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Students are pictured above with officers from after they dropped off their Valentine’s Day surprises.

Kindergarten class blesses police in lieu of a Valentine’s Day party

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:09 am

At First Baptist Christian Academy in Troy, Mo., fourteen (14) Kindergarten students have been working on a ministry project. Led by teacher, Rebecca Grimes, of Elsberry, the class has been collecting donations of candy and treats. Then, the class created goodie bags and on Friday, Feb. 13, the class delivered these bags to the Troy Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The students made their trip during party

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  • Senior Fair in April

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:35 am

    The 16th Annual Senior Fair, hosted by The Professional Business Women of Lincoln County will take place at St. Stephen UMC located at 101 St. Stephen lane, Troy on April 15, from 8 – 11 a.m. Admission is FREE with a continental breakfast. There will be many booths to visit and get information during the Senior Fair. Attendance prizes will be given out throughout the morning. You must be present

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  • First of its kind in Lincoln County

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Road Runners

    The Lincoln County Special Olympics’ Roadrunners were given an amazing gift recently, a wheelchair accessible basketball hoop. Elite Tool, LLC. donated the basketball hoop to the Roadrunners to help them better advance their skills as they continue on into their basketball season. This hoop replaces the trash can that they were previously using and is the first known solid hoop of its kind in the area. Pictured above are some

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  • Helping Ethington through fundraisers

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:26 am

    On January 11, 2015 a special fundraiser was held at Playoff’s in Winfield for the benefit of Gary Ethington. Ethington was in a car accident the day after Thanksgiving and sustained serious injuries. The benefit was to raise funds to help offset his medical expenses. The evening was a great success with raffles, dart and pool tournaments. The funds raised helped the cause, but much more is needed to get

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  • Donations to Bridgeway Robertson Center

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Rasmussen Donation2014

    For the second year in a row, Dr. Rasmussen’s offices; Troy OB and Troy Family Practice, their employees and providers have donated items to Bridgeway’s Robertson Center in memory of Barb Dunard. The donations go to the center to help people in need and this large donation will be the gift that keeps on giving as it will help so many individuals. Pictured above are those who helped with the

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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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  • 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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