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Stuckel, Val

Woman charged in three-vehicle accident

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:14 am

Criminal felony charges have been filed following a three-car crash in Lincoln County. Val M. Stuckel, 50, of Troy, was charged with three counts of second degree assault for driving drunk, causing a three-vehicle crash. The accident occurred Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. on Hwy. 47 The Patrol reported that Stuckel’s vehicle crossed the centerline and sideswiped a motorcycle driven by Gary Ethington, 48, of Winfield. Stuckel’s vehicle continued on

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Shafer, Rhonda

Shafer awarded statewide honor

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:37 am

Rhonda Shafer, left, was recently recognized with the Outstanding 4-H Youth Specialist Award sponsored by the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation. Rhonda has been a 4-H Youth Specialist for 22 years, headquartered in Lincoln County and serving Montgomery and Warren Counties. Presenting the award at the Extension Program Conference in Columbia, was Diane Olson, Promotion and Education Director for Missouri Farm Bureau.

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  • Schweich releases Municipal Court initiative guidelines

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:15 am

    State Auditor Tom Schweich released the guidelines his auditors will use as they begin auditing municipal courts throughout Missouri. Schweich announced his Municipal Court Initiative in October to look for, among other things: compliance with the Mack’s Creek Law, statistics on warrants (including race and gender), embezzlement, special treatment or corruption and proper accounting practices. Schweich said his office intends to use, for audit purposes, the following definitions when conducting

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  • Influenza report from Lincoln County Health Department

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:11 am

    As you probably know, influenza (“flu”) has hit Lincoln County, starting the week of Oct. 26 and increasing especially over Thanksgiving week and continuing to gain momentum. The Lincoln County Health Department has received 111 lab confirmed reports of influenza, all Type A, so far. Of those reported ill, only 12 are known to have received flu vaccine. The vaccine may not be as effective this year as expected (especially

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Sports

Winfield’s Tayler Nicholson took on Lutheran’s Travis Jackson.

Winfield wrestling updates

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:16 am

In a 48 to 36 win over St. Clair, Winfield showed a lot of promise and skill on the mat on Monday, Dec. 8. The matches were: 106: Tyler Moon (WINF) over (STCL) (For.) 113: Jason Landing (STCL) over Brandon Davis (WINF) (Fall 3:48) 120: Thomas Maple (STCL) over Sam Miller (WINF) (Fall 1:03) 126: Kai Rogers (WINF) over Ethan Koenig (STCL) (Fall 3:02) 132: Ben Provost (WINF) over Kris

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  • Area recap on men’s basketball scores

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:13 am

    Troy Men’s Basketball The Troy men’s basketball team put another tally in their “win” column as they took on Hazelwood East on Dec. 5 and beat them 53 – 38. Lead scorer Adam Mennemeyer, #23, brought in 25 points. Following Mennemeyer was Tyler Springer, #14, with 17 points, Hunter Martin, #44, and Brandon Bassham, #5, both had four points each, and Jean Silverio, #3, bought in three. Coach Ryan Meyers

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  • Lady Warriors basketball scores

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:13 am

    The Lady Warriors took a hit to their record on Dec. 9 as Winfield played St. Charles and fell to them 69 – 28. Libby Marko, senior, lead the team with 10 points, closely followed by Peyton War, junior, with six and Olivia Ward, freshmen, with five. Olivia Jordan, sophomore, contributed three points while Sam Eggemeyer, senior, and Karley Kaimann, sophomore, both had two. Coach Emily Wolk said, “We did

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Lifestyles

Rothermich

Rothermich and Burney to marry

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:44 am

Ed and Dianne Rothermich, of Silex are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Jane Rothermich to Benjamin Obediah Burney, son of Jerry and Tina Burney, of Warrenton. Melissa and Benjamin were both homeschooled. Benjamin is currently employed by Lawn and Landscape solutions. Melissa is the granddaughter of Betty and the late Jerry Miller, of Silex, Jim and Shirley Rothermich, of Old Monroe. Benjamin is the grandson of

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  • Swallow and Simpson united in marriage

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:43 am

    Simpson

    Lacey Devin Swallow and Tyler Joseph Simpson were happily married on May 24, 2014. Lacey is the daughter of Lenny and Monica Dennison, of Ponca City, Okla., and Ron and Jamie Swallow, of Laverne, Okla. She is the granddaughter of Norma Swallow, of Laverne, Okla. Lacey is employed at Bintz Pharmacy as a technician. Tyler is the son of Scott and Kris Simpson, of Troy, Mo. he is the grandson

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  • Abshier turned two

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Gabriella Abshier

    Gabriella K. Abshier turned two years old on December 9, 2014. Gabriella is the daughter of Rachel Abshier, and the granddaughter of Tom and Christina Ehmler. Gabriella enjoyed a very fairy birthday at her enchanted garden party on Dec. 7 to celebrate her second birthday. Family and friends helped Gabriella celebrate her special day.

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Entertainment

Free Christmas Movies at Troy Movie House

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 8:58 am

FREE CHRISTMAS MOVIES DECEMBER 22 – 24, 2014 11:30AM   MONDAY 12/22 MUPPETS CHRISTMAS CAROL NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS SCROOGED HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS   TUESDAY 12/23 PREP & LANDING DISNEYS A CHRISTMAS CAROL KNUT & FRIENDS DECK THE HALLS   WEDNESDAY 12/24 SEARCH FOR SANTA PAWS ARTIC TALE JINGLE ALL THE WAY POLAR EXPRESS     12/17/2014 – 12/18/2014 EXODUS: GODS & KINGS PG13 4:15P 7:15P HOBBIT: BATTLE OF

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  • LCAD to host “Breakfast with Santa”

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:57 am

    The Lincoln County Ambulance District is inviting Lincoln County residents and their families to a Pancake Breakfast with Santa, Saturday December 20 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Santa will be at Lincoln County Ambulance Base #1 at 1392 South Third St. Troy, Mo., 63379. This is a FREE event for the public. In addition to a pancake breakfast, there will be a face painter and door prizes. Come out

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  • OATS plan trip on sites in New Mexico

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:51 am

    On Monday, May 18 through Sunday, May 24, 2015, OATS will be sponsoring a trip, going to Albuquerque and Sante Fe, N.M. “The Land of Enchantment.” This seven-day, six night trip is one not be missed. The trip includes a guided tour of Sante Fe, a visit to New Mexico’s Veterans’ Memorial, a guided tour of Acoma Pueblo (also known as Sky City), ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway and

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