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Hawk Point firefighters participate in training

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:13 am

The Hawk Point Fire Department participated in an Ameren Missouri natural gas safety training session this week, discussing ways to recognize a gas leak and the basic steps emergency responders should take to contain a potential hazard. Ameren Missouri’s Dennis Bennett, above, provides training to emergency responders, excavators and other groups throughout the state to promote natural gas safety.

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  • Support for Winfield SRO Officer strong at school board meeting

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:28 am

    The Winfield School Board Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20 brought in a large crowd. Extra chairs were placed around the room, and it soon became standing room only as supporters for Sgt. Marc McCollister kept piling in. Sgt. McCollister was the School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Winfield School District and had been with the district for the past three years. When word was out that Sgt. McCollister’s contract was

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  • Talley featured speaker at Red Dress luncheon

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:30 am

    Dr. Talley

    Tickets are selling fast for the Eighth Annual Red Dress Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 6 at Stefanina’s Banquet Room. Arrive early between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to receive FREE BMI & blood pressure screenings. Enjoy a delicious heart-healthy lunch and hear from physician expert, Dr. Jeremy Talley, Board Certified in Family Medicine. Educational materials and a FREE gift are also provided. Dr. Talley received his medical degree as a

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  • FAFSA Frenzy, Silex R-1 ready to help students apply for financial aid

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Applying for college can be a very daunting task for both parents and students. It’s not a quick process once you get into the loans and all the paperwork that has to be completed, but Silex R-I will be lending their knowledge to the community with a FAFSA Frenzy event on Tuesday, Feb. 10. This event will take place at the Silex R-I School District from 6 – 8 p.m.

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  • St. Louis Homeschool Geography Bee

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:50 am

    nico geo bee

    Lincoln County homeschool student, Nico King, placed 2nd in the St. Louis Homeschool Geography Bee. He was up against 18 other students grades fourth thru eighth. This was his first year participating. King is an eighth grader. His family is very proud of his hard work.

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  • Team donates

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:33 am


    Members of the Net Force Volleyball team spent a portion of their winter break donating their time and energy to helping Bright Futures Lincoln County. The not-for-profit was in desperate need of some organization of previously donated items. The team of players spent hours sorting, folding and helping streamline inventory to prepare for second semester. Bright Futures Lincoln County fills basic needs of students via donations typically through their Facebook

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  • Start the new year by getting your High School Equivalency credential

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 9:46 am

    The St. Charles Community College, Adult Education and Literacy program is offering FREE High School Equivalency preparation classes in St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike counties. The High School Equivalency (HSE), HiSet exams, replaced the GED© in January 2014. Preparation classes are offered in the mornings and evenings, Monday – Thursdays, depending on the location. Classes are held at Winfield High School, Pike Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia, Troy Probation

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