Celebrating 50 years

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:11 am

Henry and Sharon Litteken celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 4, 2014. Their children, Shelly, Amber, and Tony honored them with a dinner. Out of town guests from Ohio, Indiana, and Alabama attended. They moved to Lincoln County in 1975 and raised their family. To celebrate they took a 10 day trip out west this summer.

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  • Schuette and Ambrose to marry

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Ambrose engagement

    A marriage ceremony celebrating the union of Jessica Rose Schuette and Mark Joseph Ambrose will be performed on August 9, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Winfield, Mo. Jessica is the daughter of Nan Scarry and Jerry Schuette, of St. Paul. Mark is the son of John Ambrose, Old Monroe and Connie Ambrose, Foley. He is the proud father of daughter Abbi Ambrose. Jessica is employed by Anodyne Surgical. Mark is

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  • Boettcher turns one

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:08 am


    Ivy Victoria Boettcher, daughter of Kyle and Eric Boettcher, of Foley, turned one on June 23, 2014. She celebrated her birthday with her family and had an elephant birthday cake. Ivy’s grandparents are Lonnie and Lilly McGee, of Old Monroe and Jim and Linda Boettcher, of Foley. Great grandparents are Charlie and Dot Gnade, of Old Monroe.

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Street repairs underway in Troy, Mo.

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:43 am

The work approved at a special meeting June 26 of the Troy Board of Aldermen commenced last week with the laying of materials on several streets. Prior to the action on the streets, the aldermen adopted the annual budget for Fiscal Year 2015. In the discussion, Alderman Dennis Detert asked for a clarification of the budget for asphalt improvements for Elm Tree Road. Mayor Mark Cross confirmed that the portion

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  • Monday, August 4, work will begin at US 61 at the MO 47 overpass

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Weather permitting, beginning Monday, August 4, work will begin at US 61 at the MO 47 overpass and at the Old Cap Au Gris overpass in Troy. Crews will be setting work zone signs and installing concrete barriers at the work areas. The MO 47 overpass work involves rehabilitation under the bridge with little or no impact to traffic; work will be conducted from the shoulder area with concrete barriers

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  • Automotive Safety Patch program

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:10 am

    Boy Scouts

    Pack 390 and Pack 376 visited Jim Trenary Chevrolet of Troy to learn about automotive safety and earn their automotive safety patch. The program had five stations that the kids visited. At the beginning of the tour they were weighed, measured and took a “before” test. The first station showed the boy scouts how to properly put on a seat belt. They then moved onto trunk entrapment, never leave your

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Winfield R-IV School District approves sale of $2,500,000 General Obligation Bonds

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:35 am

The Board of Education of the Winfield R-IV School District of Lincoln County, Mo. at a regular meeting on July 15, 2014, approved the sale of $2,500,000 General Obligation Bond Issue to its Municipal Bond Underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Mo. This is the remaining portion of the $8,000,000 of new money bonds that, according to the ballot language, were approved by 71.32 percent of the voters

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  • 4-H Judging and Achievement Day for Lincoln County, Mo.

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Local 4-H members receiving blue and/or gold honors.

    Fifty-nine 4-H members recently participated in judging and achievement day. Those receiving Blue/Gold honors were: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT- Kolton Orth, Garrett Henke, Dillon Heitman, Kacy Schniedermeyer, Samantha Mudd, Deana Raasch; EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING – Jane Zuroweste, Kirsten Shramek, Madilynn Turpin, Tyler Mudd, Deana Raasch, Kristopher Shramek; PUBLIC SPEAKING – Kaitlynn Foster, Ethan Kientzy, Deana Raasch, Kristopher Shramek, Jane Zuroweste, Kirsten Shramek; FASHION REVUE – Hattie Franklin, Erin Mudd, Samantha Mudd; FASHION SELECTION

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  • Elsberry R-II student registration

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:56 am

    The Elsberry R-II School District has set the dates for Student Registration for the 2014-2015 school year for grades K-12. The registration dates will be Monday, August 4 – Thursday August 7 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 – 3 p.m. at the Registrar’s Office located in the High School Building. High School schedule changes will be Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7 from 9 a.m. –

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Louisville Christian Church service to be held

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:56 am

The Historic Louisville Christian Church willl be holding services August 3 at 2 p.m. Elder Carla Potts of Elsberry is minister and Ms. Malaine Hagemeir, pianist, leads the congregation in song. Communion is served, and everyone is welcome. The Church is located at 3495 Hwy Z in Northern Lincoln County. Watch for news of the Hymn Sing on October 19.

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  • Sacred Heart School celebrating 70th anniversary and Alumni Reunion with the community

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Pictured below, the first graduating class from Sacred Heart School. They are *Robert Kallash, James Witte, *Elvadean Peasel (Bobeen), Marjorie Hassefield, Janet Hutt, *Charles Lindsey, *Edward Heitman and Father Drimped. The * shows individuals who had children attend the school as well.

    For many in the community, Sacred Heart has been a staple in their lives, and continues to be as generations of their family attend the school and church. This year, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary and celebration for Scared Heart School as they celebrate with an Anniversary Alumni Reunion. This reunion isn’t just for those who have attended the school though; everyone is welcome to celebrate this great parish and

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  • First Assembly of God to host Dixie Melody Boys

    Posted on June 16, 2014 at 9:39 am

    One of gospel music’s most popular quartets, The Dixie Melody Boys, will be featured at the Troy First Assembly of God in Troy, on June 20. The quartet will share their unique, four-part harmony during the 7 p.m. service. Since organizing over five decades ago, The Dixie Melody Boys have enjoyed much success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine, Southern Gospel Music’s

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Dr Waxelman

New staff pediatrician at Troy Medical Group

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:37 am

Troy Medical Group would like to welcome Dr. Roger Waxelman as interim Pediatrician. He has joined the practice through October, at which time a permanent physician is planned to be in place. Dr. Waxelman has a strong pediatric and emergency room background with over 30 plus years of experience, a great reputation in the greater St. Louis area, and received his training at Washington University School of Medicine. The medical

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  • Urgent call for blood, platelet donors

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:52 am

    The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately eight percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected. The number of donors continues to decline, and the shortfall is significant enough that the Red Cross could experience

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  • Heartsaver CPR class scheduled

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:18 am

    A new “HeartSaver” CPR class has been scheduled for Aug. 16, 2014 at Lincoln County Fire Station 1 in Troy from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. This course is free to fire district residents and a nominal fee for non-residents. Registration is required online at

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