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A new sign in front of Lincoln County Ambulance District Headquarters was made possible by a generous donation by five of the six Board of Directors and Chief Administrator.  The old sign made of wood was located on the corner of 3rd and Travis for over a decade.  The new sign was built by an off duty paramedic, Vince Sparks and Deputy Chief Jim Holloway.

Paramedics in class respond to ‘Code-O’

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:02 am

On Sept. 25, 2014 at approximately 2:10 p.m., the Lincoln County Ambulance District went to Code – 0. This means all ambulances are out on emergency calls and there are no ambulances available for your 911 call. “This happens more often than anyone realizes,” said Chief Administrator Ray Antonacci. On this day two very emergent calls came in at the same time and there was no one available. Coinciding on

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  • St. Alphonsus dinner auction announced

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

    St. Alphonsus P.T.A., School and Preschool are busy preparing for their 13th Annual Dinner Auction, “Casino Royale” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Millwood. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a Prime Rib and Chicken Cordon Bleu dinner catered by Dean Andrews with all the fixings and homemade dessert being served at 6:30 p.m. There is a silent auction, an oral auction led by

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  • Adopt-a-Family is about to begin

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:47 am

    With Labor Day behind us, the coordinators and volunteers of Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family are already looking forward to and preparing for Christmas. Many families in our community are facing hardships that make it difficult to get by day to day. Higher cost of living, unemployment, and illnesses have made these families cut down their budget so much so that there isn’t much left over to put aside for Christmas presents

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  • DQ takes on challenge for ALS

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:11 am

    DQ Icebucket

    Gavin and Gwen Noble, Sally Ketterman, Jordan Owens, Andrea Hunter, Candice Mason, Samantha Meyers, Aaron Gottsch and Angela Grindstaff, accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Troy Dairy Queen.

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  • Wilmes first runner-up in state fair queen pageant

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:55 am

    McKenna Wilmes

    McKenna Wilmes, the 2013 Lincoln County Fair Queen, capped off two fantastic years by being named the first runner-up in the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant. “I’m so honored and excited,” said Wilmes who is a graduate of Silex High School. “These were two exciting days of competition.” Wilmes went through two days of intense judging including interview, speech and talent, evening gown, and much more. As a candidate,

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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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