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Wheelock arrested for on marijuana-related charges

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:15 am

The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) learned through an anonymous complaint that Tracey Wheelock of the 400 block of Clark Road, in Eolia, was selling marijuana from his residence. Narcotic investigators made contact with Wheelock at his residence and could smell burnt marijuana emitting from his front door. Wheelock told detectives he smoked marijuana several hours prior to their arrival and voluntarily handed over his drug paraphernalia. Investigators obtained

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  • Man attempted to sell prescription drugs

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:03 am

    The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) received a community drug tip on Lucian Howard, 48, of Troy, who was looking to sell his personal prescription pills. Narcotics investigators set up a buy and met Howard in Troy. Howard had prescription pills for Alprazolam (Xanax) and $90 in cash rolled in an empty prescription pill bottle labeled for Hydroco/apap (Norco). The 17 Alprazolam Pills not accounted for were consistent with

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  • Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team arrests two for distribution of meth

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) arrested 34 year old Shane Michael Johnson and 27 year old Kathleen Teson, both from Troy, for the sale and distribution of methamphetamine on Monday. Narcotics investigators learned Johnson and Teson were selling methamphetamine in Lincoln County. Through surveillance, county investigators observed Johnson and Teson attempt to make a money transaction on a gas station parking lot in Troy and took both of

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MACA announces Young Leader Scholarship recipients

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:08 am

The MACA Board of Directors has selected 12 college students to receive the MACA Young Leader Scholarship of $2,000 to be used for their college expenses. This is the second year for the program which is designed to expose future agriculturalists to the crop protection industry and future career opportunities. Recipients will benefit from the financial compensation, exposure and networking with MACA members. MACA members benefit by developing a talent

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  • Local Prudential Select Realtors receive awards

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Theresa Curtis was a multiple award winner closing over 8.6 million in sales. She was awarded the Chairman Gold Award and was the top agent out of 10 offices for most closed units, 89.75. Theresa has been awarded the Chairman Gold award for 5 consecutive years. Alice Coose was also awarded the Chairman Gold award for closing 75 units and closed over $8.8 million in sales for 2014. Alice has

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  • Troy Ducks Unlimited Chapter wraps up another membership dinner

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:06 am

    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.

    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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Turning over another page and starting my next chapter

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:44 am

It is truly a rare opportunity to be given the chance to grow yourself both personally and professionally while learning a new skill. In today’s overly structured world we are rarely given the opportunity to chase what we really want to do without making a four year commitment to it. So, it was refreshing to be given the opportunity to work at The Lincoln County Journal just over a year

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  • A special girl moves coach of men to tears

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:43 am

    Michigan State University participated in the recent NCAA Tournament but failed to make it to the Final Four. However, a special bond between a young man and a courageous girl’s battle with cancer captured the hearts of a nation. Lacey Holsworth was there with the team as they won the Big Ten Tournament. And when they bowed out to eventual champion UConn, she was there. Now, Lacey, age 8, is

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  • Tragic news at nearby dog park brings caution to local residents

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:01 am

    As an animal lover, I couldn’t help but feel sadden by the recent news of the dog that was killed at Quail Ridge Park in Wentzville. The Golden Retriever was at the dog park having a play date with a few other dogs and it ended tragically when a young Great Dane became aggressive. It was reported that close to 75 people were at the park at the time of

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