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Truxton Woman is Lucky for Life

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:33 pm

The first player in Missouri to win $25,000 a year for life in the new Missouri Lottery Draw Game claimed her prize on March 23. Eleanor Mirgaux of Truxton said she buys tickets for most of the Draw Games on Sundays after church. She added Lucky for Life to her stable in the last month, and it’s already paying off. Mirgaux won the second prize in the game in the

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  • From the Archives: Nursing home under construction in Silex

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:54 am

    60 Years Ago March 25, 1955 LeRoy Braungardt, of Moscow Mills,  won the Lincoln County Tractor Operation Contest. He is a vocational agriculture student at Buchanan High School. Jimmy Mayes has been elected president of the newly organized 4-H Club in the New Hope Community. Barbara Luck is the vice-president  and Leslie Whiteside voted as secretary. Other officers include Molly Howard, Sylvia Graham and Ann Cox.  Mr. and Mrs. Owen

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  • Empire Piers moves operations to Lincoln County

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Empire Piers LLC, a national helical pile systems manufacturer, has combined their two current plants in Crestwood and Louisiana, as well as their corporate offices, and moved to their new 50,000 square foot manufacturing complex located near Winfield. Empire Piers began its professional practice in 2009 and has experienced substantial growth over the past six years, along with the growth and development of their professional staff. “We have attracted high-quality,

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Empire Piers moves operations to Lincoln County

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:51 am

Empire Piers LLC, a national helical pile systems manufacturer, has combined their two current plants in Crestwood and Louisiana, as well as their corporate offices, and moved to their new 50,000 square foot manufacturing complex located near Winfield. Empire Piers began its professional practice in 2009 and has experienced substantial growth over the past six years, along with the growth and development of their professional staff. “We have attracted high-quality,

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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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  • New dealership to take shape soon

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:52 am

    Behlman Ground Breaking

    The groundbreaking for the new Behlmann Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Troy took place on March 18. Manning the shovels were, from left, Mayor Mark Cross, investor Cheryl Christensen, partner/dealer principal Doug Kohnen, partner/vice president Dan Behlmann and project manager for Freise Construction Andy Wohldmann. Also in attendance was Kerry Klump, Executive Director of the Troy area Chamber of Commerce, fourth from the right and Larry Tucker, Lincoln County

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Editorial

Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:07 am

March 25 is the 114th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in American history. One hundred and forty six people, mostly young women, died in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. The factory was situated on the eighth, ninth and tenth floors of the Asch Building in Greenwich Village. It produced womens’ blouses, or shirtwaists. The workers were mostly Italian and Polish immigrants, working

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  • A very special ‘birthday anniversary’ observed

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:07 am

    I attended a very special ‘birthday’ celebration last week. It wasn’t for any individual but cake was served. No one blew out any candles. Great, great stories were being ‘swapped’ around by those in attendance. The occasion was the anniversary of the Veterans Coffee Talk. I listened intently to those who have served our great country in the military service. Four years ago, the treasured memories that our veterans possess

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  • Two anniversaries noted, veterans have special event

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:18 am

      An important anniversary will be observed Thursday and all veterans in Lincoln County are invited. On March 19 at the Lincoln County Council on Aging at 9 a.m., the weekly Veterans Coffee Talk will be four years old. This effort to bring veterans together has been very successful where everything from just ‘small talk’ to information important to veterans have been shared. For this particular meeting, all veterans who

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