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Coats for Kids campaign begins in Lincoln County

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

Starting September 29, 2014, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures Lincoln County will begin a coat campaign to provide gently-used winter coats to children in need. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures’ shared vision of ensuring every child in Lincoln County wears a winter coat is healthy and provides for strong self-esteem. They are working with partners and local school districts to help identify those children and

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  • Bright Futures Lincoln County about to turn one, community caring gives reason to celebrate

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:06 am

    Bright Futures Lincoln County is approaching their first birthday in the community! Bright Futures Lincoln County was born on Oct. 22, 2013. To celebrate the milestone, the non-profit organization is releasing short videos every Wednesday to bring awareness to needs in the community, partners and how Bright Futures Lincoln County has impacted the lives of many students and their families. You can find their videos on the Bright Futures Lincoln

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  • Eagle Scout project is sign for ballfields

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Jonathan Jansen, a local Elsberry Troop 391 Boy Scout, has attained the rank of Life Scout and has earned all merit badges needed to achieve his goal of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting. Jansen needs to complete his Eagle Scout Service Project as his last step and wants to do something that will benefit the entire community. As he has been a Scout and baseball player since first

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  • Adopt-a-Family is about to begin

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:47 am

    With Labor Day behind us, the coordinators and volunteers of Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family are already looking forward to and preparing for Christmas. Many families in our community are facing hardships that make it difficult to get by day to day. Higher cost of living, unemployment, and illnesses have made these families cut down their budget so much so that there isn’t much left over to put aside for Christmas presents

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  • Biggest Farmers’ Market of the year

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 8:52 am

    On Saturday, September 13, the River Hills and Wind River Farmers’ Market will hold their annual Fall Poultry Fest. It will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Silex, Mo. City Park and draws poultry men and women from throughout the states. Among the events will be a country auction, exhibition of rooster stock, and an egg competition. Eggs are a farm product of long standing in Eastern Missouri and this

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  • Lincoln County ambulance district collecting items

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:50 am

    The Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) is collecting food and other supplies for the first responders in Ferguson, Mo. With no end in sight, the police, fire and EMS workers are left working long hours in Ferguson, while protests continue. In some cases the police officers have had to move their families out of their homes. These officers are spending long hours away from their families. The Lincoln County Ambulance

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  • Stephens wins MDC state slogan contest

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Leslie Stephens, of Troy, with a Trees Work poster created from her winning slogan “Without trees, we’d be up a creek without a paddle.”

    A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for Conservation Department publicity campaign. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has chosen a winner for a state-wide slogan contest. Leslie Stephens, of Troy, won first place in the Trees Work Poster Slogan Contest. More than 1,300 slogans were submitted. The goal of MDC’s Trees Work campaign is to increase awareness of the benefits trees provide to all Missourians. As part

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