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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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  • Sideline concussion testing being implemented by Lincoln County R-III

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Preventing mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussions, in sports is a priority for athletic programs at all levels. Troy Buchanan High School is spearheading an effort in the Lincoln County R-III school district to help more accurately and quickly detect concussions in real time. Using a simple test called the King-Devick, trainers and coaches can now make an objective determination as to whether a student athlete should be benched

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  • Moscow Mills board approves tax rate, mayor to resign due to moving

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:52 am

    The Moscow Mills Board of Aldermen approved the tax rate at a recent special meeting. In addition, they held discussion on ways to attain more revenue but took no action. They also were told that current Mayor Larry Coy will be resigning in October. Coy will be moving out of the city limits to property he owns off Hwy. H. In a public hearing to set tax rate for personal

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  • D.A.R.T. Hosts Annual Addiction Awareness Rally; honoring lives lost and offering hope

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Doug Geiger and his mother Tammy Boone holding Doug’s daughter.

    Jessica Geiger will never forget the sight of her niece attending D.A.R.T.’s first addiction awareness rally three years ago. “She stood holding a tiny sign that read ‘We miss you,’” recalled Jessica. The sign was made in remembrance of Jessica’s older brother Doug, whose battle with addiction left Doug’s daughter attending his funeral on her first birthday. “Heroin is a thief,” said Jessica. “It robbed my brother of his life

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  • Troy Garden Club 75 years of beautification of Troy

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:06 am

    Troy Garden Club celebrates 75 years in the beautification of Troy. As a not-for-profit civic group, it promotes the following events throughout the year. The Troy Garden Club adopts a family every Christmas. Troy Garden Club provides a mature tree every year, which is planted in the City of Troy for Arbor Day. Troy Garden Club has celebrated Arbor Day for decades by providing up to 500 trees for fourth

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  • Eagle Scout project is sign for ballfields

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Jonathan Jansen, a local Elsberry Troop 391 Boy Scout, has attained the rank of Life Scout and has earned all merit badges needed to achieve his goal of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting. Jansen needs to complete his Eagle Scout Service Project as his last step and wants to do something that will benefit the entire community. As he has been a Scout and baseball player since first

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  • Hawk Point shooting intruder charged

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Last week’s shooting in Hawk Point took another turn late Friday afternoon, according to a report released by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Late Friday afternoon,  investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office charged Sean Thomas Fitzsimmons, 52, after he unlawfully entered the home along the 500 block of Sage Drive, in Hawk Point, around midnight on September 11, 2014. According to investigators, the homeowner observed Fitzsimmons slash his tires

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