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Wheelock arrested for on marijuana-related charges

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:15 am

The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) learned through an anonymous complaint that Tracey Wheelock of the 400 block of Clark Road, in Eolia, was selling marijuana from his residence. Narcotic investigators made contact with Wheelock at his residence and could smell burnt marijuana emitting from his front door. Wheelock told detectives he smoked marijuana several hours prior to their arrival and voluntarily handed over his drug paraphernalia. Investigators obtained

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  • Man attempted to sell prescription drugs

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:03 am

    The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) received a community drug tip on Lucian Howard, 48, of Troy, who was looking to sell his personal prescription pills. Narcotics investigators set up a buy and met Howard in Troy. Howard had prescription pills for Alprazolam (Xanax) and $90 in cash rolled in an empty prescription pill bottle labeled for Hydroco/apap (Norco). The 17 Alprazolam Pills not accounted for were consistent with

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  • Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team arrests two for distribution of meth

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) arrested 34 year old Shane Michael Johnson and 27 year old Kathleen Teson, both from Troy, for the sale and distribution of methamphetamine on Monday. Narcotics investigators learned Johnson and Teson were selling methamphetamine in Lincoln County. Through surveillance, county investigators observed Johnson and Teson attempt to make a money transaction on a gas station parking lot in Troy and took both of

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  • Charged with statutory sodomy

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:51 am

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    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40 year old Darren Richard Mills of Lincoln County after learning he sexually assaulted a boy less than 12 years of age. According to investigators, the abuse took place along the 100 block of Chinkapin Court, Troy (Lincoln County) over a period of time. It is possible more charges will occur as the investigation continues. Mills registered as a sex offender in 1999 for

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  • R-III summer lunch program to begin late June

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:49 am

    For the past two summers, the Lincoln County R-III School District has served nearly 32,000 free lunches through the Seamless Summer Lunch Program. In 2014, the R-III District will continue the summer lunch program, funded through the National School Lunch Program, but in a condensed time period. The Seamless Summer Lunch Program, which provides a free lunch to any child up to the age of 18, will begin on June

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  • School issues pass, Moscow Mills voters approve sewer bond issue

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:49 am

    School issues were approved by voters in the Silex and Troy school districts while voters in Moscow Mills approved a $3 million revenue bond issue for sewer improvements. The City of Troy voters turned down the approval of a use tax while City of Elsberry approved a gas sales tax. These were among the highlights of the spring elections held Tuesday. Just over 13 percent of the registered voters in

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  • Troy approves supplement to sewer improvement efforts

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:45 am

    At the Troy Board of Aldermen, Troy Mayor Mark Cross submitted the Supplement to Professional Development Agreement as agreed by Johnson Controls, Inc. This was regarding mold remediation. Johnson Controls will monitor the city’s renovations to its wastewater treatment program. It was approved. Pastor Travis Parker, Credence Church, requested to hold a Special Event Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 20 in Woodsfort Park next to Hechler Hearth & Home.

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  • Bridgeway’s Robertson Center Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:45 am

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a nationally recognized time dedicated to raising awareness about and promoting prevention of sexual violence. During this month, Bridgeway’s Robertson Center will be joining with people throughout the state and the nation to focus the public’s attention on this important issue. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that one in six women has been raped at some time in her life and one in

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  • Supreme Court sets execution date for Bucklew

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:42 am

    The Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday set a May execution date for convicted killer Russell Bucklew, continuing a trend of scheduling one execution per month. Bucklew is set to die by injection at 12:01 a.m. May 21 for killing a man in Cape Girardeau County in 1996. Missouri has executed five men since November – one each month through March. William Rousan is scheduled to be put to death April

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