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Moscow Mills resident, Starr Himmel, has written an inspirational book called Songs in the Morning.

Local author releases new book

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:14 am

Moscow Mills resident, Starr Himmel, has written an inspirational book called Songs in the Morning. The book is A Daily Devotional inspired by a variety of songs, Biblical scriptures, and real life stories. Starr Himmel is married to Steve Himmel. Steve grew up in Moscow Mills. They returned to build a home there in 2004. Their two sons are Sean and Ryan. They have been a part of Church On

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  • Poetry champ to move on to state

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:09 am

    Kara Wolf

    Kara Wolf, a sophomore at Troy-Buchanan High School, was named the 2015 Northeast Missouri Poetry Out Loud Regional Champion at the regional finals held February 10 at the Hannibal Arts Council. Wolf recited “Thoughtless Cruelty” by Charles Lamb, “Piano” by D.H. Lawrence and “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” by Adam Zagajewski. The runner-up was Elva Moreno of Milan High School. Students participating were Houston Bichsel (North Shelby), Kara Wolf

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  • New Hope for Families: Free Educational Seminars in Wentzville

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:06 am

    New Hope for Families – Free Educational Seminars in Wentzville New Hope Counseling Services is offering a series of free educational seminars on Sunday evenings in Wentzville. A panel of counselors and educators will also be present during these sessions to answer questions from participants and share their experiences as both parents and professionals. The first session, on March 22 at 4:30-6 p.m., will focus on stress, anxiety and depression

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  • State seeking organizations to serve meals to children during summer

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:51 am

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is looking for organizations throughout the state to help feed thousands of children who would otherwise go without meals during the summer months when school is not in session. The Summer Food Service Program reimburses organizations for meals they serve to children who are at risk of not having enough to eat. The program is one way Missouri is working to fight

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  • 4-H partnership and movie send anti-bullying message

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:53 am

    A family movie opens soon in Missouri as part of 4-H’s partnership with Cyndi Willenbrock, author and producer of “Marshall the Miracle Dog” and founder of the Marshall Mentor program. The movie features strong anti-bullying and animal rescue themes, said Amanda Meek, University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist. The movie, adapted from Willenbrock’s award-winning children’s book, is based on the true story of a Labrador retriever and the bullied

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  • Ameren Missouri upgrading natural gas pipelines in Winfield to improve reliability

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Ameren Missouri has started work on an approximately $400,000 project in Winfield, Mo. to replace about three miles of older gas pipelines with more reliable polyethylene (PE) pipe. The new PE pipes will replace nearly 50-year-old polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipeline that lies east of Missouri Highway 79 in Winfield, both north and south of Highway N. Ameren Missouri began replacing Winfield’s gas lines last year, spending about $400,000 to install

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  • Elite Booster Club bringing the cure to your sweet tooth

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:02 am

    Looking for the right gift for your special someone for Valentine’s Day? The Elite Booster Club at Aim High Elite continues their annual fundraiser with the sales of chocolate covered strawberries. The delicious delicacies are sold in a onehalf pound or one pound boxed option. You may select either milk chocolate, white chocolate or a combination of both. Payment is due at the time of order (cash or check only

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