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Pictured above is the drop off box for Toys For Tots at the Sheriffs Department.

Sheriff teams up with local Marine Corps League in support of ‘Toys For Tots”

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 11:13 am

Sheriff John Cottle firmly believes every disadvantaged child in Lincoln County is deserving of a little Christmas cheer. This year, Sheriff Cottle teamed up with the Lincoln County Marine Corps League, Detachment 1405, to help identify those children and assist in this monumental effort. The Sheriff’s Office committed to not only identifying disadvantaged children but also be a collection point for toys and collect, sort and distribute thousands of toys

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  • Pre-Owned can be a smart financial bet with

    Posted on November 5, 2013 at 1:56 pm


    Many people look to the used-car lots when shopping for vehicles. Even so, before you start hitting the lots check out When you’re searching for a pre-owned car, truck, RV, or anything else with wheels is a great place to start. On this user friendly website, you will also find a large new vehicle inventory. Nonetheless, the allure of a lower price is what drives many consumers to

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  • Help the Hungry Hope Bags campaign

    Posted on October 28, 2013 at 9:11 am

    Giving back to the community is one of the most important things to remember when the holidays approach. County Market in Winfield has begun their Help the Hungry Fall Harvest campaign with their Hope Bags that are available for purchase. The bags are on display and can be purchased for a donation to the local Calvary Chapel Food Pantry. The Help the Hungry Fall Harvest Hope Bags campaign began on

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  • Photojournalist book on Troy now on sale at LCJ office

    Posted on September 9, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Last fall, photojournalists from around world converged in Troy, participating in the annual Missouri Photography  Workshop (MPW).  Each fall, a Missouri community is selected to host this event. The photographers spent several days with their subjects during the day and worked evenings at Troy City Hall. Copies of the MPW Troy book project  have arrived with a limited supply available for sale at The Lincoln County Journal office at #20

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  • Back-to-School savings available during sales tax holiday this weekend

    Posted on July 29, 2013 at 8:56 am

    Missouri’s annual sales tax holiday begins on Friday, Aug. 2 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 4. During this time, the state sales tax will not be assessed on certain purchases, including school supplies, personal computers and some clothing. Local governments can also participate in the holiday and increase the savings for shoppers during the holiday. “The annual sales tax holiday is a perfect opportunity to get some or all of

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  • Guest speaker at Pleasant Valley

    Posted on March 25, 2013 at 9:13 am

    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.

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  • Lincoln County sites open to collect gift filled shoe boxes

    Posted on November 12, 2012 at 8:54 am

    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

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