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From the Archives: Kirkpatrick speaks at county bicentennial dinner

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:15 pm

60 Years Ago April 22, 1955 The membership committee of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau reported that the kickoff  held April 12 and to date, 71 memberships have been recorded. Coach Bob  Vanatta, Bradley University, was the guest speaker at the sportsmanship banquet held at the  Troy Methodist Church. 50 Years Ago April 23, 1965 Cadet Donald Thompson has been promoted to Corporal at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico.

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  • Silex Martin named state FFA first vice president

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Brandelyn Martin

    During the 87th Missouri FFA Convention, Brandelyn Martin, Silex, was named the 2015-16 State FFA First Vice President. Martin is a member of the Silex FFA Chapter. Her advisor is Sean O‚Brien. Her parents are Mike and Tracy Martin. Martin’s supervised agriculture experience program (SAE) includes employment in agricultural services at B&J Septic Company and in food service at Stefanina‚s. She also raises market hogs and laying hens. Martin served

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  • Troy FFA Knowledge team places first at state competition

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Troy FFA Chapter wins the knowledge career development event at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. From left, are Jane Zuroweste, Molly Hutson, Brittany Stewart and Chloe Momphard.

    The Troy FFA Chapter won first place in the FFA knowledge career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 52 teams in the competition. Troy team members include Brit Stewart, Molly Hutson, Chloe Momphard and Jane Zuroweste. Stewart placed first, Hutson placed second, Momphard placed third and Zuroweste placed fourth out of 208 participants. The Troy FFA advisors are Jana Flynn, Rob Calvin, Doyle Justus, and

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  • Project Prom collected 253 dresses for students who can’t afford prom dresses

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Project Prom

    As part of the Lincoln County R-III school district’s Bright Future’s program, the district held its first Project Prom event at the Calvary Church West on Wednesday, April 15. This was the brain child of Heather Crider, special education teacher at Boone and Lincoln Elementary Schools. She was assisted by Troy Buchanan High School guidance counselor Nicole Smith and Community Relations Director April Bryant. “This is the first year for

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  • Winfield R-IV swears in new board members, reorganizes board

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:08 am

    The Winfield R-IV Board of Education swore in its newest members and reorganized the board on Tuesday, April 14. Melanie Jordan and Jennifer Bryan were recently elected to the board, taking the places of Barb Wehde and Wesley Burch. The two were sworn in by Secretary Peggy Joplin. The board then elected officers. Mike Bromwich was elected president, Kristen Burkemper was elected vice-president, Terry Dixon was elected treasurer, while Peggy

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  • PLTC students compete at SkillsUSA and FBLA state contests

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Pictured are back row: Gena Bartles, Jeff Love, Jordan House. Middle row: David Surls and Timothy Johnson. Front row: Samantha Purvines, Max Puleo, James York, Elijah Lanning and Steven Lovell.

    Pike-Lincoln Technical Center students competed at the recent SkillsUSA and FBLA State contests. SkillsUSA State was held at the State Technical College in Linn, MO. Over 30 students represented Pike-Lincoln at this contest. This three-day event had students competing in different leadership, public speaking and hands-on events. At the end of the event, PLTC students walked away with a number of medals. PLTC sent just five students to the FBLA

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  • Local students attend TeenPact leadership school

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Senator Jeanie Riddle and Representative Randy Peitzman graciously took time out of their schedules to meet with the older class to answer questions and discuss issues that are important to them during this current session.  From left: Senator  Jeanie Riddle, Cameron Vrbka, Zachary Stahr, Clara Waddle, David Romanko, Taylor Lockard, Matthew Romando, Kara Jeffers, Crowner Beck, Representative Randy Peitzman.

    Several local youth attended the National TeenPact Leadership School in Jefferson City.  TeenPact is an entire week of hands on, dynamic and focused training on stretching students out of their comfort zones. This fast-growing National Program is in over 40 states and was founded with a mission to train youth to understand the political process, value their liberty, defend the Christian faith, and engage in the culture at a time

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