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Ambulance district ‘slashing’ budget, tax levy issue back on November ballot

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:45 am

In the wake of the Prop S defeat in August, the Lincoln County Ambulance District Board of Directors have implemented cost-saving measures to keep the budget in balance. Only time will tell what the effects of the cutback in services will have on county residents. As of September 1, 2014 Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) will begin closing bases on a day-to-day basis. Ambulance closures mean that one of the

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South Chantilly Road to close for work

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:46 am

The Lincoln County Highway Department will temporarily close South Chantilly Road Sept. 8 just south of Ethington Road for roadway improvements beginning at 7 a.m. The road is expected to reopen by Friday, September 19. Motorists need to find an alternate route during this two-week road closure. The county appreciates everyone’s patience during this project.

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  • Ambulance district ‘slashing’ budget, tax levy issue back on November ballot

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:45 am

    In the wake of the Prop S defeat in August, the Lincoln County Ambulance District Board of Directors have implemented cost-saving measures to keep the budget in balance. Only time will tell what the effects of the cutback in services will have on county residents. As of September 1, 2014 Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) will begin closing bases on a day-to-day basis. Ambulance closures mean that one of the

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  • Sales tax receipts in Troy continue upward, board one step closer to major sewer project

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Sales tax deposits for August in the City of Troy were 10.92 percent more than deposits for August of 2013, reported Troy City Treasurer Linda Flinn to the Board of Aldermen. The one percent local sales tax was 11.01 percent higher, the one-half percent transportation tax was 11 percent higher and the one-half percent capital improvements tax was 10.64 percent more. Respective deposits (in order) in the categories were $50,408.10,

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Sports

Soccer Warriors post shutout

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:59 am

Winfield Soccer Warriors opened up the season with a strong showing against University City High School, posting a 5-0 shutout. Winfield team competed in tough conditions and contended in a resilient manor. Goal scoring was kicked off by captain Brock Ziegemieir who finished with one goal and one assist. Ziegemieir’s goal was quickly followed with goals by Turner McGlasson (also one assist on the night), Tyler Downey, John Stetson (first

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  • Trojans upended by Bulldogs in hot GAC, season opener

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:58 am

    Troy Buchanan’s Bubba Ellison crashes into the endzone in the opening quarter.

    An early turnover put the Troy Buchanan High Trojans into a hole as Fort Zumwalt South converted it into a touchdown en route to a 42-27 win in the season and conference opener. The teams played under blistering hot conditions throughout the game. After failing to move on their first possession, Troy was forced to punt. A low snap was handled by Troy but the punter’s knee hit the ground

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  • IndianHawks roll past Warriors

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:56 am

    Dillon Zumwalt rushed for over 90 yards in the IndianHawks’ win.

    The Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks were running on all cylinders on Friday, Aug. 22, delivering a 50-22 win over the Winfield Warriors in their season opener. It was sweet revenge for the thumping the IndianHawks took in Head Coach Mike Scheibel’s first game last year at Winfield. “Our guys were more prepared,” Scheibel said. “We spent last year teaching plays and spent more time this year getting in shape. Our kids hardly

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Lifestyles

Pat Rhoads

Rhoads newest board member at Sts. Joachim & Ann Service

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:34 am

Mrs. Patricia Rhoads, of Troy, will represent Lincoln County for a three-year term on the Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service Board of Directors. Rhoads succeeds Dan Colbert as Lincoln County’s representative on the governing board. Following her nomination and acceptance, Pat assisted with the opening of local office space at 450 Main Street in Troy this June. “We are so glad to welcome this dedicated organization to beautiful downtown

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  • DQ takes on challenge for ALS

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:11 am

    DQ Icebucket

    Gavin and Gwen Noble, Sally Ketterman, Jordan Owens, Andrea Hunter, Candice Mason, Samantha Meyers, Aaron Gottsch and Angela Grindstaff, accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Troy Dairy Queen.

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  • Mudd and Ray to marry

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Mudd engagement

    Terry and Sharon Mudd, of Silex, Mo. would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Ellen Mudd to Justin Corey Ray, son of Dean and Jacque Ray, of Silex and Loranda Ray, of Louisiana. Jennifer is a graduate of Silex High School and the University of Missouri. She is employed by Ricketts Farm Service in Salisbury. Justin is also a graduate of Silex High School and is

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Entertainment

Martin Family Wiffle Ball Tournament in full swing

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:29 am

The Martin Family Wiffle Ball Tournament is at it again for their 3rd year in a row! The tournament will be held on September 6 at the Moscow Mills Ball Park with proceeds to benefit two charities this year. After much consideration the Martin family decided to help out Wounded Warrior Project and Central Missouri Honor Flight. “We as a family have been blessed with receiving support from our Sponsors

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  • Winfield High School Homecoming events

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:29 am

    After School Activities: • Tuesday, September 2 – Ice Cream Social 5-6 p.m. in the high school commons (free) • Wednesday, September 3 – Powder Puff Game 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the high school sports complex. • Thursday, September 4 – Indoor Movie Night 7:00-10 p.m. in the high school. Snacks, slushies and other drinks will be available for purchase (Sponsored by PBIS). The community is welcome! • Friday, September 5,

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  • Winfield to host Fall Festival

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:12 am

    The annual Fall Festival for the City of Winfield, is planned for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Winfield Veterans Fairground Park. There will be fun for the whole family with vendors, games, food and drinks planned for the day. For more information on being a vendor; please contact Karen Panther at 636-288-8335. ATTENTION FARMERS…. The City of Winfield would like to invite all area

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