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Winfield R-IV School District approves sale of $2,500,000 General Obligation Bonds

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:35 am

The Board of Education of the Winfield R-IV School District of Lincoln County, Mo. at a regular meeting on July 15, 2014, approved the sale of $2,500,000 General Obligation Bond Issue to its Municipal Bond Underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Mo. This is the remaining portion of the $8,000,000 of new money bonds that, according to the ballot language, were approved by 71.32 percent of the voters

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  • 4-H Judging and Achievement Day for Lincoln County, Mo.

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Local 4-H members receiving blue and/or gold honors.

    Fifty-nine 4-H members recently participated in judging and achievement day. Those receiving Blue/Gold honors were: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT- Kolton Orth, Garrett Henke, Dillon Heitman, Kacy Schniedermeyer, Samantha Mudd, Deana Raasch; EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING – Jane Zuroweste, Kirsten Shramek, Madilynn Turpin, Tyler Mudd, Deana Raasch, Kristopher Shramek; PUBLIC SPEAKING – Kaitlynn Foster, Ethan Kientzy, Deana Raasch, Kristopher Shramek, Jane Zuroweste, Kirsten Shramek; FASHION REVUE – Hattie Franklin, Erin Mudd, Samantha Mudd; FASHION SELECTION

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  • Elsberry R-II student registration

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:56 am

    The Elsberry R-II School District has set the dates for Student Registration for the 2014-2015 school year for grades K-12. The registration dates will be Monday, August 4 – Thursday August 7 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 – 3 p.m. at the Registrar’s Office located in the High School Building. High School schedule changes will be Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7 from 9 a.m. –

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  • Winfield to use ALICE safety plan; renovations, athletic facility on track for completion on time

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:23 am

    Pictured above is a recent view of the new athletic facility.

    A highlight of the Winfield Board of Education meeting held on July 15 was over the school’s safety plan. It’s no secret that there have been more and more shootings in public places, many of them being schools, and Winfield is taking the safety of their students into their own hands. Chief Tony Kirk, of Old Monroe and Sgt. Marc McCollister, Winfield School Resource Officer, teamed up to make a

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  • Century Dodge to raise funds for Sacred Heart School

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:11 am

    A local fundraiser that benefits elementary students of Troy will be held next month. On Sunday, Aug. 3 between noon and 4 p.m. during the picnic at Sacred Heart Catholic School, local Chrysler dealership Century Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Wentzville will host a Chrysler “Drive for the Kids” fundraiser. For every test drive taken during the hours of the fundraiser, the school will earn $10 from Chrysler which will be

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  • Financial outlook stable despite news at Lincoln County R-III board meeting

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:42 am

    While the Lincoln County R-III School District received some disappointing financial news regarding the upcoming 2014-2015 school year, an unexpected budget surplus for the 2013-2014 school year leaves the district in solid shape going into the new school year. According to district Director of Finance Kay Richardson, the 2013-2014 school year ended with state formula revenue over what was projected in the budget. The ending fund balance for 2013-14 will

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  • Troy FFA members attend Missouri FFA leadership camp

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Troy FFA Members and Missouri FFA Camp Officers:  Seated (from left): Allison Vaughan, Anne Dove, Katie Suddarth, Ashlie Thomas.  Middle Row standing: State Officer Yia Yang, State Officer Ally Hultgren Allison Woehler, Kate Thornton, Kacey Thate, Clint Faerber, Katie Arnold, Madeleine Mennemeyer, State Officer Sam Marre, State Officer Libby Martin.  Third Row:  Rachel Scearce, Julia Chesser, Britney Stevens, Jessica Hoelting, Katie St. Pierre, Christina Burton,  Morgan Hartwig, Karissa Skibinski, Kathreen Daniels, Jordan Reece, Jacob Cottle, Kolton Orth, Tayler Turpin, J.T. Sachs, Ally Richterkessing, Riley Walton, Kyle Schroer, Bailey Arras.

    “FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.” This is the mission of the National FFA Organization. The Troy FFA Program builds upon the skills of their students by providing many summer opportunities. One such opportunity is the Missouri FFA Leadership Camp Rising Sun at the Lake of the Ozarks. This year, 27

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