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Judge issues order in suit

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:59 am

St. Charles County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Pelikan signed a temporary restraining order (pending a hearing), freezing up assets of Pamela Hupp. Hupp is being sued by the daughters of the late Betsy Faria. Faria was murdered and her husband, Russell Faria was found guilty last November in Lincoln County for that crime in a very controversial decision. He is serving a life sentence without parole for the crime. Faria,

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  • Urgent need for blood donations

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:52 am

    The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed. Blood donations often decline during the summer months, particularly around summer holidays. With school starting

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  • Silhouette Artist Coming to Christine’s Hallmark, August 21st

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Poster Pic copy

    Looking for something unique and fun to do this summer? Parents and children of all ages will have the opportunity to purchase a heirloom original keepsake in Troy, MO on Thursday, August 21st. Third generation silhouette artist, Erik Johnson will be appearing at Christine’s Hallmark, 200 Magee St., Troy, MO from 4 to 7 pm to create this unique and rare art form. Erik began learning the art of silhouettes

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Sports

Mark your calendars for this year’s Lincoln County Relay for Life Rodeo

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:29 am

Lincoln County Relay for Life and Troy FFA Alumni Association will once again host the eighth Annual Rodeo to benefit both of these charitable organizations on Friday and Saturday Aug. 22 and 23 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Troy, at 7:30 p.m. Amber Shafer and Mary Lou Thompson, Chairpersons, are hosting the Missouri Rodeo Cowboys Association & United Rodeo Association amateur rodeo, with livestock from Outlaw 5J Rodeo with

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  • Winfield Titans win playoff game

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:32 am

    Little League

    The Lincoln County Little League Midget Division playoff game was played at the Hawk Point Sports Athletic Complex on July 22, 2014. Teams playing in the playoff were The Blizzard Lizards (sponsored by Dairy Queen in Troy) against the Winfield Titans (sponsored by True Value). The playoff game was a seven inning game tied three to three at the bottom of the first inning and continued tied 3 to 3

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  • County Pixies champions

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Silex Pixies

    The Silex Pixies won the Lincoln County Championship on July 30, 2014. They defeated Old Monroe 24-12. They were undefeated for the season with a record of 13-0. Pictured front row (from left): Kaylee Smith, Jayden Prater, Maddie Enos, Kacey Williams, Natalie Kientzy, Haylie Gruenewald. Second Row(from left): Tori Mudd, Maddy Hall, Sara Grateke, Rita Thoroughman, Kate Kientzy, Sophia Sullivan, Kylee Dameron, Sarah Gruenewald, Tayah Williams. Back Row: Coaches Josh

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Lifestyles

Leslie Stephens, of Troy, with a Trees Work poster created from her winning slogan “Without trees, we’d be up a creek without a paddle.”

Stephens wins MDC state slogan contest

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:20 am

A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for Conservation Department publicity campaign. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has chosen a winner for a state-wide slogan contest. Leslie Stephens, of Troy, won first place in the Trees Work Poster Slogan Contest. More than 1,300 slogans were submitted. The goal of MDC’s Trees Work campaign is to increase awareness of the benefits trees provide to all Missourians. As part

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  • Jedi Guys place first

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Front: Josh Hazelbaker, Jenika Hazelbaker, Grant Allsberry, Jethro Hazelbaker. Back: Karla Allsberry, Kent Allsberry, Greg Allsberry.

    The Jedi Guys competed at the Missouri State Fair Show Me Robotics Tournament on Aug. 10. The team won first place in the robot competition. They built and programmed a Lego EV3 robot that scored 303 points. The team also placed second in education and outreach. Greg and Karla Allsberry coached the team. Ken Kerpash mentors the team with mechanical design. The Jedi Guys are sponsored by Toyota Cares, Bodine,

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  • Cry Out America 9/11

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Please come and join others in praying for the nation at noon Sept. 11, 2014, on the Lincoln County Courthouse lawn on Main Street in Troy. This is also a time to remember those who were killed Sept. 11, 2001 and those first responders who perished helping others in need. Participants are needed, and if you would like to read a historical reading, provide special music, or read a poem,

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Pet Stories

TORI

PALS Pet of the Week

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:46 am

Tori is a very pretty Tortoiseshell feline, that was born in January, 2010. Tori is quite sure that she is the best cat there is! She is full of self-confidence. Her curiosity is boundless and she wants to know what is happening in every corner of a room! She likes neck massages, toys to play with, laps to sit on and windows to gaze out of. Tori has lived here

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:46 am

    DALLAS

    Dallas is a very handsome black & tan Doberman Pinscher. Born about 6/10/10, this big fellow weighs in at 76 lbs. Found wandering around, he clearly needed human intervention. Dallas, like any young Doberman, is active and playful. He will greet you with perked head and wagging his docked tail! It does appear he is friendly with other dogs, might be too curious about cats though. Dallas is crate trained

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  • PALS Pet of the Week

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:01 am

    OAKLEY

    This past record cold winter, Oakley was alone, abandoned some time ago, he was so cold – he didn’t even care about eating. Oakley has had a long road to recovery, but finally this day has come! He is a beautiful Golden Retriever, born about 2/20/08, and current weight is 55 lbs. Upon arrival, he was heartworm positive, paw pads frozen, ear infection, underweight, dehydrated & injured left eye. He

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Citizen's Journalism

Sheriff reports IRS scam

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:21 am

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a citizen informing them he received a phone call from an automated service informing him he is being sued by the IRS and he needed to return their call. Although the IRS has been a topic of debate in recent months, the federal agency does NOT operate in such a manner. Do not return the call, it is considered a scam. Thus

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  • Stephens wins MDC state slogan contest

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Leslie Stephens, of Troy, with a Trees Work poster created from her winning slogan “Without trees, we’d be up a creek without a paddle.”

    A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for Conservation Department publicity campaign. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has chosen a winner for a state-wide slogan contest. Leslie Stephens, of Troy, won first place in the Trees Work Poster Slogan Contest. More than 1,300 slogans were submitted. The goal of MDC’s Trees Work campaign is to increase awareness of the benefits trees provide to all Missourians. As part

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  • Innsbrook Announces Chris Moore as New Chief Financial Officer

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Innsbrook announces Chris Moore as the corporation’s new Chief Financial Officer. As a member of the Executive Management Team, Chris will be an active participant in the business with his involvement in accounting, strategic planning and growth. “In joining Innsbrook I am looking forward to joining a successful and stable management team,” said Moore. “I look forward to getting acquainted with the staff, property owners and customers over the coming

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Education

Watch out for students, new school year has started

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:27 am

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that schools are starting or have started their 2014-2015 school year. It is critical for drivers to be alert, especially near school zones, playgrounds, and bicycle paths. Traffic patterns will change as school buses and parents taking their children to school join other motorists on the road. Expect this additional traffic and prepare by allowing extra time. Most traffic crashes involving young drivers

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  • High School Equivalency preparation classes

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:22 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday, Aug. 18 and 20. 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 Troy

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  • Domestic Violence: Working with victims and the offender workshop

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:48 am

    CraigMcIntosh

      The Lincoln County Domestic Violence Court Advisory Committee held a Domestic Violence Workshop for EMASS (Eastern Missouri Alternative Sentencing Services), attorneys, law enforcement, probation and patrol, counselors, therapists and victim advocates. Approximately 62 people came out to the Troy Ninth Grade Center to sit in on the workshop. “We are excited to have so many people come out to be educated. At the same time they are sitting here

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Volunteering

Leslie Stephens, of Troy, with a Trees Work poster created from her winning slogan “Without trees, we’d be up a creek without a paddle.”

Stephens wins MDC state slogan contest

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:20 am

A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for Conservation Department publicity campaign. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has chosen a winner for a state-wide slogan contest. Leslie Stephens, of Troy, won first place in the Trees Work Poster Slogan Contest. More than 1,300 slogans were submitted. The goal of MDC’s Trees Work campaign is to increase awareness of the benefits trees provide to all Missourians. As part

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  • Jedi Guys place first

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Front: Josh Hazelbaker, Jenika Hazelbaker, Grant Allsberry, Jethro Hazelbaker. Back: Karla Allsberry, Kent Allsberry, Greg Allsberry.

    The Jedi Guys competed at the Missouri State Fair Show Me Robotics Tournament on Aug. 10. The team won first place in the robot competition. They built and programmed a Lego EV3 robot that scored 303 points. The team also placed second in education and outreach. Greg and Karla Allsberry coached the team. Ken Kerpash mentors the team with mechanical design. The Jedi Guys are sponsored by Toyota Cares, Bodine,

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  • Grace places first in OATS 90 Miles in 90 days wellness program

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:39 am

    Ken Grace continues his goal of better health, placing first in an OATS contest for their employees.

    OATS, Inc., a statewide public transportation provider, is continuing its effort to lower the state’s obesity rate by offering wellness programs for its employees. Over the last three months, employees have been doing a great deal of walking…toward the goal of completing 90 Miles in 90 Days. When the program ended, 58 employees had walked an amazing total of 10,700 miles. Driver Ken Grace, of Troy, came in first place

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