscaping project. At the March 16…

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SHELBY -- R.S. Hanline & Company Inc., one of the largest fresh produce distributors in the eastern United States, is showing support for the Shelby community and its economy by increasing their minimum wage to $15 per hour effective immediately, the company announced in a news release.

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The Shelby Police Department phone lines are currently down, the department reported in a text message a little after noon Tuesday.

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SHELBY — Shelby High School is preparing for a major event — the school’s prom, which on Saturday, May 1 will mark a milestone occasion for all involved.

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The city of Shelby on Friday evening reported its 36th coronavirus death of the pandemic and the first in more than a month. 

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OhioHealth Shelby Hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary on April 20, 2021. Here is a timeline of medical care in Shelby through the years.

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SHELBY — Founded in the aftermath of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic when the city's need for a hospital became evident, OhioHealth Shelby Hospital is marking the 100th anniversary of its opening with an appreciation of its past and an eye toward its future in the community. “Any time you have …

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- This year's roadway improvement efforts are taking shape in Jackson Township Trustees voted at their April 20 meeting to spend $9,211.75 for work in three separate areas as part of one project: * Taylortown Road from Bowman Street Road to State Route 39, a span of 2.9 mil…

Sue Eyster of the Flower Girls group of Shelby prepares a site at Black Fork Commons in downtown Shelby as shown in an April 25 photo. She was carrying out weeding work at the site.

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A look at farm field work near Shelby on April 28 as efforts continue for the 2021 agriculture season. The site is near Cairns Road and Springmill North Road.

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Youths in grades 1-8 compete in the Whippet Soccer League held next to Skiles Field on Apr. 22, 2021.

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A look at a tree that fell across the Richland B&O Bike Trail as shown April 21 in Richland County after the spring snow had moved through the region. The storm marked a return to winter-like conditions in the region 

Workers carry out at roof work at the building that houses Legends Sports Grill and Pub in downtown Shelby. The work was underway on April 22 as shown from Gamble Street.

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A look at the sports bleacher project at the Shelby High School track facility as shown April 14. The high-quality sports bleachers were donated to the Shelby Whippets athletic project by businessman Grant Milliron. They are from the former Mansfield Motor Speedway. Installation in Shelby, w…

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Shelby area youths gathered on April 20 to practice their softball skills at Seltzer Park South in the community. Under the direction of adults, the young players worked on a variety of skills, including throwing. The practice occurred hours before the storm brought spring snow to Shelby. Th…

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SHELBY -- As work continues on a new pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school envisioned to open in 2022, the Shelby Board of Education on April 19 voted to approve the sale of the Auburn and Dowds Elementary School properties.