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Weight restrictions placed on two bridges on Hwy. 79 in Pike County

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Two bridges on Missouri Route 79 in Pike County at Clarksville and Annada have been load posted with a restriction of a 10-ton weight limit. Beginning immediately, signs are posted “Weight Limit 10 Ton” at the bridge over Big Calumet Creek located just south of Route N near the north city limits of Clarksville, and the bridge over Guinns Creek south of Route H, the first bridge just south of

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  • Community Thanksgiving service Sunday in Troy

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    The Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance has announced that it is once again the time for local churches in the Troy area to come together for the annual Thanksgiving Service. The annual Community Worship Service will be this Sunday, November 23, and our host church is First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ at 1302 Boone Street. All congregations are invited and welcome to attend the service. The seasonal service is under

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  • Stolen class ring key in arrest of two individuals

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:17 am

    A stolen high school class ring was cited as the key which led to the arrest of two individuals in a theft of jewelry originating in Lincoln County. Among the haul stolen from the home in the 1000 block of Highway EE on Oct. 24 was a 1976 Wentzville High class ring valued at $269, police said. A detective with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department investigating the crime came across

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Business News

LCMC rural health clinics to celebrate health day

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:54 am

Lincoln County Medical Center’s Rural Health Clinics will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014. NOSORH created National Rural Health Day as a way to showcase rural America; increase awareness of rural health-related issues; and promote the efforts of NOSORH, State Offices of Rural Health and others in addressing those

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  • The unseen danger of diabetes

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:50 am

    November is National Diabetes Month and Dr. Finklang encourages anyone who has, or may be at risk for, diabetes to have an annual eye examination. “Diabetes affects 18.2 million Americans, 5.2 million of which may not even know they have the disease,” Dr. Finklang said. “One of the health problems associated with diabetes is diabetic retinopathy, a disease of the eye which can cause blindness.” Diabetic retinopathy can weaken and

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  • Dr. Talley joins LCMC staff

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Dr. Talley

    Lincoln County Medical Center’s Troy Medical Group welcomes Jeremy Talley to its staff. Dr. Talley specializes in family practice. He earned his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City. He completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. and is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Talley joins Troy Medical Group after serving Hermann as

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Technology

Editorial

Celebration of heroism, renewal of our freedoms

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:05 am

Another Veteran’s Day has come and gone. While one day is dedicated to remember these special men and women who served our country, the freedoms we enjoy everyday are not as easily visible. However, if one day they are taken away, what a void and a change in life would it become. I especially want to thank the schools for the many programs they have to honor our military heroes

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  • My recent meeting with my biological father

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:05 am

    Back in June, I wrote about my two dads. Well, I recently met a third dad, my biological father. My parents split up when I was three. I have no memory of my father. When my mom remarried a few years later, my new dad wanted to adopt me. My biological father gave up his parental rights so my new dad could do so. That, as far as I was

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  • Mid-term elections bring big changes

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Election day has come and gone. Just over 43 percent of the registered voters in Lincoln County walked passed precinct signs (below) to make their voices count. They, along with voters throughout the state and nation sent a clear message. For example, The Missouri House will have 118 Republican members out of 163 total when it gathers in January. The number is unprecedented. They can govern without the governor. The

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