Lifestyles

Imogene Colbert

Colbert turns 80

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:13 am

Imogene Knock Colbert of Jacksonville, Ill. formerly of Versailles, celebrated her 80th birthday, on Oct. 22, 2014. Imogene was born in 1934 in Louisville, Mo., to George and Ruby Estes Knock. She married Raymond H. Colbert, Jr. in 1952. Together, they have eight children: Debra (Jim) Finn, Alicia Colbert, Ava Lock, of Springfield, Ill.; Rick (Kim) Colbert and Randy Colbert, of Jacksonville, Ill.; Ray (Diana) Colbert, of Naperville, Ill.; Dana

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  • Baby girl Niffen

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Niffen announcement

    Emma Golden and Kenneth Niffen, of Clarksville, Mo. are happy to announce the birth of their child, Willo Marie Sue Niffen. Willo was born September 8, 2014 at SSM Lake St. Louis. She weighed seven pounds, nine ounces. Willo is the younger sister to Jaylen Niffen. Proud grandparents are Tim and Rhonda Golden, of Elsberry, Tammy Niffen and Kenny Ray McCormick, of Louisiana, Mo. Great grandparents are Mary Jane Niffen

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  • GriefShare: surviving the holidays seminar scheduled

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:49 am

    “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at New Galilee Christian Church located at 1769 E. Hwy 47, Winfield. The seminar features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interview with counselors, grief experts and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved

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Travel

Woman dies in two-vehicle crash

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:16 am

A Moscow Mills woman was fatally injured in a two-car accident Thursday morning (Oct. 23) in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 7:55 a.m. on Highway C at South Ethlyn Road. According to the report, a 2005 Sterling dump truck driven by Jody Horne, 48, of Elsberry, was traveling westbound on Route C and a 2006 Ford Mustang driven by

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  • Two seriously injured in separate accidents

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:49 am

    A Troy man was fatally injured in a one vehicle accident Monday in St. Charles County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred Oct. 20 at 7:41 a.m. on Hwy. 61 north of Dietrich Road. Daniel Potter, 42, of Troy, was driving a 2002 Toyota Camry north on Hwy. 61 when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and then a

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  • Seriously injured in accident

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 10:06 am

    A Troy man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Washington County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred Oct. 12 at Echo Hill Drive at Woodland Drive. Time of the accident was 1 a.m. According to the statement, a Phillip Zoellner, 52, of Troy, was driving a 2006 Honda Rancher when he lost control and overturned. He was not using his safety

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Education

Lincoln County School Board meeting featured student presentations

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:43 am

The monthly Lincoln County R-III school board meeting on October 21, featured presentations from teachers and students. The first was a video presentation on the implementation of Writer’s Workshop – Lucy Calkins Unit of Study and the impact that is having on student growth. The video showed a classroom writing lesson, as well as students reading their writing. Next the board was visited by a group of Main Street Elementary

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  • Winfield R-IV School District opposes Amendment 3, works on school-wide goals

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:34 am

    The Winfield School District has made a stand against Amendment 3 which will officially be on the November 4 ballot. Board President, Michael Bromwich, stated the following about the Board’s decision to oppose Amendment 3: “Amendment 3 takes away local control of educational decisions from parents, teachers, administrators and school boards. It is a state mandate of how to evaluate teachers and prevents school boards from hiring, promoting, compensating and

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  • Winfield School celebrates awesome bus behavior

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Every quarter Winfield R-IV School District gives out awards to students who have shown the Warrior Way while riding on the school bus for the whole quarter. Those who are being recognized for the first quarter are: Primary – Gauge Masterson, Ashlyn Fry, Maggie Springer, Madilynn Baker, Baylei Young, Kalynn Mitchell, Alex DiFeo, Andie Kukan, Makayla Meyer, Ava Morris, Kayden Ash, Hayden Ptak, Damien Gammons, Chloe Ruckel, Jeanna Rose, Michael

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Religion

Hawk Point Community Church is located across from the elementary school.

Hawk Point Community Church plans 160th anniversary celebration

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:33 am

The Hawk Point Community Church will celebrate its 160th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. The celebration will begin with morning worship at 10:30 a.m. followed by a noon dinner and fellowship in the afternoon. The service will contain special music by current and former members. Previous pastors will be invited to speak. The church history will also be read. This will be a time for reminiscing, visiting and renewing

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  • Calvary Chapel-Winfield to host singing quartet

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:55 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, Missouri 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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  • Arnhold honored for 70 years of service

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Vera Arnhold was honored for 70 years of service to the Old Alexandria United Methodist Church. Also pictured is Rev. Mark Spence.

    Vera Arnhold was honored Sept. 21 at the 170th anniversary of the Old Alexandria United Methodist Church. Seventy years go Vera was 16 years old when the piano player, Maude Phelps suddenly passed away. Vera was called upon to play the piano at the church services. Later, when Glenda Creech Chapman was ready to play the piano, Vera took over the organ. For the last 60 years the duo of

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Health

LCMC has “Plans and Protocols” for Ebola

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:18 am

Lincoln County Medical Center is focused on providing safe, quality patient care in an environment that protects patients, their families and caregivers while conducting thorough preparations for the possibility of screening and isolating a patient with Ebola symptoms. According to Ashley Rottler, marketing director for LCMC, they have plans and protocols in place and will make adjustments to policies according to the many changes already received and recommended by the

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  • Trick or treat for charity

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:09 am

    The Troy Buchanan High School National Honor Society is extending the Halloween fun by hosting their Annual Trick or Treat for Charity event on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. in the Troy Buchanan High School gymnasium. Children from four years of age to fourth grade are invited to the festivities. A small admissions fee per child will be required, and the proceeds will be donated to various charities. Put

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  • Medicare Part D open enrollment, important for patients to be informed

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Open enrollment for Medicare Part D will begin on Oct. 15 and run through Dec. 7 this year. Medicare Part D is a government program that subsidizes the costs of prescription drugs and prescription drug premiums for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The program was enacted in 2003 and went into effect on Jan. 1, 2006. Open enrollment for Medicare Part D occurs every year but a lot of

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