Lifestyles

Null, Levi

Null turns two years old

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:53 am

Levi Alexander Null, son of Gregory and Margaret Null, of Troy and brother to Jack Null, turned two years old on September 13, 2014. Levi is the grandson to Eddie and Betty Whitlock, of St. Paul and Cathy and Jim Null, of Troy. Levi had a Disney Planes party on September 14, 2014. He shared his special day with lots of family and friends. They had a Planes cake, bounce

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  • Baby girl Keller

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Keller announcement

    Craig and Christie Keller, of Troy, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Charlie Joyce. Welcoming her home was proud big brother, Cruz. Charlie was born July 30, 2014 at St. Lukes Hospital at 8:32 p.m. She was seven pounds, one ounce and was 20 ½ inches long. Proud grandparents are Ron and Carrie Martin, of Silex, and Gene and Janet Keller, of Silex. Great grandparents are Fred

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  • Baby girl Rosemann

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Rosemann anouncement

    Jason and Jennifer Rosemann, of St. Charles, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylee Jade Rosemann. Kaylee weighed eight pounds, three ounces and was 21 inches long. She was born at St. Joseph West on April 3, 2014. Proud grandparents are Gary and Nancy Boren, of Troy; Jim Rosemann, of Troy and Linda Rosemann, of Florissant and great grandma Hilda Rosemann, of O’Fallon.

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Travel

One fatality, two seriously injured in area accidents

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:55 am

There was one traffic fatality in one of two accidents which occurred in Lincoln County, according to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. One accident occurred Sept. 5 on Hwy. 79 just north of Ross Road at 5:10 p.m. According to the report, a 1996 Buick Lesabre driven by Ronnie Lovell, 69, of Elsberry, was traveling too fast for conditions. He lost control on the wet pavement resulting in

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  • South Chantilly Road to close for work

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:46 am

    The Lincoln County Highway Department will temporarily close South Chantilly Road Sept. 8 just south of Ethington Road for roadway improvements beginning at 7 a.m. The road is expected to reopen by Friday, September 19. Motorists need to find an alternate route during this two-week road closure. The county appreciates everyone’s patience during this project.

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  • Several injured in separate accidents

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:23 am

    Several people were injured in separate accidents in Lincoln County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. One accident occurred Aug. 25 on Main Street in Troy north of Blair Avenue at 10:56 p.m. According to the statement from the Patrol, a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Steven Bussell, 32, of Troy, traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a road sign and then a culvert. He

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Education

High School Equivalency prep classes

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:42 am

St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday, September 22 and 24, 2014. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the

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  • A “cool” time at Main Street Elementary

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:39 am

      Main Street Elementary took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 25 as Mrs. Shinn, principal, and Mr. Clark, assistant principal, had Aiden Knorr, 7, Mya Horner, 7, and Lane Hamlett, 10 assist them in dumping the buckets of ice water over their heads. Lane Hamlett took the challenge and nominated Mrs. Shinn. Mrs. Shinn then turned around and nominated the whole school to donate money for the ALS

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  • Winfield High School Homecoming events

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:29 am

    After School Activities: • Tuesday, September 2 – Ice Cream Social 5-6 p.m. in the high school commons (free) • Wednesday, September 3 – Powder Puff Game 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the high school sports complex. • Thursday, September 4 – Indoor Movie Night 7:00-10 p.m. in the high school. Snacks, slushies and other drinks will be available for purchase (Sponsored by PBIS). The community is welcome! • Friday, September 5,

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Religion

4HisLove

4 His Love to perform in Winfield

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:25 am

4 His Love, a Southern Gospel quartet based in Kansas City, Mo., will be appearing at Calvary Assembly of God, 3730 East Highway 47 in Winfield, Mo. on Saturday, October 11 at 6 p.m. 4 His Love first took shape in the mind of tenor Dan Roberts after the dramatic changes God made in his life as a young man in his 20’s in Lodi, Calf. That first group toured

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  • New pastor to be installed at Hawk Point church

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:18 am

    The Hawk Point Community Church is happy to welcome Rev. Joel Aurand as their pastor. Rev. Aurand comes to Hawk Point from Festus where he served as interim minister for two and half years. Rev. Aurand was born in Pennsylvania and attended seminary at Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University. He came to Missouri to begin Celebration Church in St. Peters in 1997. Joel and his wife, Gail, who

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  • Catholics respond generously to Appeal

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, announced the results of the 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal. The results reflect unwavering support among the Catholic community for the archdiocese and its ministries. Nearly $14.2 million was raised from more than 54,000 Catholic households through pledges, gifts and distributions from the Perpetual Light Society Endowment. Another $450,000 is expected from estate gifts and corporate matching gifts—bringing the total impact up

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Health

Lincoln County Medical Center enters negotiations with Mercy

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am

Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC), Troy and Mercy, headquartered in St. Louis, are pleased to announce that they have entered into exclusive negotiations to form a strategic partnership whereby LCMC will align with Mercy. On Tuesday evening (Sept.16), the LCMC Board of Trustees reviewed letters of intent submitted by three organizations. Each finalist was selected based on its ability to assist LCMC with objectives for the affiliation process that include

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  • Sideline concussion testing being implemented by Lincoln County R-III

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:54 am

    Preventing mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussions, in sports is a priority for athletic programs at all levels. Troy Buchanan High School is spearheading an effort in the Lincoln County R-III school district to help more accurately and quickly detect concussions in real time. Using a simple test called the King-Devick, trainers and coaches can now make an objective determination as to whether a student athlete should be benched

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  • D.A.R.T. Hosts Annual Addiction Awareness Rally; honoring lives lost and offering hope

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Doug Geiger and his mother Tammy Boone holding Doug’s daughter.

    Jessica Geiger will never forget the sight of her niece attending D.A.R.T.’s first addiction awareness rally three years ago. “She stood holding a tiny sign that read ‘We miss you,’” recalled Jessica. The sign was made in remembrance of Jessica’s older brother Doug, whose battle with addiction left Doug’s daughter attending his funeral on her first birthday. “Heroin is a thief,” said Jessica. “It robbed my brother of his life

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