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Ambulance district, health department among partners in CO alarm program

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:14 am

Safe Kids Eastern Quad Counties has partnered with the Lincoln County Ambulance District and Wright City Fire District to secure a grant to provide Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms to families in member counties. Lisa Sitler, RN, PhD health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department wrote the grant that was ultimately approved by Safe Kids. Sitler remarked, “I believe in Safe Kids CO Alarm program, and if it saves one

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  • Operation Round Up helps stock food pantry shelves

    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 8:33 am

    During the final two months of the year, Cuivre River Electric Community Trust volunteers who put Operation Round Up funds to work in their communities directed more than $12,000 to help local food pantries serve hungry families in need. The Immaculate Conception Church Dardenne Prairie Conference of the St. Vincent DePaul (SVDP) Society and the St. Patrick’s Wentzville Conference of the SVDP Society each received $3,000 from Operation Round Up

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  • Weather station coming to Ninth Grade Center

    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 8:25 am

    This spring, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, the University of Missouri at Columbia’s Extension Commercial Agriculture Program will install a new weather station at the Ninth Grade Center in Moscow Mills. According to Patrick Guinan, State Climatologist with the University of Missouri’s Extension Commercial Agriculture Program, “The weather station will be a real-time automated weather station monitoring numerous environmental variables and collecting data at five-minute, 60-minute

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  • Community Opportunities

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

    On December 22nd, 2014 Bob Eisenbeis, Knights of Columbus member, presented Community Opportunities Community Services program with a check for $447.67 The Tootsie Roll Drive was developed to raise funds for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Community Services day program has a special place in Mr. Eisenbeis’ heart. His grandson, Eddie Brake has received services through the facility since 2005. Eddie loves attending program and is well known throughout the

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  • Silex R-I hosting Recycling Day for the public

    Posted on December 22, 2014 at 9:06 am

    Silex R-1 School is hosting a Recycling Day on January 10, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. This is a free service. The collection will take place in the elementary parking lot. Most electronics and technology devices are accepted whether they are working or nonworking. You can also bring your old rechargeable batteries, CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes for recycling. Computer, networking, office equipment, medical and retail equipment, personal

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  • Former Resident Receives Award

    Posted on December 22, 2014 at 8:34 am

    Alan E. Mudd, Jefferson City, was recently recognized as the Missouri REALTORS (R) Salesperson of the Year for his exceptional service and dedication to the professional organization. This prestigious award was presented at its fall conference in Branson. Mudd is affiliated with Associate Real Estate Group, Jefferson City, a member of the Jefferson City School Board, and involved in many civic and philanthropic organizations in the capital city He is

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  • Moscow Mills food pantry to expand

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Serving all Lincoln County residents, the Moscow Mills Community Food Pantry, located at the Moscow Mills United Methodist Church, 703 Main St., is not only expanding the number of recipients, but also in building facilities. A new building facility of 730 square feet, to be used for storage and sorting, is currently under construction. The pantry, having started in the church basement years ago, has continued to outgrow its space

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