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Gabriel Pepper celebrates 1st Birthday

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Parents Chance and Kayelee Pepper of Tampa, Florida celebrated the 1st Birthday of their second child Gabriel Pepper April 3, 2014 with older brother Abel. Grandparents are Angie Wallace, Lonnie Dildine Jr., and Mike Gower, of Troy, Mo. Great-grandparents are Lonnie Sr. And Talei Dildine, Nancee Wallace, and Doris Gower, of Troy, Mo.

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  • Baby girl Sitton

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:47 am


    Amanda and Nick Sitton, of Lake St. Louis proudly announce the birth of their first child, a girl, named Isabelle Paige. She was born on January 27, 2014 at 5:33 p.m. Izzy weighed eight pounds 13 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. Her proud grandparents are Debby and Dennis Tinsley, of Troy and Jaci and Kevin Sitton, of Winfield. Great-grandparents are Betty Tinsley and Martha Wagganer.

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  • Baby boy Broeckelmann

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:43 am


    Joseph and Krista Broeckelmann, of Langley Air Force Base, Va. are excited to announce the birth of their son, Charles “Charlie” Joseph Broeckelmann. Charlie was born on March 14, 2014 at 5:07 p.m. at the United States Air Force Hospital, Langley in Hampton, Va. Charlie weighed six pounds, four ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. Proud grandparents are Kenny and Sherry Masterson, of Foley, and Bob and Sharon Broeckelmann,

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  • Spring Poultry Expo

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:32 am

    On Saturday, April 26, the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers’ Markets will unite to hold their annual Spring Poultry Expo. This year the base site will be relocated to the City Park in Silex, and the day will begin with farmers market at 7:30 a.m. Visitors and marketers should first check in at the main pavilion in the City Park. It will be one of the year’s largest farmers’

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  • Easter Egg Drop Saturday

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:46 am

    NorthRoad Church and Woods Fort Country Club have teamed up to provide an Easter egg hunt unlike any other. On Saturday April 19, Bill Hopper is going to fly a helicopter over the practice range at the Woods Fort golf course dropping around 3,500 eggs for children. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and will also feature an adult egg that will contain a free round of golf. NorthRoad

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  • Probation and Parole Center collects items for donation

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Pictured (in no particular order): Jeanine Beck-Clithero, Kristi Butler, Kelly Davis, Jesi Garcia, Lori Groff, Lynn Harris, Debbie Jackson, Michelle McCallister, Stacy Porter, Stephanie Sharp, Chantelle Smith, April Strader-Jones, Jennifer Zaiss, Michelle Seaton. Not pictured: Amy Conner, Kim Evans, Doug Harlow, Bart Hercules, Kelly McPherson, Mike Manley, Kurt Oppeau, Matt Tannehill, Sarah Underwood, Don Wasielewski, Stan Wheeler, Jackie McKinney, Jennifer Schoenherr.

    Our local Probation and Parole office has stepped up to help out the Bridgeway’s Robertson Center. They began collecting items for the center on March 20 and donated them on April 10. This donation was in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Week from April 7 – 12. On top of the huge amount of items that were collected, $240 in gift cards were donated as well as $100 donations

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  • Arrow earns his ‘wings’

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:22 am


    Ensign Anthony Arrow was winged a Naval Aviator on March 28, 2014. This important event is the culmination of many months of intensive application, which is required for the successful completion of the demanding academic, military, and airborne curriculum. Arrow was also tested under extreme stress to measure his success. J. M. Pavelko from the Department of the Navy said this about earning “wings of gold”, “Naval Aviators are the

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