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Truxton Woman is Lucky for Life

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:33 pm

The first player in Missouri to win $25,000 a year for life in the new Missouri Lottery Draw Game claimed her prize on March 23. Eleanor Mirgaux of Truxton said she buys tickets for most of the Draw Games on Sundays after church. She added Lucky for Life to her stable in the last month, and it’s already paying off. Mirgaux won the second prize in the game in the

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  • From the Archives: Nursing home under construction in Silex

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:54 am

    60 Years Ago March 25, 1955 LeRoy Braungardt, of Moscow Mills,  won the Lincoln County Tractor Operation Contest. He is a vocational agriculture student at Buchanan High School. Jimmy Mayes has been elected president of the newly organized 4-H Club in the New Hope Community. Barbara Luck is the vice-president  and Leslie Whiteside voted as secretary. Other officers include Molly Howard, Sylvia Graham and Ann Cox.  Mr. and Mrs. Owen

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  • Empire Piers moves operations to Lincoln County

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Empire Piers LLC, a national helical pile systems manufacturer, has combined their two current plants in Crestwood and Louisiana, as well as their corporate offices, and moved to their new 50,000 square foot manufacturing complex located near Winfield. Empire Piers began its professional practice in 2009 and has experienced substantial growth over the past six years, along with the growth and development of their professional staff. “We have attracted high-quality,

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  • Pavement/shoulder work planned on Lincoln County routes

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 11:47 am

    Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be working on the following routes in Lincoln County on the dates and time indicated. Signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zones. • US 61 – March 23 – April 4, one lane traffic with 14’ width restriction 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. from MO 47 to E & B intersection for pavement repairs. • Route E – March 23-27,

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  • Celebrate your mother this 2015 Mother’s Day

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:25 am

    Every year The Lincoln County Journal honors mothers with a special section full of family pictures. This Mother’s Day The Lincoln County Journal is keeping with tradition but putting a different spin on it. We would like to celebrate all the mothers out there by offering two $250 prizes. You can enter to win one of these prizes by telling us about your mother and why she inspires you. It

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  • Area men charged with statutory sodomy and rape

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

    In early March, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating claims of a girl under 17-years old being raped multiple times along the first block of Hillview Lane, in Troy, during the months of February and March of 2015. Detectives learned of the potential suspect, Coty James Endress, 26, of Troy, and questioned him. During the interview, Endress admitted to “consensual sex” with a girl under 17-years old

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  • First day of school, lunch prices decided at Lincoln County R-III board meeting

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:20 am

    The Lincoln County R-III school district held its monthly school board meeting on March 17. The board tentatively approved the District Calendar for the 2015-2016 school year, with the first day of school falling on August 18. The board also approved a recommendation by Superintendant Mark Penny to set the school lunch prices for 2015-2016. An elementary school lunch will cost $2.70; a secondary school lunch will cost $2.80. Larry

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  • New judge assigned to hear Faria’s motion

    Posted on March 19, 2015 at 8:01 am

    On Wednesday, (March 18)  the Missouri Supreme Court assigned Marion County Circuit Judge Rachel Bringer-Shepard to preside over the hearing in regards to a motion for a new trial for Russell Faria. Faria is currently serving a life sentence without parole after his conviction for murder in the death of his terminally-ill wife, Elizabeth, in 2011. The assignment of Judge Bringer-Shepard followed a motion by 45th Judicial Circuit Judge Chris

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  • Winning lottery ticket sold in Hawk Point

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    A Missouri Lottery player has won a life-changing prize playing Lucky for Life in Monday night’s drawing. Lottery records show a ticket sold at Mini Market, 16 S. Highway 47 in Hawk Point, matched all five white-ball numbers drawn to win $25,000 a year for life, the game’s second-tier prize. “We are thrilled to have our first ‘for life’ big prize winner here in Missouri,” said May Scheve Reardon, executive

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