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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.

Paramedics in class respond to ‘Code-O’

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:02 am

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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  • Fire Prevention Week promotes working fire alarms

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:53 am

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week (FPW) for more than 90 years, is gearing up to officially kick off this year’s campaign, October 5-11, 2014. The theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” “Smoke alarms can help make the difference between life and death in a fire, but they need to be working,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president

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  • Forrest Keeling celebrates chestnuts at annual event

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Chestnut

    Fall is full of family traditions that involve food and fun and one of the favorites has become Forrest Keeling Nursery’s fall Chestnut Roast, an annual family event. This year’s event will be held, Saturday, October 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is sponsored free of charge by Forrest Keeling Nursery, www.forrestkeeling.com in cooperation with The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri, www.centerforagroforestry.org. “Our family

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  • Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month. The mission of the Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. During National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross reminds Americans to take simple steps to get ready for emergencies in their homes, workplaces and communities.

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  • Martin Family Wiffle Ball Tournament in full swing

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:29 am

    The Martin Family Wiffle Ball Tournament is at it again for their 3rd year in a row! The tournament will be held on September 6 at the Moscow Mills Ball Park with proceeds to benefit two charities this year. After much consideration the Martin family decided to help out Wounded Warrior Project and Central Missouri Honor Flight. “We as a family have been blessed with receiving support from our Sponsors

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  • Girl Scout recruitment

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:36 am

    What is a dream that you can’t wait to achieve? To be the lead singer in a band, be a spy on a mission or to be the star of your own story? At Girl Scouts, they can’t wait to make that dream come true. Girls and adults looking to join Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri are invited to attend an upcoming recruitment event: Troy Tuesday, Sept. 16, Lincoln County

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  • Sheriff reports IRS scam

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a citizen informing them he received a phone call from an automated service informing him he is being sued by the IRS and he needed to return their call. Although the IRS has been a topic of debate in recent months, the federal agency does NOT operate in such a manner. Do not return the call, it is considered a scam. Thus

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