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Watch out for students, new school year has started

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:27 am

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that schools are starting or have started their 2014-2015 school year. It is critical for drivers to be alert, especially near school zones, playgrounds, and bicycle paths. Traffic patterns will change as school buses and parents taking their children to school join other motorists on the road. Expect this additional traffic and prepare by allowing extra time. Most traffic crashes involving young drivers

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  • High School Equivalency preparation classes

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:22 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday, Aug. 18 and 20. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the Troy

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  • Domestic Violence: Working with victims and the offender workshop

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:48 am

    CraigMcIntosh

      The Lincoln County Domestic Violence Court Advisory Committee held a Domestic Violence Workshop for EMASS (Eastern Missouri Alternative Sentencing Services), attorneys, law enforcement, probation and patrol, counselors, therapists and victim advocates. Approximately 62 people came out to the Troy Ninth Grade Center to sit in on the workshop. “We are excited to have so many people come out to be educated. At the same time they are sitting here

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  • Troy FFA students explore careers in agriculture

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 8:46 am

    To “prepare and motivate students to achieve career success” is the mission of the Troy FFA Chapter. With this in mind, the Troy FFA Chapter has recently embarked on their inaugural Troy Agri-Business Leadership Event, TABLE, in which to give students a broader variety of career experiences that directly relate to agriculture in the community. On June 16 the chapter traveled to St. Louis to tour and experience agricultural businesses

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  • Nathan Hutson Awarded for Top Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 8:29 am

    The American Institute of CPAs recently recognized Nathan Hutson as a winner of the prestigious 2013 Elijah Watt Sells Award. More than 94,150 individuals sat for the examination in 2013, with 55 meeting the criteria to receive the award. Candidates must pass all four parts of the exam on the first attempt and obtain an average score above 95.5 percent. Less than one tenth of one percent achieved this status

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  • Winfield R-IV School district ending the year with great numbers, construction projects on the right track

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 8:27 am

    Even though the school year has ended, that doesn’t mean that work for teachers, staff and administrators has wrapped up in the Winfield School District. While kids are out playing, the Winfield district has been pulling data from the year and planning for the 2014-2015 school year. Nancy Baker, Superintendent, read the reports on attendance for the last month of school. All buildings celebrated as they received over 95 percent

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  • Lincoln County R-III budget passed for next school year; Nuckolls welcomed as new Assistant-Principal

    Posted on June 30, 2014 at 8:19 am

    NuckollsFamily

    The Lincoln County R-III School District held its monthly school board meeting and in this session, the board approved the upcoming school year’s budget. They also approved the underwriting agreement by L.J. Hart for the sale of the recently passed bonds. The board heard status updates from district administrators, principals and operations managers. The board was also introduced to new assistant-principal Dustin Nuckolls and his family and was treated to

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