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Pictured above are those who were representing the Ducks Unlimited sponsors: American Family Insurance, Bank Of Old Monroe, Chubby’s Restaurant, Head Hunters Archery, Flynn Drilling, Davenport Tomko & Butler LLC, Mr. Tom McCrakin and Mr. Robert Helmig.

Troy Ducks Unlimited Chapter wraps up another membership dinner

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:06 am

The Troy Ducks Unlimited Chapter hosted its spring membership dinner on Saturday March 29 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The membership dinner is open to the public to buy tickets and enjoy drinks, dinner, and a one-year membership to Ducks Unlimited. During the dinner there were games, raffles, live and silent auctions to participate in. Area Chairman, Shane Creasy, would like to thank the following for being a sponsor in

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  • Elsberry NHS induction ceremony

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:41 am

    New NHS initiates at EHS are front row: Angel Henke, Maggie Spratt, and Josie Shanahan.  Back row: Paige Parker, Naomi Gladney, Hannah Arne, Maura O’Brien, Olivia Brown, Cory Boedeker, Kaylee Calvin, Alex Boedeker, Sheyana Curtis, Robert Chambers, and Kaity Grills.

    Fifteen (15) high school students at Elsberry High School joined one of the most prestige groups to belong to during high school, National Honor Society. Their initiation was held March 28, in the high school library. Students, family, faculty, and friends were welcomed to the program by Steve Hill, principal. Other remarks were made by Karin Busiere, co-sponsor; Anne Heintzelman, chapter president; Sarah O’Brien, co-sponsor; and Tara O’Brien, president-elect. After

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  • Patriot Guard helps send of local marine

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Marine Corporal James Hastings poses with his wife, Olga, son, Wyatt, and riders from the Patriot Guard before being escorted by the Patriot Guard to Lambert Airport for deployment.

    The Patriot Guard escorted Marine Corporal James Hasting from his home in Troy to Lambert Airport on Thursday, March 20. James was on his way to Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Calif. before heading to Afghanistan for his second time. While in Afghanistan James will serve as a Forward Observer guiding aircraft to their targets. James is a 2009 graduate of Troy Buchanan High School and joined the Marines in

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  • Schilly family newest recipient of service dog through Landon’s Helping Paws, Inc.

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Pictured are Matt, Curtis, Michelle and Owen Schilly meeting Roman at the Landon’s Helping Paws Trivia Night.

    Landon’s Helping Paws is pleased to announce that they, along with the help of their new partner, A New Leash For Life, have paired Roman, a Goldendoodle in training with a very deserving family. Roman will be trained to help Curtis Schilly, a seven year old boy in Troy who was diagnosed with autism just before his third birthday. Curtis was born a happy, healthy baby on December 20, 2007

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  • Jose retires from Community Opportunities

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Vicki Jose (right) has enjoyed her second career with Community Opportunities.

    During the second half of her working career, Vickie Jose has gone to work each day as a teacher, advocate, counselor and friend, finding her true calling and passion working with individuals with developmental disabilities. After 21 years at Community Opportunities, Vickie will retire on March 31, 2014. After a two decade career in retail and the food service industry, she was looking for a new job, and after becoming

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  • Move to Troy, Community Opportunities has opened new doors for quiet man

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 10:44 am

    Terry is shown delivering a meal through his volunteer work at LCCOA. If you see Terry, be sure to tell him ‘Hey.’

    Some things only happen once in a lifetime! In this second in a series of articles highlighting Community Opportunities, here is a story about a dramatic change in one man’s life. This is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Could you imagine your life without verbal expression? Or you never leaving the property you live on? I’d like to introduce you to a man I’ve had the privilege to get to know

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  • ‘Help Your Neighbor’ campaign

    Posted on February 24, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Want to be a volunteer and help your community? Or are you in need of help with small home repairs or yard work? Follow the below instructions and join in. The Help Your Neighbor Spring Campaign will be conducted May 15 through June 21. Submit Your Work Request: To submit your work request send: • brief description of the work to be done and your contact information. The effort would

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