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FREE MoCHIP program to protect your children

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:39 am

In collaboration with the Troy Masonic Lodge, the Lincoln County R-III Schools, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1, the Troy Police Department and the Lincoln County Ambulance District will be hosting a MoCHIP day on May 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Troy Middle School cafeteria. What is MoCHIP? MoCHIP is a comprehensive child identification program designed to give Missouri

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  • Arrow earns his ‘wings’

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:22 am


    Ensign Anthony Arrow was winged a Naval Aviator on March 28, 2014. This important event is the culmination of many months of intensive application, which is required for the successful completion of the demanding academic, military, and airborne curriculum. Arrow was also tested under extreme stress to measure his success. J. M. Pavelko from the Department of the Navy said this about earning “wings of gold”, “Naval Aviators are the

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  • NECAC offers help to people seeking health insurance

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:03 am

    The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is offering assistance to people who were unable to buy health insurance before the federally-mandated March 31 deadline. Those who started the application process but did not finish now have until mid-April to seek extra time. The extension applies only to people who have started the enrollment process. “We encourage everyone who is interested in understanding their health insurance options to call

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  • Help keep ‘at-risk’ seniors from slipping through the cracks

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

    Elsberry High School Counselor Julie Basler (left), Rise Above Scholarship Board Member Jeanette VanBeek and Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney Leah Wommack-Askey present information about the Rise Above Scholarship program to the Elsberry School Board during the March meeting.

    The third annual Rise Above Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for April 26 at the Woods Fort Country Club in Troy. Registration for the 18-hole tournament begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. All funds raised will support Rise Above Foundation scholarships for graduating seniors in Lincoln County. The Rise Above Foundation was established in 2012 to benefit at-risk graduating Lincoln County seniors who face overwhelming

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  • Rowan and Todt to wed

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:32 am


    Doug and Teri Rowan, of Winfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ariell Dyan Rowan to Brennon Duran Todt, son of Chuck and Dena Todt and Melanie and Greg Balsman, of Cape Girardeau. Brennon is the owner of Todt Roofing. He and Ariell both serve as full time Ministers. A May 24 wedding is planned at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Troy. The couple will

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  • Sharpe and Kaimann Wed

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:31 am

    Sharpe and Kaimann

    Arla Jo Sharpe and Michael Timothy Kaimann were married October 5, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elsberry. Father Tom Wissler performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Steven and Tammy Sharpe, of Elsberry. The groom is the son of David and Vickie Kaimann, of Troy. Guests gathered for a dinner and dance reception at the KC Hall in Troy. The newlyweds are making their home

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  • Baby girl Harke

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:29 am


    Matthew and Krystal Harke, of Elsberry are excited to announce the birth of their daughter, Hartlyn Alivia Harke. Hartlyn was born on January 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Proud grandparents are Rick and Cindy Hurt, of Foley; Tom and Joyce Duvall, of Winfield and Glenn and Brenda Harke, of Silex. Great grandparents are William and Deloris Hurt, of Winfield;

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