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Ambulance district, health department among partners in CO alarm program

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:14 am

Safe Kids Eastern Quad Counties has partnered with the Lincoln County Ambulance District and Wright City Fire District to secure a grant to provide Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms to families in member counties. Lisa Sitler, RN, PhD health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department wrote the grant that was ultimately approved by Safe Kids. Sitler remarked, “I believe in Safe Kids CO Alarm program, and if it saves one

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  • Operation Round Up helps stock food pantry shelves

    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 8:33 am

    During the final two months of the year, Cuivre River Electric Community Trust volunteers who put Operation Round Up funds to work in their communities directed more than $12,000 to help local food pantries serve hungry families in need. The Immaculate Conception Church Dardenne Prairie Conference of the St. Vincent DePaul (SVDP) Society and the St. Patrick’s Wentzville Conference of the SVDP Society each received $3,000 from Operation Round Up

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  • Weather station coming to Ninth Grade Center

    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 8:25 am

    This spring, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, the University of Missouri at Columbia’s Extension Commercial Agriculture Program will install a new weather station at the Ninth Grade Center in Moscow Mills. According to Patrick Guinan, State Climatologist with the University of Missouri’s Extension Commercial Agriculture Program, “The weather station will be a real-time automated weather station monitoring numerous environmental variables and collecting data at five-minute, 60-minute

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Sports

Trojan results at wrestling meet

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:02 am

2015 St. Charles Invitational Results for Troy Buchanan. The meet was held Jan. 17 and 18. 106 – Jacob Williams (28-7) placed second and scored 20 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Williams won by fall over Levi Buer (Fall 1:30). Quarterfinal – Jacob Williams won by decision over Freddrick Johnson (Hazelwood East) 21-7 (Dec. 8-5).Semifinal – Williams won by decision over Dominic Kennedy (Dec. 9-7). 1st Place Match

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  • Crane recognized as a Trojan Elite’s charter member

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Emily Crane (right) pictured with her award for becoming a Trojan Elite. Presenting the award was  Activities Director Jason Smith.

    Troy Buchanan High School welcomed another Troy Alumni into the Trojan Elite club as Emily Crane was presented with the award on Dec. 19. Emily was part of the first group of individuals to be inducted into the Trojan Elite last year, but was unable to attend the ceremony. Qualifications to become a Trojan Elite member include: participate in three sports for all four years, earn at least eight letters,

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  • Win elusive for Indians, Brown lost due to injury

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Elsberry’s varsity boys came close to recording their first win of the season during a home basketball game against the Clopton Hawks on Jan. 3. The Indians got off to a strong start thanks to two buckets from junior Rodney Chatman, one from senior Terrez Blair and a pair of successful free throws courtesy of junior Logan Anthony. Clopton managed to put up enough points to close out the first

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Lifestyles

Thank a farmer in February

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 8:24 am

Farm Bureau members across the state are celebrating the important contributions of agriculture during Thank a Farmer Week, February 8-14. Whether it is food, clothing, shelter, transportation, personal and household items, medications or school supplies, what we use in our daily lives has a connection to agriculture. County Farm Bureau leaders across the state are hosting a variety of events to share this important message. Today’s farmers grow more food

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  • Ambulance district, health department among partners in CO alarm program

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Safe Kids Eastern Quad Counties has partnered with the Lincoln County Ambulance District and Wright City Fire District to secure a grant to provide Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms to families in member counties. Lisa Sitler, RN, PhD health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department wrote the grant that was ultimately approved by Safe Kids. Sitler remarked, “I believe in Safe Kids CO Alarm program, and if it saves one

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  • Baby girl Harris

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Harris Birth announcement

    Josh and Staci Harris, of Troy are happy to announce the birth of their third child, Kendall Bradleigh Harris. Kendall was born on October 27, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital weighing eight pounds, five ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. Kendall is the younger sister of Alexa, 5, and Jadyn, 2. She is also the granddaughter of Donnie and Sandy Lickteig, of Hawk Point and Cindy and Paul Malone,

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Pet Stories

MARTINA

PALS Pet of the Week

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 8:59 am

Martina is a Domestic Shorthair, Blue and White, bibbed feline, with socks on the front and boots on the back!!! Born about 9/7/12, this sweet Angel came to us with nothing but herself and babies. Abandoned at our shelter in the dead of night with her precious kittens. Martina is a petite little girl – she’s only 6 lbs. She loves other cats, is gentle with people, has perfect house

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:25 am

    VIOLET

    I’m Violet, a playful, energetic hound-mix. I was found wandering the streets of Foley but would love to wander into your heart!! As you can see in my photo, I’m a gorgeous light brown and white short-coated pup. I love to frolic and run… I’d make a great running partner. I do get along with other pups and would prefer a home with older children because I’m a medium sized

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:19 am

    JOHNNY

    Absolutely beautiful Johnny is a Silver Spotted and Striped Tabby with lots of White on a Short Coat. Born 6/10/13, he weighs in at about 7 lbs. This show-stopper youngster is quite the fun-loving and happy kitty! When not trying to get your attention, he can be found playing with other feline friends. He is a companion to all – kids, adults or other cats – he is pleased to

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Citizen's Journalism

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Hawk Point firefighters participate in training

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:13 am

The Hawk Point Fire Department participated in an Ameren Missouri natural gas safety training session this week, discussing ways to recognize a gas leak and the basic steps emergency responders should take to contain a potential hazard. Ameren Missouri’s Dennis Bennett, above, provides training to emergency responders, excavators and other groups throughout the state to promote natural gas safety.

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  • Missouri Property Owners Can Appeal Real Estate Assessments in 2015

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Missouri Property Owners Can Appeal Real Estate Assessments in 2015 By Jeffrey Mayne (phone 314 409 5203) JANUARY 5, 2015, St. Louis, Missouri…Missouri property owners that disagree with real property reassessments in 2015 can appeal those assessments to potentially lower their tax bill, notes Drey A. Cooley, attorney with the law firm Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C. “Commercial and residential property owners, including not-for-profit organizations, are entitled to appeal

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  • 2014 Republican Club Christmas Party and Installation

    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 8:12 am

    The Lincoln County Republican Club held its annual Christmas Party and installation of club officers on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA), on Boone St. in Troy. Monty’s catering served a delicious dinner and wonderful desserts. The membership also brought an array of scrumptious appetizers to share. The Reverend Kelly Hardcastle blessed the meal and gathering and prayed for our country. DJ Larry Fague

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Education

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Hawk Point firefighters participate in training

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:13 am

The Hawk Point Fire Department participated in an Ameren Missouri natural gas safety training session this week, discussing ways to recognize a gas leak and the basic steps emergency responders should take to contain a potential hazard. Ameren Missouri’s Dennis Bennett, above, provides training to emergency responders, excavators and other groups throughout the state to promote natural gas safety.

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  • Support for Winfield SRO Officer strong at school board meeting

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:28 am

    The Winfield School Board Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20 brought in a large crowd. Extra chairs were placed around the room, and it soon became standing room only as supporters for Sgt. Marc McCollister kept piling in. Sgt. McCollister was the School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Winfield School District and had been with the district for the past three years. When word was out that Sgt. McCollister’s contract was

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  • Talley featured speaker at Red Dress luncheon

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:30 am

    Dr. Talley

    Tickets are selling fast for the Eighth Annual Red Dress Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 6 at Stefanina’s Banquet Room. Arrive early between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to receive FREE BMI & blood pressure screenings. Enjoy a delicious heart-healthy lunch and hear from physician expert, Dr. Jeremy Talley, Board Certified in Family Medicine. Educational materials and a FREE gift are also provided. Dr. Talley received his medical degree as a

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Volunteering

Helping Ethington through fundraisers

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:26 am

On January 11, 2015 a special fundraiser was held at Playoff’s in Winfield for the benefit of Gary Ethington. Ethington was in a car accident the day after Thanksgiving and sustained serious injuries. The benefit was to raise funds to help offset his medical expenses. The evening was a great success with raffles, dart and pool tournaments. The funds raised helped the cause, but much more is needed to get

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  • Donations to Bridgeway Robertson Center

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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    For the second year in a row, Dr. Rasmussen’s offices; Troy OB and Troy Family Practice, their employees and providers have donated items to Bridgeway’s Robertson Center in memory of Barb Dunard. The donations go to the center to help people in need and this large donation will be the gift that keeps on giving as it will help so many individuals. Pictured above are those who helped with the

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  • FAFSA Frenzy, Silex R-1 ready to help students apply for financial aid

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Applying for college can be a very daunting task for both parents and students. It’s not a quick process once you get into the loans and all the paperwork that has to be completed, but Silex R-I will be lending their knowledge to the community with a FAFSA Frenzy event on Tuesday, Feb. 10. This event will take place at the Silex R-I School District from 6 – 8 p.m.

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