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Casner turns 104

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:25 am

Mildred Casner, wife of the late Dwight Casner from Hawk Point celebrated her 104th birthday on February 5, 2015 at Fulton Manor Nursing Home.

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  • Kindergarten class blesses police in lieu of a Valentine’s Day party

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Students are pictured above with officers from after they dropped off their Valentine’s Day surprises.

    At First Baptist Christian Academy in Troy, Mo., fourteen (14) Kindergarten students have been working on a ministry project. Led by teacher, Rebecca Grimes, of Elsberry, the class has been collecting donations of candy and treats. Then, the class created goodie bags and on Friday, Feb. 13, the class delivered these bags to the Troy Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The students made their trip during party

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  • Brown and Nordwald to marry

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:40 am

    Amanda Brown and Bruce Nordwald

    Amanda Jean Brown and Bruce Dewayne Nordwald, both of Silex, are proud to announce their engagement and plans to marry. Amanda is the daughter of Wally and Rebecca Klippel, of Foley. She is a Troy Buchanan High School graduate and is currently employed at Cato. Bruce is the son of Brenda and Joe Creason, of Troy. He is a Troy Buchanan High School graduate and is currently employed at Creason

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Travel

Patrol reports accidents with injuries

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:10 am

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported on four accidents in Lincoln County resulting in injuries. The first occurred Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. on Highway 47 east of Route H. It was a one car accident. According to the report, a 2003 Pontiac driven by Amelia Becker, 72, of Hawk Point, was traveling east on Hwy. 47 when the vehicle started to skid, crossed the centerline, traveled off the north

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  • Hawk Point Police to participate in Youth Seat Belt Enforcement

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:43 am

    Hawk Point Police Department announced they are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization crack down on Missouri’s seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities. Only 67 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of 10 teens killed in traffic crashed are unbuckled. Under the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) law,

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  • Not all roads created equal

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 7:59 am

    Each time Lincoln County receives snow, MoDOT crews activate to plow state-maintained roads. These are highways that are numbered or lettered routes, like US 61, MO 47, Highway B and E, etc. MoDOT also takes care of all the interchanges and intersections along these roads. Because Lincoln County has a lot of paved county roads, area residents may think MoDOT plows these roads, as well. These are roads that are

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Education

Elks Americanism Contest winners

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm

The Troy Elks are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014-2015 Elks Americanism Contest at the local level. These essays were then submitted to be judged at the district level. This year’s theme was “What The Pledge of Allegiance Means to Me.” Troy Elks Lodge 2805 had over 100 essays submitted and were judged by Americanism Chairwoman Janis Prosser and Loyal Knight Sandy Martin based on the criteria of

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  • Wolf regional poetry champ, moves to state

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Kara Wolf, a sophomore at Troy-Buchanan High School, was named the 2015 Northeast Missouri Poetry Out Loud Regional Champion at the regional finals held February 10 at the Hannibal Arts Council.  Wolf recited “Thoughtless Cruelty” by Charles Lamb, “Piano” by D.H. Lawrence and “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” by Adam Zagajewski. The runner-up was Elva Moreno of Milan High School. Students participating were Houston Bichsel (North Shelby), Kara Wolf

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  • Summer school discussed at R-III board meeting

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:16 am

    The Lincoln County R-III school board had their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 17. The board gave Superintendent Mark Penny permission to begin the search for an assistant principal for the new middle school. Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Todd Culbertson gave a presentation regarding summer school. While the official start date has not been determined, it will run for 130 hours over 20 days from the end of

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Religion

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.

Lincoln County Right to Life attends March for Life

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:47 am

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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  • Minick to appear at First Assembly-Troy

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Minick

    Dr. Johnny Minick of the legendary Happy Goodman Family and a featured artist on the Gaither Homecoming videos will be at First Assembly of God in Troy, Mo. on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Dr. Minick is currently featured on National television as a part of the newly formed “Goodman Revival,” along with Tanya Goodman Sykes and her husband, veteran Nashville producer, Michael Sykes. Pastor Darrell Alley and the First Assembly

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  • Pro-Life Prayer Vigil, the 42 year fight

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Steve Rupp

    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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Health

Health Foundation grant application

Posted on February 2, 2015 at 9:43 am

The Lincoln County Health Foundation has announced they are now accepting grant applications. Established in 2004, the Lincoln County Health Foundation was created with the purpose of raising philanthropic funds to support the mission and operational success of Lincoln County Medical Center and health organizations within Lincoln County to improve the health of our community by supporting innovative and patient-centered programs. Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2015 and

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  • Winfield Family Health celebrates first anniversary

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Lincoln County Medical Center is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Winfield Family Health, a family practice health care clinic staffed by Tony Wasielewski APRN-BC who specializes in a full range of medical services for all ages from newborn to older adult. In its first year, Winfield Family Health has attracted hundreds of people from all over eastern Lincoln County. Patients who have visited the clinic mention the ease, convenience and

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  • 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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