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From the Archives: Tornado strikes Millwood community

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 2:38 pm

60 Years Ago April 29, 1955 Gerald Hardy was the first elementary student in Troy to receive the Sauk polio serum. He attends the Taylor School. A tornado  struck the community west of Millwood on  April 23 at 5 pm resulting in heavy damage to several properties. 50 Years Ago April 30, 1965 Several teams from the Troy FFA Chapter received I ratings in state judging including: Meat Judging-Billy Wieman,

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  • All of Us Dance brings together special education students from all over the area

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 10:21 am

    Students dancing at the All of Us Dance on Saturday, April 18 at the Ninth Grade Center gymnasium.

    Saturday night, April 18, the All of Us Club at the Ninth Grade Center hosted the a dance. The club invited special education students from 12 high schools to the Ninth Grade Center for a free prom. “We did it last year,” said Special Education teacher Tara Cox. “It was on March 1, and we only invited eight schools. That was the day we had the really bad ice storm.

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  • Area chapters earn FFA state chapter awards

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 10:14 am

    Troy FFA placed second out of 338 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year. Chapter activity awards, sponsored by FCS Financial, are given to chapters achieving excellence in student, chapter and community development. The Troy FFA Chapter advisors are Jana Flynn, Rob Calvin, Doyle Justus and Matt McCrory. Student

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  • Troy FFA Knowledge team places first at state competition

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Troy FFA Chapter wins the knowledge career development event at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. From left, are Jane Zuroweste, Molly Hutson, Brittany Stewart and Chloe Momphard.

    The Troy FFA Chapter won first place in the FFA knowledge career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 52 teams in the competition. Troy team members include Brit Stewart, Molly Hutson, Chloe Momphard and Jane Zuroweste. Stewart placed first, Hutson placed second, Momphard placed third and Zuroweste placed fourth out of 208 participants. The Troy FFA advisors are Jana Flynn, Rob Calvin, Doyle Justus, and

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  • Silex’s Martin named state FFA first vice president

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:27 am

    FFA Brandelyn Martin

    During the 87th Missouri FFA Convention, Brandelyn Martin, Silex, was named the 2015-16 State FFA First Vice President. Martin is a member of the Silex FFA Chapter. Her advisor is Sean O’Brien. Her parents are Mike and Tracy Martin. Martin’s supervised agriculture experience program (SAE) includes employment in agricultural services at B&J Septic Company and in food service at Stefanina’s. She also raises market hogs and laying hens. Martin served

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  • Troy FFA dairy cattle team place third

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:23 am

    Troy FFA Chapter places third in the dairy cattle evaluation career development event at the FFA Convention. Front, from left: Ted Probert, dairy superintendent, Eileen Martin, Josh Meyer, and Cheyenne Campbell, student superintendent. Back: Taylor Roettger and Rachel Burkemper.

    The Troy FFA Chapter placed third in the dairy cattle evaluation career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 60 teams in the competition. The team members consisted of Taylor Roettger, Joshua Meyer, Racel Burkemper and Eileen Martin. Roettger placed eighth, Meyer placed 17th, Burkemper placed 25th and Martin placed 78th out of 225 participants. The Troy advisors are Jana Flynn, Doyle Justus, Matt McCrory and

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  • Troy FFA agricultural sales team places second at convention

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 9:15 am

    The Troy FFA Chapter places second in the agricultural sales career development event at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Pictured in front, from left: Clayton Carroll, Kristen Bowman, Logan Zorn and Payton Rhodes.

    Troy FFA Chapter placed second in the agricultural sales career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 24 teams in the competition. Team members include Logan Zorn, Clayton Carroll, Payton Rhodes and Kirsten Bowman. Zorn placed sixth, Carroll placed eighth, Rhodes placed 16th and Bowman placed 35th out of 91 participants. The Troy FFA advisors are Jana Flynn, Rob Calvin, Doyle Justus and Matt McCrory. Entries

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