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Barber turned four

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:53 am

Donald Barber turned four years old on Nov. 7, 2014. Donald is the son of Tim and Diana Barber, of Troy and the younger brother to Gabriel Barber, 10. Proud grandparents are Teresa Keetman, the late Donald Heitman, Robert Barber and Joyce Barber, and Benny and Nina Clithero Donald had a Ninja Turtle and Jake and the Neverland Pirate themed party at his home with friends and family.

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  • Baby boy Glimka

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Glimka birth announcement

    Dionisio and Joy Glimka, of Troy are happy to announce the birth of their new bundle of joy, Landon Jerry. Landon was born on September 28, 2014 at 5:22 p.m. weighing six pounds and was 18 ½ inches long. Landon is the little brother of Gavin, 10 and Madeline, 5. He is the grandson of Jean Watson and the late Jerry Watson, of Moscow Mills and Hans and Ethel Glimka,

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  • Morse LCCOA Volunteer of the Year

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Linda Morse is the Volunteer of the Year at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA).

    This year the celebration of the LCCOA volunteers was held on Saturday, October 18. It was extremely rewarding to host a party that expresses how essential volunteers are to their mission. All of facilities and staff could not do it without their help. Not to mention the thousands upon thousands of Lincoln County residents served and showed kindness. Volunteers help to create a peaceful world and a safer planet. To

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Travel

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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  • Area residents injured in separate accidents

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:11 am

    A Troy mother and daughter were injured in a two-car accident Nov. 7 in Lincoln County, according to a statement from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 7:45 a.m. on Route H south of Waterbrooke Drive. According to the statement, the accident occurred as a 2000 Ford Contour driven by Kristen Turgeon, 24, of Troy, was northbound on Rt. H and attempted to avoid a southbound vehicle

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  • Five accidents in area, several people injured

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Three people sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident Oct. 26 on Route J south of Hwy. 47. Time of the accident was 10:20 a.m. According to the statement from the Patrol, a 2002 Ford Escort driven by Crystal Elmore, 35, of Wentzville, was northbound on Route J in the left turn lane and a 2005 Ford Escape driven by Stephanie LeClaire, 33, of Troy, was traveling eastbound on Hwy.

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Education

Pictured at left Staff Sergeant Kristie Kyser holding the flag that flew over her base. The flag traveled from Kandahar, Afghanistan to Louisiana, to St. Louis and to Winfield Middle School. The reunion video of Staff Sergeant Kyser and her daughters has received more than 15,000 views. Pictured above, the teachers and staff read a poem and passed around the flag.

Winfield honors Veterans, receives a flag from Afghanistan from Staff Sergeant Kyser

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:03 am

                Annually on Veterans Day, Winfield Primary, Intermediate and Middle Schools all gather together to pay respect to all veterans who have served our country, those who are currently serving and those who are our future veterans. The ceremony began with the Color Guard leading in all the veterans who came out to the assembly. The Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem paved

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  • Winfield School District to host 7th annual senior citizen Thanksgiving dinner

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:37 am

    Winfield School District would like to invite all senior citizens who live in the Winfield School District to the 7th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration held in the Winfield High School Commons. The meal will be served on Monday, November 24 at 5 p.m. This event is free and open to all senior citizens as an expression of the district’s gratitude for the support given by Winfield residents. The meal will be

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  • Free high school equivalency (GED) preparation classes

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:27 am

    There are only two registrations left in 2014 for HSE (formerly GED) preparation classes. The St. Charles Community College, Adult Education and Literacy program is offering these classes for FREE in Lincoln, Pike, Warren and St. Charles Counties. Classes are filling quickly. There is a two-day registration/enrollment and students must attend both days. Eolia P.M. registration will be 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., November 17 and 19 and December 15 and

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Religion

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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  • Whiteside community worship service

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:08 am

    The Community of Whiteside invites the public to join them for the community worship service at the Whiteside Schoolhouse on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. This worship service comes before the start of the annual Whiteside Turkeyshoot and is hosted by the Whiteside Baptist and Presbyterian Churches. The Whiteside Schoolhouse is located on Lincoln County Highway Z, approximately one mile west from the US 61, Highway Z intersection

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  • Annual turkey dinner at St. Stephen Friday

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Kirby hot roll

    Lori Kirby and her helpers will be busy baking 1,500 hot rolls for the annual Turkey dinner Friday, Nov. 7, at the St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Troy. The original recipe for these famous rolls came from the late Mrs. Abner Creech who passed the recipe down to her daughter-in-law and then other ladies of the church. The late Mrs. Mildred Hupp taught Lori who is now teaching other

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Health

Ambulance, emergency services have equipment to handle Ebola cases

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:08 am

Lincoln County Ambulance District, fire, health department and Lincoln County Medical Center have been busy working on plans for taking care of patients who may have the signs, symptoms and history consistent with the Ebola Virus infection. At this time, the likelihood of a Lincoln County resident becoming infected with the Ebola virus is very low. The CDC and the Lincoln County Health Department have been working closely with local

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  • Food safety during the holidays

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

    With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Health Department reminds residents to practice safe food preparation for family gatherings. Every year, an estimated 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the United States. While the majority of these cases are mild and cause symptoms for only a couple of days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 300,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths related

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  • LCMC rural health clinics to celebrate health day

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Lincoln County Medical Center’s Rural Health Clinics will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014. NOSORH created National Rural Health Day as a way to showcase rural America; increase awareness of rural health-related issues; and promote the efforts of NOSORH, State Offices of Rural Health and others in addressing those

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