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Jacobi’s Journey, a local child recently diagnosed with kidney cancer

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:00 am

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, Heather Johnson and Marlan Versey noticed that their son, Jacobi wasn’t feeling well and was having strange symptoms similar to a urinary tract infection (UTI.) Upon taking Jacobi to his pediatrician they were told several different scenarios. Their pediatrician was hoping for the best and gave Jacobi an antibiotic for a UTI treatment but also informed the couple to watch out for three other signs

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  • Open houses planned for families to tour bases, ask questions on Prop S

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Have you ever wondered what an ambulance base looks like on the inside? Would your children like to watch “Frozen” with the paramedics? Are you wondering what Prop S is and why it is important to you? The Lincoln County Ambulance District is holding a town-hall style meeting on Monday, July 28 at Lincoln County Ambulance District Base 1 at 1392 South Third St. Troy. This is your opportunity to

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  • Lincoln County Commission Meeting Notes

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 8:58 am

    The minutes have been edited by the newspaper due to space limitations. To read the entire minutes, go to lcclerk.com   JUNE 30, 2014 Present: Dan Colbert-Presiding Commissioner, Matt Bass-Associate Commissioner District 2, Crystal Hall, County Clerk. Absent: EuGene Galloway- Associate Commissioner District 1, the following proceedings were held:   Highway Department: Bruce Wallace & Don Lilley • Bruce Wallace indicates that he needs the plans for the salt structure

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  • Hotfelder hired as city clerk

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Karen Hotfelder, former city clerk of Troy, has been hired to fill the position of New Melle City Clerk. She assumed her new duties on July 2. Hotfelder worked for Troy from 1992 through 2012, serving as city clerk for 14 of those years. Hotfelder will work for New Melle on a part time basis.

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  • Lincoln County Commission Meeting Notes

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 8:53 am

    The minutes have been edited by the newspaper due to space limitations. To read the entire minutes, go to lcclerk.com JUNE 23, 2014 Present: Dan Colbert-Presiding Commissioner, EuGene Galloway- Associate Commissioner District 1, Matt Bass-Associate Commissioner District 2, Crystal Hall, County Clerk, the following proceedings were held: Highway Department: Bruce Wallace & Don Lilley • Discussed timeline for bridge replacement on Sand Run Road and improvements at the intersection of

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  • Giant Birthday Cake Appears in Downtown Troy

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 4:52 pm

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    The City of Troy’s Historic Woods Fort Park (the log cabin downtown) at Boone and Main Streets has been chosen as a site for Cakeway to the West as a birthday cake sculpture host.  The cake was installed this afternoon at approximately 4:00 p.m. “Stl250’s Cakeway to the West” is a signature project for the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis.  Stl250 will place 250 four-foot-tall cake sculptures

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  • Troy sales tax deposits finish slightly ahead of 2013 figures

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Sales tax deposits for June in the City of Troy were 5.97 percent less than deposits for June 2013, reported  City Treasurer Linda Flinn to the Troy Board of Aldermen. The one percent sales tax revenue of  $203,790.40 was 6.63 percent less; the one-half percent transportation tax of $97,588.42 was 3.93 less and the one-half percent capital improvement tax of $101,864.10 was 6.55 percent less this reporting period. June’s deposits

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