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USDA: Key dates for 2014 farm safety net programs

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades. “The ARC and PLC programs are a significant reform in

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  • Arrest made following recovery of stolen items

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 10:04 am


    A man has been taken into custody for allegedly stealing several items from a residential mechanic’s shop. In information by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, Sept. 30, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s responded to the 400 block of Ridge Road, near Troy, to speak with a stealing victim. According to the victim, he had eight aluminum semi-wheel rims, three to five batteries, along with several aluminum radiators

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  • Upset pot grower shoots neighbor’s property light

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 10:02 am


    A neighbor allegedly shot out a dusk-to-dawn light at a house, according to information from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, deputies responded to shots fired at a home along the 1000 block of Highway O, in Truxton. Upon arriving, deputies contacted the victim who told them she observed her neighbor, Frank Soles, Jr., 42, of Truxton, shoot out her dusk to dawn light located next to

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  • Innsbrook Announces Changes to Hospitality Division Leadership

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Innsbrook announces Lucy Mitchell, with Walters Golf Management, as its new Director of Hospitality. Mitchell will be responsible for all facets of Innsbrook’s Hospitality Division including the golf course, Clubhouse Restaurant, Conference Center and Country Market. The Conference Center includes Innsbrook’s corporate meetings, banquets, weddings and vacations businesses. “I’m very passionate about working the hospitality industry and look forward to bringing my extensive experience in food and beverage and business

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  • Paramedics in class respond to ‘Code-O’

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:02 am

    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.

    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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