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PALS Pet of the Week: Hulk

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:19 am

Tennis anyone? I’m Hulk, a handsome Puggle boy who just LOVES to play with tennis balls!! I’m about 6 ½ years old, my birthday is 7/10/08 and I tip the scales at about 40 pounds. I’m very smart, both house and crate trained. I absolutely love attention, belly rubs and ear scratches…but who doesn’t love all those things, right?? My adoption fee of $150 is quite comprehensive – I am

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  • Baby girl Beauchamp

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Baby Beauchamp

    Jacob and Lauren Beauchamp of Troy, Missouri would like to announce the birth of their daughter. Rebekah Diane Beauchamp was born on March 12, 2015 at St. Joseph West weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Doting grandparents are Terry and Becki Essen and Bill and Alana Beauchamp. Baby Bekah is absolutely spoiled by all her aunts, uncles, and other family members. Jacob and Lauren could not be more proud!

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  • Hawley and Hunter to wed

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:13 am

    The family of the late Howard Leslie Rose wishes to announce the engagement and marriage of his daughter, Bessie Mae LeEllen Hunter to John Buck Hawley, Jr., son of John Hawley, Sr. and Shirley Hawley of St. Charles. The wedding will be on May 9 and will be held at Cuivre River State Park at noon in Troy.

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Travel

Woman injured in accident

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:57 am

A Chesterfield woman was injured March 15 in an accident occurring in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Time of the accident was 5:18 p.m. on Hwy. W, just south of New Hope West Lane. According to the Patrol, a 1997 Honda CRV driven by Nichole Boesing, 29, was southbound on Hwy. W, when she failed to negotiate a curve, and ran off the

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  • Spring brings potholes, report them to MoDOT

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Rising temperatures this weekend after recent winter storms will bring out the potholes in Missouri’s roads. At the Missouri Department of Transportation, the start of March means crews turn their attention to the potholes that “spring” forth as temperatures change. There are multiple ways motorists can report potholes: ·MoDOT’s Customer Service Center, available 24/7, at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636). • Online – from your computer or cell phone, at modot.org. Look for

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  • County agencies conduct “Arrive Alive” checkpoints at high schools

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:01 am

    Employees of the Lincoln County 9-1-1 Services participating in the seat belt survey effort included (in no order): Stacey Adcock, Lisa Goetsch, Alisha Lewis, Nicole Hanson, James Roberts, Margie Harrell, director; Jeff Reed, Barb Presley. Also pictured is Kim Biondo, outreach coordinator  for the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MoDOT).

    Warm weather is here and teens will be hitting the road to enjoy spring break, prom, and other great springtime activities. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants teens to think about how dangerous a car ride can be if they don’t buckle up. An element of this year’s teen seat belt campaign reminds teens that their safety is to be taken very seriously – “Buckle Up. It’s No Joke.”

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Education

From the Archives: Kirkpatrick speaks at county bicentennial dinner

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:15 pm

60 Years Ago April 22, 1955 The membership committee of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau reported that the kickoff  held April 12 and to date, 71 memberships have been recorded. Coach Bob  Vanatta, Bradley University, was the guest speaker at the sportsmanship banquet held at the  Troy Methodist Church. 50 Years Ago April 23, 1965 Cadet Donald Thompson has been promoted to Corporal at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.

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  • Silex Martin named state FFA first vice president

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Brandelyn Martin

    During the 87th Missouri FFA Convention, Brandelyn Martin, Silex, was named the 2015-16 State FFA First Vice President. Martin is a member of the Silex FFA Chapter. Her advisor is Sean O‚Brien. Her parents are Mike and Tracy Martin. Martin’s supervised agriculture experience program (SAE) includes employment in agricultural services at B&J Septic Company and in food service at Stefanina‚s. She also raises market hogs and laying hens. Martin served

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  • Troy FFA Knowledge team places first at state competition

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Troy FFA Chapter wins the knowledge career development event at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. From left, are Jane Zuroweste, Molly Hutson, Brittany Stewart and Chloe Momphard.

    The Troy FFA Chapter won first place in the FFA knowledge career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 52 teams in the competition. Troy team members include Brit Stewart, Molly Hutson, Chloe Momphard and Jane Zuroweste. Stewart placed first, Hutson placed second, Momphard placed third and Zuroweste placed fourth out of 208 participants. The Troy FFA advisors are Jana Flynn, Rob Calvin, Doyle Justus, and

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Religion

Way of the Cross

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

The Troy Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to come and worship in prayer and a walk to commemorate the life and death of Jesus Christ, who gave his life for us on the Cross. The group will meet at the Troy Furniture parking lot April 3 at 5 p.m. and begin the walk at 5:30 p.m. There will be 14 stops throughout Troy to remember what Christ has done for us

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  • Silex area churches Easter services

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:08 am

    The country churches of north Lincoln County will host two community services on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. On Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. there will be a Good Friday Service at the Mill Creek Baptist Church, located at 686 Mill Creek Church Road approximately five miles west of Silex. On Sunday, April 5, at 7 a.m., there will be an Easter Sunrise service at the Silex Presbyterian Church

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  • Lincoln County Right to Life attends March for Life

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Immaculate Conception Old Monroe students (in no particular order) participated in the March for Life: Breana Burkemper, Connor Burkemper, Curtis Burkemper, Maci Dixon, Clare Eggering, Drake Eggering, Alicia Gregory, Carson Hoeckelmann, Kodey Kaimann, Emma Niederer, Elliott Stetson, Jack Stout, Caleb Veness, Lane Weber.

    Members of the Lincoln County Chapter of Missouri Right to Life, along with students and parents representing Immaculate Conception Parish in Old Monroe, and other concerned pro-life citizens boarded a chartered bus to Washington, D.C. on Monday, January 19, to attend the annual March for Life. This group endured a long 18-hour bus ride to attend this year’s march. They were able to arrive early in order to attend a

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Health

Brianna Robinson and Aleigha Davis, participants in the Kids in the Kitchen program offered through MU Extension, enjoy making creative, nutritious snacks.

Youngsters learn to make healthy snacks through MU Extension program

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 8:27 am

Students give fun, healthy snacks an A-plus in University of Missouri Extension’s Kids in the Kitchen program. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade learn how to fix healthy, fun snacks, says MU Extension nutrition and health education specialist Lynda Zimmerman. The statewide program teaches kids that healthy, tasty food doesn’t have to be boring or hard to make. At South Elementary in Jefferson City, little chefs are making their own

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  • Lincoln County Resource Board targets child abuse and neglect

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Every day in Missouri, one in four children are reported abused or neglected. More than half of these children are under the age of six years old. In Lincoln County, the Lincoln County Resource Board (LCRB) is targeting child abuse and neglect—working to educate and empower children and parents through its funded health care providers. At no cost to Lincoln County parents, local children can receive emergency care and shelter

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  • All in the day of a case manager

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:10 am

    Krystle Bennett

    “Hello, this is Tom,” answers Tom Wehmeyer cheerfully. Tom Wehmeyer always answers the phone with a smile in his voice. Tom is a case manager at Community Opportunities. The caller was one of his customers who routinely calls him every day at the same time to tell him about his day and get his help with problem-solving daily issues that arise. Despite all of the other people who also need

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