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Here's a look at the "Garden of Hope" sign that was recently installed at the sunflower bed in Rabold Park in Shelby. The effort is through the Flower Girls group, which works to beautify parks throughout the Shelby community. In detailing activities by park system staff, Shelby Parks Superi…

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SHELBY — When it comes to motorists along with residents near schools' campus off Smiley Avenue, a plan is emerging to handle increased traffic when the new pre-kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school opens in 2022.

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Matt Parr is the Supervisor of Satellite Programs at PCTC.  He oversees 20 teachers in nine buildings of schools that contain satellite programs such as Vocational Agriculture and Consumer Science.  

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, and Major General John C. Harris were in Texas on Tuesday, Oct. 5 where they met with Ohio National Guard members who have been deployed for nearly a year in support of the United States Customs and Border Protection Mission.

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The Shelby YMCA hosted its annual Trunk or Treat event on Friday, October 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. During this activity, ‘Truck or Treaters’ were able to collect candy from car to car at the parking lot of the YMCA. Vehicles decorate their trunks and hand out candy.  Separately, Shelby’s Hallo…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the first time in state history, Ohio recorded more deaths than births last year, a development experts say was expedited by COVID-19.The Columbus Dispatch reported Monday that roughly 143,661 Ohioans died last year while 129,313 were born, according to data from th…

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COLUMBUS -- Ohio’s remarkable year of new business filings continued in September, as the Ohio Secretary of State’s Business Services Division reported 14,543 new business formations for the month of September, a news release reported.

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Shelby High School on Friday, Oct. 22 was honoring the fighters, survivors, and those who lost their fight against breast cancer, the school announced.  

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- The township is active in replacing roadway signs that have been stolen in recent days, trustees were told at their Oct. 19 meeting.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's debut of its new license plate failed to take off — because a banner depicted on the plate was attached to the wrong end of the Wright Brothers' historic first plane, the Wright Flyer.

A pleasant fall day unfolds in Shelby as show this past week near Skiles Field. Sunshine and comfortable temperatures made for ideal conditions in the community and for outdoor activities in the Shelby area.

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The Shelby YMCA hosted its annual Trunk or Treat event on Friday, October 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. During this activity, ‘Truck or Treaters’ were able to collect candy from car to car at the parking lot of the YMCA. Vehicles decorate their trunks and hand out candy.

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Name: Kevin J. AltPosition running for: Jackson Township trusteeIncumbent: noAge: 64Occupation: owner/operator of Alt Heating and Cooling Education: Graduate of Shelby High School 1975 and Cleveland Institute of Technology Family: wife Heidi; 2 sons AJ (Jess) Alt, Aaron (Kate) Alt and two gr…

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SHELBY-On Friday, an armed robbery was reported at First Federal Bank of Ohio in Shelby which led to the lockdown of Dowds Elementary School.

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SHELBY -- A Shelby parks renewal levy is on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.Shelby's Board of Park Commissioners had voted 4-0 on April 12 to recommend that a five-year 0.5-mill renewal levy be placed on the Nov. 2 general election ballot.The decision was made after a presentation that ev…

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SHELBY -- Shelby's Board of Education faced a busy agenda at its October monthly meeting when it addressed a wide range of topics that included receiving an encouraging update on coronavirus. At the Oct. 18 meeting, Shelby Schools Superintendent Tim Tarvin reported declining COVID case numbe…

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Shelby motorists headed along High School Avenue on Wednesday evening passed the Little Whippet Pumpkin Walk. The event was held outside the old Central school, which is home to the Little Whippets Preschool. The event was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 20 and included many fun activities includ…

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Shelby's newest firefighter/paramedic was sworn in on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at the city's fire station off High School Avenue.

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SHELBY -- In a sign that fall is here, the city of Shelby’s government is announcing a start date for its 2021 leaf collection program.

Crews on Oct. 20 were busy carrying out roadway striping work along High School Avenue near Main Street in the downtown Shelby area. High School Avenue recently was repaved as part of the city of Shelby's 2021 street improvement program. Multiple roadways were included in his year's effort.

Cathy Dodge, president of the Shelby Whippet Athletic Boosters, is shown in the Whippet Trailer and watching a varsity football game earlier this month at Skiles Field. On Friday, Oct. 15, the Whippets were on the road at River Valley. Shelby plays at home again Oct. 22 against Clear Fork. C…

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Benjamin Chambers was sworn in as the newest officer with the Shelby Police Department on Tuesday afternoon. Shelby Police Chief Lance Combs said the department was glad to have him.

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SHELBY- Updates were provided with various city reports during Monday night’s regular city council meeting.

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Shelby students and staff took a break from classes for lunch at Shelby High School as shown in a recent photo. The hot meal featured items that included Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, a roll and spice cake. Pizza also was an option. The district's food service staff prepares th…

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While some areas are now seeing near peak conditions of fall color, patchy conditions continue throughout the Buckeye State due to cloudy, rainy weather and warmer temperatures, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

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Saturday marked a memorable day for the Shelby Whippet Band. It performed in Ohio Stadium — home of the Ohio State Buckeyes — in the Buckeye Invitational, a high school band competition sponsored by the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA), according to an event announcement. “It is hoste…

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Shelby High School students showed their spirit in getting ready for the team's Friday, Oct. 15 football game on the road against the River Valley Vikings. The banners, created by Shelby's cheerleaders, were in the front lobby of Shelby High School. Shelby defeated River Valley 47-20. Check …

Name: Kimberly NadolskyPosition Running for: Shelby Board of EducationIncumbent: This is my first time running for this public office.Age: 62Occupation: I am a retired educator of 34 years. All but one of these years were spent teaching in the Shelby School District. During these enjoyable y…