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Seeks community help in locating two individuals

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:16 am

Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are currently trying to locate and apprehend several wanted individuals and are asking the community for help. According to a release from Andy Binder, public information officer, community tips reveal Tonya Lynn Zumwalt, 40, and her boyfriend, Randolph Scott Aschoff,  37. are living in both Lincoln and Warren Counties. Both Zumwalt and Aschoff travel back and forth from the counties and live in

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  • Troy PD looking for thieves in Lincoln County Jewelry robbery

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 7:59 am

      The Troy Police are seeking two suspects who boldly went inside a local Troy jewelry store and ran off with a case of diamond jewelry. On Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014 at approximately 1750 hours (5:50 p.m.). the Troy Police Department responded to the 400 block of S. Main Street for a report of felony stealing. According to the release, a black male entered Lincoln County Jewelry asking if the

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  • Sales tax deposits up eleven percent in Troy

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Sales tax deposits in the City of Troy continue on the upward trend, reported City Treasurer Linda Flinn to the Board of Aldermen last week. “Sales tax receipts for September were higher (1.36 percent) than one year ago,” said Flinn. The deposit for the one percent local sales tax was $243,359.65 compared to just over $241,600 last year (0.71 percent increase). The one-half percent transportation tax deposit was $118,373.53 compared

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  • Tina Clayton honored

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Tina Clayton

    Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) recently honored Tina Clayton, Site Coordinator for Bridgeway’s Terry L. Robertson Center. Clayton received the Eddie Mae Binion Community Service Award, which recognizes those in the community who have dedicated their lives to helping those served by LSEM. According to staff attorney for LSEM Holly Yoakum, “It’s given every year to someone, like Tina, who is not a legal professional, but is a community

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  • Coats for Kids campaign begins in Lincoln County

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

    CoatsForKids

    Starting September 29, 2014, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures Lincoln County will begin a coat campaign to provide gently-used winter coats to children in need. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures’ shared vision of ensuring every child in Lincoln County wears a winter coat is healthy and provides for strong self-esteem. They are working with partners and local school districts to help identify those children and

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  • Bright Futures Lincoln County about to turn one, community caring gives reason to celebrate

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:06 am

    Bright Futures Lincoln County is approaching their first birthday in the community! Bright Futures Lincoln County was born on Oct. 22, 2013. To celebrate the milestone, the non-profit organization is releasing short videos every Wednesday to bring awareness to needs in the community, partners and how Bright Futures Lincoln County has impacted the lives of many students and their families. You can find their videos on the Bright Futures Lincoln

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  • Paramedics in class respond to ‘Code-O’

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:02 am

    A new sign in front of Lincoln County Ambulance District Headquarters was made possible by a generous donation by five of the six Board of Directors and Chief Administrator.  The old sign made of wood was located on the corner of 3rd and Travis for over a decade.  The new sign was built by an off duty paramedic, Vince Sparks and Deputy Chief Jim Holloway.

    On Sept. 25, 2014 at approximately 2:10 p.m., the Lincoln County Ambulance District went to Code – 0. This means all ambulances are out on emergency calls and there are no ambulances available for your 911 call. “This happens more often than anyone realizes,” said Chief Administrator Ray Antonacci. On this day two very emergent calls came in at the same time and there was no one available. Coinciding on

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  • Fire Prevention Week promotes working fire alarms

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:53 am

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week (FPW) for more than 90 years, is gearing up to officially kick off this year’s campaign, October 5-11, 2014. The theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” “Smoke alarms can help make the difference between life and death in a fire, but they need to be working,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president

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  • Third meeting scheduled for FirstNET Regional Stakeholders

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:28 am

    The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS), in conjunction with the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), is holding the third in a series of meetings with regional public safety and first responder agencies to explore how a dedicated public safety broadband network; FirstNET, could benefit their mission. The meeting is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on October 9 at the BRPC offices in Warrenton and is open to the

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