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Troy approves creation of parks director position

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:47 am

The Troy Board of Aldermen approved unanimously the creation of a parks director and will assume management of the city’s Aquatic Center next year. This action was taken at the regular meeting held Nov. 17. By bringing this service inhouse, the city can pursue additional revenue ventures with their parks’ system and have better internal control of the costs in operating the swimming pool. The idea of a parks director

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  • Kerpash sworn in as new alderman in Moscow Mills, assess parking issue

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:46 am

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    With the resignation of Mark Schuette, the Moscow Mills Board of Aldermen approved Carol Kerpash to fill this seat until the April 2015 election. In other action, the board authorized Donny Hopkins, public works superintendent, to assess current parking conditions near the Rock House. The city has received a complaint from a renter of property about parking issues. Mayor Andy Teschendorf broke the tie after the aldermen had voted 2-2.

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  • Weight restrictions placed on two bridges on Hwy. 79

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Two bridges on Missouri Route 79 in Pike County at Clarksville and Annada have been load posted with a restriction of a 10-ton weight limit. Beginning immediately, signs are posted “Weight Limit 10 Ton” at the bridge over Big Calumet Creek located just south of Route N near the north city limits of Clarksville, and the bridge over Guinns Creek south of Route H, the first bridge just south of

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  • Ambulance district continues rotation of base closures

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:41 am

    The Board of Directors for the Lincoln County Ambulance District met Nov. 19. The issue on everyone’s mind was base closures and whether or not a base would be closed in the wake of another defeat of Proposition S. Prop S was a tax initiative from the ambulance district requesting $.35 per $100 valuation of real and personal property. During the Chief’s Report, Chief Administrator Ray Antonacci, reported that after

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  • Permits required in flood plain development

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Jerry Daugherty, emergency management director and flood plain administrator in Lincoln County, reminds citizens of certain requirements for building in a flood plain area. Approximately 22 percent of the county lies in the flood plain. A flood plain development permit is required for ANY improvements, renovations, construction, excavations or additions to structures and property within the Lincoln County flood plain. People MUST contact the Lincoln County Flood Plain administrative office

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  • Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

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  • Courthouse implements new landscaping design

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:34 am

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    In October, a group of volunteers gathered on the lawn of the Lincoln County Courthouse to begin planting 22 trees and 11 shrubs – all native to either Lincoln County or other areas of Missouri. The planting was one condition of the T.R.I.M. grant awarded to Lincoln County and the culmination of several months planning. Days earlier saw the removal of three Siberian elms and one Bosnian pine suffering from

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  • Weight restrictions placed on two bridges on Hwy. 79 in Pike County

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Two bridges on Missouri Route 79 in Pike County at Clarksville and Annada have been load posted with a restriction of a 10-ton weight limit. Beginning immediately, signs are posted “Weight Limit 10 Ton” at the bridge over Big Calumet Creek located just south of Route N near the north city limits of Clarksville, and the bridge over Guinns Creek south of Route H, the first bridge just south of

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  • Community Thanksgiving service Sunday in Troy

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    The Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance has announced that it is once again the time for local churches in the Troy area to come together for the annual Thanksgiving Service. The annual Community Worship Service will be this Sunday, November 23, and our host church is First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ at 1302 Boone Street. All congregations are invited and welcome to attend the service. The seasonal service is under

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