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Lincoln County Medical Center enters negotiations with Mercy

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am

Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC), Troy and Mercy, headquartered in St. Louis, are pleased to announce that they have entered into exclusive negotiations to form a strategic partnership whereby LCMC will align with Mercy. On Tuesday evening (Sept.16), the LCMC Board of Trustees reviewed letters of intent submitted by three organizations. Each finalist was selected based on its ability to assist LCMC with objectives for the affiliation process that include

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  • Suspect in custody for multiple car cloutings

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    An Old Monroe man was arrested and charged in connection with car cloutigs in Lincoln County. According to a release from the sheriff’s department, on Saturday (Sept. 13), deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant arrest on Philip Ivan Pickett, 36, at his residence along the 100 block of Boulder Drive, in Old Monroe, for a past burglary. While speaking with Pickett, the deputies observed a compound

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  • Midwest Multimodal Hub of Transportation Port of Lincoln

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    The Booneslick Regional Planning Commission, based in Warrenton, Missouri, received a grant from the Economic Development Administration (a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Commerce) to conduct a study which analyzed the movement of freight through the East Central Missouri Region by truck, rail, air, and water. 

Among the potential projects identified by the Commodity Movement Study (linked) was a water port, particularly along the Mississippi River in Lincoln County,

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Lincoln County Medical Center enters negotiations with Mercy

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am

Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC), Troy and Mercy, headquartered in St. Louis, are pleased to announce that they have entered into exclusive negotiations to form a strategic partnership whereby LCMC will align with Mercy. On Tuesday evening (Sept.16), the LCMC Board of Trustees reviewed letters of intent submitted by three organizations. Each finalist was selected based on its ability to assist LCMC with objectives for the affiliation process that include

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  • Glass makes the move to Moscow Mills location

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Sandy Glass

    Sandy Glass, Farm Bureau Insurance agent, has moved to the Moscow Mills office from the Troy office effective September, 2014. Glass’ new office will be located at 105 Hwy. C Plaza, Moscow Mills, 63362. Stop in and say “Hi” and check out her new office. Sandy can offer you insurance for your home, auto, life, health, and annuities. Get your free, no-obligation quote today, or call and set up an

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  • Winchester speaks at Palmer College

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Brett Winchester

    Dr. Brett Winchester of Winchester Spine & Sport addressed Palmer College of Chiropractic’s alumni at its recent homecoming celebration. Palmer College, located in Davenport, Iowa, serves as the founding college of chiropractic worldwide. Dr. Winchester, a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic, was invited to speak to Palmer graduates who practice across the U.S. on the neurology of the chiropractic adjustment. This fall, Dr. Winchester will address the Ohio State

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Technology

Editorial

Rice domestic assault case continues national discussion

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:22 am

The anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, the President’s speech on how to handle the threat of ISIS and the Missouri General Assembly’s actions at its veto session all garnered headlines last week. However, maybe the issue garnering the most attention was the handling of the Ray Rice domestic assault case by the National Football League. A video surfaced on TMZ showing the NFL player knocking his then fiancee out with

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  • Thirteen years later, may we never forget

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The first time I had ever remembered hearing the word terrorist was September 11, 2001. That day will be forever burned into my memory as the day my carefree eighth grade self became more aware of my surrounding and what was actually happening in the world. I was in music class when it happened. When whispers started becoming more frequent and teachers began to look worried, we (the students) started

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  • There’s a troll that lives in Lincoln County

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Gary James 2

    Property owner Barry Scroggin recently had to cut down a tree on the lawn of his property on Highway Y in Foley, and was surprised to find there had been a troll living inside. Well, he wasn’t surprised. He put it there. Well, he didn’t put it there. That was Gary James. Okay, let me back up. Scroggin took a trip to Norway, and that was the genesis of the

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