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Area men charged with statutory sodomy and rape

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

In early March, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating claims of a girl under 17-years old being raped multiple times along the first block of Hillview Lane, in Troy, during the months of February and March of 2015. Detectives learned of the potential suspect, Coty James Endress, 26, of Troy, and questioned him. During the interview, Endress admitted to “consensual sex” with a girl under 17-years old

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Truxton Woman is Lucky for Life

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:33 pm

The first player in Missouri to win $25,000 a year for life in the new Missouri Lottery Draw Game claimed her prize on March 23. Eleanor Mirgaux of Truxton said she buys tickets for most of the Draw Games on Sundays after church. She added Lucky for Life to her stable in the last month, and it’s already paying off. Mirgaux won the second prize in the game in the

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  • From the Archives: Nursing home under construction in Silex

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:54 am

    60 Years Ago March 25, 1955 LeRoy Braungardt, of Moscow Mills,  won the Lincoln County Tractor Operation Contest. He is a vocational agriculture student at Buchanan High School. Jimmy Mayes has been elected president of the newly organized 4-H Club in the New Hope Community. Barbara Luck is the vice-president  and Leslie Whiteside voted as secretary. Other officers include Molly Howard, Sylvia Graham and Ann Cox.  Mr. and Mrs. Owen

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  • Empire Piers moves operations to Lincoln County

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Empire Piers LLC, a national helical pile systems manufacturer, has combined their two current plants in Crestwood and Louisiana, as well as their corporate offices, and moved to their new 50,000 square foot manufacturing complex located near Winfield. Empire Piers began its professional practice in 2009 and has experienced substantial growth over the past six years, along with the growth and development of their professional staff. “We have attracted high-quality,

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Wild turkey seminar in Hawk Point April 1

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:19 am

The Cuivre River Wildlife Management Association will host a free wildlife seminar on April 1 at the Hawk Point VFW hall. The seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. Missouri Department of Conservation state turkey biologist, Jason Isabelle, will be on-hand to meet with attendees and present information about wild turkey flock, including an update on the ongoing turkey survival and reproduction study in north Missouri. In addition to being Missouri’s

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  • Elsberry spring sports coaches look for athletes to attain success

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Elsberry Track and Field Coaches Scott Cleveland and Hector Bencomo are already dreaming of state medals for some of their returning athletes this year. The two have come up with a unique strategy that seems to work well for the team as a whole. “Hector deals more with the running events and I handle the field events,” said Cleveland. “We don’t really break it down so much by gender anymore.”

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  • MDC says spring turkey hunting looks good for most of Missouri

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Missouri turkey hunters can expect a good spring season overall according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 11-12 for young hunters ages 6-15. The regular spring season runs April 20 through May 10. “Hunters should generally expect similar opportunities as those during the past several seasons,” said MDC Turkey Biologist Jason Isabelle. “Two-year-old gobblers won’t be as abundant

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Null birth announcement

Baby boy Null

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:05 am

Margaret and Gregory Null, of Troy, would like to welcome Ben Elliot Null into the world. Ben was born on February 27, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital weighing eight pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long. Ben is the younger brother to Jack Null, 5, and Levi Null, 2. Happy grandparents are Betty and Eddie Whitlock, of St. Paul, Mo., and Cathy and Jim Null, of Troy. Ben

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  • Martin attains recognition in Missouri Scholars 100

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:03 am

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    Silex High School senior Brandelyn Martin has been selected as an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Dr. Bruce Werkmeister, a principal at Silex R-1 High School. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. Schools across Missouri

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  • Burch selected for state academic honor

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:01 am

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    High school senior Marissa Burch, of Winfield High School has been selected as an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2015 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2015. The announcement was made by Eric Alderson, principal at Winfield High School. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. Schools across Missouri

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Troy Movie House Movie Listings

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 2:32 pm

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  • Winfield alumni plans ladies luncheon

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:05 am

    The Winfield High School Alumni Association has made plans for the second annual Ladies Luncheon in order to raise funds for our college scholarship. So ladies: dig deep…bring your check books. Come one come all and spread the word. Saturday, April 25…noon at The Anchor restaurant on Hwy. 47 in Winfield. Attendees will order off the menu (separate checks). Also the Winfield graduating Class of 1975 will be celebrating their

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  • Mizzou scholarship fundraiser to headline Norm Ruebling Band

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:00 am

    All Mizzou fans are invited to the fifth annual Mizzou Scholarship Fundraiser Tailgate, scheduled for Saturday April 11, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place indoors at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds and will include silent and live auction, raffles, a tailgate inspired menu, with many chances to win Mizzou themed door prizes and auction items. In honor of Tap Day a keg from Bat Creek Brewery

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