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More families to adopt, make holidays meaningful

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:12 am

A big ‘thank you’ to everyone in the community who has contacted the committee to adopt families in need this Christmas! Currently, 100 families in the program have been adopted. That leaves 36 families that are still available, and that means you are needed! With about five weeks remaining before Christmas, the committee is looking for adopters for the remaining families. Families range from a single person to larger families

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Weight restrictions placed on two bridges on Hwy. 79 in Pike County

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Two bridges on Missouri Route 79 in Pike County at Clarksville and Annada have been load posted with a restriction of a 10-ton weight limit. Beginning immediately, signs are posted “Weight Limit 10 Ton” at the bridge over Big Calumet Creek located just south of Route N near the north city limits of Clarksville, and the bridge over Guinns Creek south of Route H, the first bridge just south of

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  • Community Thanksgiving service Sunday in Troy

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    The Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance has announced that it is once again the time for local churches in the Troy area to come together for the annual Thanksgiving Service. The annual Community Worship Service will be this Sunday, November 23, and our host church is First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ at 1302 Boone Street. All congregations are invited and welcome to attend the service. The seasonal service is under

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  • Stolen class ring key in arrest of two individuals

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:17 am

    A stolen high school class ring was cited as the key which led to the arrest of two individuals in a theft of jewelry originating in Lincoln County. Among the haul stolen from the home in the 1000 block of Highway EE on Oct. 24 was a 1976 Wentzville High class ring valued at $269, police said. A detective with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department investigating the crime came across

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Sports

Troy Elks Hoop Shoot

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:46 am

Troy Elks Lodge #2805 will be hosting its annual Hoop Shoot Contest on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Troy Middle School Gymnasium. The Hoop Shoot provides a great competitive experience for all contestants. Boys and girls ages 8-13 are eligible. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the competition starting at 10 a.m. The Hoop Shoot is a free-throw shooting contest with contestants shooting a total of 25 free throws behind

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  • Advances to Super Bowl

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Jr. Football

    The Fourth Grade team in the Junior Trojan football program advanced to the Super Bowl set for Nov. 16 in Warrenton. This will be their second straight trip to the ‘big’ game. They lost 6-0 last year. “As the head coach of the team I couldn’t be more proud of these kids!,” said Charlie Holloway. “All I can say is football is NOT dying in this town. We have had

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  • Trojans to help with Toys for Tots project

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Troy Trojans will be participating in two special events in November, helping to get their season underway. Troy Buchanan will host a preseason basketball scrimmage on Nov. 21. In addition to the Trojans, other teams participating will be Orchard Farm and Palmyra. Each team will play two games beginning at 5:30 p.m. Troy will play Orchard Farm at 5:30 in Round I and Palmyra at 6:30 p.m in Round Three.

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Lifestyles

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Barber turned four

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:53 am

Donald Barber turned four years old on Nov. 7, 2014. Donald is the son of Tim and Diana Barber, of Troy and the younger brother to Gabriel Barber, 10. Proud grandparents are Teresa Keetman, the late Donald Heitman, Robert Barber and Joyce Barber, and Benny and Nina Clithero Donald had a Ninja Turtle and Jake and the Neverland Pirate themed party at his home with friends and family.

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  • Baby boy Glimka

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Glimka birth announcement

    Dionisio and Joy Glimka, of Troy are happy to announce the birth of their new bundle of joy, Landon Jerry. Landon was born on September 28, 2014 at 5:22 p.m. weighing six pounds and was 18 ½ inches long. Landon is the little brother of Gavin, 10 and Madeline, 5. He is the grandson of Jean Watson and the late Jerry Watson, of Moscow Mills and Hans and Ethel Glimka,

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  • Morse LCCOA Volunteer of the Year

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Linda Morse is the Volunteer of the Year at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA).

    This year the celebration of the LCCOA volunteers was held on Saturday, October 18. It was extremely rewarding to host a party that expresses how essential volunteers are to their mission. All of facilities and staff could not do it without their help. Not to mention the thousands upon thousands of Lincoln County residents served and showed kindness. Volunteers help to create a peaceful world and a safer planet. To

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Entertainment

All Shook Up

“All Shook Up” at Bonfils

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:09 am

The Troy Buchanan High School Drama Department’s production of “All Shook Up,” a musical by Joe DiPietro, will open on Thursday, 11/20 and run through Saturday 11/22. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The book is based on William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” featuring the music of Elvis Presley. There are 60 students in the cast and crew. Auditions were held in September. The performance will be at Bonfils Auditorium. The

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  • Troy Elks Hoop Shoot

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Troy Elks Lodge #2805 will be hosting its annual Hoop Shoot Contest on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Troy Middle School Gymnasium. The Hoop Shoot provides a great competitive experience for all contestants. Boys and girls ages 8-13 are eligible. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the competition starting at 10 a.m. The Hoop Shoot is a free-throw shooting contest with contestants shooting a total of 25 free throws behind

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  • Scouts presented the Beacon Award

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Boy Scout Pack 395

    Boy Scout Pack 395 Den 2, received some exciting news at their Oct. 28 meeting. The group of boys had worked hard from May – Sept. doing community service work painting Troy city park picnic tables. The boys painted 17 tables to help beautify the city parks. Den 2 was recognized for their efforts and were awarded the Beacon Award. The Beacon Award recognizes the good deeds that scouts do

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