Lifestyles

Guffey anniversary

Guffeys celebrate 65 years together

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:29 am

James Paul and Leota Gail (Cooper) Guffey were married on December 17, 1949 in Independence, Mo. The happy couple just recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary together. After retiring, Jim and Gail moved to Elsberry, Mo. in 1992 from Lee’s Summit, Mo., where they had lived for 33 years.

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  • Donations to Bridgeway Robertson Center

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Rasmussen Donation2014

    For the second year in a row, Dr. Rasmussen’s offices; Troy OB and Troy Family Practice, their employees and providers have donated items to Bridgeway’s Robertson Center in memory of Barb Dunard. The donations go to the center to help people in need and this large donation will be the gift that keeps on giving as it will help so many individuals. Pictured above are those who helped with the

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  • Brinker turns one

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Brinker birthday

    Lydia Brinker, of Troy, turned one year old on October 12, 2014. Lydia is the daughter of Adam and Katie Brinker and the granddaughter of Paul and Kay Dudley, and Ron and Gail Brinker. Lydia celebrated her first birthday with a ladybug themed party on Oct. 11, 2014. She lives in Rhodes, Iowa with her mom and dad and came back to Missouri to celebrate with family and friends. Lydia

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Travel

Cherry Blossom project to begin this week

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:50 am

The City of Troy’s contractor is planning to begin road work improvements beginning this week on Cherry Blossom Way. This is the street which runs in front of Bodine Aluminum and connects Third Street with South Main. This will impact those who travel that route and people are advised to take a different route to work and school while the project is underway. The construction schedule is planned to be

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  • Duvel injured in accident

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:26 am

    A Silex man was injured Sunday (Jan. 11) in a one-vehicle accident on Route E near Huber Lane. Time of the accident was 8 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2008 Chevy 1500 pickup driven by Gary Duvel, 57, went out of control on the ice-covered roadway, traveled off the south side of the road before ejecting Duvel. He was not wearing a seat belt at the

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  • One fatality in area accidents

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:24 am

    According to the State Highway Patrol there have been several accidents involving Lincoln County residents. On Dec. 23, 2014 at approximately 5:57 p.m., in St. Charles County there was a three vehicle accident on I-70 west bound just east of Mid Rivers mall Dr. Jamie Boock, 39, of St. Charles was driving his 2007 BMW 750I when he failed to yield to stopped traffic. Boock struck the back of a

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Education

R-III families digitally ready

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:45 am

The Lincoln County R-III School District asked families how “connected” are you? The R-III District wasn’t asking if families received the latest news or checked in with their child’s teacher. The district surveyed families to assess how digitally connected families are to the internet. Ninety percent of the survey participants indicated they have internet access at home through DSL, cable, or cell service. Approximately 152 families intend to acquire internet

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  • School board recognition week Jan. 25 to Jan. 31

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Missourians benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 3,600 men and women in every community across the state. These public servants are elected by local constituents and do not receive compensation for their tireless efforts. These men and women are the local school board members of Missouri. During the week of January 25-31, communities across the state will honor the

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  • Drama Club to present “The Dead Christmas Groom”, by Hofmann

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:07 am

    Winfield High School is gearing up for another performance by the Drama Club. Alyson Hofmann, a sophomore student at Winfield, wrote this year’s play. She titled the play “The Dead Christmas Groom”. It’s a story about two worlds colliding in Victorian London when the dead want to marry the living on Christmas. A bride is trapped in a “deadful” situation when she discovers this. You’ll never guess what’s going to

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Religion

Steve Rupp

Pro-Life Prayer Vigil, the 42 year fight

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 11:19 am

The Lincoln County Chapter of the Missouri Right to Life came together on Friday, January 16 to hold their annual prayer vigil. Many different denominations were represented in the vigil as they came together for the 42nd anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. In the span of 42 years, it is believed that there have been over 57 million babies killed in the United States due to abortions since 1973. Missouri

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  • Commissioners sign proclamation

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:34 am

    Right to Life Proc

    On January 13, members of the Lincoln County Right to Life group gathered to witness the Commissioners of Lincoln County sign a proclamation declaring January 22 as a day in memoriam for unborn children. Signing the proclamation were (seated, L – R): Matt Bass, Dan Colbert and Gene Galloway. Those in attendance were Fr. Charles Tichacek, Donna Shilharvey, Dane Stuckey, Norma Padella, Brock Stuckey, Shirley and Jim Rothermich, Darlene Loeb,

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  • St. Alphonsus celebrate Catholic Schools Week

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:27 am

    St. Alphonsus School kicks off Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 25 at the 10 a.m. Mass. Following Mass, there will be an open house at the school and preschool. Anyone interested in seeing the school and learning more about what St. Alphonsus has to offer, is invited to attend. St. Alphonsus School is an accredited school providing a quality, Catholic education. The school offers bus service, before and after

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Health

Lincoln County Medical Center joins Mercy

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:18 am

The Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC) Board of Trustees approved an agreement for Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC) to become part of Mercy, effective March 1. All LCMC operations will be managed by Mercy, including its eight affiliated physician clinics in Troy, Winfield and Elsberry, and its LCMC Home Health services. The 25-bed hospital will be Mercy’s fourth hospital in eastern Missouri, joining Mercy-owned hospitals in St. Louis, Crystal City

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  • Talley featured speaker at Red Dress luncheon

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:30 am

    Dr. Talley

    Tickets are selling fast for the Eighth Annual Red Dress Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 6 at Stefanina’s Banquet Room. Arrive early between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to receive FREE BMI & blood pressure screenings. Enjoy a delicious heart-healthy lunch and hear from physician expert, Dr. Jeremy Talley, Board Certified in Family Medicine. Educational materials and a FREE gift are also provided. Dr. Talley received his medical degree as a

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  • Ambulance district, health department among partners in CO alarm program

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:14 am

    Safe Kids Eastern Quad Counties has partnered with the Lincoln County Ambulance District and Wright City Fire District to secure a grant to provide Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms to families in member counties. Lisa Sitler, RN, PhD health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department wrote the grant that was ultimately approved by Safe Kids. Sitler remarked, “I believe in Safe Kids CO Alarm program, and if it saves one

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