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Happy Birthday Veterans Coffee Talk

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The Veterans Coffee Talk held each Thursday had its fourth anniversary marked with a special meeting March 19 at the Lincoln County Council On Aging (LCCOA) center. In a relaxed atmosphere, all World War II veterans in attendance were invited to address their fellow veterans. Afterward, all the county veterans who have participated in the Honor Flight program to Washington, D.C. were invited upfront and group pictures were taken. Also,

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  • Voter’s Guide for April 7 Election

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Following are the candidate profiles for the contested races on the April 7 ballot. The candidates featured are those who responded to The Lincoln County Journal’s profile request. Candidates for Lincoln County R-III School Board Stacy McLaughlin, 43, Troy, Manager – Quality/Performance Improvement, Mercy Hospital Lincoln. Political background: Board Member, Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders (MONL), Present 2015-2017 term; Board Member, First Baptist Christian Academy, 2010-2012; Board Member, Community Preschool,

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  • Work planned for Cuivre River Bridge

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Weather permitting, April 9, MoDOT crews will close the Cuivre River Bridge on Lincoln County Route H from Cave Farm Road to Shafer Road for bridge repairs. Traffic will need to use alternate routes while the work is completed between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Again this work is weather dependent and could be delayed or rescheduled. For more information about road work, please go to or call customer

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  • Ambulance district ends rotating base closures

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:26 am

    During their March meeting, the board of the Lincoln County Ambulance District (L.C.A.D.) voted to eliminate the rotating base closures that they had previously implemented as a result of a series of failed tax increase proposals at the ballot box. “The base closures were put into effect to save money,” said Ray Antonnoci, district administrator. “Over the past six months the base closures saved over 3,000 man hours which equates

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  • Troy board considers making alley one-way

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:23 am

    The opening of a new business on East Cherry prompted a review and future changes in the traffic flow of an alley behind the small retail center. Cornerstone Coffeehouse & Confections is now open complete with a drive-through window leading into the alley between Mound and Walnut streets. Linda Gerau, property owner at 501 East Cherry, requested the alleyway behind the property going from Walnut to Mound (from West to

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  • CREC grant assists Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service program

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:08 am

    Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service received a $5,000 Operation Round Up grant from the Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Board to support the non-profit organization’s mission to serve those in crisis and prevent homelessness. “We are grateful to the Cuivre River members who contribute to Operation Round Up. Their gifts will help provide housing assistance to working poor families, low-income seniors and disabled persons in crisis to avoid homelessness,”

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  • Truxton Woman is Lucky for Life

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:33 pm

    The first player in Missouri to win $25,000 a year for life in the new Missouri Lottery Draw Game claimed her prize on March 23. Eleanor Mirgaux of Truxton said she buys tickets for most of the Draw Games on Sundays after church. She added Lucky for Life to her stable in the last month, and it’s already paying off. Mirgaux won the second prize in the game in the

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