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Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

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  • NECAC Hunger Banquet demonstrated the impact of hunger in Lincoln County

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Craig McCartney attended with his son Scott.

    The Lincoln County Council on Aging was the site of a very special banquet Monday night, November 10. It was sponsored by NECAC for the benefit of the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. There was no fee to attend, though donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items were accepted. There was also a silent auction of various gift baskets, the proceeds of which also

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  • Youth falls from moving vehicle

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Troy Police reported that a five-year-old boy was injured Halloween day and was flown by Air Evac Life Team to a St. Louis Hospital for treatment. The event occurred at 10 a.m. that morning. According to the information released, the boy was in the back seat of a car when he moved into the front seat. The car had a standard transmission and the youth apparently moved it into another

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Sports

9 point on opening day

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Gavin Hase of Hawk Point Mo shoots a 9 pointer on opening day with a 21 1/2″ spread.

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  • Lady Trojan Softball Signs Martin

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 8:09 am

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    The Hannibal-LaGrange softball program is happy to announce the signing of Shaylen Noelle Martin from Clarksville, Missouri. Martin will graduate from Clopton High School this spring. “Shaylen is a great student and has the potential to be a successful softball player at HLGU,” commented Head HLGU Softball Coach Dan Hurst. “We are excited to add her to our program.” Along with consistently being a member of the Clopton High’s A

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  • Advances to Super Bowl

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:44 am

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    The Fourth Grade team in the Junior Trojan football program advanced to the Super Bowl set for Nov. 16 in Warrenton. This will be their second straight trip to the ‘big’ game. They lost 6-0 last year. “As the head coach of the team I couldn’t be more proud of these kids!,” said Charlie Holloway. “All I can say is football is NOT dying in this town. We have had

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Lifestyles

Zadock’s Restaurant to help Fire Protection District with adopt-a-family

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:29 am

Continuing a tradition, Zadock’s Restaurant in Troy and the Lincoln County Fire Protection District will team up Thanksgiving Day to benefit needy families during the Christmas holidays. On Nov. 27, firefighters will assist in the serving of breakfast and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a choice of a ham or turkey dinner. Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the fire

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  • Boyd-Bardot Engagement

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 8:23 am

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    Jeff and Julie Boyd, Troy, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Boyd, Springfield, to Darron Bardot, Springfield, son of Deanna and Brad Stahlman, Union, and Robert and Diane Bardot, Lonedell. Jessica is a 2008 graduate of Troy Buchanan and Lindenwood University in 2012 where she majored in Elementary Education. She is employed as a 1st grade teacher in Carthage, MO. Darron is a 2007 graduate of Union High School

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  • Marriage licenses recorded in county for October

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:34 am

    The following marriage licenses were recorded in October 2014, in the Lincoln County Recorder of Deeds office. Mustafa Ajruloski and Talicia Diane Spann. Mauricio Ramirez Alvarado and Jessica Marie Krueger. Jesse Clay Anderson and Alicia Lorelei Adler. Jason Dudley Arne and Tammie Lee Loiacono. Landon Robert Aubuchon and Allison Kay Dillon. William Gary Barnes II and Meghan Elizabeth Runge. James Mathew Biermann and Sandra Denise Seifert. Lance Gregory Bobeen and

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Pet Stories

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PALS Pet of the Week

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:21 am

Hello, I’m Shelby, a sweet, laid back type of gal. As you can see in my photos, I’m a beautiful, Border Collie mix so OBVIOUSLY I’m very smart. I’m on the mature side, my birthday is estimated at 10/10/07 making me just over seven years old so I’ve mellowed from when I was a just a young pup. I like being inside, just hanging with people and being loved. I

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:32 am

    CLAUS

    Claus is a man of few words. This Patched Tabby (Gray Tabby with lots of white), was born 12/12/10. At 10 lbs., he is big and beautiful! He has one hazel eye – and one light green eye. Claus has impeccable manners, is gentle as a lamb and moves with grace. He is mild-mannered and doesn’t have the need to play silly games with toys (his words, not mine). He

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:26 am

    WALNUT

    This is a story of survival, under the most tortuous conditions. Walnut has survived. A public utility worker had noticed four pet taxis on a front porch sitting in the ice and snow. Each contained a cat. The elderly woman who lived in the home had passed away, and a caretaker had relegated the cats to their prisons of filth. Rushed to the vet, Walnut would stay there for days.

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Citizen's Journalism

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Courthouse implements new landscaping design

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:34 am

In October, a group of volunteers gathered on the lawn of the Lincoln County Courthouse to begin planting 22 trees and 11 shrubs – all native to either Lincoln County or other areas of Missouri. The planting was one condition of the T.R.I.M. grant awarded to Lincoln County and the culmination of several months planning. Days earlier saw the removal of three Siberian elms and one Bosnian pine suffering from

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  • 4 Youths from Stonebridge Free Will Baptist Chosen for Missions Trips

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm

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    Stonebridge Free Will Baptist Church in Troy, Mo., may only be a mission church, in fact, they have yet to be self-supporting, but that doesn’t stop the Holy Spirit from moving on their youth. Three teens from Stonebridge were chosen to go to E-TEAM, (Eagleton Teens Equipped and Active in Missions) the national summer mission experience hosted by Free Will Baptist International Missions. A fourth teen from Stonebridge is currently

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  • Ambulance, emergency services have equipment to handle Ebola cases

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Lincoln County Ambulance District, fire, health department and Lincoln County Medical Center have been busy working on plans for taking care of patients who may have the signs, symptoms and history consistent with the Ebola Virus infection. At this time, the likelihood of a Lincoln County resident becoming infected with the Ebola virus is very low. The CDC and the Lincoln County Health Department have been working closely with local

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Education

Food safety during the holidays

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Health Department reminds residents to practice safe food preparation for family gatherings. Every year, an estimated 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the United States. While the majority of these cases are mild and cause symptoms for only a couple of days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 300,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths related

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  • Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program takes the stage

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:51 am

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    For more than a decade, Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program has been touring schools and fighting childhood dental disease with the help of its legendary character, Tooth Wizard. This fall, Delta Dental is bringing a new adaptation of the “Land of Smiles” show to schools featuring Tooth Wizard’s sister, Tooth Fairy. Together, these characters use upbeat and interactive means to educate and inspire children to adopt healthy life habits.

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  • Free high school equivalency preparation classes offered by SCCC

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:54 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday evening, Oct. 20 and 22. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the

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Volunteering

Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

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  • The Cellular Connection to hold nationwide food drive

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:22 am

    The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon premium wireless retailer in the U.S., announced on November 14 that 300 of its stores will be donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers. From November 14 until Friday, December 12, participating TCC stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food,

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  • Morse LCCOA Volunteer of the Year

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Linda Morse is the Volunteer of the Year at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA).

    This year the celebration of the LCCOA volunteers was held on Saturday, October 18. It was extremely rewarding to host a party that expresses how essential volunteers are to their mission. All of facilities and staff could not do it without their help. Not to mention the thousands upon thousands of Lincoln County residents served and showed kindness. Volunteers help to create a peaceful world and a safer planet. To

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