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From the Archives: Tomek graduates from MMA

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:47 am

60 Years Ago May 27, 1955 Hershey Bar, the pony owned by Clem Douglas and Linda Creech, of Troy, won first place in the Pony Pleasure class at a horse show held in Hannibal. Clem Douglas rode the pony in the show. 50 Years Ago May 28, 1965 Martha Momphard, of Silex, received an athletic award basketball at the Missouri School for the Deaf in Fulton. Glenn Tomek, of Hawk

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  • Retirees honored by R-III board

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Pictured from left to right: School Board President Ron Mills, Diane Henrickson, Linda Dattilo, Jeff Boyd, Kimberly Branham and Superintendent Mark Penny.

    The Lincoln County R-III School Board honored their 2015 retirees on Tuesday, May 19 at their monthly school board meeting. The R-III 2015 retirees are as follows: Jeff Boyd, Troy Middle School seventh grade physical education teacher, Kimberly Branham, Ninth Grade Center media specialist, Stephanie Browning, Lincoln Elementary School, gifted teacher, Linda Dattilo, Troy Middle School sixth grade science teacher, Judith Davis, Troy Middle School eighth grade math teacher, Sharon

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  • Silex R-I board progress on projects

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:28 am

    The Silex R-1 School Board moved forward with several projects and proposals during May’s  board meeting. Superintendent Dr. Elaine Henderson had received two bids for mowing and discussed each with the board. After some further discussion over the bids individually, members voted to accept the bid from David Dunard and his company in the amount of $7,500 for 25 weeks of mowing. Transportation Director Ron Counterman presented board members with

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  • Elsberry High School Commencement

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:08 am

    The Elsberry Class of 2015 for their last group photo.

    Elsberry High School Commencement was held on Sunday, May 17 at the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. Forty-two seniors, along with family, friends and faculty filled the gymnasium as Superintendent Tim Reller, Ed.D welcomed everyone. Olivia Brown and Amanda Talbot provided the senior addresses. Brown received the Outstanding Senior award given by the American Legion Post #226. Top 10 Seniors academically were (from 10 to one): Katelyn Boedeker, Ashley Thompson, Sheyana

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  • Winfield R-IV Kindergarten Registration

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Winfield R-IV School District will be holding its Preschool Screenings for the 2015-2016 school year.  You MUST call 668-8195 on or before Friday, June 26, 2015 for an appointment.  It will take approximately an hour for your child to complete the screening process.  The dates are as follows: Monday, August 3, 2015 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Wednesday, August 5, 2015 If you have a child turning 3 or 4 years

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  • Winfield school board looks to expand job opportunities

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Above are Cruz Cichon, Kindergarten, Logan Lucas, 1st grade, and Connor Martin, 2nd grade, winners of the “How Positive Behavior is Sweet” essay contest. Pictured with them is Mike Bromwich, R-IV board president.

    Positive behavior is sweet! Students from the Winfield primary know how to be positive and spread the message! This is something teachers at Winfield Primary are working on teaching their upcoming students. The school board in Winfield met Tuesday, May 19. The meeting started with some recognitions of students (pictured above), community members and teachers. The budget was discussed for next year and will be finalized after the federal money

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  • From the Archives: Contract for new Sacred Heart Church

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 11:26 am

    60 Years Ago May 20, 1955 The contract for the construction of the new Sacred Heart Catholic Church and School was awarded to  Plez Lewis and Sons Construction Co. of St. Clair. The building will be at the site of the former church and convent building. Jerry Cox, a pitcher in the Atom League in Troy hurled a no-hitter  as Troy defeated Hawk Point 1-0.  He struck out 15 and

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