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Collins dead in shooting, shooter identified

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:32 am

Investigations into two shooting deaths continue by two separate police departments. A fatal shooting in far southeastern Pike County is under investigation by the office of Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte. So far, the shooting death of Clinton D. Collins, 38, of rural Annada on Saturday, May 23, appears to be a case of home-owner self defense, Korte said. At 7:42 p.m. that evening, the sheriffs office received a report

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Randal Matthews charged with additional crimes

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 2:39 pm

  On May 14, 2015, Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office successfully sought charges, after a lengthy investigation of 41-year old, Randal Eugene Matthews, for Felony Child Enticement of a child less than 15-years old. During the investigation, it was believe there may be another victim based on forensic interviews. Continued investigation revealed Matthews molested a female child under the age of six-years old in the spring of 2015.

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  • Collins dead in shooting, shooter identified

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Investigations into two shooting deaths continue by two separate police departments. A fatal shooting in far southeastern Pike County is under investigation by the office of Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte. So far, the shooting death of Clinton D. Collins, 38, of rural Annada on Saturday, May 23, appears to be a case of home-owner self defense, Korte said. At 7:42 p.m. that evening, the sheriffs office received a report

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  • Wood named general manager of Lincoln County Journal, Newstime

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Amanda Wood

    Amanda Wood has been named the general manager of The Lincoln County Journal and Newstime in Lake Saint Louis. Wood has been employed by Lakeway Publishers, the parent company of the publications, since February, 2014, serving as the digital  coordinator for all the company’s Missouri newspapers. Prior to that, she  worked 14 years in sales for True Fitness as an international/residential representative. “We are extremely pleased to have Amanda take

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Sports

John Overstreet and his record catch.

Fayette fisherman takes record bigmouth buffalo

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:43 am

John Overstreet of Fayette became the most recent record-breaking fisherman in Missouri when he shot a giant bigmouth buffalo on Pomme de Terre Lake using a bow and arrow. The new “alternative method” record bigmouth buffalo taken by Overstreet on April 17 weighed 54 pounds. He shot the fish in the late afternoon in Button Cove. “Believe it or not, I stuck the fish in the last 10 minutes before

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  • Silex track girls place second in district, send two athletes to state

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Ely Boothe (left) and Racnel Lipsey will compete in the state meet.

    The Silex Owls Track team traveled to Montgomery City for the EMO Conference Meet. Those placing are as follows: Rachel Lipsey: 1st, 300 m. hurdles 49 sec., 2nd, 100 m dash  13.44 sec. 7th, long jump 15’1”; Kate Nolan: 2nd, shot put 31’11.25”; Macy Lindsey: 2nd, discus 96;4”; Elly Boothe: 3rd, 200m dash 28.72; 3rd, 100 m hurdles 17.02; 3rd, high jump 4’10”; 4 x 100 relay team (Olivia Boenker,

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  • Winfield soccer season ends, other area teams fall in district

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:33 am

    Winfield’s Annie Rhoades (left) runs upfield on this offensive effort for the Lady Warriors in their district loss to O’Fallon Christian.

    Winfield played against O’Fallon Christian in the first round of district play on May 19 at Winfield. Unfortunately for Winfield, the game started on a bad note, and only got worse from there. Christian scored in the first minute, and added another before Winfield scored their only goal of the game. Play evened out for a short while, then Christian started scoring, and would continue to do so for the

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Baby girl Weiss

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:25 am

Jenna Weiss is excited to announce the birth of her little sister, Leah. Leah was born March 9 at Progress West Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Jenna and Leah are the daughters of Zachery and Stacey Weiss. Proud grandparents are Richard and Janet Richter, Mike and Leslie Weiss and Pat and Shannon Tiller. Proud great-grandparents are Dale and Jenny Jordan and Bill

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  • Montalbano to wed Smith

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:22 am

    Justin Smith and Laura Montalbano

    Salvatore and Laura Montalbano of Silex are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Laura Ann Montalbano to Justin Tyler Smith, son of Jerry and Letta Smith of Truxton. Laura is a graduate of Silex High School and attended the University of Central Missouri – Warrensburg, working towards an associate’s degree. Justin graduated from Troy Buchanan High School and attended St. Louis Community College, working towards an associate’s degree.

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  • Justus to wed Stanek

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:15 am

    James Stanek and Heather Justus

    David Justus of Troy and Scott and GayLynn Horst of Troy are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Dawn Justus to James Edward Stanek, son of Michael and Susan Stanek of Silex. Heather is a graduate of Troy Buchanan High School and is employed at Geeding Construction. James is a graduate of Silex High School and is employed at Stanek Farms. A June wedding is planned at

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Entertainment

Troy Movie House showtimes for 5/29-6/4

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 8:19 am

5/29/2015 PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 5:00P        7:30P        10:00P POLTERGEIST        PG13 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P SAN ANDREAS        PG13 4:45P        7:15P        9:45P TOMORROWLAND        PG 4:15P        7:00P        9:45P 5/30/2015 PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 2:30P        5:00P        7:30P        10:00P POLTERGEIST        PG13 3:15P        5:30P        7:45P        10:00P SAN ANDREAS        PG13 2:15P        4:45P        7:15P        9:45P

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  • Troy Movie House Showtimes for 5/22-5/28

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:19 am

    5/22/2015 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 5:00P        7:30P        10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 4:45P        7:15P        9:45P POLTERGEIST        PG13 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P TOMORROWLAND        PG 4:15P        7:00P        9:45P 5/23/2015 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 2:30P        5:00P        7:30P        10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 2:15P        4:45P        7:15P        9:45P POLTERGEIST        PG13 3:15P        5:30P  

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  • Troy Movie House Showtimes: 5/15-5/21

    Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:26 am

    5/15/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 4:15P        7:15P        10:15P FURIOUS 7        PG13 4:00P        7:00P        10:00P MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 4:45P        7:30P        10:15P PAUL BLART MALL COP 2        PG 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P 5/16/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 1:15P        4:15P        7:15P        10:15P FURIOUS 7        PG13 1:00P        4:00P        7:00P        10:00P MAD

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