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Help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win a $500 grant from GM

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm

From now until the end of June, a test drive of any new General Motor’s product at Jim Trenary could help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win $500. According to Hawk Point Athletic Association member Ron Daniels, “General Motors has a grant that they give to the youth program in the county. They gave us ball equipment, bat hangers, throw-down bases, T-shirts, ball bags. That was part of the grant.

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  • Local woman enters contest for handicap accessible vehicle, husband enters race

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Cindy Gloria and her husband Mike don’t take anything for granted, and live each day to the fullest. Mike comes a long way from his hometown, in Bay City Michigan. Working as a truck driver at the time in the late 90’s, Mike and Cindy unexpectedly met each other down at a truck stop in Joplin, Missouri. Cindy had gone there to meet her family before leaving on a vacation,

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  • Lincoln County’s Volunteer of the Year: Susan Peasel

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:15 am

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    Susan Peasel was declared the “Volunteer of the Year” after being nominated by Louise Simpson and Peggy Jost. She was one of many applicants nominated in  the Lincoln County Journal’s annual tribute to a strength of the community… its many volunteers. Peasel’s lengthy volunteer agenda made her stand out  above the rest. Susan volunteers at a multiple array of places and helps a number of people across our area. She

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  • Jillian Young 5K Run/Walk set

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 8:54 am

    The Third Annual Jillian Young Memorial Scholarship 5k Run/ Walk will be held at Elsberry High School on May 30. It will begin at 9 a.m. The run/walk will begin in the high school parking lot, wind its way through town and then return. The event is held to benefit the scholarship fund for an Elsberry High School senior in memory of Jillian Young, an Elsberry student whose life was

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  • Pieced together memories-quilting for Friends of Emmaus

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 9:29 am

    Pictured above, back row: Mary Jacobsmeyer, Rev. Laura Mignerone, Betty Shrum, Velma Dunard. Seated: Mary Anne Kemper, Nancy Wyhs

    The ladies at Zion UCC have been diligently working on a very special quilt. The “Betty Boop” quilt will be one of many quilts auctioned off at the Friends of Emmaus Spring Festival. This special quilt incorporates squares that were already precut and leftover pieces unused by the women before them, noting work from Altamae Weinrich, an original member of the organization. Mary, a current member of the quilting congregation,

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  • OATS fundraiser trip to Amish Country in July

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 9:13 am

    Reservations are now being taken for an OATS fundraising trip  to the Amish Country in Illinois. It is scheduled for July 29. The trip will depart from the First Christian Church at 7:30 a.m. that morning. Riders will enjoy a delicious meal in an Amish home, sitting at long tables and the meal served family style. Following lunch, there will be a guided tour of the Amish countryside.  The guide

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  • Baby boy Baugh

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 9:32 am

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    Dan and Jessica Baugh would like to announce the birth of their baby boy, Camden Andrew Baugh. Camden Andrew was born March 5 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield. Baby boy Camden weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and 19.5 inches long. He was welcomed to the world by his two older brothers, Carson, 8, and Carter, 5. Grandparents Molly and Carl Kientzy and Mark and Peggy Baugh could not be

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