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Dr. Donald Rasmussen killed in two-vehicle accident

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 8:36 pm

A Silex man died in a two-vehicle accident at the  intersection of Hwy. 61 and Route B (Auburn Junction)  Saturday afternoon (July 26),  according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Time of the accident was  3:10 p.m. According to the statement from the Patrol, a 2006 Toyota Tundra driven by Donald Rasmussen, 69, of Silex, failed to yield to a 2011 Columbia Freightliner driven by Todd A.

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    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a man for assault on a victim while he slept. According to a release, on July 24, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence along the 2000 block of Highway 47, in Winfield, for an assault investigation.  The victim told deputies that  Michael Whitman, 37, of Troy, entered his residence where he was sleeping and struck him in the

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  • Reed charged with attempt to possess heroin

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Troy Police announces arrest after an attempted buy of a  controlled substance. According to the release, on July 23, 2014 Glen Reed was arrested and charged with Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance. That day, an unknown subject sent a text message to an undercover detective stating he wanted to meet up to purchase a controlled substance. A meeting was arranged at a gas station in the city limits of

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  • 911 hang-up leads to arrest

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 5:53 pm

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  • Lincoln County Auditor Expresses Concerns

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    When I stepped into the position as the first elected Auditor of Lincoln County, it was obvious there was a long list of issues to work on. I had many goals for the office and I assumed that my office would be backed and supported by the commission equal to the other offices. All other officials have at least a part time assistant. Some of the other officials with full

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  • Katie Ladlie named Shriners’Co-National Patient Ambassador

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Shriners Hospitals for Children® announced Thursday that Joe Dertinger, of Waconia, Minn., and Katie Ladlie, of Troy, are the health care system’s 2014-2015 national patient ambassadors. During a standing-room only presentation that is always one of the highlights of Shriners International’s five-day Imperial Session, the courageous stories of these two remarkable individuals were shared via the premiere of the video, “Born to Inspire.” The two were given their new titles

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  • Silex appoints new city attorney, lowers police pay, raises water re-connect fees

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:25 am

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  • Winfield to use ALICE safety plan; renovations, athletic facility on track for completion on time

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:23 am

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    A highlight of the Winfield Board of Education meeting held on July 15 was over the school’s safety plan. It’s no secret that there have been more and more shootings in public places, many of them being schools, and Winfield is taking the safety of their students into their own hands. Chief Tony Kirk, of Old Monroe and Sgt. Marc McCollister, Winfield School Resource Officer, teamed up to make a

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  • LHP and Troy R-III team up for a new avenue of learning

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:21 am

    Annie, the newest member of the R-III School District and the Lomax family.

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