Rothermich and Burney to marry

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:44 am

Ed and Dianne Rothermich, of Silex are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Jane Rothermich to Benjamin Obediah Burney, son of Jerry and Tina Burney, of Warrenton. Melissa and Benjamin were both homeschooled. Benjamin is currently employed by Lawn and Landscape solutions. Melissa is the granddaughter of Betty and the late Jerry Miller, of Silex, Jim and Shirley Rothermich, of Old Monroe. Benjamin is the grandson of

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  • Swallow and Simpson united in marriage

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:43 am


    Lacey Devin Swallow and Tyler Joseph Simpson were happily married on May 24, 2014. Lacey is the daughter of Lenny and Monica Dennison, of Ponca City, Okla., and Ron and Jamie Swallow, of Laverne, Okla. She is the granddaughter of Norma Swallow, of Laverne, Okla. Lacey is employed at Bintz Pharmacy as a technician. Tyler is the son of Scott and Kris Simpson, of Troy, Mo. he is the grandson

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  • Abshier turned two

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Gabriella Abshier

    Gabriella K. Abshier turned two years old on December 9, 2014. Gabriella is the daughter of Rachel Abshier, and the granddaughter of Tom and Christina Ehmler. Gabriella enjoyed a very fairy birthday at her enchanted garden party on Dec. 7 to celebrate her second birthday. Family and friends helped Gabriella celebrate her special day.

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One vehicle accidents in Lincoln County

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:47 am

According to police reports, a one vehicle accident occurred on Dec. 6 at 1:30 a.m. on Point Road, east of route MM. Robert Zuroweste, 28, of Moscow Mills was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu when he traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole and overturned. Zuroweste was using his safety device and suffered minor injuries. He was transported to St. Joseph West by Lincoln County

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  • Moscow Mills man dies in accident

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 10:06 am

    A Moscow Mills man was fatally injured in a one-car accident Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Lincoln County, according to statements from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred on Kamp Road north of Brevator Road. Time of the accident was 8:59 p.m. According to the statement, a 2006 Monte Carlo driven by William Osthoff, 26, of Moscow Mills, traveled off the left side of the roadway, and when he

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  • Hawk Point police department joins national crackdown to reduce substance impaired driving fatalities

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 9:47 am

    From mid-December through the New Year’s Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Holiday DWI Campaign” crackdown on substance-impaired driving. The crackdown, which will include high visibility enforcement throughout Hawk Point area, will run from Dec. 12, 2014 through January 1, 2015. Hawk Point Police Department said its officers will be aggressively looking for drunk drivers during the crackdown and will arrest anyone

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Dr. Henderson

Earns doctorate

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:50 am

There is a new ‘doctor’ in the house at Silex R-I School District. Elaine Henderson, current superintendent of schools, is now Dr. Henderson as she has successfully completed requirements. She earned a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) with an Emphasis in Leadership in Teaching and Learning through Missouri Baptist University. She also holds an Education Specialist (Ed.S) in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis University of Missouri; a Masters (M.Ed.) in Education

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  • R-III Education Foundation hits “home” run in 2014

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

    Members of the Roger Krieg family and the Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation and R-III School District officially turned the key to their new home thanks to the generosity of a local family. The Roger Krieg family donated office space to the R-III Education Foundation to further lend their support to public education.
Pictured are front, left to right: Lauren Fast (Foundation Board) and Tracy Black (Foundation President). Back row: Roger Krieg, Robb Krieg Foundation Board, Assistant Superintendent Todd Culbertson, Foundation Board Angela Gray, Superintendent Mark Penny.

    The Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation and their volunteer Board of Directors have not only hit their stride in 2014, but hit a home run. The tax-deductible organization celebrated the year and accomplishments in supporting the students of the Lincoln County R-III District on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 with a Holiday Open House. The R-III Education Foundation hosted supporters in their new home located in Highway C Plaza in Moscow

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  • Start the new year by getting your High School Equivalency credential

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 9:46 am

    The St. Charles Community College, Adult Education and Literacy program is offering FREE High School Equivalency preparation classes in St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike counties. The High School Equivalency (HSE), HiSet exams, replaced the GED© in January 2014. Preparation classes are offered in the mornings and evenings, Monday – Thursdays, depending on the location. Classes are held at Winfield High School, Pike Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia, Troy Probation

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Drive through Nativity at First Christian

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 8:35 am

To re-enact events leading to the birth of Jesus, the First Christian Church of Troy will present their seventh Annual Drive Through Nativity on Sunday, Dec. 14. Each year the church parking lot at 1302 West Boone Street becomes a pathway through Bethlehem as hundreds of luminaries guide visitors past the Stations of Christmas. The community is invited to view the scenes as they enter the city gates. There is

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  • Holiday event

    Posted on December 1, 2014 at 9:22 am

    Troy First Baptist Church will be presenting Journey to Bethlehem on Dec. 13-14 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The journey will be a glimpse into the history on the night Jesus was born. It takes one hour from start to finish.

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  • Louisville Christian Church Service

    Posted on December 1, 2014 at 9:14 am

    The Historical Louisville Christian Church will be holding service on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Elder Carla Potts, of Elsberry is minister. Ms. Malaine Hagemeier, pianist, leads the congregation in song. This congregation was formed in 1832. The church is located on Hwy. Z in Lincoln County. Everyone is welcome.

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Influenza report from Lincoln County Health Department

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:11 am

As you probably know, influenza (“flu”) has hit Lincoln County, starting the week of Oct. 26 and increasing especially over Thanksgiving week and continuing to gain momentum. The Lincoln County Health Department has received 111 lab confirmed reports of influenza, all Type A, so far. Of those reported ill, only 12 are known to have received flu vaccine. The vaccine may not be as effective this year as expected (especially

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  • Give one last gift this holiday – blood donation

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:12 am

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season and discover the true meaning of giving by donating blood. Busy holiday schedules and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can often mean fewer donors giving blood. But for patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn’t get a holiday break. The gift of

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  • New fitness center in Elsberry to open in 2015

    Posted on December 8, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Elsberry resident Justin Keim has been trying to secure a location in Elsberry for a gym since earlier this year and his efforts have finally born fruit. “Ed O’Brien, my investor, just acquired the property that was formerly The Dawg House Bar & Grill,” said Keim. “As soon as I walked in I knew it was the right place. It was in much better shape than I expected.” Keim had

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