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From April 3-5 starting at 7 p.m. Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church, located at 41 Sydnorville Rd, Troy, will be having a guest speaker for the public during their Spring Revival. Evangelist Theodis Cochran Jr., Pastor of Trinity All Nations Church in Memphis, Tenn. will be relaying a message of God. Everyone is welcome to attend the event. For more information on this event call 636-528-8899.
While many Lincoln County families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers is focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas. Lincoln County families are participating in the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—Operation Christmas Child—an effort that has hand-delivered 100 million gifts to kids worldwide since 1993. This year-round project of Samaritan’s Purse
Jefferson City, Missouri – Secretary of State Robin Carnahan today announced that seven initiative petitions relating to local taxes on cigarettes or tobacco products have met state standards for circulation. The ballot title for the first two approved petitions reads: Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to: • allow voters in cities and counties to set and control local taxes on cigarettes or tobacco products within their city or county; and
Russ Weltmer, Lincoln County chair for the Salvation Army, called Thursday, saying the bellringer campaign in Lincoln County for the Salvation Army has reached the $30,000 level. However, to meet the goal of $50,000 through Christmas Eve, there are many openings for volunteers to ring the bell. Here is the tentative schedule for openings where volunteers can help make the difference: Dec. 19: Walgreens- 8-9 am and 1-8 pm. Dec.
As of Dec. 9, 2011, the Salvation Army Lincoln County Unit, through the generosity of community giving, reached the $20,000 level for the 2011 campaign. The goal of the drive is to reach $50,000. Pictured above lighting the $20,000 light on the tote tree tracking the giving are (from left): Russell and Vera Weltmer, the county unit chairs; Tammy Deutsch, Troy Mayor Mark Cross and Phyllis Cross. Deutsch and Phyllis
Trisha Heffner (left) was the winner of the first Chamber Bucks drawing sponsored by the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce. Presenting the check was Kecia Vaccaro, Chamber administrative assistant. Heffner registered at Academy West Too. Two more drawings will be held for additional Chamber Bucks.
Tis the season to be jolly for sure. But one of those things that makes a lot of people lose their Christmas spirit is the wrapping of presents. Nobody likes to wrap presents after a long day of work or shopping. Let Elevate Student Ministries, the youth ministry group of the First Assembly of God Church in Troy help put some extra joy in your Christmas season. During the month