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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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  • Man steals car in Foley to drive a few blocks for burglary

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Jeffrey Smith

    On September 8, 2014, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the theft of a motor vehicle along the 100 block of Morgan Valley Lane, in Foley. According to investigators, when the victim arrived home he noticed the door on his garage open and his Ford F-150 truck gone. During the investigation, a neighbor called the victim and told him his truck was in his yard along the 100 block of

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  • Hawk Point investigation exposes prior domestic violence shooting

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 9:19 am

    A man has been charged following a shooting Thursday morning in Hawk Point, according to a report from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. According to the report,  around midnight on Sept. 11, 2014, sheriff detectives began investigating a shooting, which occurred along the 500 block of Sage Dr., in Hawk Point.  During the incident, investigators determined Dennis Scott Fischer, 28, of Hawk Point, inflicted a gunshot wound on a male

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  • Lincoln County woman in custody after 10 years

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Sipes, Laura

    On May 17, 2004, deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of possible child abuse along the 100 block of Highway Y, in Foley. The bruising resulted from several “spankings” of two male juveniles was shocking enough to place them in protective custody and charges were filed against then 39-year old, Laura Ann Sipes. Sipes (then an attorney and later disbarred) was arrested and charged. After

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  • One fatality, two seriously injured in area accidents

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    There was one traffic fatality in one of two accidents which occurred in a span of days in Lincoln County, according to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. One accident  occurred Sept. 5 on Hwy. 79 just north of Ross Road at 5:10 p.m. According to the report, a 1996 Buick Lesabre driven by Ronnie Lovell, 69, of Elsberry, was traveling too fast for conditions. He lost control on

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  • State releases APR scores for schools

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 10:01 am

    More than half of Missouri’s school districts increased their scores in the Annual Performance Reports (APR) released by the Department on Aug. 29. In Lincoln County, Silex had a 95.4 score, Elsberry R-II (91.8); Troy (90.0) and Winfield (77.9). “We are proud of the hard work it takes on the part of the students, staff and community to score 95 percent on the Annual Performance Report,” said Elaine Henderson, Silex

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  • LCAD begins cost-cutting measures

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 10:00 am


    Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) is asking voters to examine the question, “Where does my tax dollar go?” Lincoln county residents are being presented with Prop S in November from the Lincoln County Ambulance District. The last tax increase for the ambulance district was in 1984. Since that time, Lincoln County and Lincoln County Ambulance District have gone through some tremendous growth. According to Chief Administrator Ray Antonacci, LCAD can

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  • Projects helping Hawk Point to grow again

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:58 am

    The new water tower. It will be completed in the spring of 2015.

    In the seven years of his mayoralty, Robert Henebry has presided over quite a bit of change in Hawk Point. “We paved streets about three or four years ago. We’ve repaved our cemetery and cleaned that up quite a bit to make sure it’s taken care of. We’ve got this new city hall since I’ve been in here. A bigger police department and police presence in town: We went from

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  • Troy author makes learning enjoyable in new children’s book

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Author Rebekah Ross announces the release of her new book, “Using Your Imagination: Nancy’s Numbers,” where she provides practical and easy learning materials for the parents and their children. In “Using Your Imagination: Nancy’s Numbers,” the author channels learning into fun and stimulating activities. In this book, parents will see their children learn to follow directions and draw their numbers at the same time. This book is perfect with some

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