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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

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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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  • Bread for Life Food Pantry: a local mission

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:35 am

    In September of 2003, the Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance opened the Bread for Life Food Pantry and served on average 12 families per week. Now, 11 years later, the pantry is in a new facility and served 115 families in a recent week. On average, 500 Lincoln County families each month receive food from Bread for Life Food Pantry. The all-volunteer organization is blessed with on-going community support from individuals,

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  • Baby boy Utterback

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:43 am

    Brock Utterback Pic

    Brian and Elizabeth Utterback, of Shelbina, are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Brock Ernest. Brock was born at 6:51 p.m., on September 25, 2014, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was 22 inches long and weighed eight pounds 15.6 ounces. Proud grandparents are Bruce and Connie Werkmeister, and Roy and Delia Crane, of Troy, and Larry and Jayna Utterback, of Shelbina. Proud great-grandparents include Jim and

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  • Baby boy Bricker

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Brinker announcement

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  • Accepting the keys

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Moscow MillsAmerentruck

    The City of Moscow Mills was recently presented with a bucket truck from Ameren Missouri. The utility company has a program where they donate old trucks which they put out of service. Cities, schools, fire departments and other entities put in applications. Donnie Hopkins (second from left), public works superintendent for Moscow Mills, accepts the keys from Derek Pierce (right), director, and Julie Feast, customer service advisor of Ameren. Also

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