Benjamin Norton

New service tech at Certified Performance

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 3:11 pm

There’s a new service technician at Certified Performance and Auto repair. After two years in the field, Benjamin Norton has joined the team at Certified Performance. He is ASE certified. When not busy servicing cars, Norton spends time with his stepsons Ayden and Canyon and wife Shannon. Certified Performance and Auto Repair is located at 1030 Industrial Ct. in Moscow Mills. The phone number is 636-356-4200.

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  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri donate 54,000 packages of cookies to USO of Missouri

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    Pallets filled with donated Girl Scout cookies ready for military heroes.

    Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri donated 54,000 packages of cookies to USO of Missouri At the beginning of each troop meeting, Girl Scouts recite the Girl Scout Promise, pledging to serve their country and help people at all times. Girl Scouts in eastern Missouri have made good on that pledge, combining their hard work during cookie season with the generosity of their customers to donate more than 54,000 packages of

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  • PALS Pet of the Week: Charlie Girl

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 8:38 am


    Hey there!! I’m Charley Girl, a playful, lovable Coonhound mix about three years old. My birthday is 1/23/11. I LOVE playing in the yard. I’m on the smaller side of medium, weighing in around 35 pounds. At the shelter, I enjoy playing with the junior volunteers, and older children, but I’m not crazy about small ones. I am crate trained and prefer to do my doggie-business outside. My adoption fee

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Woman injured in accident

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:57 am

A Chesterfield woman was injured March 15 in an accident occurring in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Time of the accident was 5:18 p.m. on Hwy. W, just south of New Hope West Lane. According to the Patrol, a 1997 Honda CRV driven by Nichole Boesing, 29, was southbound on Hwy. W, when she failed to negotiate a curve, and ran off the

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  • Spring brings potholes, report them to MoDOT

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Rising temperatures this weekend after recent winter storms will bring out the potholes in Missouri’s roads. At the Missouri Department of Transportation, the start of March means crews turn their attention to the potholes that “spring” forth as temperatures change. There are multiple ways motorists can report potholes: ·MoDOT’s Customer Service Center, available 24/7, at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636). • Online – from your computer or cell phone, at Look for

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  • County agencies conduct “Arrive Alive” checkpoints at high schools

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:01 am

    Employees of the Lincoln County 9-1-1 Services participating in the seat belt survey effort included (in no order): Stacey Adcock, Lisa Goetsch, Alisha Lewis, Nicole Hanson, James Roberts, Margie Harrell, director; Jeff Reed, Barb Presley. Also pictured is Kim Biondo, outreach coordinator  for the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MoDOT).

    Warm weather is here and teens will be hitting the road to enjoy spring break, prom, and other great springtime activities. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants teens to think about how dangerous a car ride can be if they don’t buckle up. An element of this year’s teen seat belt campaign reminds teens that their safety is to be taken very seriously – “Buckle Up. It’s No Joke.”

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From The Archives: Walz named Coach at Buchanan High

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 12:04 pm

60 Years Ago April 15, 1955 Jack Walz, of Quincy, Ill., has been employed as coach and athletics director at Buchanan High School. 50 Years Ago April 16, 1965 Arnold T. “Doc” Evans, of Elsberry, has been nominated by the Lincoln County Democratic Central Committee and recommended for appointment as the successor to Nathan Ricks as County Collector. Ricks resigned to work for Congressman William Hungate. The recommendation now goes

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  • Louie Lovelace selected to attend Missouri Scholars Academy

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Elsberry High School student Louie Lovelace has been selected to attend the 2015 Missouri Scholars Academy on the campus of the University of Missouri. “I was pretty shocked when Mrs. Krueger told me I had been selected,” said Lovelace. Lovelace will be among 330 of Missouri’s gifted students attending the three-week program this summer from June 7 through 27. The program was founded on the belief that gifted students in

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  • From the Archives: Lincoln County to receive Salk polio vaccine

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    60 Years Ago April 8, 1955 Lincoln County to receive Salk Serum Polio shots for immunization of children in first and second grades in county schools. Dr. Norman Muschany has been placed in charge of this program. Two brothers, Arthur Norris and Robert Norris, have enlisted into the armed services for the next three years. They are now stationed at Fort Leonard Wood. 50 Years Ago April 9, 1965 Raymond

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Way of the Cross

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

The Troy Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to come and worship in prayer and a walk to commemorate the life and death of Jesus Christ, who gave his life for us on the Cross. The group will meet at the Troy Furniture parking lot April 3 at 5 p.m. and begin the walk at 5:30 p.m. There will be 14 stops throughout Troy to remember what Christ has done for us

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  • Silex area churches Easter services

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 9:08 am

    The country churches of north Lincoln County will host two community services on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. On Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. there will be a Good Friday Service at the Mill Creek Baptist Church, located at 686 Mill Creek Church Road approximately five miles west of Silex. On Sunday, April 5, at 7 a.m., there will be an Easter Sunrise service at the Silex Presbyterian Church

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  • Lincoln County Right to Life attends March for Life

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:47 am

    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.

    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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Lincoln County Resource Board targets child abuse and neglect

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Every day in Missouri, one in four children are reported abused or neglected. More than half of these children are under the age of six years old. In Lincoln County, the Lincoln County Resource Board (LCRB) is targeting child abuse and neglect—working to educate and empower children and parents through its funded health care providers. At no cost to Lincoln County parents, local children can receive emergency care and shelter

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  • All in the day of a case manager

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:10 am

    Krystle Bennett

    “Hello, this is Tom,” answers Tom Wehmeyer cheerfully. Tom Wehmeyer always answers the phone with a smile in his voice. Tom is a case manager at Community Opportunities. The caller was one of his customers who routinely calls him every day at the same time to tell him about his day and get his help with problem-solving daily issues that arise. Despite all of the other people who also need

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  • Blood drive at VFW Hall

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 8:58 am

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to become everyday heroes by giving blood in celebration of Red Cross Month this March. By donating blood, eligible donors can help save the lives of patients in need. Those who are unable to give blood can support blood donations by organizing a blood drive, volunteering to assist with Red Cross activities, or creating a SleevesUp virtual blood drive online at

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