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Extension granted to update base acres for ARC/PLC programs

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres has been extended one additional month, from Feb. 27, 2015 until March 31, 2015.  The final day for farm owners and producers to

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  • Constituent Day at Hawk Point

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    With the start of a new Congress, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer and his staff have officially announced Constituent Service Days information to better serve the constituents of the 3rd District. “Our country is at an interesting time right now. There are lots of questions floating around about tax exemptions in the president’s health-care law, veterans have questions about access to care, and small businesses have concerns about the constant regulations

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  • Lincoln County Recorder of Deeds to offer new record alert system

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    The office of the Lincoln County Recorder of Deeds has recently upgraded to new records management software. The software was developed by Mobilis Technologies in Blue Springs, Mo. Currently, 32 Missouri counties are using Mobilis Technologies EpicRecord RMS product for their management software. The man who developed the software, David Mudd, Chief Technical Officer, worked for Boone County, Missouri prior to co-founding Mobilis Technologies. During this time, he worked closely

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The change in ownership of Imo’s Pizza in Troy officially changed hands Feb. 23 with a ribbon cutting and reception. Mark and Phyllis Cross sold the restaurant to their daughter and husband, Cheryl and Eric Lotter.

“Pie passed” as second generation family new owners of Imo’s Pizza-Troy

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:01 am

‘Passing the Pie’ represents the change of ownership to a second-generation Imo’s franchisee. New owners, Cheryl and Eric Lotter, have purchased Imo’s Pizza restaurant in Troy from her parents Mark and Phyllis Cross. “After 19 years of ownership, Mark and Phyllis have become valued and respected franchise owners,” said Margie Imo, VP of Imo’s franchising. “They have served on our marketing committee offering invaluable advice to other new owners. We

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  • Synergy Chiropractic opens office in Winfield this week

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Synergy Chiropractic is open in Winfield at 10 Eagle Drive. Officially opened March 2, it is owned by Rob Hammerling, DC. Synergy Chiropractic is focused on making it convenient and affordable to receive quality chiropractic care. The location is off Hwy. 47 across from the Dollar General and is less than one mile from Hwy. 79. Dr. Hammerling offers extended hours to fit busy schedules. Most health insurance plans and

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  • Carter Family Chiropractic to open in March in Berk Building

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Jack Carter, Dr. Lauren Carter, Dr. Steven Carter and Madison Carter.

    Dr. Steven Carter and Dr. Lauren Carter are opening their second chiropractic practice in March, their first in Troy. It is located at 101 W. College, Suite 2, Troy in the Berk Building, across from Stefanina’s Restaurant. The new practice will specialize in chiropractic care with an emphasis in pregnancy and pediatrics. The practice was purchased from Dr. Robert S. Reeves in January 2015. The Carters have renovated and computerized

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Event brings back memories of teams success in sports

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:17 am

High school athletics have been a huge component for many through the years. And for the communities in Lincoln County, the exploits of the young men and young women in the field or on the courts have seen many successes. I have been privileged to witness many of these successes. On a recent night, I attended and documented (through the paper) a recognition ceremony for the first girls team from

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  • Better you through better foods

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 9:16 am

    In an attempt to get fit and healthy after “falling off the workout wagon”, many of us at the Journal office decided to have a friendly competition and play The Biggest Loser. It’s not easy to make lifestyle changes but we are all making a great effort to do so. Up until this point I always said I would eat a little less but was never willing to cut out

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  • Would you like prayer with that? Drive through please

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Drive Thru Prayer 2

    On a chilly, Valentines Day morning, five members of the New Galilee Christian Church in Winfield, were out early, standing in the church parking lot. These five were holding signs and waving to the passers by, in hopes that some might stop, seeking prayer. The church was sponsoring “Drive-Thru Prayer” for anyone who needed it that cold, Saturday morning. They also had a special valentines treat for those who stopped:

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