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Landscaping renovation for courthouse

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:19 am

Landscaping and lawn renovation plans have begun for the Lincoln County Courthouse grounds in Troy with a cooperative alliance between the Lincoln County Commissioners and the Lincoln County Master Gardeners. “I’m pleased that Presiding Commissioner Dan Colbert considered the expertise of our Master Gardeners and asked them to be a part of this project,” said University Extension County Program Director Wayne Shannon. Part of the historic district, the courthouse is

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  • Man attempted to sell prescription drugs

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:12 am

    Lucian Howard

    The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) received a community drug tip on Lucian Howard, 48, of Troy, who was looking to sell his personal prescription pills. Narcotics investigators set up a buy and met Howard in Troy. Howard had prescription pills for Alprazolam (Xanax) and $90 in cash rolled in an empty prescription pill bottle labeled for Hydroco/apap (Norco). The 17 Alprazolam Pills not accounted for were consistent with

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  • MoDot announces pavement repairs

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Weather permitting, the week of April 28, MoDOT crews will be working on pavement repairs on Routes EE, KK and J in Lincoln County, and TT in Warren County from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the dates indicated. Traffic will be reduced to one lane at various locations. Route EE – April 28-29 pavement repairs at locations from Route Y to MO 47 west of Winfield. Route KK –

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  • Motorists: ‘buckle up’ and pay attention

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:39 am

    Warm April days find more motorists on Missouri’s roadways. Some are on a mission, while others are just out on a leisurely drive to see the sights of spring. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists that law enforcement will be out in full force on April 14, cracking down on unbelted motorists, and encouraging drivers to not drive distracted. April is National Distracted Driving Month. This

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  • Arrow earns his ‘wings’

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:22 am


    Ensign Anthony Arrow was winged a Naval Aviator on March 28, 2014. This important event is the culmination of many months of intensive application, which is required for the successful completion of the demanding academic, military, and airborne curriculum. Arrow was also tested under extreme stress to measure his success. J. M. Pavelko from the Department of the Navy said this about earning “wings of gold”, “Naval Aviators are the

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  • Kids vs. Kidnappers

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 10:04 am


    On Thursday, March 20, Main Street Elementary held a self-defense class for the school in honor of Hailey Owens. The idea started when Houston Hilger, a kindergartner at Main Street Elementary, spoke with Mr. Steen, owner of Steen’s ATA Black Belt Academy in Troy, and his Assistance Principal, Mr. Clark, about how he wanted to keep his friends safe. Hilger took Hailey Owens’ story and brought a great self-defense class

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  • Sullivan’s surprise scholarship

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:10 am

    Rachel (center) poses with her family and her giant check for the amount of 109,504 dollars, the amount of the four year scholarship she received from Columbia College.

    Rachel Sullivan received the surprise of a lifetime when admissions counselors and the mascot from Columbia College came to her classroom at Troy Buchanan High School to announce she received the Columbia College Scholarship. The Columbia College Scholarship is a four-year scholarship to Columbia College valued at 109,504 dollars. Her family was in on the surprise doing their very best not to tell, only telling her she should dress nice

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