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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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  • Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

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  • NECAC Hunger Banquet demonstrated the impact of hunger in Lincoln County

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Craig McCartney attended with his son Scott.

    The Lincoln County Council on Aging was the site of a very special banquet Monday night, November 10. It was sponsored by NECAC for the benefit of the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. There was no fee to attend, though donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items were accepted. There was also a silent auction of various gift baskets, the proceeds of which also

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  • Youth falls from moving vehicle

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Troy Police reported that a five-year-old boy was injured Halloween day and was flown by Air Evac Life Team to a St. Louis Hospital for treatment. The event occurred at 10 a.m. that morning. According to the information released, the boy was in the back seat of a car when he moved into the front seat. The car had a standard transmission and the youth apparently moved it into another

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  • New accessible fishing dock in Cuivre River State Park now open

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Fishing dock

    A new accessible fishing dock at Cuivre River State Park was officially open for the public on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Guests were invited to enjoy a brief dedication ceremony that was held at 2 p.m. at the park boat ramp near the fishing dock. Visitors were welcomed to then use the new dock and try their luck with fishing. Park staff was on hand to provide assistance for anyone who

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