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Beverly Eberhard  (left) accepts directorship, along with assistant Trisha Bobeen, (right) from resigning director Jan Bettencourt (middle) of the Special Olympics Missouri/Lincoln County Roadrunners program for Lincoln and Pike Counties.

Bettencourt resigns as Special Olympics director

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:24 am

Jan Bettencourt, Director of Special Olympics/Missouri-Lincoln County Roadrunners, resigned after 20 years with the program. Beverly Eberhard has accepted the position of Director, with Trisha Bobeen assisting as Co-Director, effective December 1. “When taking over for Ralph Coose 20 years ago, there were eight athletes,” says Bettencourt. “Now there are almost 70 athlete competing in basketball, soccer, track and field and golf and it’s time to turn the program over

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  • R-III Chartwells employees show their holiday spirit

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Chartwells Gifts

    Eighty R-III School Chartwells employees collected gifts for the children who visited Santa Claus at this year’s Night of 1,000 Stars. This is the fifth year they have done this, and they bested their total from last year, collecting over 320 gift items, each individually wrapped. Pictured from left are Donna Aslin, Karen Hooks, Dana Skaggs, Diane Ketchem, Teresa Compion, Diamond Harmon, Sissy Broyles, Jackie Rausch, Holly Gossett, Carolyn Harrell,

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  • Chamber nominations for ‘Give Back’ award

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 8:30 am

    In 2010, the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce proudly celebrated their 85th anniversary with a theme of giving back. Members were challenged to not only give of their time, but of their talent and treasure. With that theme in mind the Give Back Award was created. The inaugural award was presented in 2010 to Peoples Bank & Trust followed by Toyota-Bodine Aluminum in 2011, Thornhill Real Estate & Auction in

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  • Holiday House Tour in Elsberry

    Posted on December 1, 2014 at 9:11 am

    The Holiday House Tour, hosted by Elsberry FFA Parents/Alumni will be held on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 1 – 5 p.m. Homes, churches and businesses on tour this year will be: Mark and Sally Gnade, Rick and Terri Davis, Tobi LoGrasso, Mark and Patty Koenig two homestead log cabins and White Swan one room Schoolhouse, New Hope Baptist Church and Broadway Flower & Fountain. Tickets will be on sale the

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  • Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

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  • The Cellular Connection to hold nationwide food drive

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:22 am

    The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon premium wireless retailer in the U.S., announced on November 14 that 300 of its stores will be donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers. From November 14 until Friday, December 12, participating TCC stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food,

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  • Morse LCCOA Volunteer of the Year

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Linda Morse is the Volunteer of the Year at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA).

    This year the celebration of the LCCOA volunteers was held on Saturday, October 18. It was extremely rewarding to host a party that expresses how essential volunteers are to their mission. All of facilities and staff could not do it without their help. Not to mention the thousands upon thousands of Lincoln County residents served and showed kindness. Volunteers help to create a peaceful world and a safer planet. To

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