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Local author publishes Civil War book, will speak in St. Peters

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:47 am

Local author Doug Gifford, of Winfield has recently published a new book about the Civil War in Missouri. Where Valor and Devotion Met: The Battle of Pilot Knob, is the first scholarly study of the Battle of Pilot Knob, Missouri, published in the last 30 years. Approximately 30 soldiers from Lincoln County participated in the battle, including Private William Rector, the first Union soldier killed in battle, and Lincoln County’s

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  • Baby boy Utterback

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:43 am

    Brock Utterback Pic

    Brian and Elizabeth Utterback, of Shelbina, are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Brock Ernest. Brock was born at 6:51 p.m., on September 25, 2014, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was 22 inches long and weighed eight pounds 15.6 ounces. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Connie Werkmeister, and Roy and Delia Crane, of Troy, and Larry and Jayna Utterback, of Shelbina. Proud great-grandparents include Jim and

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  • Baby boy Bricker

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Brinker announcement

    Doug and Niki Bricker are proud to announce the birth of their second child, Blake William Bricker. Blake was born on September 2, 2014 at 7:35 a.m. at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis. He weighed eight pounds four ounces and was 20 inches long. Big brother Bradley is so proud along with grandparents Darrell and Tonya Campbell, of Wentzville and Kathleen and the late Murel Bricker, of

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  • The Battlegrounds: Operation Food Search

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Operation Food Search photo

    The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake, the Midwest’s only permanent mud run obstacle course, recently held its fifth bi-annual race and collected more than 658 pounds of food for Operation Food Search. The donation represents enough food to feed 183 people for one day. The canned food was sent to Agape Ministry of Warren County, which feeds approximately 1,000 Warren County residents each month at its food pantries located in Warrenton

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  • Ladwig to wed Schuette

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Ladley & Schuette

    Jim and Linda Ladwig, of Ballwin have announced the engagement of their daughter Whitney Anne to Kevin Thomas Schuette, son of Mark and Karen Schuette, of Moscow Mills. Whitney is a 2006 graduate of Parkway South High School and a 2010 graduate of Lindenwood University with a degree in physical education/health. She is employed by Special School District as a para-educator and Kirkwood School District as the head field hockey

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  • October is Fire Safety Month, fire safety tips for parents

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Fire Prevention month is here! During October, local firefighters have the honor of educating approximately 5,000 district children at schools and day cares on fire and burn prevention as well as how to get out alive. This year, the Lincoln County Fire Protection District is adding another estimated 5,000 children at a local girl scout camp event in the Cuivre River State Park area. Firefighters need parents to reinforce and

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  • Baby Boy Petry

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Dustin and Caitlin Petry would like to announce the birth of their son, Kyle John Petry. Kyle was born August 29, 2014 of Winfield. He made his arrival at St. Joseph’s West Hospital weighing 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Kyle’s grandparents are David Petry and Donna Petry of Winfield and Mike and Sandy Roam of Old Monroe. His great grandparents are Clarence Petry of Winfield, John

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