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Peoples Bank provides space for community library in Hawk Point

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:53 am

The Hawk Point Branch of Peoples Bank & Trust Co. has donated a corner of the bank lobby for use as the Hawk Point Community Library. The Hawk Point Community Library is a free, self service children’s lending library that is open to the public during the lobby hours of the bank. Books can be borrowed by simply signing them out in a notebook and returned by placing them in

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  • Aidan Rowe’s birthday shoes fundraiser

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 8:52 am

    A young man in Troy is on a mission to give cool sneakers to his classmates who don’t have them. Aidan Rowe is turning nine on March 18. He is planning to use any money he gets for his birthday to buy tennis shoes for his classmates. He hopes to raise $500 and give away at least nine pairs of shoes. He has set up a GoFundMe site to raise

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  • St. Peters man wins state-wide art contest for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Disability Poster

    Across the nation, March is recognized as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Every year a group of Missouri organizations (Missouri Association of County Developmental Disability Services, the Arc of Missouri, and People First of Missouri) along with Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MoDD Council) produce a poster and bookmark celebrating inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in everyday life. Posters and bookmarks are for display by schools, libraries, and other community organizations

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

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:09 am

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

    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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