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Unofficial election returns results in changes in leadership roles

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 9:42 pm

In unofficial election returns Tuesday, there will be two new faces on the county ambulance district board and some new faces in mayoral seats in Lincoln County. In the Lincoln County Ambulance District Sub-District 2, Jamie Keim-Thurman won the seat with 265 votes. Mike Pirtle had 256 votes and incumbent Angie Collins  had 242 votes. In SubDistrict 5, challenger Sam Sullivan won with 209 votes  with incumbent Diane Mueller receiving

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Silex man dies in head-on accident

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 7:57 am

A Silex man was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident April 22 in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Time of the accident was 4:10 p.m. and it occurred on Route E, just west of Hwy. 61. According to the report, a 2001 Mazda 626 driven by Richard Gannon, 44, of Silex  was eastbound on Route E  and a 2003 Chevy Blazer driven by

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  • Moscow Mills welcomes new mayor, two aldermen

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:59 am

    A familar face and two political newcomers have taken their respective places in the governing of Moscow Mills city administration. Mike Clynch returns as mayor of the city, joined by Aldermen Michael F. Flynn (Ward I) and Patrick Flannigan (Ward 11). They were sworn in Apri 16 by City Clerk Linda Haynes.  The board then re-organized. Aldermen Matt Meyer was elected as president of the board; Flynn as payroll monitor;

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  • Project Prom collected 253 dresses for students who can’t afford prom dresses

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Project Prom

    As part of the Lincoln County R-III school district’s Bright Future’s program, the district held its first Project Prom event at the Calvary Church West on Wednesday, April 15. This was the brain child of Heather Crider, special education teacher at Boone and Lincoln Elementary Schools. She was assisted by Troy Buchanan High School guidance counselor Nicole Smith and Community Relations Director April Bryant. “This is the first year for

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Lady Warriors’ losing streak snapped with shutout

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 8:43 am

On April 10, Winfield hosted Lutheran St. Charles. Unfortunately, Winfield’s frustrations continued, as they lost the game by a final score of 5-0 allowing two goals in the first half, and three more in the second half. The only statistic of note for Winfield came from sophomore Olivia Jordan, who played 75 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, making 18 saves in the effort. Senior Taylor Burkemper played the other  five minutes

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  • Lincoln County area baseball recap

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    Troy Buchanan’s Brayden Tuepker approaches home plate in Troy’s loss to Francis Howell North.

    Both Troy Buchanan and Winfield have had recent games in high school baseball. In a game with Wentzville Holt, the Trojans held two leads before Holt rallied in the late innings for a 7-4 win. Troy’s Branden Bennett and Tyler Feith drove in two runs apiece with Bennett hitting a double and triple. Dylan Hunt was one of four pitchers used by the Trojans and was charged with the loss.

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  • MDC reports new cases of CWD in deer

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that 11 new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) have recently been found in deer harvested in Macon, Adair, and now Cole counties. A buck harvested near the village of Centertown in Cole County is the first case of the disease to be found outside of the Department’s six-county CWD Containment Zone of Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan counties. All previous

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PALS Pet of the Week: Hulk

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:19 am

Tennis anyone? I’m Hulk, a handsome Puggle boy who just LOVES to play with tennis balls!! I’m about 6 ½ years old, my birthday is 7/10/08 and I tip the scales at about 40 pounds. I’m very smart, both house and crate trained. I absolutely love attention, belly rubs and ear scratches…but who doesn’t love all those things, right?? My adoption fee of $150 is quite comprehensive – I am

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  • Baby girl Beauchamp

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Baby Beauchamp

    Jacob and Lauren Beauchamp of Troy, Missouri would like to announce the birth of their daughter. Rebekah Diane Beauchamp was born on March 12, 2015 at St. Joseph West weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Doting grandparents are Terry and Becki Essen and Bill and Alana Beauchamp. Baby Bekah is absolutely spoiled by all her aunts, uncles, and other family members. Jacob and Lauren could not be more proud!

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  • Hawley and Hunter to wed

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:13 am

    The family of the late Howard Leslie Rose wishes to announce the engagement and marriage of his daughter, Bessie Mae LeEllen Hunter to John Buck Hawley, Jr., son of John Hawley, Sr. and Shirley Hawley of St. Charles. The wedding will be on May 9 and will be held at Cuivre River State Park at noon in Troy.

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Troy Movie House showtimes for 4/24 through 4/30.

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 4:03 pm

4/24/2015 FURIOUS 7        PG13 4:00P        7:00P        10:00P HOME        PG 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P PAUL BLART MALL COP 2        PG 5:15P        7:30P        9:45P THE LONGEST RIDE        PG13 4:15P        7:15P        10:15P 4/25/2015 FURIOUS 7        PG13 1:00P        4:00P        7:00P        10:00P HOME        PG 3:15P        5:30P        7:45P        10:00P PAUL BLART MALL COP 2        PG 3:00P  

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  • Early Benton drawing to be displayed on April 19

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    The public will be able to see a rarely displayed work of art at the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio in Kansas City on Sunday, April 19. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will be in conjunction with the site’s informational meeting, which will begin at 2 p.m. The 1907 drawing was created while Benton was a student at the Art Institute of Chicago under the instruction of

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  • Troy Movie House Showtimes for 4/10 through 4/16

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    4/10/2015 FURIOUS 7 PG13 4:15P 7:15P 10:15P HOME PG 5:30P 7:45P 10:00P INSURGENT PG13 5:00P 7:30P 10:00P THE LONGEST RIDE PG13 4:00P 7:00P 10:00P 4/11/2015 FURIOUS 7 PG13 1:15P 4:15P 7:15P 10:15P HOME PG 3:15P 5:30P 7:45P 10:00P INSURGENT PG13 2:30P 5:00P 7:30P 10:00P THE LONGEST RIDE PG13 1:00P 4:00P 7:00P 10:00P 4/12/2015 FURIOUS 7 PG13 1:15P 4:15P 7:15P HOME PG 3:15P 5:30P 7:45P INSURGENT PG13 2:30P 5:00P 7:30P THE

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