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Kelli Suddarth and Kyle Jones

Jones and Suddarth to wed

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:39 am

Cynthia and Stephen Jones, of Troy are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Kyle Stephen Jones, to Kelli Michele Suddarth, daughter of Angela and Richard Suddarth, of Eolia. Kyle is a 2012 graduate of Troy Buchanan High School. After graduating he attended Three Rivers Community College on a bull riding scholarship. In 2014 he won Missouri Rodeo Cowboy’s Association Rookie of the Year, placed third overall, and took

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  • Penny King and Queen candidates raise the bar for Buddy Bags Program

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:22 am

    Pictured are (in no particular order): Morgan Abraham, Dory Awalt, Andrew Azar, Hannah Bobeen, Joleigh Bonds, Winter Boria, Briauna Cann, Kara Capps, Logan Clark, Mason Gessert, Lupita Gonzales, Cooper Hogan, Kassidy Kessler, Piper longo, Maria Lopez, Catherine Lutes, Casen Martin, Jayce Martin, Drew Millar, Aidan Nichols, Damion Payne, Kaylee Rainey, Landyn Roark, Delaney Siebert, Lydia Sims, Jordan Starkey, Cameryn Thorpe, Jeremiah Williamson, Mason Wray. Also pictured is Jeannie Harrell and JoEllen Kessler.

    The Boone Elementary fifth graders are at it again! For the fourth year in a row, the fifth graders have been working on raising money and gathering food donations for the R-III Buddy Bag Program. Thirty-two students are working hard to reach their goal of $1,500. “This year is the largest participating class so far and we are excited to be able to raise money for such a great cause,”

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  • Orange: color of hope for Gram Edwards benefit

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:08 am

    One year ago Elsberry Elementary student Gram Edwards was diagnosed with T-cell Leukemia. On Friday, Feb. 20, his school and his community is providing hope. In cooperation with the Elsberry School District, Silex School District, local businesses, students, teachers and staff, an “Orange Out the Night” will be held in conjunction with Senior Night. All players, managers and coaches will be in a special orange “Crushing Cancer on the Court”

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  • Brawley turned two

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Hayden Brawley

    Hayden Brawley celebrated his second birthday on January 13, 2015. Hayden is the son of Daniel and Christine Brawley of Troy, Mo. Hayden’s grandparents are Joe and Janet Schnettgoecke, of Moscow Mills and Martin Meyer, of Vandalia, Mo. Hayden celebrated his birthday with a tractor themed party on January 18 with family. In lieu of gifts, items were donated to Achievements Unlimited. Hayden would like to thank everyone who came

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  • First of its kind in Lincoln County

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Road Runners

    The Lincoln County Special Olympics’ Roadrunners were given an amazing gift recently, a wheelchair accessible basketball hoop. Elite Tool, LLC. donated the basketball hoop to the Roadrunners to help them better advance their skills as they continue on into their basketball season. This hoop replaces the trash can that they were previously using and is the first known solid hoop of its kind in the area. Pictured above are some

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  • Cooperator of the Year

    Posted on February 2, 2015 at 9:17 am


    Bill Wright (center) was honored as Cooperator of the Year for 2014 by the Lincoln County Soil & Water Conservation District. Pictured from left are Tom Bruns, SWCD Chairman, Bill Wright, and Gail Wright.

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  • Thank a farmer in February

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Farm Bureau members across the state are celebrating the important contributions of agriculture during Thank a Farmer Week, February 8-14. Whether it is food, clothing, shelter, transportation, personal and household items, medications or school supplies, what we use in our daily lives has a connection to agriculture. County Farm Bureau leaders across the state are hosting a variety of events to share this important message. Today’s farmers grow more food

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