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Coats for Kids campaign begins in Lincoln County

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

Starting September 29, 2014, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures Lincoln County will begin a coat campaign to provide gently-used winter coats to children in need. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Bright Futures’ shared vision of ensuring every child in Lincoln County wears a winter coat is healthy and provides for strong self-esteem. They are working with partners and local school districts to help identify those children and

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  • Bright Futures Lincoln County about to turn one, community caring gives reason to celebrate

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:06 am

    Bright Futures Lincoln County is approaching their first birthday in the community! Bright Futures Lincoln County was born on Oct. 22, 2013. To celebrate the milestone, the non-profit organization is releasing short videos every Wednesday to bring awareness to needs in the community, partners and how Bright Futures Lincoln County has impacted the lives of many students and their families. You can find their videos on the Bright Futures Lincoln

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  • Young graduates from medical school

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Dr. Kristen Elaine Young, formerly of Troy, graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in May 2014 after having received the Department of Family Medicine Award, Adler Scholarship (for research that she conducted during school), and the Doris Thomasi Scholarship over the course of her medical school training. She has chosen to pursue a career as a Family Medicine Physician for which she will be completing her residency

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Travel

Under sealing operations to begin on US Route 61 in Pike and Lincoln Counties

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:06 am

Weather permitting, beginning Tuesday, October 7, MoDOT and its contractor, Missouri Petroleum of St. Louis, will begin work on hot oil pavement undersealing. This process will be used on 19 miles of southbound US Route 61 in Pike and Lincoln Counties, extending from about 1 mile north of Pike County Route N near Bowling Green to Lincoln County Route E south of Eolia, near Auburn. The work should take about

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  • 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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Education

Young graduates from medical school

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

Dr. Kristen Elaine Young, formerly of Troy, graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in May 2014 after having received the Department of Family Medicine Award, Adler Scholarship (for research that she conducted during school), and the Doris Thomasi Scholarship over the course of her medical school training. She has chosen to pursue a career as a Family Medicine Physician for which she will be completing her residency

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  • Chelsey Clark receives White Coat at St. Louis College of Pharmacy

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Cure sometimes. Comfort always. Provide safe passage. Those three concepts will test the newest members of the profession of pharmacy, according to Paula Barton Mann, Pharm.D., JD ‘98/’99. Mann gave her advice in a passionate speech during the White Coat Ceremony at St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Friday, Aug. 22. Among the students receiving their white coat was Chelsey Clark, of Winfield, Mo. She is the daughter of Steven

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  • Chapman to sponsor future educators group at Troy Middle

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:44 am

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    “The one thing that I was struck by when I researched the Future Educators Association,” explained Michael Chapman, eighth grade and honors English teacher at Troy Middle School, “was the statistic that 60 percent of teachers end up teaching within 20 miles of their hometown. If you think about that, getting our students involved in our district and our building now, is setting us up for success in the future.

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Religion

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Pastor Rhea to preach at Mo. Baptist Convention

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:21 am

The following article was written by Brian Koonce a staff writer for The Pathway, the newsletter of the Missouri Baptist Convention. It is reprinted here with his permission. The convention sermon will direct messengers’ hearts inward at the Missouri Baptist Convention Annual Meeting Oct. 27-29 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. Richie Rhea, lead pastor of First Baptist Church in Troy, will bring the sermon pulling from various passages including

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  • Louisville Christian Church upcoming services and events

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 8:59 am

    The Historic Louisville Christian Church will hold service on October 5 at 2 p.m. Carla Potts of Elsberry is minister and Ms. Malaine Hagemeier, pianist, leads the congregation in song. A Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social will be held on October 19 from 2 – 4 p.m. Frank Vaughn, Steve Sanderson and other local musicians will perform. The church is located at 3495 Hwy. Z. Everyone is invited to

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  • 4 His Love to perform in Winfield

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:25 am

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    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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Health

Chelsey Clark receives White Coat at St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

Cure sometimes. Comfort always. Provide safe passage. Those three concepts will test the newest members of the profession of pharmacy, according to Paula Barton Mann, Pharm.D., JD ‘98/’99. Mann gave her advice in a passionate speech during the White Coat Ceremony at St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Friday, Aug. 22. Among the students receiving their white coat was Chelsey Clark, of Winfield, Mo. She is the daughter of Steven

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  • 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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