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Turning over another page and starting my next chapter

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:44 am

It is truly a rare opportunity to be given the chance to grow yourself both personally and professionally while learning a new skill. In today’s overly structured world we are rarely given the opportunity to chase what we really want to do without making a four year commitment to it. So, it was refreshing to be given the opportunity to work at The Lincoln County Journal just over a year

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  • A special girl moves coach of men to tears

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:43 am

    Michigan State University participated in the recent NCAA Tournament but failed to make it to the Final Four. However, a special bond between a young man and a courageous girl’s battle with cancer captured the hearts of a nation. Lacey Holsworth was there with the team as they won the Big Ten Tournament. And when they bowed out to eventual champion UConn, she was there. Now, Lacey, age 8, is

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  • Tragic news at nearby dog park brings caution to local residents

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:01 am

    As an animal lover, I couldn’t help but feel sadden by the recent news of the dog that was killed at Quail Ridge Park in Wentzville. The Golden Retriever was at the dog park having a play date with a few other dogs and it ended tragically when a young Great Dane became aggressive. It was reported that close to 75 people were at the park at the time of

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  • “He was there”……….

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:01 am

    Lincoln County lost one of its great supporters and active civic partner with the death of Donald Thompson Sr., the CEO of Peoples Bank and Trust Company. I appreciate Lauren Kleck, bank marketing director, on getting me a list of some of the activities that Thompson was involved in through the years. You can read on the front page this week of his vision for independent banks through the state

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  • Are our priorities right?

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 8:59 am

    With the recent discussion of allowing NCAA athletes to form a union and the big business of intercollegiate athletics, I received this interesting email. In an article authored by Eric Lyday, he made some interesting comments on who has the top paying job in each respective state. His findings were both interesting and alarming. They are: Coming from Texas, I grew up knowing that football was important to a lot

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  • Getting back on track

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 8:58 am

    While I am sure I am not the only person out there that is a serial procrastinator, it is starting to become a bit more than I can even handle and if you asked my wife what I do that bothers her most she would most certainly say my constant tardiness. I have to give my self some credit, however, because I am nothing if not consistent. Consistency, unfortunately, isn’t

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  • ‘March Madness’ draws the attention of many

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:28 am

    March Madness is upon us and attempting to figure out the outcomes of these college games is mindboggling. Time marches on and so does my willingness and eagerness to achieve perfection in choosing. I never thought one time (I mean seriously) of entering the “Warren Buffet’ challenge. This billionaire is dangling a ‘billion’ dollars out there if anyone achieved the ‘perfect’ bracket. No errors, no red marks, just a bracket

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